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Tag: special interest magazine

3 Ways You Might Already Be Ahead in Publishing

One thing we’ve noticed about the most successful publishers we know is that they have three major things in common. And it has nothing to do with being a household name, a ton of charisma or a rampant following on social media.

What Content Marketing Strategy Looks Like for Publishers

In the second decade of the 21st century, the online publishing environment is not only changing dramatically, it’s changing at a faster rate than we ever could have anticipated.

In a mere 20+ years, since the dawn of the commercial Internet, we’ve experienced a genuine paradigm shift in content marketing. That’s because magazines, newsletters, books, audio and video content now can be digitized and delivered online, as well as marketed on websites and via email.

New Digital Newsstands Will Empower Single Author Digital Magazine Publishers

“For $10,000 per issue I can create a magazine that the big boys can’t produce for $250,000. Apple and Amazon have given me a distribution platform where I can compete head-to-head. The big magazine companies have no idea where the industry is going.”

The above comment was shared with us at a magazine industry event. The person who made the comment is a veteran magazine industry professional, who was recently laid off in yet another round of staff downsizing from a legacy magazine publishing company.

Digital media & the future: Meet digital publishing superstars

A rare opportunity to learn from the best in digital publishing

Many publishers of digital media will spend their entire careers and never meet the stars of their industry, let alone learn their secrets. This is your chance to avoid that fate. Mequoda’s Audience Development Summit 2012 delivers two of these stars, and if you’re there, you’ll learn digital publishing solutions to all your problems.

What Does “Mequoda” Mean?

The Mequoda Method, when run as a repeating cycle of management behaviors, creates an audience- driven, continuous-improvement media management system.

Mequoda is a term coined by Internet entrepreneur and website developer Don Nicholas to describe a method for designing and managing websites and website networks. The term is an acronym for “media quote daily,” which is core to Nicholas’s approach to building website networks that includes seven specific website types.

A Mequoda Website Network includes a minimum of two websites, where one is a free Mequoda Internet Hub and the other is one of the seven Mequoda Website Satellite Archetypes. Mequoda is now used to describe a wide variety of Internet publishing and online marketing terms that extend the Mequoda philosophy.

Three Must-Haves for Successful Online Publishing

How to manage multiplatform brand development

Successful publishing companies have reinvented themselves over the last decade into multiplatform publishers. The most successful of these online publishing companies deliver any information the customer wants, in any form the customer wants, whenever the customer wants it. As a result, the publisher’s potential audience has exploded.

A multiplatform publishing strategy is an extremely profitable way to turn a print publication into an online publishing machine. Take a piece of information, alter it, deliver it through a different platform, and you have created a new product to reach a new area of your market while keeping costs under control.

Week in Review: October 4th, 2010 – October 8th, 2010

Catch up on the Mequoda Daily’s blog posts for this past week

Benefits of the Mequoda Content Marketing System

How can the Mequoda Content Marketing System transform your legacy special-interest magazine, newsletter or newspaper into a highly profitable, multi-platform media empire?

We’ve studied thousands of successful and not-so-successful online publishers to determine the best business practices to create the Mequoda Content Marketing System. All of the successful online publishers we’ve studied have one thing in common: a content management system for achieving success that includes a number of key behaviors that are repeated over and over to become organizational habits.

The Mequoda Content Marketing System can be used to launch a new website, or to manage, maintain and improve an existing website. Every Mequoda Content Marketing System has four distinguishing characteristics that may require you to master additional skills.

Developing a Successful Internet Marketing Strategy

Our Internet Marketing Strategy focuses on multiple ways to maximize revenues by using the Internet as a major source of traffic and revenue. By including a variety of business-building tools, such as social media, link-building campaigns and online advertising, you will drive website traffic and increase revenue.

We’re all about free advertising but the fact is, paid media works. And sometimes it’s easier to buy website traffic than to rely on free media. A further advantage of buying traffic is that the publisher can pretty much control where and when the traffic will land on the site.

What is the “Mequoda System?”

The Mequoda System, when run as a repeating cycle of management behaviors, creates an audience driven, continuous improvement media management system. To create the Mequoda System, the Mequoda Group studies hundreds of successful and not so successful website publishers to arrive at the seven best practices that make up the Mequoda System. (more…)

Mequoda System

The Mequoda System, when run as a repeating cycle of management behaviors, creates an audience driven, continuous improvement media management system. To create the Mequoda System, the Mequoda Group studied hundreds of successful and not so successful website publishers to arrive at the seven best practices that make up the Mequoda System.

University Health Publishing Group, LLC Named Mequoda 2006 Publisher of the Year

University Health Publishing Group, LLC has received the 2006 Mequoda Publisher of the Year Award for its exemplary reorganization and management, using the Mequoda System.

An Introduction to the Mequoda System, a Unique Internet Marketing System

The Mequoda System is a collection of media management behaviors

When operated as a repeating cycle, creates an audience-driven, continuous-improvement media management system. To discover and document the Mequoda System, the Mequoda Research Team has studied the management strategies and habits of hundreds of successful (and not-so-successful) media organizations to arrive at seven best practices, or organizational habits, that comprise the most current version of the Mequoda System.

Internet Publishing Strategy 2006

How’s your Internet Publishing Strategy doing? Fifteen years after Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, most publishers are still struggling to cope with a permission marketing world where consumers have all the power.

If you’ve made the shift, congratulations and welcome to the brave new world of niche media empires, media agnostic publishing and user-centric product design. If not, you may have noticed that your old vertical media dynasty may be losing value at an increasingly rapid pace. Time to wake up and smell the electrons.

Introduction to the Mequoda System™ 2006

The Mequoda System™ is an internet business model comprised of seven organizational habits

The Mequoda System is a collection of media management behaviors that when operated as a repeating cycle, create an audience-driven, continuous improvement media management system. To discover and document the Mequoda System, the Mequoda Research Team has studied the management strategies and habits of hundreds of successful (and not-so-successful) media organizations to arrive at seven best practices, or organizational habits, that comprise the most current version of the Mequoda System.