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Viral Marketing: Is your content crazy contagious?

Does your marketing message or social media share need to go viral to be effective? How much momentum needs to be behind it? Viral Marketing; we see it fairly regularly — content goes “viral”. It captures people’s imagination and spreads rapidly. Sometimes it continues to spread long after it’s posted, even years after. If your […]

social media is

Stop Selling. Start Sharing. It’s what social media is all about.

If you think social media is about selling, think again. If you think social media is about selling, think again. Advertising is about selling. Social media is about sharing: sharing your expertise by positioning yourself or your business as the expert. After all, you are the expert, right? As the expert, your role is to […]

typos

YIKES! Is that a typo? Trash typos before they trash you.

Typo: Abbreviation for typographical error. AKA fat-finger syndrome. Typos are not necessarily the same as spelling errors. In marketing and advertising, we often refer to a spelling error as a typo, but typos are not necessarily the same as spelling errors. The term “typo” originated with the mechanical process of typesetting. You may know how to spell a […]

Social Media Responses

Tread Carefully! Your Social Media responses are content too!

When someone comments on content in your Social Media post, your response to that comment is as important as the original content you posted. Tread carefully! Your Social Media responses are content too! Sharing expertise, providing information and responding are at the core of Social Media. Sharing expertise, providing information and responding are at the core of […]

Be Relevant

Are you news or noise? Be relevant – it matters!

News is when you have something original to say. Noise is when you don’t.   Be relevant in 140 characters or less! The 140 characters or less is simply a reminder to be relevant and stay focused when creating content. Visualize yourself writing a standard Twitter tweet, which limits us to 140 characters or less: say […]

Great Content

Great Content Creation: Good ingredients matter.

Great Content is King! Social Media is our current best friend. It allows us to talk regularly about our businesses (and ourselves) to anyone who’s interested. And there’s the rub: “anyone who’s interested.” The aim of great content creation is to get people interested! Content’s job is to engage. Content creation isn’t rocket science, but […]

A Holistic Approach to Web Site Performance - 7 ways to Ohmmm

A Holistic Approach to Web Site Performance: 7 Ways to Ohmmm

In today’s market environment we want information instantly and that goes hand in hand with web site performance. We increasingly have a shorter attention span and more and more the concept of brand loyalty is taking on a broader definition than, say, a decade ago. The most relevant reason for all of these to have […]

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