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Extend Your Readership Reach With Content Curation

It's important to update your blog regularly, but coming up with topics can sometimes be a challenge, both in terms of inspiration and finding the time to write. Curating content from other sources can address both of those issues, as well as help you publish valuable content. If you've ever read something that was so good you wished you'd written it, sharing curated content means that you can share a message that you find insightful or amazing, while also adding some context to make it your own. It's a valuable part of your content marketing strategy.

Content curation is nothing new. Curators have long sought and purchased or borrowed pieces for museums and art galleries to be viewed by people who visit these establishments. That bears some similarity to curation of blog posts and articles in that you're bringing in topics to share with people who visit your blog.

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Investing in Print Magazine Pays Nonprofits Dividends

Nonprofit organizations have a never-ending job of getting their word out to attract supporters. Letting people know about your organization – why it exists, what it does, who it helps and how they can support it – increases interest, participation and funding. The Internet, email, digital publishing and social media have greatly increased the ways nonprofits make connections with people, but good old-fashioned print publishing has its place, and magazine printing can greatly benefit your nonprofit.

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Engaging Your Audience: Content Tips for Magazine Publishers

When planning content for your publication, look for compelling stories that may be a little different from what you might expect to see in magazine printing and publishing. Consider how the following angles to feature stories might boost audience engagement.

Behind-the-Scenes Profiles
It's easy — and it makes sense — to start at the top when approaching an article for a lifestyle magazine about a business, organization, group, school, governmental agency or other entity that provides valuable services. But in magazine printing, try to get to the heart of the operation, where the real work gets done but often goes uncredited.

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How Businesses Can Get the Most with Pinterest

If you think Pinterest is just for crafts, recipes, home organization and pretty pictures, think again. Seventy million Pinterest users are creating pins and pin boards (think virtual push pins and bulletin boards) covering a wide range of interests, and businesses can and should tap into those interests.

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How to Harness the Power of Instagram with Reader Photos

Many magazines print favorite reader photos each month, but how many of them utilize Instagram to gather the photos?

Seeking photo submissions via Instagram is one way for your publication to leverage the popular phone-based app and build followers, increasing your presence on social media. Check out some ways businesses got noticed by using Instagram for contests, some of which involve photos.

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