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Kristin Jones

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B2B Content Marketing & Email Marketing in 2018

March 23,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

While communications methods are continually shifting, and messaging apps are becoming more accepted, email remains a key channel for B2B marketers to reach out to target audiences with content.

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Topics: Email, Content Marketing

Email Marketing Benchmarks: 10 Industries & 5 Tips

March 22,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones


Amongst inbound marketers, email marketing is an essential tool for connecting with prospects, contacts and leads, and while each brand and each industry will have a different approach to using email marketing, everyone should be measuring key metrics and seeking ways to improve them.

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Topics: Metrics, Email, benchmarks

Social Media Marketing: Manners Matter, Too

March 21,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

We all know that different social situations demand different etiquette—after all, it may be just fine to open your best friend’s fridge and help yourself to a beverage, but you wouldn’t do the same thing on your first visit to the parents of a new significant other.

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Topics: Social Media

Media Audit: 10 Essential Topics PR Pros Should Address

March 20,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

To win support and funding for public relations programs, earn recognition for PR as a driving business force, and maintain the industry’s integrity, PR professionals need to ensure clients and executives understand the business value PR brings to the table. 

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Topics: Public Relations, Audits

Social Media Marketing Tip: Clean Up Your Post

March 19,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

On social media, you have just a fraction of a second to catch the reader’s eye with your post, which means appearance matters.

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Topics: Social Media

Don’t Let Your Small Business Make These Website Mistakes

March 16,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

When was the last time you took a close look at your business website? Last week? Last month? Or maybe when you first had it created, what was it now? 6 years ago?

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Topics: SEO, Website

How Conducting a Media Audit Can Help You Triumph Over Competitors

March 15,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

Every PR pro knows it: In any competitive environment you need to keep score in order to know where you stand. After all, if you don’t know whether you’re leading or falling behind, you have no opportunity to change the game plan, make substitutions, or improve your strategy – making it tough to beat the competition.

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Topics: Public Relations, Analyze, Audits

10 Tips To Improve Your Local SEO

March 14,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

Most small businesses will never be competitive with the giants when it comes to generic searches. Brands like Brooks and Nike, or major online retailers like Zappos and Running Warehouse, are going to come out on nearly any search for “running shoes,” with the local sporting goods store down the street struggling to hit the first page.

But when potential customers include a local geographic reference in their search, the small business has a chance to rise to the top, if they have paid attention to their on-page SEO.

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Topics: SEO, Website

3 Rules for Earning High Quality Backlinks That Boost SEO

March 13,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

With Google’s search algorithms increasingly weighting page rankings toward factors like user signals, such as time on site or pages visited, and authority from backlinks, rather than simply keyword placement, it is important to consider how to earn backlinks to your website and its content.

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Topics: SEO, Website, Content Creation

Social Media Marketing Tip: Time Your Posts to Match Your Audience

March 12,2018 | BY: Kristin Jones

Start looking around, and you will find conflicting tips on when the best time to post social media content is: CoSchedule came up with these recommendations, but they don’t quite match these from Hootsuite.

So what should you do?

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Topics: Social Media


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KristinBW4.30.15I enjoy traveling the globe to meet with clients, educate companies about all things PR and Inbound Marketing, and speak at industry events.  Meet up with me when I’m in your city.  Where will I be next?  Meet Kristin

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