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Anna Fox

How to Advance Your Content Marketing Career

Content Marketing Career

Let’s cut to the chase. As the volume of content continues to increase year-on-year, so does the demand for qualified content writers. And what happens when demand increases? Potential remuneration increases. And that’s good news for those thinking about (or already embarking on) a content marketing career. Last year, a marketing executive report by Conductor


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


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


Anna Rud

How to Come Up With Ideas for Evergreen Content

Ideas for Evergreen Content

More than 2 million blog posts go live every day. That many every day? How can my article break through this competition and reach the reader? No magic rule can help you stand out. But here is the thing: all these blog posts can be divided into two groups. Some die in a matter of days,


Jan Gordon

5 Compelling Reasons to Outsource Your Content Creation

Reasons to Outsource Your Content

Whatever your business or industry, staying competitive means establishing a strong online presence that will help you build brand awareness and reach your target market. Your digital marketing strategy should involve content marketing that is all about bringing the right people to you. The value of content marketing is unquestionable. In fact, according to Social


Lisa Sicard

How to Blog Successfully and Stay Fresh While Working Full Time

How to Blog Successfully and Stay Fresh While Working Full Time

Let’s get one thing straight: Blogging is WORK. It’s not a leisurely stroll in the park. If you are blogger and you are working full time, it can be a daunting task some days. You really must be careful not to let yourself get burned out. Therefore, you may find yourself doing the same thing


Andy Capaloff

Guest Blogging Guidelines: How We Compiled Ours

Guest Blogging Guidelines

All blogs that accept guest posts have some form of guest blogging guidelines. And all would-be guest bloggers have to navigate them. Ours have evolved slowly and will no doubt be changed more. A Little Background On Our Guest Blogging Guidelines A lot of the reason our guidelines are what they are is because I’m


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