How to Hammer Your Competition

How to Hammer Your Competition

Even if you “own” your niche market, there is (or likely will be) competition. And though the other guys can push your content and team to be the best, it can also be a big thorn in your side when budgets are tight and you have a small team. So how do you...
M&A: Let’s Make a Deal!

M&A: Let’s Make a Deal!

So you’re considering selling your media business. Or maybe buying new media properties. Is it a sure thing that it will be a long, bumpy ride? Are there ways to prepare yourself and your company now that can make a difference? We consulted Mark Sullivan (former...
Women and the Future of Magazine Media

Women and the Future of Magazine Media

I recently had the opportunity to attend a meeting in Nashville that blew me away. It was for the newly formed Women in Publishing (WIP) Summit Advisory Board. The nine women in attendance are highly accomplished, experienced leaders in niche publishing. The great...
My Big Flop

My Big Flop

What this is not: A blog post about overcoming failure that led to great success. What this is: A blog post about coping and getting back in the saddle after a failed launch. My business plan was solid. Client base was huge. Deliverable was clever and necessary....