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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 …

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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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8 pieces of a successful blog post

Julie Ewald blogging, digital marketing Leave a Comment

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 …

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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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What is an inbound marketing agency?

Ebarak Hossain digital marketing, inbound marketing Leave a Comment

Before understanding what an inbound marketing agency is, we need to know what actually is inbound marketing. Even after several years of its existence in the marketing world, many marketers are still skeptical about its effectiveness and certainty. This is mainly because they are afraid of disruption that this transition may cause to their currently working system.