How Writing for Readers Appeals to Search Engines

If your business is online, chances are good you want your website to rank well in Google. It can drive new customers to your site, enticing them to buy from you. And those leads can be warmer leads than others you might have simply because they’re already searching for you or what you offer. Ranking … Read more

Asking Your Freelance Writer to do This Could Damage Your Reputation

There’s a trend in the freelance writing and content marketing communities that could be problematic for you if you jump on board. I take particular interest in this trend because it’s often perpetrated by supposed PR professionals (of which I’m one), while what they’re peddling has nothing to do with legitimate PR. Here’s what business … Read more

A Major Content Marketing Mistake Companies Still Make

The term “content marketing” has been around for years (really just a combination of inbound marketing and PR-related publication). Yet small businesses still frequently get it wrong. Here’s the thing. Content marketing is all about creating and sharing high quality content — things people actually¬†want¬†to consume and interact with. Are You Making This Content Marketing … Read more

Do You Have a Content Marketing Strategy?

Does your business have a content marketing strategy? Are you using content effectively in your marketing, PR, and social media efforts? Do you even know what a content marketing strategy is? Let’s talk about it today. What is Content Marketing? Content marketing is when you create, distribute, and encourage the sharing of content with the … Read more