Custom Publishing Ethics

Posted Posted in Brand Community Media Strategy, Custom Media, Custom Publishing

The custom publisher’s responsibilities to consumers If you browse a website long enough you’ll eventually find a “Terms of Use” or “Legal” policy statement. That document outlines the site owner’s legal responsibilities (or lack thereof) and the rules that Web site visitors agree to follow. You can find the document link at the bottom of […]

Deconstructing Content

Posted Posted in Brand Community Media Strategy, Custom Media, Custom Publishing, Publishing Strategy

Maybe the medium isn’t the message after all. Whether you work in a publishing endeavor or in a marketing communications department, you must address the same basic trend: information consumption is becoming increasingly fragmented and customized, with consumers cherry-picking content in terms of both medium and message. Technological innovation drives this fragmentation, as we can […]

Outward Bound: The Value of Print Media

Posted Posted in Brand Community Media Process, Brand Community Media Strategy, Custom Media, Custom Publishing, Publishing Strategy

Sidebar to You’ve Got Mail: e-tailers Push Postal Mail Despite the growth of electronic publishing, whether via websites, email newsletters, e-books, blogs, or podcasts, print media delivered the old fashioned way still serves a critical function in a well-rounded communications program. If you’re looking for a way to motivate, cajole, or inspire consumers to respond, […]

You’ve Got Mail: e-tailers Push Postal Mail

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Powerhouse e-tailers push postal mail to break through and motivate By Audrey Kalman As a Netflix subscriber, Land’s End customer, and habitual user of Amazon for everything from Mother’s Day gifts to ink cartridges, I receive regular e-mails from all three companies and visit their websites several times a month. By almost any measure, I’m […]