Songwriters scribble bits of lyrics or notes on paper and file the scraps away in the hopes they’ll be able to craft a complete song some day. Novelists complete the first chapter of their newest books and run dry. Journalists experience writer’s block and can’t get past their first paragraphs.
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B2B marketing content that’s weighed down with extra words is hard to read. Why use 20 words when five will do? It’s easy to trim the fat with a little practice. The more you do it, the easier it becomes to spot what you can cut. Cut the fat from
Even the sharpest and best marketers make B2B content marketing mistakes. I’m breaking down some of the most common ones. And I included easy fixes to help you get your content back on track. I want you to go back in time with me. Remember when you were starting your
B2B digital marketing trends will shift in 2023. Brands that keep up will thrive next year and beyond.So, which trends will be the drivers of change for digital marketing in 2023? Let’s take a look at my top five B2B digital marketing trends… 1. Digital-first experiences will (still) rule B2B
Who doesn’t relish a challenge, especially when it comes to dependent clauses, parallelism and collective nouns? OK, so that’s a stretch, but go with it. Find the errors in the sentences below and I’ll send you a fabulous prize. Not really, but what have you got to lose? Neither an
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
Growing up, the only business role model I had was my dad. He was charismatic (when he needed to be). He was wildly successful. The problem was that he ruled his company with an iron fist. He led with fear, and people in his wake were often left shaking in
A winning digital marketing strategy should include landing pages. Why? They’re vital for converting prospects into customers. What happens after one of your prospects clicks on that link in your e-mail or Google Ad? Where do they end up when they scan the QR code on your trade show booth?
Solving Off-Duty Grammar Riddles One of my marketing friends called me the other night with another grammar conundrum. It wouldn’t be the first time. I think he’s got me on speed dial. Other friends call to share entertaining news and highlights from their lives, but this one relies on me
Here’s a quick test: Go to your homepage and read the first sentence or phrase of your website content. Does it start with “We”? If so, it’s time to change your website’s perspective. Still not convinced? OK, go back to the quiz. Q: Do your eyes glaze over when your