A quick & dirty marketing strategy roadmap

Julie Ewald content marketing, digital marketing Leave a Comment

Many businesses are quite scattered when it comes to marketing strategy. Instead of constructing a plan, many take a scattershot approach–putting in a little bit of effort here, a little bit there, trying this for a hot minute, and then a big push for whatever option seems to be the cheapest or was sold the best. That isn’t a strategy, but it’s a fantastic way to diminish potential ROI and see less than impressive results.  Instead, focus on building a brand blueprint,

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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 ideal audience. This allows us to create an entire library of brilliant on-brand content that’s basically begging to be shared and maybe even go viral. But this doesn’t mean this is always a good idea, as there are a few negative outcomes you could anticipate.

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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 strategy is usually the ticket, and I whipped up a webinar on the very topic. If you don’t have 30 minutes or so, here are five tips to get you started.

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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 information online before buying to help us select the right product or service. 

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8 pieces of a successful blog post

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About a month ago, a potential client reached out to the Impressa Solutions team because he needed some blog posts. To be frank, blog posts alone were not going to get this guy to his stated goals. He needed a content strategy, but when I told him this, I was met with resistance. He didn’t want to be “upsold” on “extras,” and he insisted that I describe what a successful blog post looks like–because that was what he wanted.

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