I Buy Dead Magazines (the art of the intro …)

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I buy dead magazines.” I buy dead magazines. We think that the magazine industry is going through incredible change but that the Internet website experience doesn’t yet fulfill our magazine needs. People read magazines for a reason and it’s a combination of focused content and beautiful images. We were off to the races and talking about how he had bought the CarAudio Magazine out of death and how he started by already having a subscriber base and fans.

Demand Media Launches Long Form Article Effort

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Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publisher which runs such sites as eHow.com, typeF.com, and LIVESTRONG.COM, said Thursday afternoon that it is launching a new effort focused on long-form web content. The firm said it is looking to engage feature writers to write long articles--"north of 850 words"--for its sites. freelance writer journalism writing livestrong ehow content publisher publishing editorial media demand

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Interview with Tara Weingarten, VroomGirls

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As automotive web sites go, there are lots of review and information sites giving you information about new and used cars, magazines and information sites for auto enthusiasts, and discussion sites and groups for all kinds of cars.

7 Recommendations For Building Your Brand With A Blog

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If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped

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to the business of script writing, and is looking to combine a free online tool for writing scripts with matching those scripts with content producers. By offering that software for free, we've attracted over 10,000 writers to our site. What we've done, is we attract those writers to our site, and have a revenue model based on the content. That target market is huge, and includes sites like YouTube, you also have Revision3, and other sites doing short videos.

Niche marketing works. Here’s how.

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So, aiming a brand-new smartphone full of great features but increased complexity using AARP Magazine as your marketing resource just won’t get the job done. Create social media posts with links to your site that drive search engine scores and increase search traffic. Close.

Kick-Start Your Consulting Startup With Your Blog

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If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

Can you profit by serving early adapters?

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They allow me to preview new devices and technologies before release so that I might write about and speak about them in my “Tech Trends” keynotes. Our test sites. I am a gadget freak, often purchasing new technologies in their first release.

Every Consultant Needs a Blog More Than a Website

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If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

For a Services Business, a Blog Trumps a Website

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If you can’t justify both a web site and a blog, skip the old-fashioned web site, and make your blog do double duty as described below. Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization).

Web Second, Mobile First

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I’ve wanted to write a blog post called “Mobile Second” for a long time to make this point more forcefully. I have talked with people in the industry who tell me that mobile movie sites convert ticket sales much higher than desktop websites.

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Don’t drink your own Kool-Aid (surviving TC50)

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Worth a read on how to maximize the traffic that comes to you site since much of it will be fleeting. We then had a piece in Time Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Europe, we ran front cover of Tornado Insider (the top VC magazine in Europe at the time).

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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But it isn’t meeting the needs of everyone, leading to the creation of several sites positioning themselves as the go-to professional network for niche industries. In 2000 he launched a men’s lifestyle magazine called RAZOR and served as the publication’s Editor in Chief and CEO for the next six years, pursuing acting and writing projects on the side.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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There are hundreds of entrepreneurs here in Los Angeles who are building awesome companies, writing awesome books, making awesome movies and are trying to solve important problems to help make this world a better place. The site has since grown to nearly 7.5

Assignmint: Freelance Work Available | Founder Interview, The Future of Journalism & The LA Startup Scene

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I have run newspapers, magazines, and websites and I have written for them all. I spent more time organizing my tax forms, keeping them safe, getting invoices together, getting invoice templates, then getting them out there and tracking down my payment for writing the article.

It is satisfying, but rarely profitable, serving early adopters.

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They allow me to preview new devices and technologies before release so that I might write about and speak about them in my “Tech Trends” keynotes. The industry was abuzz about this “artificial intelligence” system and its purported early results, and I wrote the cover story for the industry magazine about the system, and organized a panel composed of executives from Sonesta, Marriott and other chains to present and discuss this newest industry marvel.

Start With a Business Blog as Your Website

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Every business wants their web site to appear on the first page of search engine results from a relevant search (Search Engine Optimization). Blogs help because sites that update data frequently get higher SEO rankings. An informal writing style is generally recommended.

Entrepreneurs Need to Find the Best ‘Curators’

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In the past century, curators for business information were specialized news magazines like Forbes and Inc., They write and tweet every day, with the single guiding credibility and personality that the new social culture demands.

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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He writes with a great perspective and is well worth reading. The Economist magazine did a study in the late 90’s on the ROI of an MBA (maybe somebody can help me surface it?). This is part of my ongoing series called “ Start-up Lessons.&#.

10 Reasons Why Capital Shouldn't Make Or Break Your Startup

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By John Williams Fast Company magazine recently reported that PayPal founder Paul Thiel is giving away $100,000 to twenty-four young men and women to finance startup businesses. Who hasn't dreamed of a big fancy desk, over-the-top corporate parties, and glossy ads in national magazines?

Interview with Jimmy Hendricks, Deal Current

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In the rush toward the daily deals space, it seems like there is at least one, new, daily deals site created every day. It seems like there are only so many daily deals sites that could possibly survive in this market.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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Brands didn’t advertise their web pages they advertised “AOL Keywords.&# You couldn’t pick up a magazine in the 96-99 timeframe without seeing AOL Keywords advertised everywhere. in terms of time spent on the sites.

Interview with Ryan Scott, CauseCast

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We also are building out sections on the Huffington Post, the Impact and Education brands, with our technology, and powered the AARP's Create The Good site to help in cause marketing and audience engagement.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Peter Shankman – PR Week Magazine has described Peter as “redefining the art of networking”, and Investor’s Business Daily has called him “crazy, but effective”. Mitch Joel – Marketing Magazine dubbed him the “Rock Star of Digital Marketing” and called him, “one of North America’s leading digital visionaries.” Michael Stelzner is CEO and founder of Social Media Examiner, the world’s largest online social media magazine.

Its BlogWorld Time! Los Angeles Get Ready!

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Peter Shankman – PR Week Magazine has described Peter as “redefining the art of networking”, and Investor’s Business Daily has called him “crazy, but effective”. Mitch Joel – Marketing Magazine dubbed him the “Rock Star of Digital Marketing” and called him, “one of North America’s leading digital visionaries.” Michael Stelzner is CEO and founder of Social Media Examiner, the world’s largest online social media magazine.

TZ Startup Hot Seat | Joey Flores CEO of Earbits

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Roshmond “Sum” Patten comes from RIME magazine and is a killer Emcee with his own band, The Milky Way, and was recently featured on a new Malkovich track called What I Know. We’re really loving the clean site layout.