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Facebook Clamps Down on 'Clickbait'

Facebook Clamps Down on 'Clickbait'

The company says the changes are aimed at preventing spam from drowning out the content users really want to see.
How to Grow a Site Into a Successful Venture With Just Content

How to Grow a Site Into a Successful Venture With Just Content

Websites don't always require costly features, gimmicks or tricks to scale. Often it just comes down to good content.
To Grab Today's Customers, It's Time to Go Native (Advertising)

To Grab Today's Customers, It's Time to Go Native (Advertising)

Here are four steps to take to get started with a new content marketing campaign.
4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly

4 Ways to Build Trust Quickly

Entrepreneurs don't have years or even months to build trust. To get sales quickly, they need to act quickly.
How the Library of Congress Images Can Add Pop to Your Fourth of July Posts

How the Library of Congress Images Can Add Pop to Your Fourth of July Posts

Surprisingly, the Library of Congress offers a whole plethora of photographs to help your content stand out -- and not just on the Fourth of July. But you need to be careful not to violate any copyright laws.
Have Writer's Block? Here Are 5 Ways to Come Up With New Story Ideas.

Have Writer's Block? Here Are 5 Ways to Come Up With New Story Ideas.

When it comes to a content strategy, often founders are stumped on how not to retell the same old stories. Here we touch on five ideas to get your juices flowing.
Don't Be a Content Marketing Dinosaur -- 5 Must-Haves to Stay Current

Don't Be a Content Marketing Dinosaur -- 5 Must-Haves to Stay Current

Staying current means keeping up to date on how the content-marketing scene shifts on an almost month-to-month basis.
The 5 Secrets to a More Readable Website

The 5 Secrets to a More Readable Website

If you provide a great user experience, your website visitors may eventually convert into leads and make purchases.
17 Content Pieces You Can Create Without Writing a Single Word

17 Content Pieces You Can Create Without Writing a Single Word

If you feel you don't have the writing chops but still want to fill your website, consider these blogging alternatives.
This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings

This Big Mistake Can Hurt Your Site's Search Rankings

Online marketing expert John Rampton talks SEO and outlines one mistake to avoid at all costs.
15 Tips to Make Writing Less Hellish

15 Tips to Make Writing Less Hellish

Writing doesn't need to be a tedious and frustrating task. Consider these tips to get your creative juices flowing.
How to Create Content That's Meant to Be Shared

How to Create Content That's Meant to Be Shared

Effective content marketing spurs your customers to spread your message to their networks.
Why Marketers Should Care About Rich-Media Content

Why Marketers Should Care About Rich-Media Content

Podcasts, videos and ebooks help connect to audiences on a deeper level.
An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series

An Inside Look at Yahoo's Original Series

Yahoo announced two original comedy series -- one about a misfit spaceship crew and one about Las Vegas's first pro basketball team.
The 3 C's of Content Marketing

The 3 C's of Content Marketing

If you really want to connect with customers, keep these three principles in mind as you shape your campaign.
How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits

How These 10 Marketing Campaigns Became Viral Hits

Any company can create word-of-mouth ad -- all it takes is a clever idea and skillful execution.
Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks

Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks

The architectural structure of your piece can provide clarity -- and help in hidden ways as well.
A Simple Trick for Finding Top-Notch Writers to Create Your Content

A Simple Trick for Finding Top-Notch Writers to Create Your Content

While business owners call in SEO experts, ask their friends for freelance referrals and even search through the latest content-dating sites, finding quality writers to produce content may just be right under their nose.
How Often Should I Update My Website?

How Often Should I Update My Website?

Despite what you may have heard, for many businesses, daily updates don't make sense.
Overcome Short Attention Spans with 'Micro-Content'

Overcome Short Attention Spans with 'Micro-Content'

With consumers' attention span shrinking by the second, companies need to think quickly. One solution is micro-content.
Want to Break Through All The Content-Marketing Noise? Keep Your Customer at the Center.

Want to Break Through All The Content-Marketing Noise? Keep Your Customer at the Center.

With every site jumping on the content-marketing bandwagon, it can be challenging to get your content noticed. But if you keep your focus on your customer, you can stand out from the crowd.
Have an Idea for a Sitcom? NBC Is Listening.

Have an Idea for a Sitcom? NBC Is Listening.

The network has launched an online talent competition to find its next comedy hit.
The Hidden Content Gem Marketers Aren't Utilizing

The Hidden Content Gem Marketers Aren't Utilizing

While many content marketers are focused on quantity over quality, they are missing out on a golden (and possibly viral) opportunity to gain customers and klout.
By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

Startup's streaming of live TV content on the internet will be at the center of a Supreme Court case soon.
Headline, Meet Cover Photo: The True Secret to Creating Viral Content

Headline, Meet Cover Photo: The True Secret to Creating Viral Content

Often, the marriage of a great headline with the perfect image -- or even a compelling image alone -- generates the most sales or traffic for a story. Here we take a look at a few great examples -- both past and present.

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