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We Increased Our Community Engagement By 400% In 6 Months

Everyone loves Slack, but is it ideal for cultivating an online community?  Forum communities, on the other hand, are great in theory but difficult in practice. If you have your own online community it’s likely that you have struggled with community engagement at some point or other in time. You may even still be trying […]

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How To Make A Media Kit (With Free Template + Downloadable Media Kit Examples)

In this complete guide to media kits, we got you covered with a tutorial which will give you everything you need to make your own media kit. Here’s what you’re going to find this post: What is a media kit?  What should a media kit contain? How to make a media kit What makes a […]

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Podcast

How To Optimize Your Old Content To Drive More Traffic To Your Site (with Bjork Ostrom from TinyBit)

Ben Aston is joined by Bjork Ostrom, co-founder of TinyBit. TinyBit’s focus has always been organic growth, mostly through content. They do some limited advertising, mostly retargeting and occasionally paid Facebook campaigns. Listen to learn how to optimize your old content to drive more traffic to your site. Interview Highlights: Bjork Ostrom is the co-founder […]

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How To Monetize Your Media Business Effectively And Sustainably (with Brian Morrissey, former Editor-In-Chief at Digiday)

Ben Aston is joined by Brian Morrissey, former president, and editor-in-chief of Digiday media and founder of The Rebooting. He is focused on the audience side of the business that included editorial memberships, product development design, multimedia, and events programming. Listen to learn how to monetize your media business effectively and sustainably. Interview Highlights: For […]

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How To Effectively Scale Your Content Production (with Chris Fernandez from Women’s Health Interactive)

Ben Aston is joined by Chris Fernandez, founder of Women’s Health Interactive. Listen to learn how to effectively scale your content production. Interview Highlights: Chris launched his first site back in the ’90s and his first e-com startup. [1:14] Chris is a meteorologist and he has a degree in meteorology. [1:28] He went on a […]

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How To Create Compelling Content That Connects With Your Community (with Oliver Lindberg from Pixel Pioneers)

Ben Aston is joined by Oliver Lindberg, independent editor, content consultant & conference curator with brands including Google, Adobe, and Shopify to talk about how to create compelling content that connects with your community. Interview Highlights: Oliver grew up in the Northwest of Germany, moved to the UK in 2001, and lives in Bath with […]

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How To Create A Successful Virtual Summit (with Stephen Ladek from LMS Pulse)

Ben Aston is joined by international development expert and online entrepreneur Stephen Ladek. Listen to learn how to create a successful virtual summit and how to snag a free 20 min strategy session. Interview Highlights: Stephen Ladek got a degree in farmer ranch management because he believes in permaculture, organic farming, sustainable living, intentional communities, […]

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How To Make Beautiful, Shareable And Engaging Content (with Nick Routley from Visual Capitalist)

Ben Aston is joined by Nick Routley, designer and creative director turned managing editor at Visual Capitalist to chat about how to make beautiful, shareable, and engaging content. Interview Highlights: Nick has been with Visual Capitalist right from the start. He started as an employee back in 2011 in a design marketing style agency. [1:27] […]

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How To Build The World’s Biggest Digital Technology Publication (with Ian Bell from Digital Trends)

Ben Aston chats with Ian Bell, founder of the successful bootstrap media company, Digital Trends Media Group about how to build the world’s biggest digital technology publication. Interview Highlights: Ian Bell started his digital journey back in 2001 when he and his friend Dan met and shared their passion for internet businesses. At that time, […]

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How To Build A Community Strategy That Attracts, Engages And Retains Your Tribe (with Noele Flowers from Teachable)

Ben Aston chats with Noele Flowers, Community Manager at Teachable about how to build a community strategy that attracts, engages, and retains your tribe.  Related Post Apply to join the Indie Media Club Check out Noele Flowers.com Check out Teachable Connect with Noele on LinkedIn Follow Noele on Twitter Related articles and podcasts: Podcast: How To Build Niche […]

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How To Prepare For Your Big Exit And Build A Media Company Worth Selling (with Stephen Regenold from GearJunkie)

Ben Aston is joined by Stephen Regenold, founder of GearJunkie, an outdoors and active-lifestyle publication with millions of monthly readers. Listen to learn how to prepare for your big exit and build a media company worth selling. Related Post Apply to join the Indie Media Club Check out GearJunkie Check out Lola Digital Media Connect with […]