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How to Tell Your Small-Business Story
Storytelling

How to Tell Your Small-Business Story

When there are thousands of brands vying for attention, resorting to same old marketing tactics hardly cuts the mustard.
Dan Newman
Brands Waste Resources on Facebook and Twitter
Social Media Marketing

Brands Waste Resources on Facebook and Twitter

A recent study suggests marketers abandon platforms with low reach and engagement, and instead turn to other social media sites and brand communities.
Kevin Allen
To Make Your eBook a Success, Focus on These 4 Things
E-Books

To Make Your eBook a Success, Focus on These 4 Things

Ebooks are extremely valuable and effective tools for marketers as they position brands as thought leaders and allow audiences to engage with products and offerings through different lenses.
Larissa Russell
How Far Is Too Far in the Race for Eyeballs?
Online Marketing

How Far Is Too Far in the Race for Eyeballs?

Bucking the trend of companies eager for ever-more obscene, gut-wrenching video clips to win viewers online, Clif Bar says, 'We no longer feel good about benefitting from the amount of risk certain athletes are taking.'
Catherine Clifford
6 Changes Your 2015 SEO Strategy Must Focus On
SEO

6 Changes Your 2015 SEO Strategy Must Focus On

Strategies are always evolving, so get a head start on next year by diving into these shifts.
Jonathan Long
4 Festive Tips for Holiday Social-Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

4 Festive Tips for Holiday Social-Media Marketing

It's that special time of year, when consumers are spending and more distracted than usual. Decorate your marketing accordingly.
Amir Zonozi
The 5 Big Reasons People Aren't Following Your Social-Media Accounts
Social Media

The 5 Big Reasons People Aren't Following Your Social-Media Accounts

The audiences are there, but if you're making one of these errors, they won't acknowledge you.
Zach Cutler
Through Storytelling, Entrepreneurs Can Get People to Hit the 'Buy' Button
Ask the Expert

Through Storytelling, Entrepreneurs Can Get People to Hit the 'Buy' Button

Compelling web copy is important in creating a hook to persuade people to buy, but it is better to create an experience for people coming to your site that totally transcends the transaction.
Mel Carson
27 Formulas That Can Drive Clicks and Engagement on Social Media
Online Writing

27 Formulas That Can Drive Clicks and Engagement on Social Media

Here's a hint: It has a lot to do with storytelling.
Kevan Lee
5 Ways to Leverage Your Social-Media Following to Close Sales
Social Media

5 Ways to Leverage Your Social-Media Following to Close Sales

Once you've done the work to build a following, it only takes imagination to dream up new ways to capitalize.
John Pilmer
4 Ways to Make Your Facebook Posts Shine
Facebook Advertising

4 Ways to Make Your Facebook Posts Shine

Using Facebook posts to stay in touch with -- and advertise to -- your target market is just plain smart. Here's how to do it right.
Perry Marshall, Keith Krance, and Thomas Meloche
 The 10 Biggest Social Media Myths for Small Businesses
Social Media Marketing

The 10 Biggest Social Media Myths for Small Businesses

Despite the mind-boggling pervasiveness of social media today, certain myths persist about its relevance -- especially for small operations.
An Effective Digital Marketing Strategy Starts With Knowing Your Customers and Your Goals
Digital Marketing

An Effective Digital Marketing Strategy Starts With Knowing Your Customers and Your Goals

The amazing technology at everyone's fingertips has not changed the fundamentals of success.
Brett Relander
3 Reasons Why Relying on Social-Media Marketing Is a Losing Strategy
Marketing

3 Reasons Why Relying on Social-Media Marketing Is a Losing Strategy

Organic reach has plummeted. You need to think of social media as just one facet of a diverse marketing plan.
Kimanzi Constable