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Why you shouldn’t pay per word for your content

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Paying by the word used to make sense. In fact, it used to be the standard. Driven by an upswing in print’s popularity, newspapers, magazines, and other physical media used it to appropriate length – its generous per-word rate was meant to accommodate both high-level talent and thoughtful editing. But for most in the age of the Internet, where the …

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A Facebook page is NOT an alternative to a website

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When it comes to business, Facebook can be exceptionally effective in several ways. Outside of offering insightful statistics, solid ROI on digital ads, a direct connection to customers, and a user base in the billions, it also has one particularly alluring feature: it’s free to set up. Unfortunately, many businesses also confuse that effectiveness (cost or otherwise) with a reason …

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The #1 B2B content marketing strategy fail

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So, you’ve come up with a topic, done your research, and created a fantastic piece of content, perfectly aligned with your inbound strategy and sure to give readers what they’re looking for. You click that faithful “Publish” button. And now… you wait for magic to happen, right? Wrong.