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To Create Effective Website Content … Know Your Audience

To create effective website content … know your audience. Content marketing is an effective way to stay in touch with your audience, provide them helpful information, and in so doing, position your firm as a company they would want to do business with. But it’s not just touting your features and benefits. It’s all about…

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7 Keys To Managing Your Online Presence

Clients often ask how they can optimize their websites. We give them the wheel once we’ve built the car so to speak. This gives them more control of their online marketing efforts. Below we have comprised a list of 8 key tools for clients who want to manage their online presence. Of course, we wrap all…

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Google Analytics – 4 Key Metrics to Watch

Google Analytics provides a lot of great detailed charts, graphs and tables that show how well your website is helping your company establish credibility, enhance brand awareness and increase sales. But for some, the sheer amount of data can be overwhelming. Fear not. We have winnowed it down to four key metrics to focus on to…

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Creating Compelling Content

Last month, we talked about why your business needs a multi-channel content strategy to increase your company’s awareness among clients and prospects, capture their interest and prompt them to take action. We also spoke about targeting your content to the needs of your target audience (not your peers) with text that is informative and interesting, and will resonate…

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Content Strategy: Why Your Business Needs One

The latest trends say that content is an effective way to build brand awareness, increase sales, and retain your customers. And you think, so I’ll start a blog, add a video to my Facebook page, and post a topic of interest on my LinkedIn profile. That should do it. Ah, if only it was that…

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Content Marketing: Building B2B Content

“Content is King” as the saying goes. But creating content consistently over the long haul is an investment no matter how you look at it; an investment in time and money. So how does your content marketing strategy stack up to the typical B2B? Check out this infographic and see. If you are interested in…

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Writing More With Less

Mark Twain once said, “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead.” In today’s 140 character world of Twitter and 100 space LinkedIn status, how can we say more with less? There is a measure of wordiness called the Gunning fog index, used to measures the readability of…

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Writing Web Content With Personas In Mind

When you sit down to write something for your website do you struggle to find just the right, compelling language? You want to show your readers that your team knows what their talking about. You want to establish your credibility. But what happens too often in this desire to appear a “subject matter expert” – in…

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Website Design Matters

Well, what else would you expect us to say? But that doesn’t make it any less true; website design matters to the success of your site, the plethora of exceptions to the rule notwithstanding. When visitors land on your site their first impression will greatly effect the amount of time they spend on that page…

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