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6 inbound marketing tactics for exponential ROI

Lauren Kleyer inbound marketing, SEO Leave a Comment

So, you’re not seeing a return on your marketing investment. What the heck are you doing wrong? Often, the issue is that you’re just ticking off boxes and doing what you think you’re supposed to be doing with no thought to how  your various attempts are supposed to work together. But don’t worry! With smarter strategy and inbound, it’s totally fixable.

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10 best tools for remote content marketing teams

Charlie Smith content marketing Leave a Comment

Team Impressa is a 100% digital team, which means that all of our collaboration has to be done online. When it comes to things like blog posts and social media content, that’s not terribly complicated. But how do we keep everyone on the same page when we’re working on more complex projects like website redesigns and in-depth ebooks or white papers?

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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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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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