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What is the First Rule of Social Media?

Taylor Marek

January 9, 2010 by Taylor Marek I asked this question on Twitter: What is your answer? I’ll publish the results in a future blog post for your enjoyment. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me What is the First Rule of Social Media? Taylor is a 21 year old New Media Visionary on a Journey to change the World. What youve just read are some insights hes gleaned so far. Shirley says: January 12, 2010 at 7:26 pm The most important rule of social media is to be social. That's it.

Most Underused Buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles

Taylor Marek

If the Top 10 buzzwords are used to the point of making the HR recruiters' eyeballs bleed, and LinkedIn has finally published their thoughts on it, is this something we should seriously look at on our profiles? think so. Business Social Media buzzwords linkedin profile underused

Most Underused Buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles

Taylor Marek

If the Top 10 buzzwords are used to the point of making the HR recruiters' eyeballs bleed, and LinkedIn has finally published their thoughts on it, is this something we should seriously look at on our profiles? think so. Business Social Media buzzwords linkedin profile underused

Most Underused Buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles

Taylor Marek

If the Top 10 buzzwords are used to the point of making the HR recruiters' eyeballs bleed, and LinkedIn has finally published their thoughts on it, is this something we should seriously look at on our profiles? think so. Business Social Media buzzwords linkedin profile underused

Most Underused Buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles

Taylor Marek

If the Top 10 buzzwords are used to the point of making the HR recruiters' eyeballs bleed, and LinkedIn has finally published their thoughts on it, is this something we should seriously look at on our profiles? think so. Business Social Media buzzwords linkedin profile underused

Writing a Book

Taylor Marek

It has been on my mind a while, on and off since last year (2008). I’m not going to self-publish it, I plan on getting it to a publisher and go the more traditional route of writing and publishing a book. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Writing a Book June 14, 2009 by Taylor Marek This is something I am seriously considering doing. What would it be on you ask? have a couple pretty good book titles for either, but I’ll keep those a secret until the book nears completion.

Writing a Book

Taylor Marek

It has been on my mind a while, on and off since last year (2008). I’m not going to self-publish it, I plan on getting it to a publisher and go the more traditional route of writing and publishing a book. Tags: Blog General How To New Media Podcasting Products Social Media author book conversation experts publisher writing This is something I am seriously considering doing. What would it be on you ask? [.].

Writing a Book

Taylor Marek

It has been on my mind a while, on and off since last year (2008). I’m not going to self-publish it, I plan on getting it to a publisher and go the more traditional route of writing and publishing a book. Title is in the works and I am busy fleshing out the idea… General How To New Media Podcasting Products Social Media author book conversation experts publisher writingThis is something I am seriously considering doing. What would it be on you ask? What would the format be? I’m thinking a how to book. But then again, its not up to me.

Writing a Book

Taylor Marek

It has been on my mind a while, on and off since last year (2008). I’m not going to self-publish it, I plan on getting it to a publisher and go the more traditional route of writing and publishing a book. Title is in the works and I am busy fleshing out the idea… General How To New Media Podcasting Products Social Media author book conversation experts publisher writingThis is something I am seriously considering doing. What would it be on you ask? What would the format be? I’m thinking a how to book. But then again, its not up to me.

Guest Post Tuesday!

Taylor Marek

will reply to let you know when you can expect your post to be published on my blog and will even give you a link to it! If you’ve ever wondered if I allow guest posting, the answer is yes! Even though this is “TaylorMarek.com” and is mainly comprised of my thoughts, I absolutely LOVE to listen and read from somebody else, and I’m sure you do to. That is why I am opening up every Tuesday on my blog for a guest post! If you’ve been wanting to write something, now is the perfect time. What You Need To Do. A. Select A Topic. Personal Finances. Small Business.

Guest Post Tuesday!

Taylor Marek

will reply to let you know when you can expect your post to be published on my blog and will even give you a link to it! If you’ve ever wondered if I allow guest posting, the answer is yes! Even though this is “TaylorMarek.com” and is mainly comprised of my thoughts, I absolutely LOVE to listen and read from somebody else, and I’m sure you do to. That is why I am opening up every Tuesday on my blog for a guest post! If you’ve been wanting to write something, now is the perfect time. What You Need To Do. A. Select A Topic. Personal Finances. Small Business.

What is the First Rule of Social Media?

Taylor Marek

will publish the results in a future blog post as well! I asked the question to my twitter followers, and I would love to hear your answer as well. Business General New Media Social Media Technology First Rule

What is the First Rule of Social Media?

Taylor Marek

will publish the results in a future blog post as well! I asked the question to my twitter followers, and I would love to hear your answer as well. Business General New Media Social Media Technology First Rule

What is the First Rule of Social Media?

Taylor Marek

will publish the results in a future blog post as well! I asked the question to my twitter followers, and I would love to hear your answer as well.

How Checking Your Writing Makes You A Better Blogger

Taylor Marek

If you need to make changes, now is the time to do it before you publish it. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me How Checking Your Writing Makes You A Better Blogger December 29, 2009 by Taylor Marek © Stephen Poff You are in the art museum marveling at a masterpiece when you notice there is a green smudge running across the bottom of the painting that should not be there. Regardless of whether it was a careless stroke by the artist or not, what just happened? Please double check your work!

The Power of a Testimony

Taylor Marek

Did you know that you could publish it in a book? Posted by mobile phone: Testimonies are a powerful statement of God’s mark in your life. Listening to other’s testimonies are inspirational and uplifting. What is your testimony? just got done listening to a gentleman who told me that he never needs a savings account, because God always provides the money he needs. My father’s business is prospering after five years. He never once spent money in advertising, God has been making the phone ring since day one… What’s your testimony?

The Power of a Testimony

Taylor Marek

Did you know that you could publish it in a book? Posted by mobile phone: Testimonies are a powerful statement of God’s mark in your life. Listening to other’s testimonies are inspirational and uplifting. What is your testimony? just got done listening to a gentleman who told me that he never needs a savings account, because God always provides the money he needs. My father’s business is prospering after five years. He never once spent money in advertising, God has been making the phone ring since day one… What’s your testimony?

Traditional Book Publishing vs. Self-Publishing

Spin Sucks

One of the questions they asked me yesterday was how six months of book tour travel and speaking had gone and whether or not I’d self-publish my second book. Book Publishing. Book publishing is fascinating. In today’s immediate gratification, fast-paced world, book publishing is on its own time. It was all due to the publisher the first week of January.

Self-Publishing vs. Publisher: Why You Should Do Both

Spin Sucks

He and I were talking to Bob Reed about the book publishing process – Mark having just published Return On Influence  and Geoff Livingston and me having just published Marketing in the Round. Because a competitor is publishing a Twitter book and they want to beat them to the punch. Is Publishing Dead? If I publish this blog post by 7 a.m. full year.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. It is one of the many reasons that content marketing has become so popular, as brands in other industries put an emphasis on content development and promotion and essentially become publishers themselves.

How Much Search and Social Media Traffic Do Publishers Get?

Adam Sherk

On average, what percentage of referral traffic to publishers comes from search, social media, links and direct navigation? To get an idea of where things currently stand, I pulled 2013 referral data for a selection of 52 magazine and content sites, all well-known brands from major publishers. Publishing Social Media 10.2%. Other Web Sites 22.3%. Typed/Bookmarked 29.7%.

Done with Traditional Publishing

Geoff Livingston

Brian Driggs asked me to discuss self-publishing after reading my sordid Fifth Estate story. While I don’t want to dismiss traditional publishing altogether, I can only speak for myself. will self publish my next book. There are several reasons, but first let’s discuss two reasons to consider traditional publishing: Prestige. Learn How to Publish.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

Whenever you publish content it should be relevant for both your audience and your own business perspectives. Always Always ask yourself if this specific piece of content is relevant enough to publish. You are hopefully already publishing a lot of content in different formats. Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist.

The New(ish) Trend Of Publishing Within Publishing

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What made it most unique, was that they were going to publish it solely on Facebook. Not just a random bunch off "b-side" type of articles that weren't fit for publishing on Business Insider. The thing about this publishing thing. . Writers used to write for publishers. Publishers were the gatekeepers to an audience. Social media enabled writers (and other forms of content creators) to become their own publishing platform. Instead NewCo is being published within Medium. Yes, a full publication within this very unique publishing platform.

The Best Social Media Analytics Tools for Publishers

Adam Sherk

What are the best tools for publishers looking to track social media activity at the content level? Chartbeat Publishing. Chartbeat Publishing was the first on the scene in this category and it continues to be the most popular. HipDek is an up-and-comer; it hasn’t achieved the critical mass of the others yet but it offers good functionality specific to publishers. Spike.

Your 16-Point Content Publishing Checklist

Convince & Convert

The same goes for publishing content. With so many moving parts that take place even before you press “Publish,” a checklist can seriously come in handy. We’ve all had those cringe-worthy moments when we see a typo or two in a blog we just published. Depending on the site infrastructure where your content is published, the category and tags will vary.

What Does Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change Mean for Publishers?

SocialTimes Facebook

There is another struggle here, and that’s the one between Facebook and publishers. Social networks have the upper hand  when it comes to online publishing now. Unfortunately, the latest algorithmic changes could devalue publisher content; a fact Facebook is well aware of. Indeed, many publishers fail to turn a profit from these content deals, or from the mass of referrals they receive from Facebook. Publishers need to continue churning out content, because social feeds often select for timeliness and relevance.

The Future of Association Publishing

SocialFish

Thanks to Association Media & Publishing for this interesting video.  Do you have any thoughts about the future of publishing? You know we do. photo credit ). Content Strategy

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes). But it’s not required to do that for each article you publish: Maybe once in a while run the tool and keep it mind.

Mobile Visits Account for 40% of All Traffic for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Mobile is an important and growing traffic source for all publishers, but just how much traffic does it represent? I was curious where things currently stand so I pulled mobile traffic figures from SimilarWeb for a variety of well-known brands. Related posts: How Much Search and Social Media Traffic Do Publishers Get? Publishing Here’s a breakdown by percentile. 20-29% 6.

How Much Google News Traffic Do Publishers Get? Here’s Data on 80 News Sites.

Adam Sherk

But just how much traffic is it currently driving to publishers? But I’ve included enough sites to provide a good sense of the current news search opportunity for publishers. Related posts: Mobile Visits Account for 40% of All Traffic for Publishers. How Much Search and Social Media Traffic Do Publishers Get? News Sites Ranked by Google News Traffic. dailymail.co.uk

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SEO and Social Media for Publishers: A Low-Rent Infographic

Adam Sherk

SEO and social media are now vital components of audience development for publishers of all shapes and sizes, but there are still huge opportunities for improvement. Since infographics are still (kind of) the rage I’ve been meaning to publish one here. Related posts: My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers. Publishing

Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Google News continues to be an important source of traffic for publishers, in particular from the news OneBoxes that are frequently included in regular Web search results. While most news search optimization efforts rightly focus on editorial best practices and avoiding Google News errors , there are some additional opportunities that are worth taking advantage of.

You Can Be An Internet Publisher

Small Business Mavericks

Many small businesses are starting their own publishing companies as a separate branding element for their online presences. There are many ways to go about publishing online. Look at your skills and abilities as well as the human resources at your disposal before determining what type of online publishing you will undertake. Here are 4 ways you can become an online publisher without detracting from your current small business goals: E-zine publishing – As an e-zine publisher, you should look at publishing content that isn’t self-promoting.

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

For most publishers social media has earned itself a prominent seat at the audience development table. To provide a strategic overview and set a framework for the discussion I came up with a list of questions that summarizes the types of issues we frequently encounter in helping publishers with social media. Every publisher (and title) needs to find the right mix for themselves. 6.

Content Creation? Curation? Focus on Publishing Instead

Firebelly

But the one thing that we’ve both agreed on is the importance of publishing of our content, regardless of where it came from. Publishing is the overall approach of content and conversation. It’s more than just publishing a post to your blog, or uploading a video to YouTube. Publishing is a new way of thinking, and the smart marketers have already been embracing it.

8 Tips On Developing A Social Publishing Approach For Brands

Firebelly

A social publishing approach is the cradle-to-grave, beginning to end approach for audience-based content development, distribution, and measurement. tips on developing a social publishing approach for brands. 1. Conversations and conversion need provocation. Audience-based contextually relevant content that can be measured is the linch pin. Remember your core values and strengths.

6 Rules of Thumb for Successful Brand Publishing

Waxing UnLyrical

The Internet has made brand publishing ubiquitous. In the words of Mark Ragan , CEO of Ragan Communications, “If we tell our stories the right way, we have the ability to become legitimate publishers in our own right.”. And in today’s hyper connected world, everyone’s a publisher. So what could possibly go wrong with brand publishing? But how do they do this effectively?

Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down

Adam Sherk

Has this translated into a significant change in social news referrals for publishers? ” I wanted to get a better idea of just how much of a shift has occurred with some of the publishers that we work with at Define Media Group. intentionally chose sites from several different publishers and focused on those with content that is a reasonably good fit for social news sites.

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Stop! Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish

Spin Sucks

You wrote an awesome post and you’re about to get it published. Here are seven things you should check before hitting the publish button. Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish appeared first on Spin Sucks. You’re aware of the importance of the editing process, so you made sure to read that piece, correct some misspellings, and improve the structure of a few sentences.