The complete content conundrum

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When creating written content, SEO experts all agree that we need to create complete content. Our content should offer all information relative to the topic and or the keyword(s). But perhaps we need to keep in mind the full content conundrum, or problem. Rand Fishkin talked about complete or comprehensive content during a Moz White … Read more

The problem with proven

nothing proven in marketing except change

The word, proven, is vastly overused in marketing. Perhaps it should be officially banned. As we all know, the only thing that stays the same is change. This concept is even more accurate in the ever-evolving world of digital marketing. What worked yesterday or today probably won’t work tomorrow. Right? This circumstance can be frustrating … Read more

What Do You Do? The Magic Of Taglines.

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Do you think about how to tell people what you or your business does, in a fast, simple, but highly effective way? In our current fast-paced, blink and you’re gone, digital world, getting your message across is all the more imperative. Often we don’t get a second chance. Someone might see your website in a search result or … Read more

Don’t panic! The new data laws and hidden social media vanity metrics are a good thing

Change tends to freak people out, and marketers are no exception. The outcry from the implementation of the GDPR is getting even louder as other new privacy standards like the new California Digital Privacy Law, and the European Copyright laws come into effect. On top of that social media platforms are now suggesting and making … Read more

Do You Really Need An Email List?

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I get asked this question frequently, “do I really need an email list?” In fact, I was recently talking to my friend Lisa Sicard about this subject. Many people swear by their email lists, but there are a few things you need to consider before embarking on creating one. But as a small business owner, … Read more