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5 Powerful Hacks to Boost Landing Page Conversion

Your landing pages are the worker collecting tickets for the Ferris Wheel at the carnival. They can either calm fears and encourage people to take...

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Creating a Content Strategy That Will stand the Test of Time

In a meeting with a client a few weeks ago, we reviewed potential blog post titles. We were excited — the topics looked informative and helpful and...

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Utilizing PPC Campaigns to Support Your Organic Content Strategy

When piecing together your digital marketing strategy, the list of tactics can be overwhelming and it may seem difficult to decide where to place...

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How to Create an Effective Content Calendar for Your Team

Content calendar problems fall into two categories: either there’s not enough content or too much. Some businesses start blogs, only to abandon them...

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5 Content Marketing Lies You Need to Stop Believing

Not all content is created equal. Marketing automation, social media, and the internet as a whole have lowered the barriers of publishing and...

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Why Sales is a Crucial Part of Your Content Marketing Team

If you have a blog (and I hope by now you do), there’s a good chance that the majority of your content is being written by your marketing team. Have...

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5 Journalism Principles that Should Guide Your Content Strategy

I'm surprised by how often people question me when I compare content marketing to journalism. Perhaps it's my newsroom background, but it seems...

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The Fall of Traditional Media and Rise of Content Marketing

Much has been written about the fall of traditional media, but I had a front row seat. I lived through it as a producer for 30-years at one of...

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Content Marketing is Growing, is Quality Content Lacking?

B2B marketers are making content marketing a higher priority and they feel they are doing a better job adjusting their strategy and actually creating...

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Making Content Marketing Your Best Lead Gen Tool

Finger-pointing between sales and marketing has been one of the oldest business blame games for years. Sales complains that marketing doesn’t do...

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[REVIEW] HubSpot Content Marketing Certification

As a content marketer working on the HubSpot platform, I'm thrilled with the newly-created Content Marketing Certification. Why? Because it puts...

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Understanding the Building Blocks for an Inbound Marketing Pricing Retainer

Whether you are a B2B or B2C marketer, a small or mid-sized company, in just about any industry today, you share the same marketing challenges; you...

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5 Ways to Tell Your Story So People Actually Care

One of the most common challenges I hear from business leaders and marketers is this: “We have a hard time telling our story”. They have a desire to...

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Find and Share the Inspirational Stories in Your Company

Identifying inspirational stories within your company is a challenging proposition. Not because they don’t exist, but because we sometimes overlook...

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How to Find the Right Content Marketing Agency for YOUR Company

According to a recent study of Digital Marketing Agencies, over 60% of brands who utilize an outside marketing agency are looking for an all-in-one...

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Common Marketing Questions: Do People Read Blogs?

Did you ever notice how many times we use words that don't really mean what we're saying? Out-of-date sayings like dial a phone number, when phones...

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35 Inspiring Quotes from Content Marketing Experts

Whether you're on your first cup of coffee for the morning or pushing through the last half hour of the day, there's nothing quite like an...

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The One Simple Question to Help Identify the Elements of a Story

I learned one of the most important lessons of my career before it actually began. The key question that helps me determine the elements of a story,...

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