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Snapchat For Business – Coming To The Mainstream

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A year ago, or even six months ago, Snapchat was just a tiny blip on the radar of most marketers and entreprenerus. In fact, even that might be generous; many people who weren’t in Snapchat’s hyper-engaged teen and young adult demographic may not have even heard of the platform. If you aren’t even sure what…

Avoid False Guru Status to Boost Credibility

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Want to know what one of the fastest ways to kill your credibility is? To pretend to have it when you don’t. It’s an unfortunate reality, but the landscape of online marketing has been invaded over the past decade by those claiming to be experts in things that they, to put it politely, aren’t. The…

How To Use “Help A Reporter Out” For Your Blog Or Brand

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Ever heard of popular PR and journalism tool “Help A Reporter Out”? If you’re not acquainted but you have a brand or expertise to market, this quickstart guide will give you the basics. At its core, Help A Reporter Out, or HARO, is a platform to help connect journalists with sources. Users can register as…

Using “Help A Reporter Out” To Find Experts

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Help A Reporter Out, or HARO, is a PR and journalism platform. Journalists or users registered as media outlets can submit calls for sources for their story ideas, and experts and brands can pick and choose to email various prompts via an email newsletter that HARO sends out several times per day. The platform is…

Why You Should Break Away From Title Conventions In 2016

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How many times have you read a lame “5 Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line!” title, clicked through, and the been disappointed to find the same old generic, rehashed information on the other side? If you roll your eyes whenever these titles come up in your Facebook feed or from some marketer’s Twitter account, you’re…

The Elements Of A Successful Content Marketing Piece

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Content marketing: The creation of written, video, audio, or other content by a brand with the goal of garnering an audience or attention and establishing authority within a market. Content marketing has proven, over the last couple of years, to be outpacing its more traditional media buy and advertising counterparts in terms of engagement with…

The 10 Ways Marketing Will Change In 2016: Part 2

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In part one of this series, we took a look at the first five predictions for changes to marketing trends in 2016. Many of our first half of the list focused on changes in tone of voice and public perception approach, let’s check out some other angles in the next five: 6) Managing your entire…

The 10 Ways Marketing Will Change In 2016 : Part 1

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Much like the rest of the world, marketing as an industry has seen massive year over year changes over the past half decade or so. As technology and communication take mega-leaps in shorter amounts of time than ever imagined, we have to adapt quickly to stay ahead of the effective marketing curve. To help facilitate…

How to Promote Your Blog Posts as an Online Marketer: Part 2

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So you’ve churn out a stellar blog post. I mean a real whopper, something that will make people say, “wow, I’ve never thought of it like that!” Packed with data, case studies, and references, written with the eloquence of a modern day Shakespeare, your article is going to take the internet by storm, if only…

How to Promote Your Blog Posts as an Online Marketer: Part 1

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Content is king, queen, and the whole royal court these days. In fact, the nod given to creating longform, rich content by traditional ad agencies, who themselves have rebranded in droves to ‘media agencies’, should give you some indication as to the way of the online marketing tides right now. Consistently, brands who embrace the…