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CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Writing
Blogging is a great way for sales reps to establish credibility, but it's up to us marketers to ensure the brand's best face is put forward with clear, concise, and appropriate messages that aren't too salesy. Here's how.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Career Management
To build your online reputation and your personal brand, you need to present yourself as an expert, someone people will want to hire or buy something from. A blog is an ideal way to hone your personal brand online.
CONTENT TYPE: Podcast | TOPIC: Writing
Humor columnist and marketing expert Erik Deckers discusses creative writing techniques that can improve your content marketing.
CONTENT TYPE: Infographic | TOPIC: Writing
Ready, set, go! Learn how to take the pace of your writing from snail to cheetah with these 15 tips to write faster.
When it's time to outsource copywriting or content writing to bolster your marketing, you need to be clear on one thing: Should you hire a copywriter or a content writer? We'll explain all the differences (and similarities!) so you can hire the writer that's right for your project.
CONTENT TYPE: Podcast | TOPIC: Content
Award-winning actor and best-selling author Alan Alda (M*A*S*H) shares insight into how actively cultivating empathy can improve communication in sales, medicine, science, and practically every other industry. He discusses improv and other approaches for relating to others, and shares many fun stories along the way!
CONTENT TYPE: Chart | TOPIC: Writing
Emails with shorter subject lines tend to garner significantly higher open rates and click rates, according to recent research from Yes Lifecycle Marketing.
What is the secret to an engaging headline? Everyone has an opinion... but what does the data say? After analyzing 100 million headlines, we found that the essence of an engaging headline comes down to a few core principles.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Advertising & Promotions
The potential power of the press release is sometimes misunderstood by marketers who aren't studied PR practitioners. Acting on those false beliefs, however, can be fraught with problems, so here are some best-practices regarding press releases as marketing tools.
As an email marketer, you test subject lines and calls to action for optimal performance, but are you submitting your copy to the ultimate test? If you're not testing it for readability, you may be missing out on clicks, conversions, and revenue.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Content
Content is still one of the best ways to engage your customers—but you must rethink it... It's not about beautiful stories about your brand; it's about high-value, behavior-changing content about, and for, your customers and their aspirations.
List-post headlines that include the number 10 garner more engagement on Facebook, on average, than headlines that include other numbers, according to recent research from Buzzsumo.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Management
Just because freelance writers aren't employees doesn't mean they aren't a valuable part of your marketing team. Here's how to seek out those who are right for you and bring them on board, and what signs to look for that they might not be working out.
Sometimes, your content crashes and burns. That might mean no one reads your article, it doesn't get shared, or you get bombarded with nasty comments. But, all that's OK. In fact, it might be for the better.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Branding
When a brand story is crafted correctly, consumers will be proud to associate with and represent your brand, and they will market it of their own volition via word-of-mouth.
Which phrases in headlines are most effective in encouraging people to engage with articles on Facebook? To find out, Buzzsumo examined the performance of 100 million article headlines published this year.
Copywriters know that creativity doesn't always come right when you need it. Here are four common causes of creative block—and ideas for overcoming them.
CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Demand Generation
Before salespeople can convince a prospect to buy, they have to convince that buyer of the need for change. Facts and figures that are devoid of emotion often fail to persuade, but stories based on these four plots often succeed.
Setting yourself up with good writing habits can mean faster, better output. Here are 12 ideas for how to make yourself a more productive writer.
A hook is the initial sentence (or single word) that grabs the attention of readers and entices them to keep reading. Here are six ways you can approach writing a tantalizing hook.
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