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7 BTB Marketing Musts to Do Right Now for a Killer 2016

If you’re like many marketers, you’re knee deep in 2016 budgeting and planning already. Yay, everyone’s favorite time of year (kidding). So I’m here to pile on some more to do’s you should be knocking off your list to hit 2016 running. Your future self will thank me when you’re killing it on January 2. 1. … Continue Reading

How Big is Content Marketing in 2016? BIG. [Infographic]

Where are companies nationwide putting their marketing budget dollars this year? Content. With  more than 50% expecting to increase their budgets for content in the next 12 months, we can expect to see the trend hold well into the future. Why is content marketing so popular? Because, unlike a flashy new social media platform or subject … Continue Reading

32 B2B Marketing Ideas for Maximizing Periscope

Have you been hearing about Periscope but aren’t sure what to do with it? Ack, another social media platform to figure out! Don’t worry, Periscope is easy to get to know and love. It’s the perfect blend of Twitter and Youtube. For those of you who are new to Periscope, it’s a live streaming app … Continue Reading

How to Bounce Back Strong Like Serena Williams

Serena WiliamsIt’s day nine of the US Open Tennis Championship. It’s hot. It’s humid. The matches are long and physically grueling.  But it’s not the heat or fitness that defeats the players. It’s something far more difficult to train for. Resilience. Tennis is such a personal sport. It’s one person against another mano e mano. These days you can see every … Continue Reading

5 Things Content Marketing is NOT

5 things content marketing is NOTIt’s all the rage–all marketers have to be doing “content marketing” or they’re  just not going to be successful, right? I admit, I’m a big fan of content marketing, I’m even building a business around it. But I do believe that there is still a place for more traditional channels and I believe the traditional methods … Continue Reading

It’s Mobilegeddon! Are You Ready Marketers?

MobilegeddonToday is D-day for marketers and companies world-wide. Ok, that may be a tad over-dramatic, but today is the day that Google once again updates their algorithm. This update promises to be much larger than the last much-discussed Panda update. Panda effected roughly 11 percent of websites, while today’s update promises to affect as many as … Continue Reading

10 Marketing No-Nos to Quit Cold Turkey in the New Year

Never mind quitting the cookies and eggnog in the New Year. If you want to rock 2015 with your marketing prowess, take a powder from these 10 items and you’ll be even more amazing than you already are. 1. Social media for your company brand when you’re not personally using social media. To truly understand … Continue Reading

Monday Matters: Win Forever

Seahawks Pete CarrollThe Seahawks logged another victory over the Oakland Raiders yesterday to clinch second place in their division. While the team has stumbled a bit more than expected in the early part of the season, coach, Pete Carroll’s philosophy seems to resonate with the team. Carroll’s team mantra is “Win Forever.” He breaks this philosophy down … Continue Reading

3 Steps to Better Blogging

Good writing is good writing, right? Yes and no. Readers’ expectations for a blog are far different than for a trade journal or newspaper. Blogging started as a form of an online journal so the style has always been more personal and casual. Readers expect that through a blog, they will get to know you. … Continue Reading

Storytelling Rules the Early CLIO Awards

CLIO awards 2014This is the week of the 55th Annual CLIO Awards. The CLIO Awards is the world’s most recognized international awards competition for advertising, design, digital and communications. The full show hosted by Whoopi Goldberg happens on Wednesday, October 1st, but awards are rolling out all week. Of the video/film awards already dished out, brand storytelling plays … Continue Reading
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