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B2B newsletter best practices: Even your mother doesn’t want to read your company newsletter

Every morning when I check my email, I’m always surprised by how many companies seem to think I want to read their company newsletter. Most people (usually 80-90%) don’t read their own company’s newsletter. Why on earth would I want to read someone else’s? Your own employees don’t want to read your “newsletter” If employees […]

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Marketing to Doctors, Part 4: Lead Generation

Updated December 2019 with the latest statistics. For others in the series click here. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are approximately 1 million active physicians in the United States and they are nearly evenly divided between specialists and primary care providers. The population of the US is ~330 million, so one of the […]

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Trailer Treasure: Hollywood’s Clever Drip Marketing Strategy

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 […]

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Choosing the Right Narrative Perspective for Impactful Marketing Copy

As a copywriter with a degree in English, there are a lot of arcane grammatical rules I have buried away in my head. I’m the type of person who looked up the definition of “split infinitive,” just so I could use it in conversation the next time someone brought up Sandra Bullock (there’s a moment […]

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When to Send Emails

Mornings are when people are trying to sift through a deluge of emails, midday is too close to lunchtime, early afternoon risks the post-lunch coma, late afternoon is too close to quitting time, the evening is spent doing anything but work, and the deep of night might as well be a black hole. Monday’s too […]

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