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Quick Fixes to Polish Your Online Presence
You want to go to dinner, but your regular pizza place is packed. You turn to Google. You want to order flowers for your mom for Mother’s day. You turn to Google. You have a new candidate coming in to interview this afternoon. You turn to Google. You heard someone say that they recommend an […]
How to Systematically Create an Annual Editorial Calendar
I talk about content, well, all of the  time. I know many of you are sick of reading about it, but I don’t think it’s going away anytime soon. In fact, high-quality content that addresses the needs, concerns and questions of your ideal clients is pretty much the price of admission these days. It’s not […]
How to Use Your Content Platforms to Gain Valuable Customer Insights
You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on industry research or surveying your audience — most small businesses already have plenty of data collection tools right at their fingertips! The savviest businesses utilize their content to gain invaluable insights into their customer and potential customer base to understand what they want most- here’s how […]
5 Ways to Produce Eye-Catching Content Without a Designer
There’s nothing like great content. I create it for work. I create it for fun. Crazy? Perhaps. Especially since creating good, visually appealing content is a huge challenge faced by many. There is no rule that says you have to hire a pricey graphic designer in order to generate beautiful, design-rich content.  Of course, design […]
10 Ways to Use One Piece of Content
The only way to wring more value out of your content is to understand the intricate connection between your content and your strategy. Now, don’t hit the back button just yet – I purposely left the word strategy out of the title of this post because I know that what you want is a magic […]
How to Choose the Right Content Platform
Why do we need so many content platforms? Sometimes it feels like we are drowning in our Twitter feed and don’t have time to read through all of our Feedly blogs. We are in information overload, and it’s not slowing down. Social media, emails, blogs, websites, advertisements, radio, television, are all coming at us with […]

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How to Be or Not Be In a Digital World
We’ve watched online presence transform from a hobby or a pastime into a mandatory, crucial, and overwhelmingly powerful tool practiced by everyone familiar with the World Wide Web. What is fast becoming clear is that 10 years from now, online presence will replace resumes and will serve as our business card whether for professional purposes or […]
Are Paid Content Distribution Platforms Cost Effective?
Creating great content is only one aspect of digital marketing. In order for that content to be effective you need an audience, you need eyeballs and traffic. Generate enough traffic and that content will drive a steady uptick in conversions and a return on your marketing budgetary spend. Finding that audience is often the hardest […]
5 Easy-To-Use Blog Post Formats
If you’re starting a new blog for your business, you probably have done a lot of research on how to write blog posts. You’ve probably come across all different kinds of posts, everything from other businesses like yours to Buzzfeed’s top 10 cat gifs of the week. It can be a bit overwhelming. Every blog […]
How Not to Get Lost in the Content Creation Wasteland
Planning an entire year in advance – who DOES that?? You should – if you want to stay focused and on track to meet your marketing goals. To be more specific – if your marketing strategy includes blogging, sending e-newsletters, or any other form of content that you share digitally, a content calendar is a […]