What Makes Running a Digital Publication a Lucrative Business Venture

Running a digital publication can be highly lucrative due to several key advantages. The convergence of low overhead costs, high scalability, targeted advertising, and a global reach makes this a particularly appealing business model. Digital publications can quickly grow in content and readership. The internet provides a nearly unlimited audience for any niche, and expansion into other media forms like podcasts and videos is straightforward. Diverse income streams are available, including subscriptions, paywalls, sponsored content, and advertising. Affiliate marketing also provides a commission for sales made through site links, making the business more resilient. I’m going to divide up the… Continue Reading

4 Common Mistakes You Must Avoid In Content Repurposing

Repurposing content is a strategic approach in content marketing and digital communications where existing content is reformatted and adapted for use across different platforms or for different audiences. This strategy can benefit individuals, organizations, and companies alike. One of the reasons I cancelled most of my training contracts back in the day was the limited impact. Training 20-30 people at a time is great. You can bond with them and work with every single one. But I switched to blogging, conferences, and content repurposing because I felt locked.  My time is limited. If I have 6 hours for training or… Continue Reading

Top 10 Interview Questions When Hiring A Content Marketer

First off, freelance marketplaces are underappreciated. I remember I submitted several jobs for part-time freelance writers on Upwork in 2017 and I received a total of ~20 applications. Most of them were spam and automated bot submissions. I remember that posting the same job 5 years ago would have yielded 60–100 applications or about 10x what one may expect at the moment. Most people gave up on Upwork while legitimate clients still use it as one of the many channels for finding freelancers (and even full-time employees). Second, most freelancers applying through different channels are lazy. We’ve posted three more… Continue Reading

Guest Blogging: 9 Lessons For Effective Outreach

Guest blogging (also referred to as "guest posting") is the process of content production for a third-party source for the sake of receiving brand recognition, a backlink, or a different PR-related benefit. Publishing content to external sources has been around since forever. Websites like Huffington Post or Business 2 Community largely grew and survived primarily thanks to loyal contributors associated with their brands. Guest blogging is one of the most viable concepts to build authority and recognition for your own work, tap into an existing community, improve your content writing skills by working with professional editors, and build a diverse… Continue Reading

The Guide to Consistently Producing High Quality Content

Content production is like building a portfolio. It's a long-term investment in developing your brand, forming a community, increasing awareness, reducing the friction of longer sales cycles. It's frequently neglected by entrepreneurs or new market players seeking the next quick win. It takes a while before you start reaping the benefits of your labor. And the key to producing high-quality content is understanding content marketing first. What Is Content Marketing? According to the Content Marketing Institute: Content marketing is a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly-defined audience —… Continue Reading