Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor

Martin Taylor is a publisher, writer and Course Developer for Digital Publishing 101. He is an acknowledged expert and frequent speaker and commentator in publishing and marketing digital content.

Martin has worked with hundreds of publishers around the world facing the challenge of major digital change in their business.

He has lived through the digital paradigm shift – earlier, and for longer, than most because most of his career has been spent writing and publishing internationally about technology for experts and early adopters at the forefront of digital change.

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Martin has more than two decades of experience creating and marketing print and digital content. He was an early pioneer of online publishing in New Zealand, beginning one of the country’s first daily news sites. He’s spent his career in New Zealand and overseas writing and publishing about digital technology for both experts and non-technical business users.

Martin’s international CEO experience includes books, newspapers and magazines in both print and digital formats. He’s operated in both small and large markets including the US and his home country of New Zealand where he established independent book publishing and distribution businesses.

He’s trained publishers in online and digital media in several countries and has held senior industry posts.

Martin has served on the national council of the Publishers Association where he led digital strategy, and he is a former President of the Magazine Publishers Association. He has been a frequent judge of media and journalism awards.

He founded the Digital Publishing Forum, a joint initiative of book publisher and author groups, and was awarded Publisher of the Year in his home country of New Zealand.

His extensive industry involvement, international experience, and deep knowledge of digital technology and publishing have allowed him to work with hundreds of organisations over more than a decade on issues dealing with upskilling and technology-driven change.

Contact Martin to learn more about how he can help you get more from your digital content.

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Feedback from other publishing professionals:

I can most enthusiastically recommend Martin Taylor on a professional and personal level as a person of high intelligence, energy, and skill who, through his knowledge of markets and leadership capability, achieved outstanding business results. Patrick J McGovern, Chairman and Founder, International Data Group, Boston, USA

Martin Taylor is well regarded by his peers and brings a wealth of knowledge to this rapidly changing and dynamic space. I have no hesitation in recommending him to any business or entity that is looking for leadership in technical and digital development. Adrian Keane, Pearson New Zealand

Martin led from the front and was an extremely supportive member of the association. His ability to demonstrate cut-through in various technical and marketing concepts was an extremely valuable asset. John McClintock, Magazine Publishers Association, New Zealand

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