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A School in the Cloud: EdTech and the Magic of Technology

EdTech and the Magic of Technology
With great innovation comes great creation. That means that technology is affording us the ability to create a world where everyone can publish, grow, and learn. And thanks to edtech, we can all be perpetual students of life.

Embracing EdTech and the magic of technology in his powerful TEDtalk, Sugata Mitra […]

Technology Skills for a Profitable Future

We live in a technology-driven world. The impact technology has on our lives is so profound, the loss of it would throw us back into the Dark Ages. It’s everywhere.  You’re reading this because of technology … on your phone, tablet, or computer. And technology brought you here—from Twitter, Facebook, etc.
While some might believe technology […]

The Year in Publishing and What’s to Come: Change or Stay the Same?

As 2014 is inching its way out the door, the year in publishing has highlighted one standout truth: change is the only constant. With 2015 galloping in on its white horse of innovation, it’s time for publishers—and everyone else, because aren’t we all publishers?—to grab life by the reigns and go confidently in the direction […]

Everyone’s a Publisher: Pushing the Envelope and Embracing Technology

Here’s a little millennial truth for you: Everyone’s a publisher. And OK, maybe everyone isn’t a publisher…yet. But everyone CAN BE a publisher. And that’s the beauty of this digital world, full of innovation and shifting capabilities. We can do anything! We can hold a library in the palm of our hands. We can spread […]

eBooks over PDFs: Content Marketing for the Future

eBooks over PDFs
When you hear content marketing, what do you think of? Most people probably think of the classic PDF. The PDF as a content marketing tool has been around a long time, and as I mentioned before, “PDFs can help extend your reach beyond the blog and convert any potential customers still unsure about […]

5 Reasons to Use PDFs in Your Content Marketing Strategy

Content marketing is the new black (that’s right, Orange is out, Content Marketing is in). In this continually evolving age of technology, content is everything and any business with an online presence should have a content marketing strategy in place.
If your business doesn’t have a content marketing strategy, you might as well be throwing your […]

Combating Ebola through Digital Publishing Tools

You can hardly blink without seeing the word Ebola on your screen or newspaper, or hearing it on the radio. Just this week, the quarantine period ended for the fifty-one Texas residents who were being monitored for the virus. To date, there have been three confirmed US-based Ebola diagnoses. Two of the first occurred in Dallas, TX—three […]

Fifty Shades of Publishing

No, this is not another Fifty Shades of Grey post. Nor is it about the BDSM lifestyle—there will be no talk of red rooms or inner goddesses or whips and chains. Unless, of course, we’re speaking of the whips and chains we’re all mutually using on each other in the publishing industry. Because, let’s face […]

The Reader Relationship

One of the most important relationships in publishing today is the reader relationship, whether it is between author and reader, publisher and reader, or even reader and reader. Readers are the new marketing team, the new grapevine, and some may even say, the new gatekeeper.
There are, however, those that disagree (often vehemently) with the “readers […]

Giving Authors What They Want

Authors, despite the oft-praised “freedom” of self-publishing, would still opt for traditional publishing, given the chance. That statement is based off the results of a Digital Book World 2014 survey.
More than 9,200 authors that took the DBW survey were grouped into four different category types:

Aspiring (not yet published)
Self-published (have only self-published and never worked with […]