July is the New January!



3 Lessons from our Early Start on the New Year

New Year’s came early for Niche Media this year. Yep… back in July we started digging in… taking a clear-eyed look at ways to build our business to better support our awesome community of publishers. (That’s right… here’s looking at you, kid.)

Over the past 6 months, I’ve had incredible conversations with many of you. Talking about what’s exciting (and challenging) about this crazy business. Here’s what I heard: [Read more…]

The Niche Media 3-Ring: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Publishing



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New Niche Media Prez Bekah Darksmith shares her insights….and yes, more to be revealed.

Coming back from last week’s Niche Digital Conference and having spent 3 amazing days in the company of some of the most talented and engaged entrepreneurs in media, I’ve been thinking a lot about why I love and remain committed to publishing.

I say it often, one of many turns of phrase I over-use (along with “worker bee”, “lone wolf”, “fair enough”, “tell me everything”, “more will be revealed”, and a whole host of other weird Bekah-isms for which I’m roundly mocked by Team Niche):

Publishing is not for the faint of heart. [Read more…]