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A marketing calendar is a bird’s eye view so you don’t feel like a tiny worm trying to tackle a year’s worth of content and getting completely buried.

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There must always be a motive behind your actions, a goal and a reason for doing what you do. This is true in life and it’s true in writing and marketing. What is the point of the post. Why are you sharing this. But if you don’t know what your big, overarching “Why” reason it, […]

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It’s time to get your planners out and make some big things happen for yourself in 2019. But wait a minute. Are you still doing the same thing you did last year? It’s time to bust some marketing myths to make 2019 even more intentional and awesome for you! Myth 1 | Quantity Over Quality […]

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For some reason, I’ve been really into those BuzzFeed personality quizzes lately. I can tell you which Wes Anderson movie I should be in (Moonrise Kingdom, obvs), what blend of characters I am from How I Met Your Mother (Lily and Robin, because I’m quirky and like whiskey), which Melissa McCarthy character I’m most like (Diana from Identity Thief, ironically), and which Golden Girl I should be (Blanche, duh).

So it should come as no surprise that I have created a quick quiz for you focused on….drum roll please….marketing! Okay, so it isn’t as exciting as learning which cheese you most resemble, but it is helpful.

I partnered up with the folks from Interact* to bring you Where Are You in Your Marketing Planning Process? A quiz designed to help you identify how prepared you are in your marketing plan.

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Twitter is an interesting beast. It’s a hub for having great conversations with just about anyone and sharing links. Because of that, it’s a great place to showcase your authority and your personality in small bites.

If you want to include Twitter in your lineup of networks to use for your content marketing, it has to be managed well in order for it to have much, if any, efficacy. I’ve outlined the ways that you can decide if Twitter should be part of your strategy and how you can use it to find success for your business.

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Writing is not everyone’s forte. I get it. Math isn’t my forte. That’s why I hand over a stack of receipts to my accountant every April and let him do what he does best.

That said, even if you aren’t a good writer and can’t afford to hire a good writer, there is a way that you can be a better writer. At the very least, communicate better with your audience to connect and convert. After all, isn’t that what we all want?

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If you’ve been around these parts for a while, you know I’m a big fan of scheduling social media. The ease and convenience of writing it when you’re able to and knowing it’ll be posted at an optimum viewing time is fantastic. Here’s how I use Buffer to schedule a week’s worth of posts in an hour.

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An email list is the best way to communicate with your audience. Many of us marketing people agree on that. In the event social media went away, at least you have a way of reaching your customers. But what do you write to them? Here are 10 non-promotional ideas to steal and use right now!

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An email list is the best way to communicate with your audience. Many of us marketing people agree on that. In the event social media went away, at least you have a way of reaching your customers. But what do you write to them? Here are 10 non-promotional ideas to steal and use right now!

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