Publishing Today | LinkedIn Tomorrow [Podcast]

On today’s social media edition of the Morning Media Menu, Galley Cat editor Jason Boog discussed the future for LinkedIn and the publishing industry.

Publisher Simon & Schuster joined the ranks of Amazon and Smashwords with the launch of a new self-publishing service. Earlier this year, Penguin parent company Pearson bought out Author Solutions for the same purpose.

It was only a matter of time before traditional publishers got on board with self-publishing as a revenue source, we said, and we totally called it in 2011.

Speaking of the future, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner outlined his vision for the future of LinkedIn at the Business Insider Ignition conference today. Prepare yourself for the transformation with these LinkedIn profile tips.

Press play below to listen. The show was hosted by GalleyCat editor Jason Boog. Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Image by prapass via Shutterstock. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

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