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Why Now Is the Right Time For A Marketing Content Audit

September 01,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

When times are lean—and 2020 and 2021 are turning into lean times for many marketing programs—it is essential to make the most of what you already have.

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Topics: Sales Funnel, Content, Audits

How To Create & Use A Content Sales Funnel

July 29,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

Creating marketing campaigns and the content that fuels them is simpler when you have a roadmap to follow or a template to guide your planning. A content marketing funnel (also called a sales funnel) provides the perfect way to think through your strategy from building awareness to closing the deal.

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Topics: Sales Funnel, Create Valuable Content, Content Marketing

8 Benefits Of Hiring A Full-Service Marketing Agency

July 21,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

When it’s time to find extra resources—staffing, expertise, technology—for your company’s marketing strategy, there are many options and a number of considerations that will influence your decision.

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Topics: Collaboration, Public Relations, Strategy, Agencies, Management, Marketing Lessons, Integrated Marketing & PR

Remote Workers: Benefits, Challenges, and How We Make It Work

July 15,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

It has now been 4 months since a large majority of America’s “knowledge” workforce left their cubicles and corner offices for the kitchen table or guest room folding table. And it is likely that even as some return to the office space, a large majority will be working from home for some time yet, perhaps indefinitely.

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Topics: Client Succes, Agencies, Small Business

Why And How To Set Goals For Your Content Marketing Campaigns

May 05,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

We all constantly set goals, some informal, others documented for our reference and for others. As a runner, I’ve seen many different approaches to setting goals. Some runners have very specific time goals—such as meeting the qualifying time to be able to run the Boston Marathon — while others take a less disciplined approach with goals to simply finish the race and enjoy it. I’ve even seen a runner whose goal was to pet 200 dogs in the course of a half-marathon as a fundraising endeavor.

Every runner sets goals based on what he or she wants from the race. It makes it easier to stay focused during the months of training leading up to the big event.

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Topics: Goal Setting, Analytics, Metrics

5 Things You Need To Know About Inbound Lead Nurturing Campaigns

April 28,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

While the marketing blogs are overflowing with information about social media marketing, digital advertising, and content marketing, it can be harder to find resources that pin down the answers to questions specifically about lead nurturing — the automated series of emails used to deepen your business’s connection with the visitors who convert on your website.

With that in mind, I’ve put together the answers to five basic questions people ask about lead nurturing:

Who, what, when, why and how.

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Topics: Lead Nurturing

Lessons From 15 Years: More Quick Tips

April 15,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

Earlier this year, I wrapped up a series of 15 lessons I’ve learned in 15 years as the owner of an independent public relations and marketing agency. Not surprisingly, I’ve learned more than 15 lessons along the way.

You can find the 15 BIG lessons here:

Lessons From 15 Years Of Marketing Agency Ownership series.

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Topics: Marketing Lessons

10 Questions To Answer Before Creating Your Next Content Marketing Strategy

April 08,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

Creating a comprehensive content marketing strategy requires more than brainstorming a few blog post titles and writing social media updates. It should include taking a close look at 10 different questions about your audience, your goals, your competition and the market environment.

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Topics: Content, Strategy

Investing In Social Media: A Small Business Perspective (infographic)

March 27,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

Small businesses can’t afford to ignore social media, but they also have to be aware of their own limitations in how much of their budget and time they can commit to staying on top of multiple channels.

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Topics: Social Media

Social Media Marketing Tip: When To Post To Instagram

March 16,2020 | BY: Kristin Jones

In social media marketing, timing is essential. With more than 100 million new Instagram photos and videos posted on the site each day, getting your content in front of your target market means fighting for eyes of a busy audience. If you aren’t there when they are, your hard work to create great content falls flat.

So how do you know when to post?

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Topics: Social Media

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