The internet is voracious for new content. And no matter how much you create, tomorrow is another day where you need to feed the beast. So, for many of us, we hit publish and then move on to the next piece.
But I think publishers often miss an opportunity with their anchor content. Media companies should view this as foundational. Whereas most of what is published is day-to-day information, the anchor content lasts much longer. So what matters today will likely matter in six months.
Ben Clymer is founder and CEO of Hodinkee, a media and commerce company dedicated to the luxury watch market. What started as a personal blog thanks to a watch from his grandfather has turned into a highly respected business that can sell millions of dollars in watches in minutes.
In this episode, we went through the many different facets of the business, but a few things jumped out to me…