Medium

  • Is WordPress Still the Best?

    … I am a huge fan of WordPress. I’ve run my business on it for a decade, recommended it to thousands and feel eternally grateful for what it’s allowed me to do. But is it still the best option? As you might have noticed, the blogging scene has changed a lot in the last five years. There’s free platforms like Tumblr and Medium that are now…

    Blog Tyrantin Social Blogging- 28 readers -
  • WordPress Vs. Medium: Which One Should Bloggers Use?

    … Quickly stated, WordPress is like the Ford of the blogging world. It’s tried and true. It was there from the beginning. It’s worked for millions of websites and will continue to work for millions more. If WordPress is the Ford of the CMS world, then Medium is kind of like the Tesla. Medium stormed onto the scene back in August of 2012…

    Basic Blog Tipsin Blogging- 26 readers -
  • 7 Companies That Should Buy Medium, Because Why Not?

    … It’s time to panic about another social network. Last week, Medium CEO Ev Williams announced that the company was laying off 50 staffers, closing its offices in New York and Washington DC, and ceasing it’s ad-sales operation. In Williams’s estimation, the company’s Outbrain-esque ad structure to push advertorials on people contributed…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Social- 33 readers -
  • Medium’s dark power

    … By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist Medium can seem like the Dark Side to a marketing Padawan. Its dominance calls to us — but we’ve been warned by our elders that owned media is the only true road to power. Most marketing blogs will have an article about how to use Medium as a marketer. Very few of these articles go into depth…

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  • Nurturing Your Audience in a Social World

    … to hear more can easily opt in. You can also pin tweets to the top of your Twitter page with the option to share an email address, or use Twitter’s lead generation cards. Blogging platform Medium lets authors share links back to a signup page in the author’s description page. Consider the lifetime value of each user. If you are just focused…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 20 readers -
  • The White House Details its Social Media Transition Plans

    … as the Instagram accounts belonging to First Lady Michelle Obama and Biden will be moved to new user names containing the number 44, which will be preserved by NARA. In a blog post, Kori Schulman, special assistant to the president and deputy chief digital officer, said the plans will be similar for other official accounts used by the Obama administration…

    Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter YouTube- 20 readers -
  • 10 Great Blogging Platforms Not Named WordPress

    … and themes you can combine to give your site a unique look and feel. Although the learning curve for content management systems is slightly steeper than that of website builders, most platforms offer free learning resources to help beginners get started. 9. Joomla Joomla is an open-source content management system that is being run by a large community…

    The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 17 readers -
  • Why You Should Republish Your Blog Content On Medium

    … to Medium. Compared with other platforms, Medium is the perfect place to share your stories , whether you do so for personal or for business reasons. How is it ideal? Well for one, it’s free. Secondly, the engagement rate is impressingly high. Now I can go on and on about all the amazing things Medium has to offer. But for your convenience, I’ve put…

    Growmapin SEO Content- 40 readers -
  • Six social media advertising ideas to make you look like a big deal

    … as it starts getting retweeted and liked hundreds or maybe even thousands of times. “Wow, this guy is kind of a big deal,” they’ll think. They’ll want to work with you. 4. Spike your Medium posts Are you publishing on Medium yet? You should be. It’s a great way to grow your audience and expose your best content to more people. To get really big on Medium…

    Larry Kim/ Search Engine Watchin Social- 40 readers -
  • What Do Design and Innovation Leaders Talk About on Twitter? (Report)

    … From social media and mobile platforms to artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, the evolution of technology is driven by design leaders who work to discover innovative solutions to the challenges of the modern world. Much like tech startups must innovate to succeed, mature companies like IBM, Nike and Starbucks must innovate…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter YouTube- 26 readers -
  • Why Email Should Be at the Center of Your Social Strategy

    … is a great place to meet new people, the best way to build a relationship with those audiences is through the proper nurturing that only email can provide. Email should be at the center of every solid social strategy, and savvy publishers are experimenting with ways to collect email addresses within social networks in order to nurture their connection with their fans. Tony D’Anna is the CEO of email service provider PostUp. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
  • What can Medium’s Creative Exchange bring to native advertising?

    … of sponsored content on Medium, with branding clearly marked Medium’s blog post cites two past pieces of sponsored content as examples of what writing produced by the Creative Exchange is likely to look like. One is sponsored by Guardian, a life insurance company, the other by Upwork, a freelance marketplace. Both are well-written and valuable…

    Search Engine Watch- 42 readers -
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