Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing?

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Trying to create some energy and excitement in the room (err. Traditional publishing still matters. This isn''t about big book and magazine publishers killing trees and maintaining the transport industry while feeding a distribution channel to retail. It means that these big publishing houses still have professionals who love and care about content in a way that allows customers to get true value from the products that they are buying. book publisher.

The Next New Thing: Tapping into Quantum Energy to Support Your Business Goals

Bare Feet Studios

Before I launch into a discussion of just what the heck is “The Next New Thing: Tapping into Quantum Energy to Support Your Business Goals” I want to set the framework for my life’s experience.

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Working on a Cool Documentary Project for Audi

Geoff Livingston

Last week, I published several photos and social updates indicating that I had visited a landfill in the Salt Lake City metro area to help document Audi’s carbon offset program for the new A3 e-tron launch this fall.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Through a blog, marketers become publishers, providing their audience with relevant and valuable content. Publishing has historically relied on advertising, or sponsorships, to pay for content production.

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15 Common Social Media Questions & Answers

Sprout Social

If they’re not on Pinterest, there’s no need to spend a bunch of time and energy there. It’s better to put nothing out there than to publish content that’s subpar. If you’re struggling to publish on a consistent basis, you can always repurpose content.

Content Marketing As A Profit Center

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The quality of the content did not want to be soiled or manipulated by which brands were flowing advertising dollars into the publisher's pockets. Sure, this is still the case for many, but native advertising is a new reality and - more importantly - the many brands that are now in the content creation, distribution and publishing business continues to grow at a rapid pace. Many brands are spending lots of time, energy and budget on content strategy. content publishing.

Blogger to Watch: Torre de Roche talks about her journey to big publishing deal


It is my honour to share the story of Torre De Roche, and her journey from blogger to author with an impressive publishing deal. I was impressed with her self-published memoir and her creative approach to blogging. It has since sold to five publishers.

(Almost) No One Is Seeing Your Content

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We can wax poetic about this forever, but the facts remain the facts: brands are spending a ton of money, time and energy with social media and someone else is deciding what stuff gets seen by those who have already agreed to be connected. publishing. Certainly, this is not the most optimistic headline you are going to read on January 1st, 2014.

Welcome To "Less Is More" Marketing

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Maybe you should not be thinking of ways to create and publish more content. Most brands are cramming more and more pieces of content (which is mostly thinly veiled marketing pap) into more and more channels, but they're spending less and less energy making their own websites and platforms easier and faster for consumers to navigate. Imagine a world where brands published less but optimized for speed and efficiency more? publishing.

Lessons In Starting Over

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I just write, and I love the fact that I have this tiny little publish button that enables me to distribute whatever is happening in between my earholes to the world (or, the small amount of people who care to read and engage with it). I would probably build my content into existing platforms (larger publishing channels and on places like Medium or LinkedIn. Still, trying to make something new happen in this evolving digital publishing environment is alluring. publishing.

Buying Friends, Followers And Likes

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We help brands strategize as to what they should be doing in social media (and where to place their energy), we help them build a presence, work with them on content, voice, tone and manner and, in some instances, we do social media advertising to drive attention to these spaces. publishing. advertising bbc blog brandpopularity brandstrategy content facebook inboundlink onlinesocialnetwork publishing socialmedia socialmediaadvertising socialmediafraud twitter webtraffic

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What Type Of Content Should My Company Produce?

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Marketing and Publishing. The best content is created by Publishers. Study publishing. Create a publishing culture within your organization. Know the direction of your business and build your strategy around it (hint: that's where the real ROI of Social Media, publishing and Digital Marketing lies). There's no point is doing anything in Marketing or Publishing if it doesn't add to the overall economic value of the company. publisher. publishing.

What You Don't Know About David Carr

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My professional career started as a journalist, I went on to become a magazine publisher. Anybody who dares to write (and allow it to be published) should be that good. We should all hope to bring such an energy and uniqueness to the work that we do. magazine publisher.

The Resurrection Of Podcasting

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This past week, I published episode #321 of my weekly audio podcast ( Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast ). The social media by-product is that I freely publish the conversation (unedited) for all to hear, share, comment and connect with. These deep and rich treasure troves of content are also gaining mainstream attention, and it all seems to be drawing more and more energy towards podcasting: a medium that many have already written off. publishing.

Some Of The Best (Non-Marketing) E-Newsletters To Make You A Better Business Leader

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If I am ever struggling to come up with a topic, or to find the energy to write or to record, then Brain Pickings always provides me with the inspiration. If I were able to be the publisher to the world, would probably be the prime place that I would use to source the best headlines, that everybody should know and understand. This is the newest publishing platform that was created by some of the former founders of Twitter. publisher.

The Way That Content Is Changing Is Not Good For (Most) Brands

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The next hour if there's nothing there to continue that energy, it's done. No doubt brands can still play in the realm of content creation and social media that caters to search engines, publishing, archives and building a following with newsletters. publishing. Brands think that content will solve their marketing problems. Brands may be woefully surprised as this pans out. There was an excitement in the air here in San Diego at this year's Social Media Marketing World.

Moving People Creates Movements

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Who knows, a book publisher or literary agent might be so moved that they put a book offer in front you. Whatever you create is published instantly for the world to see, and what the world sees and how they are moved is there too for all to see. To think not just about whether or not someone bought our stuff and told others to do so, but to spend time, energy and focus on actually trying to move people. book publisher. publishing. What is art?

Human Business In The Social Media Age

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This concept of the humanization of business in a technology-driven world is core to Sanders' latest (and fourth) business book, Today We Are Rich ( Tyndale House Publishers - March 2011). Because of the Internet, we have many more inputs, thoughts, pieces of content and the ability to publish ideas everywhere for free. maybe we should put some energy into saving (or at least, connecting) the world at work? Vancouver Sun - Not yet published. publisher.

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

So Google can publish stats all they want, but until I see an active feed like Facebook and Twitter… I just don’t believe it. Social media requires a lot of energy, creating and finding content and building relationships.

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While We’re Going After Fake News, How About Ad Scams, Too?

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For instance, an ad recently ran in Facebook’s News Feed that purported to be a BBC News story on energy switching. Actually, it was nothing of the sort, and it pointed to a landing page for Flipper, an energy-switching company. With no sheriff on the horizon, the responsibility will fall to publishers to improve the ad and media experience. Clickbait syndication presents problems for publishers. Publishers like The Guardian , The Times (U.K.)

Fast Change

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and that's why their competitors are trying to tap into that kind of energy and flare. publishing. Reading Fast Company magazine when it debuted in 1995 changed me forever. I don't think I've ever missed reading an issue from cover to cover.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

SocMed Sean

In fact, this poor soul is pretty representative of a lot of folks trying to get the hang of social media and he probably also has a blog where he publishes links to his online affiliate programs, reposts articles from other blogs (without permission, of course) and is packed with Ads.

Do You Know the Value of Your Website?


Lots of time, energy, and money go into the creation and maintenance and redesign of a website (or websites, as is often the case). They take a strategic approach, publish useful content, and give support and respect to the team that makes it all happen.

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Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Some of these come with built-in networks; that’s one of the reason LinkedIn Publishing has taken off the way it has. Second, if you want to maintain ownership of your content, then the safest thing to do is to publish that content on a platform you own.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Corina Manea

Waxing UnLyrical

Rather she devotes her energy in winning that challenge. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Laura Kaslow

Waxing UnLyrical

Laura amazes me with her constant energy and inspires me with her boundless enthusiasm for not just what she does, but for how she constantly gives back to the communities she’s involved in (including being a Skimm’bassador, just like me!). Happy Halloween!

How to Make Your Email Autoresponders Sizzle More Than Jessica Rabbit

Waxing UnLyrical

And when one tends to need a life preserver to make it through one’s inbox, an autoresponder that makes you grin sometimes gives you the energy to keep going. (OK, There must be something in the wind, because after months of not traveling I’m suddenly all over the map.

Catching Up

Waxing UnLyrical

All this is to say, there has been so much for me to adjust to, I didn’t have the energy to blog. He could see how stressed I was getting, and suggested dropping one publishing day, specifically, Mondays. So how would it be if we just didn’t publish on Mondays?

Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

SocMed Sean

While patients have the time and energy to share treatment recommendations and experiences freely, guidance from a doctor or nurse is usually nowhere to be found…and patients are noticing.

How to Choose a Format When Writing Your Next Blog Post


If your listicle from six months ago got more views than any other posts, think about publishing another one. If you’re a content creator, you know that your duties go well beyond just writing text. When writing a blog, multimedia is going to keep your readers engaged.

How to Build Better [Business] Habits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While taking a swig of an energy drink might help for a few hours, it’s really only a temporary patch. This is a guest post from Christopher Wallace. It’s 2 p.m.

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Writing tricks for content marketers

Sherrilynne Starkie

There are SEO tools, such as Yoast, which can keep writers on track with keyword use, without having to divert too much energy away from creativity. A version of this article was originally published on

Why I Think Social Media Is For Branding and Engagement, Not Traffic or Revenue

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Businesses would publish links, photos, and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, hoping to reach as many people as they can and drive a high number of leads and sales. Many major publishers have been seeing a fall in Facebook referral traffic — some as much as 50 percent.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of


We publish bracingly creative and intelligent journalism with a broad worldview, built primarily for the devices closest at hand: tablets and mobile phones. Energy” is a beat, but “the global surge of energy abundance” is a phenomenon. So my new thing is curated news sites.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

If they are similar to a thought you have published previously…I’m glad we think alike, but these aren’t quotes stolen from anywhere else. Social media takes time and energy. FourSquare 70) Please don’t publish every check-in to Twitter and Facebook.

10 Facebook Posting Tips to Improve Your Brand Awareness

Sprout Social

But creating a winning strategy on the platform takes more than tossing random piece of content onto your Page and hitting publish. The content you publish sets the tone for your strategy, and without quality posts, you won’t be able to achieve your business objectives.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. To boost the value of your Google authorship, publish more in more places , and tag it back to your Google+ profile.

Last Call: Social PR Virtuoso Registration Closes 11/30 11:59 pm ET

Waxing UnLyrical

These kids have more energy in their little fingers than most of us have in our entire bodies. Think they’re sitting around wondering how to get ahead without being willing to invest the time, energy, AND precious resources they have into their careers?

10 Personal Branding Secrets to Use for Social Media

Sprout Social

Whether you switch jobs, start a second business or self-publish a book, each of these milestones fall under a personal brand and get you recognized as a public figure instead of being tied to a specific business name. Do your social media profiles scream promotion, promotion, promotion?

The Significance of a Social Media Revolt: How Binders Full of Women Exploded

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Moreover this is an educated audience, with 81% of Facebook users having completed at least an associate’s degree, according to a study published in Mashable by This is a guest post by Ralph Fascitelli.