Allocating a budget to content marketing isn’t always easy in the convincing department, so when you’re looking to share some reasons to blog with the higher-ups, start here. A company blog is the most useful section of any business website, so if you’re looking for reasons to blog, begin with practicality. It’s more important than […]
Why unique visitors is a vanity metric for your blog, and how effective blog posts are truly measured… Businesses who blog, unless they’re sponsored and ad-driven like magazine publishers, are worried way too much about visitors, and not enough about conversions. They typically think effective blog posts are the ones that get the most visitors. […]
The best company blogs never truly start from scratch. There’s the blank page; The WordPress page, or the Google Doc, or the fifty millionth TextEdit note layered on top of the other TextEdit notes, filled with half-written articles so good you forgot to publish them. One day you know you’ll be in the running for […]
Your social media flops for a lot of reasons, but it usually comes down to a lot more than your original content marketing effort. Let’s keep this short and simple: if your content isn’t getting shared, it doesn’t mean you’re publishing bad content. Although, it might. Social media flops much more often than it succeeds. Sometimes […]
The most important thing to recognize is that this employee doesn’t know the value of his knowledge, and might not even be “bored” with his industry, but doesn’t realize which parts are fascinating to a consumer. That’s the challenge, telling a guy who’s in the trenches every day, which pieces are most interesting to those who aren’t.