Tips for efficient, effective content feedback

writing feedback

Last year, we posted about giving good design feedback. Several of the tips – like being direct and providing examples – also apply when you’re sharing feedback about content. Here are a few more ideas that will help writers ensure the final product hits the mark. In my experience, these techniques are highly effective and […]

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Getting smart with sales (hint: you need marketing)

marketing investment

Many companies favor sales over marketing. Why? Sales departments are responsible for generating revenue, so it can seem natural to invest in the sales team to maximize sales opportunities. It seems like a large sales team should be able to interact with more prospects and ultimately close more deals. The reality, however, is that salespeople […]

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Is your manufacturing brand making these common marketing mistakes?

marketing manufacturing companies

Industrial manufacturers might not have the advertising allure of consumer brands, but they still need a cohesive marketing strategy to compete for customers. While most manufacturing leaders understand the importance of marketing, some industry giants are plagued by mistakes and misconceptions. Don’t let these shortcomings bring your success to a grinding halt: Thinking your brand […]

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Feeling stuck? 6 expert tips to spark your creativity

spark your creativity

No matter which area of marketing is your expertise, you’re bound to feel mentally “stuck” at some point. Marketers, website designers and copywriters are equally susceptible to creative dry spells. Check out these six expert tips on how to spark your creativity – one just might be your savior next time you’re struggling to produce […]

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6 foolproof tips for attracting and keeping customers

excellent customer service

Have you ever called a service-based business only to be treated like you’re patient zero in a zombie apocalypse? Imagine dialing We Pass the White Glove Test Housecleaning Co. and having this conversation: [Phone rings five times]: “Yeah?” “Is this Save My Dump Housecleaning?” “Yeah.” “I need help with spring cleaning. Do you offer this […]

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Copywriting versus content writing: what’s the difference?

With the emergence of content marketing, savvy business owners, executives and marketing directors know they need quality writing to help drive their marketing efforts. What many of them don’t realize, however, is that there are different types of marketing writing. Copywriting and content writing are not synonymous. They frequently cross paths, but the goals in […]

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