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Why you shouldn’t pay per word for your content

Jonathan Powell blogging, content marketing, content strategy, digital marketing Leave a Comment

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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5 reasons your business needs a blog marketing strategy in 2019

Julie Ewald blogging, content marketing, content strategy, SEO Leave a Comment

Whether you’re selling products or services, online or off, your business can benefit from a blog greatly. But, simply tossing some blog posts in WordPress won’t do the trick. Blogging doesn’t have that much in common with Field of Dreams. Just because you publish doesn’t mean they’ll come.

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OMG! Viral marketing isn’t really a thing!

Julie Ewald blogging, content marketing, content strategy Leave a Comment

A client dumped us a few summers ago. After a very warm working relationship over several months, I received a very cold email out of the blue telling us our content and consulting services–including the content marketing strategy we were making them–were no longer needed because they decided to do “viral marketing.”

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Don’t let a freelancer or agency run wild with your blog (or your budget)

Julie Ewald blogging, content marketing, content strategy Leave a Comment

I get a major case of the warm and fuzzies when a client hands us the reigns and lets us create all kinds of cool content for their blog. When the sky is the limit, we are able to whip up a wonderful content mix that offers a range of something to cater to every persona that makes up their …