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CONTENT TYPE: Guide/Report | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Management
If you're a marketer, you're also a writer. Embrace it! Improve the skills you already have so you can tackle new, more challenging projects with confidence. We've got the perfect toolkit to help you create marketing writing success.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Email | ELEMENT: Create
Revisit the emails you sent to your B2B audience recently. How many ideas, emotions, and benefits did each message contain or refer to? How many possible responses could it have elicited? Chances are... too many! For high-converting emails, follow this rule instead.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Content | ELEMENT: Plan
When writing for marketing, you need to connect with your audience. But first you have to understand who they are and what they care about. To understand what will motivate your potential customers, use empathy mapping. Here's how.
CONTENT TYPE: Sponsored Article | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Create
In a world full of "READ THIS!" "BUY NOW!" and "CLICK HERE!" sometimes the only action customers want to take is to click away. And we marketers shouldn't blame them. So, what do we do? How else can we inspire action?
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Content | ELEMENT: Create
Most B2B newsletters seem confused as to why they exist. A study of 100 of them over three months found most of them difficult to read, visually confusing, and lacking utility. But the top 10 were different. Some people behind a few of those top newsletters answer the question, What's your secret?
CONTENT TYPE: Infographic | TOPIC: Content | ELEMENT: Create
How many content marketers struggle to be prolific all year round? Nearly all? Many of us content creators misunderstand how to be prolific. This creative infographic can help you build the right habits to boost both creativity and productivity.
If you want your B2B marketing content to gain readers, the first thing you must do is think like a journalist so you can quickly grab your readers' attention with the key points you want them to take away. Read on for more, including four other surefire ways to engage your readership.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Create
Could you create effective marketing copy by imposing limits on how you write? How about using some tricks and tactics that poets—and Dr. Seuss—use! To craft unforgettable, memorable marketing copy, take a page or two from Dr. Seuss.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Branding | ELEMENT: Communicate
How can we marketers map our messages and voice to ensure our audiences are comfortable with both, and create a neat fit between message, product, and medium? Watch the video to find out.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Communicate
A lot of marketing directors are constantly tweaking their messaging—because it just isn't doing what they want it to do. And it's not easy to fix... with so many moving parts. But here are five of the most common issues that show up in marketing messaging of all kinds. Let's straighten them out, shall we?
CONTENT TYPE: Infographic | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Create
Direct response copywriting isn't easy. Your job is to drive conversions and sales, and that requires a savvy sense for your audience, a firm grasp on your value prop, and an arsenal of powerful writing tricks like these.
If you aspire to lean and confident writing in your marketing content, you'll avoid populating your prose with superfluous words. Simply put, the most effective writing and communication makes every word... communicate. Here's how to write less but say more.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Strategy
The beloved American children's classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was published in 1939 by the Montgomery Ward department store. So it's tempting to think of it as yet another lasting piece of seasonal content marketing. Except Rudolph is so much more than that. It's also a handy framework for telling our own brand stories.
CONTENT TYPE: Chart | TOPIC: Content | ELEMENT: Plan
Bloggers are writing longer posts and spending more time crafting pieces than in years past, according to recent research from Orbit Media.
CONTENT TYPE: Webinar | TOPIC: Writing | ELEMENT: Create
Get them laughing and make your marketing more successful. Not sure how? We've got seven techniques to finding humor in almost every situation (including the ones you're not supposed to), and the methods professionals use to "write funny" without resorting to tired clichés and stereotypes.
CONTENT TYPE: Infographic | TOPIC: Career Management | ELEMENT: None
Freelance writers have options beyond blogging to make money in their fields. And brands should know what the going rates are and where to match up with qualified writers.
Providing useful content to your audience and selling your product or service to them aren't mutually exclusive tasks. These three tips explain how to use customer research to write compelling CTAs that help you make sales.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Advertising & Promotions | ELEMENT: Communicate
If your marketing campaigns aren't performing as well as you'd hoped, it may be that they're falling on deaf—or even alienated—ears. Here are five mistakes you need to stop making.
Writing better copy isn't difficult, but it does take a reset of how you think about marketing copy. Follow these five steps to find your brand's authentic voice and connect with customers.
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