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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

Why Corporate Blogs Suck So Much

Every marketer knows they need to have a company blog to drive SEO, content marketing, leads and [insert next week’s buzz word here]. But do you really need one if it’s just going to suck? No. A bad blog is worse than no blog. Four reasons corporate blogs often fail and suck: 1. They are … Continue Reading

Blog Comments, Whales & Science Fairs

Recently my seven-year-old son, Will, participated in his first science fair. With overwhelming fairness, his school does not offer prizes or rank the projects in any way. Comment sheets are set out with each project so that others can write something about the experiment. I was struck how, even at seven years old, Will was … Continue Reading
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