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Alex Blackwell

Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell has built his career around providing customers with helpful solutions, and is currently Walsworth's vice president of marketing and communications, overseeing all marketing. He began his career as a teacher in his home state of Virginia, before joining Walsworth as a sales rep.

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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Book Publishing

With the advent of digital everything, traditional book publishing may have lost some of the attention it used to command. But it certainly hasn’t lost any ground when it comes to sales or popularity.

In fact, the book publishing industry is not only going strong, but it is embracing new technologies, evolving to meet new challenges and providing fresh options for publishing your content.

Check out five reasons to be optimistic about its future.

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How to Evaluate Your Online Presence

When it comes to the modern mode of doing business, your online presence is pretty much your life. This counts double if you happen to be an app creator, digital magazine or other entity that relies on Internet activity to keep your business alive.

Your company website is the core of your online presence, and it should be fortified by social media profiles and an active content marketing strategy.

A few signs can indicate your online presence definitely needs a boost:

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A Beginner's Guide to the LinkedIn Publishing Platform

The premise behind LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform is simple: every LinkedIn professional has valuable insights to share – how to sell anything, how to lower churn rates, how to jumpstart a business – and the publishing platform is a natural place to share these insights. And now, thanks to the publishing platform, you can both curate and distribute your professional knowledge.

With more than 277 million members, LinkedIn is the ultimate professional networking site – and now you have even greater access to these members, even if you are not currently connected. Here’s what you can leverage with LinkedIn’s new publishing platform to build your brand and reputation as an industry thought leader.

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Why Print Ads Still Dominate in a Mobile World

The slick pages of glossy lifestyle magazines are now largely viewed as mobile content. More and more people are checking their mobile devices instead of the newsstand for the latest headlines. Yet the explosion of mobile devices has not brought about an equally massive explosion for digital advertising.

Would you like to boost advertising revenue? The print ad continues to dominate.

Print Rules the Marketing Dollars

The extent of advertising’s domination can be seen in the amount of money marketers continue to spend on it, which is 12 times the amount spent on ads for mobile devices.

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How to Boost Customer Engagement with Multichannel Marketing

The modern consumer is all over the place: reading blogs, browsing websites, hanging out on social media platforms, searching the Internet, and emailing on their desktop or mobile devices. In order to get their attention and keep your brand in the forefront of their minds, you need to reach out and interact with them wherever they are.

You can achieve this through multichannel marketing.

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