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6 Foolproof Tips That Will Help You Rock Your Next Project

Feeling frantic about a colossal project? Join the club. It’s called Project Management Meltdown – that heart-pounding moment of panic over a looming, larger-than-life deadline. Rather than face it head on, you freeze up faster than the Polar Express during the blizzard of the century. I know what you’re thinking.

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Style Guides Set the Standard in Content Marketing

To set the standard in content marketing at your business, it’s important to make sure writers are aligned. Their copy should follow agreed-upon rules. For example: Is it “don’t” or “do not”; “can’t” or “cannot”? Can a subhead be a question? Is the hyphen necessary in “non-essential”? What’s the plural

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Don’t Let a Slow Website Crush Your Business

Maddening, isn’t it? You’re waiting for a slow website to load, and an eternity later … Nothing. It’s as awful as being in line at your local big-box store on the Saturday before Christmas. When the site finally appears bit by painstaking bit, you’re ready to give up and leave.

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Is Your Brand Safe From ‘Typo Squatting’?

There’s a new lesson for your digital marketing strategy every day. As if COVID-19 and inflation weren’t enough, your brand must worry about “typo squatting.” That’s when scammers, hackers and other exploiters hijack website domain names. They buy variants of domains with misspelled names. Two examples are “Gooogle” and “Verizan.”

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How to Interview Experts for Top Content Marketing

Interviewing subject experts for top content marketing isn’t scary – if you’re prepared. If you don’t set yourself up for success, well … No one wants to see that happen. That’s why you need to lay the groundwork before you contact anyone. Interviewing: Why would I do that for content

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The Why and How of Customer Case Studies

Why are customer case studies so important? Customer case studies prove your company delivers results. You can tell prospects that your company “meets and exceeds expectations. Doing that, however, isn’t as credible as real customers sharing real successes. Unfortunately, case studies often promote what businesses do. Instead, they should focus

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Writing a Content-First Website That Your Target Audiences Will Love

Writing content-first websites will save you many headaches, especially when it comes to time and resources. Letting design take precedence is inefficient and can cost more money than letting content drive the process. Developing a website without a content-first approach is like buying materials to build a house without a

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Are Your Content Marketing Efforts Moving Too Fast?

We all want to go full speed ahead to meet our marketing and sales goals. But sometimes, we need to slow down and reexamine our content marketing efforts. We need to see whether we’re heading in the right direction. Are you:  Taking time to reevaluate your strategy? Reaching your target

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What’s the Difference Between Copywriting and Content Marketing?

Business owners, executives and marketing directors know that quality writing helps drive marketing efforts. Many of them don’t know, however, that marketing writing comes in two forms: copywriting and content marketing. These writing forms are not the same. They cross paths frequently, but the goals for each are different. Before

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