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5 essential tips for content marketing strategy for your startup

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

Having a strategy for your content is imperative to its success. Now I know some folks just toss some content out into the world and get lucky, but that’s not the case for most who are seeing traction and profits from their content marketing. Yes, you are excited to jump in, but look before you leap! Making a content marketing …

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The Content Journey: How to guide your buyer through the sales funnel

Ebarak Hossain content strategy, inbound marketing Leave a Comment

Have you noticed how a purchase is actually done in our modern era? If you have, you probably know why it’s so important to map out the content journey that can turn prospects into customers. This is because the internet has changed the way we make purchasing decisions. Yes, we are increasingly becoming used to searching for relevant and useful …

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What is content strategy?

John Gorman content marketing, content strategy, digital marketing Leave a Comment

Before you can erect a building, you need a blueprint. It shows everybody involved in the construction what the finished product will look like, where things like plumbing and electrical wires go, how big the individual pieces need to be, and how everything will fit together. Without it, no one knows what they’re doing, and no responsible professional would ever …

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Don’t create business marketing material first

Julie Ewald content marketing, content strategy Leave a Comment

We’ve met many a potential client who put the cart before the horse. They needed to further refine their brand, create a marketing plan, and do up all new business marketing material–think brochures, spec sheets, and anything else you’d put in a media kit or hand to potential customers hanging out around your trade show booth. And they wanted these marketing materials to …

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How to help a freelancer or agency help you with your blog

Julie Ewald blogging, content strategy Leave a Comment

Outsourcing stuff you don’t have the time or talent for is a brilliant idea, but just bringing on an agency or a freelancer or three to turn out your blog content won’t be enough. Even if they are the most capable, experienced folks you can find, if you aren’t helping them help you, the results will certainly suffer. So, in …