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Syllabus Last Step: Planning Out the Year

In order for your public scholarship platform to be both impactful and sustainable, you need a detailed plan, or a syllabus, that guides the kind of content that you create and curate. In the last few blog posts, we have been discussing each of the…
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September 30, 2021
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Syllabus Step 4: Where Does Your Audience Gather?

The fourth step in a Public Platform syllabus is to create a list of places that your audience already frequents. What conferences or events do they attend? What publications do they read—magazines, newspapers, journals, blogs, etc.? What YouTube channels or podcasts do they enjoy? What…
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September 28, 2021
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Syllabus Step 1: Who is Your Audience?

In order to figure out who your target audience is, you should try to think of who would resonate with, benefit from, and form community around the content that you intend to share. Remember, your brand is going to be telling a story in which…
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September 9, 2021
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Creating Your Public Platform Syllabus

At Public Platform, we help academics, writers, organizations, and academic institutions and centers solve their distribution problem, present their work to a public audience, and become thought leaders by guiding their platform and distribution strategies. But the process doesn't start with setting up your platform.…
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September 2, 2021
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The Academic Distribution Problem

A lack of widespread recognition does not indicate low-quality work, or a lack of expertise or qualifications. If you are excelling in your field, it is because you have the passion, knowledge, and skills to do so. You have something of value to contribute. The unique…
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August 12, 2021
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The New Gutenberg Press

Print media has been the primary distribution channel for scholarly work since print's pivotal role in spreading the ideas that sparked the Protestant Reformation. However, it has been more than 500 years since the Gutenberg press was first used, and new distribution channels are available…
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August 5, 2021
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Luther, Huss, and Public Scholarship

What can 21st-century academics learn from Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation? Our answer: learn to harness technology to solve your distribution problem, and you can start a movement that impacts people far beyond your academic or ecclesiastical circles. Martin Luther and John Huss When…
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August 3, 2021