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David Gutierrez

A Beginner’s Guide to Optimizing Your Business Blog for Search Engines

Optimize Your Business Blog for Search Engines

Almost every business with an online presence has a blog. However, many business owners seem to jump on this bandwagon simply because they are expected to provide one. They do it without giving the promotion, content, and development of the business blog much thought. At best, they assign some hapless subordinate to post random facts


Jan Gordon

Top 4 Reasons to Hire Professional Content Writers for Your Business

Professional Content Writers

Your business has a hot new prospect. Everyone is brainstorming the killer content strategy that will win the account. So far though, no one seems to have a clear vision as to the best direction. Why do you think that is? Are they losing their game or is there something more profound to it? Whoever runs a


Qhubekani Nyathi

9 Easy To Fix About Page Mistakes Costing Your Brand

Truth be told, most businesses About Us pages suck. That’s unfortunate, to say the least, as the About Page is the second most popular page on a website after the home page. In a recent usability study conducted by KoMarketing, 52% of respondents said they want to see “About” information on a home page! If


Jan Gordon

6 Essential Ingredients of a Successful Blog Post

Ingredients of a Successful Blog Post

If you were expecting your family over for dinner, and you decided to prepare your specialty (yes, that delicious creme brûlée everyone loves), you’d first go over the checklist of ingredients to make sure you have everything you need. Well, the same principle applies when writing your blog. That is – if you want it


John Lincoln

What Marketers Need to Know About Social Media Marketing: The Movie

Social Media Marketing: The Movie

Have you seen Social Media Marketing: The Movie yet? If not, you should. I made the movie because I wanted to explore how businesses can use social media to boost their brand online. To that end, I sat down with several key influencers in digital strategy. They shared some insights I hadn’t thought about before.


Susan Gilbert

How to Effectively Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Following Online

Use Storytelling to Attract a Larger Following Online

In order to be successful with your website and on social media your business needs to offer great storytelling content that connects with your audience in order to establish a trusted and authoritative brand online. This is the key to selling your product or service. If that isn’t happening then the missing link is inside


Jan Gordon

5 Reasons Why Blog Content Should be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

Blog Content Should be a Part of Your Marketing Strategy

You know this by now, but it doesn’t hurt to say it again – content is the most important part of your digital marketing strategy. We’ll tell you why in a minute. It’s true that the hype has recently shifted from text-based content to video. However, it doesn’t mean you should second-guess the relevance of


Joan Selby

B2B Content Marketing Mastery: Optimize Creativity & Conversion Rate

Optimize Creativity & Conversion Rate

Content creation is by far the most important B2B marketing tactic. It has two basic purposes – to boost website traffic and increase conversion rate. According to the research, content marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing but generates about three times as many leads. However, it’s not easy to achieve these goals in the



Stewart Dunlop

How to Turn Your Blog Into a Lead Generation Machine

Turn Your Blog Into a Lead Generation Machine

As a small business owner, one of your main ongoing goals is (or should be) to continue bringing in new leads with the hope of expanding your customer base. Strangely enough, we’ve reached a dichotomy of sorts. It has never been easier to reach out to potential leads – but it’s also never been more


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