Content marketing is the key to growing your brand and business. To benefit from content marketing, it is important that you utilize a variety of methods to ensure your website is optimized for Google’s search algorithm. The process of optimizing your web content for Google or other search engines is called search engine optimizing (SEO). […]
Generating content has become the key strategy in marketing over the past few years. All brands and organizations strive to create quality content that will be shared, discussed, and (ideally) lead to increased sales. How content marketing works: Create demand – Brands/organizations create and promote (what they believe is) memorable content to their target audiences. […]
Science says humans now have shorter attention spans than goldfish. And yet, B2B content marketing still delivers 54% more leads than traditional outbound marketing.
Best length for a B2B marketing asset, eBook, or whitepaper? Discussion on how long your assets, eBooks, and whiteoaoers should be.
Creating a simple blog can be easy. Setup doesn’t take too much work — especially if you go with a pre-designed template and a user-friendly content management system (CMS) like WordPress. Creating a well conceived, optimized blog, on the other hand? Not so simple. This is Part Two in a three-part series on my adventures in creating, launching […]
Last Christmas, my sister and brother-in-law bought me a web domain. Then, like most good Christmas presents, I promptly forgot about it for over a year. But in February — when my hosting company politely reminded me that I needed to renew my subscription plan — I started thinking about it again, and decided that […]
When I moved to Chicago in 2002, I knew very few people and had time and energy to explore my new hometown. I felt ready to step outside of my comfort zone — so, I signed up for an acting class. Which was ironic, because I’d just vacated the city where everyone is an actor. […]
These days, you can follow a movie’s production schedule for months or even years before it’s released. Director and casting rumors, set photos, interviews with the right entertainment magazines and websites, social media campaigns — no rock is left unturned for a movie that wants to build incredible anticipation. However, there’s one movie-marketing tool in particular […]
What do you mean by integrated marketing? A new client asked me this the other week. He’s a smart guy with a lot of experience, so I paused to try to give him a more thoughtful answer rather than just barfing out a definition gathered from Wikipedia (of which there are at least three). In […]