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How to Write: An Effective Infographic

2022-02-28T18:25:59+00:00March 25th, 2022|Blog|

When deciding how to communicate a message, it’s easy to get stuck in what we like to call a BPR, or blog post rut. Yes, we just made that up, but it really should be a thing. Because all too often, people assume everything can — and should — be communicated through words alone. But [...]

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How to Improve Your Grammar Skills

2022-03-23T04:29:29+00:00February 25th, 2022|Blog|

  Throw a party, pop the champagne and get ready to celebrate! It’s National Grammar Day! (What? Doesn’t everyone celebrate this glorious holiday? Is that just us word nerds?)  OK, maybe we don’t party like it’s 1999 (or ’99 — both are acceptable!). But we do like to spread our love and excitement of grammar [...]

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How to Write: A Compelling Narrative

2022-02-26T15:53:44+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Blog|

As a marketer, you know how to write a narrative that tells a story. But do you know how to write one that shows a story? When you write a narrative that shows, you describe the benefits of your product less, and instead, let the benefits speak for themselves through the story. And that’s what [...]

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Put the ‘Pro’ in Creative Process

2022-02-26T15:52:41+00:00February 1st, 2022|Blog|

Movies and TV would have us believe the creative process only applies to “true artists” — you know, like actors who refuse to break character while filming and sculptors who abstain from eating until their masterpieces are complete. But every type of creative has a creative process. And understanding and nurturing your team members’ creative [...]

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3 Ways to Make Finding Past Content Easy

2022-01-23T06:07:28+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Blog|

How many times have you sat down to write an article and thought, “Ooh, I’ve written about this before. I’ll use the original as a starting point. Yay! I’m going to save so much time!” (Or is that just how I talk to myself?)  Anyway, it takes you for-ev-er to find the article in the [...]

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6 Ways to Tell a Story That Aren’t Narrative

2021-11-17T20:59:37+00:00October 24th, 2021|Blog|

Are you tired of writing the same ol’ how-to articles and customer success stories? If so, guess what? Your audience is probably tired of reading them, too.  It’s easy to get stuck in a content rut when time is of the essence, and all you’re trying to do is keep up. But if your content [...]

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Effective CTAs Start with Great Content

2021-10-27T04:17:24+00:00September 24th, 2021|Blog|

In marketing, the CTA (call to action) is everything. CTA this, CTA that. What’s the CTA here? This needs a stronger CTA. We talk up the CTA so much that even our family members know what the initialism stands for. (And yet, somehow, after all these years, Microsoft Word still thinks I’m trying to type [...]

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Interactive Content on a Budget

2021-04-11T20:41:30+00:00August 25th, 2021|Blog|

Interactive content is ________ : A. Attention-grabbing B. More engaging than static content C. A great way to collect customer info D. Expensive E. All of the above The correct answer is E. All of the above.  These days, everyone is putting out content (even if it isn’t quality content). But few businesses are producing [...]

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August To-Do: Set Your 2022 Goals

2021-04-11T19:49:14+00:00July 25th, 2021|Blog|

You’ve returned refreshed from summer vacation, and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. You know what that means: It’s time to start thinking about 2022!  Now, we know what you’re thinking … 2022?! We’re only barely halfway through 2021!  And you’re right. But trust us when we say that waiting until [...]

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Get More Out of Your Content

2021-07-25T17:32:19+00:00June 25th, 2021|Blog|

It’s become second nature for you to pluck quotes from your content and turn them into social media posts. It’s a quick and simple way to get more out of your investment. But could you be getting an even better return by taking a single story and telling it multiple ways?  Content production can be [...]

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