Update: SCOTUSblog Denied Press Credentials

Update: SCOTUSblog Denied Press Credentials

In May, I shared the story of SCOTUSblog’s appeal of its denial of press credentials from the U.S. Senate Press Gallery. This week, SCOTUSblog’s press credentials were denied again. The Standing Committee of Correspondents of the Senate Press Gallery (i.e., the group of journalists who are in charge of approving and denying Capitol Hill pressContinue Reading

Look Out! Google is Dominating the World

Look Out! Google is Dominating the World

Google is on a path to dominate the world—one tech step at a time. Let’s take a look at how it’s happening. Google is the #1 Smartphone Operating System First, consider Google’s continued success in the smartphone operating system market. This year, eMarketer reports that smartphone usage is poised to grow by 25% globally, andContinue Reading

The Rise of iPhone Journalism

The Rise of iPhone Journalism

When everyone else is looking for high quality video and photography production, you can use your iPhone (or any smartphone) to execute a guerrilla marketing strategy for your Authoritative Content. While there are certainly challenges and negatives to using an iPhone to capture a story, there are also many benefits. Let’s take a look atContinue Reading

How to Double Your Pinterest Followers for Better Content Reach

How to Double Your Pinterest Followers for Better Content Reach

Want to double your Pinterest followers in just five minutes per day? WhoIsHostingThis? shows you how to do it in a new infographic (see it below). The more people who have an opportunity to see your content, the more will remember it, share it, and come back to your site to read more of itContinue Reading

Big Publishers Bank on Big Quantity

Big Publishers Bank on Big Quantity

As big publishers like Time cut costs and staff, the opposite is happening to their online publishing frequencies. According to Poynter, Time has doubled the amount of content it publishes online each year. Money has increased its publishing frequency to 20 to 30 pieces per day, which is the amount of new content it usedContinue Reading

Legal Considerations for Content Publishers Using Social Media

Legal Considerations for Content Publishers Using Social Media

You publish Authoritative Content and promote it through your social media channels, but are you aware of the legal issues you could face on the social web? Ignorance is never an acceptable defense in a court of law, so you need to understand your rights, how to protect your rights, and how to avoid infringingContinue Reading

What Makes a Great Content Strategist (And How to Find One)

What Makes a Great Content Strategist (And How to Find One)

As an Authoritative Content publisher, you already publish high-quality content online, and you’ve probably already attracted at least a small audience. So why would you want to hire a content strategist? Things have been moving along nicely without the added expense, so paying for a content strategist might not seem necessary. However, if you trulyContinue Reading

How the Human Need to Identify Patterns Applies to Content Publishing

How the Human Need to Identify Patterns Applies to Content Publishing

The fundamentals of human psychology tell us that human beings have an innate need to identify patterns in life and in their surroundings. This need to find patterns helps people make sense of the world and much of it happens on a subconscious level. We group people we come in contact with and things weContinue Reading

The Rise of Blogging – Again

The Rise of Blogging – Again

Blogging is on top again according to the results of the 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report from Social Media Examiner. The annual survey of social media marketing professionals found that businesses continue to invest more in social media marketing each year, but the way that money is invested is changing. While Facebook is stillContinue Reading

What is Adaptive Journalism?

What is Adaptive Journalism?

At the start of 2014, many people in journalism circles were calling 2014 the year of adaptive journalism. Unfortunately, we haven’t come far enough in adaptive journalism for this year to be named the year of adaptive journalism (yet), but one thing is certain. Adaptive journalism should be a priority for news organizations as wellContinue Reading