Scott Monty

  • Straight talk on Patreon and patronage for content

    … I’ve been writing a lot lately about pressures on monetizing content and new monetization ideas. Recently I wrote about a new service called Patreon, which allows fans of your content to say “thanks” with a small monthly donation. I decided to implement this on my site for these reasons: 1) I saw a friend, Scott Monty do this and I thought…

    {grow}in Content- 7 readers -
  • How to differentiate your blog based on the time you can put into it

    … audience. Let’s take a closer look. High frequency, low length — Seth Godin publishes almost every day but his posts rarely exceed 500 words … and sometimes they are as short as a just few sentences! Seth is an industry thought leader and his posts are pithy observations of the business world. Those short articles probably appeal to busy people…

    {grow}in Blogging How To's- 11 readers -
  • Be Careful When Comparing Apples to Apple Trees

    … effective than social media, the proper verbiage should be a subscriber is 40x more engaged than a social media follower. It’s important to remember that email is still, largely a 1:1 communication medium. Scott is correct that personalization and email drive incredible interaction. In my humble opinion, there’s absolutely no way that email…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 5 readers -
  • Follow the Top Social Media Influencers of 2014

    … Dr. Jim Barry of the Edu-Tainment Social Content Marketing blog has put together a list of the top social media influencers (with yours truly on it!). The good Doctor has written up a fascinating, detailed post on the 4 archetypes of these influencers, describing the traits and types of influence they have in the industry, including: Educators…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social Twitter- 26 readers -
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