Publishing your work online can quickly become a tedious task with so many online platforms for writers these days. Before you begin looking places to share your work, we suggest you have a look at this week’s roundup of digital publishing platforms that can help you really connect with readers and build an audience.
For Long Blog Posts
- Medium - Medium is a very popular free publishing site where you can share your writing with more sophisticated and dedicated readers than you might find on other social media platforms such as Twitter or Facebook. Best suited for long-form writing, the platform is an example of social journalism, having a hybrid collection of amateur and professional people and publications, or exclusive blogs or publishers on Medium.
For Creating a Digital Magazine
- Issuu - Issuu is one of the leading platforms for anyone who has something worthwhile to say. With more than 15000 updates dailyIssuu is a user-friendly platform where anyone can create digital publications. You don’t need any publishing software. You can also sell your digital magazine directly from the website.
- Yudu - If you are a photographer who wants to share your multimedia with the world, you might find that the Yudu is the platform for you. It is a platform where you can mix your writing, videos, photographs and audio.
For Managing it All in one Place
- Joomag - Joomag is an all-in-one solution for every marketing, publishing, and corporate communications needs. With over 500,000 publishers using this website, Joomag allows you to create interactive content, distribute your content on multiple-channels, track your performance, and monetize it all in one place. The platform also integrates with the most popular platforms like mail chimp and salesforce. Prices start at $9 a moth and this platform is most suitable for an organization or a large corporation.
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