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How Much Does Original Blog Content Cost?

March 28, 2021 - Practitioner Marketing

Fixate created this awesome infographic that represents an ROI calculation for in-house content versus influencer-generated content from an agency such as ourselves. Note the magnitude of difference in cost. Many think that creating content in-house results in a greater ROI. In actuality, investing in influencer-generated…

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Digital Events Failing? Add Content Marketing

September 27, 2020 - Content Marketing

Like most marketing teams these days, you’ve probably pivoted to a digital event strategy in response to the pandemic. Digital events fail though, if they don’t generate engagement. In this post we look at how content marketing can maximize the impact and extend the life…

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Event Canceled? Technical Content Saves the Day

April 1, 2020 - Practitioner Marketing

What do you do if an event you planned on hosting or attending is canceled? You turn to technical content. Well-executed technical content marketing campaigns allow marketers to do most of the things they would at a live event. As a bonus, technical content is…

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Why Technical Content Marketing Beats Face-to-Face Sales

March 31, 2020 - Practitioner Marketing

They say nothing beats face-to-face communication. In general, that may be true. But when it comes to technical sales – selling to a technical audience – we beg to differ. When used the right way, quality technical content can have even more of an impact…

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The Key to Social Media Marketing is Social Listening

July 4, 2019 - Content Marketing

Working with small businesses that are trying to figure out how to use social media to their advantage, I am repeatedly asked about ROI. Everyone wants to know how using social media is going to help them do business and generate sales. To this I…

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Do not under estimate Copy Editing in the world of Technical content

July 2, 2019 - Practitioner Marketing

I’m dyslexic, yet I’m in the business of content creation. How the hell does that work? For me, it works great. I get to write a stream of consciousness, and never re-read. For those who have to copy edit my content, it’s not as fun….

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9 Tips to Knock Out Blogger’s Block

June 27, 2019 - Content Marketing

Writing is hard. There’s no way around that. Everyone gets stuck at least once in a while and needs a little nudge to get them going. I’m going to share a few ideas that I use frequently to help bust through writer’s block. But, first,…

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From Blogs to Tutorials: How Technical Content Marketing Is Changing

June 25, 2019 - Practitioner Marketing

Your content marketing strategy may be working for you today. But will it keep working tomorrow? Given the pace at which content marketing is changing, that’s an important question to ask. The behavior and expectations of content marketing audiences are constantly evolving, and content that…

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5 Social Media Tips for In-bound Marketing

June 20, 2019 - Content Marketing

Using social media to promote your business does not mean using social media to do business – not, at least, if it’s done right. It means using social media to “un-market.” I like the term “in-bound marketing,” describing an environment you create where qualified customers…

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The Problem With Great Content

June 18, 2019 - Content Marketing

Nearly every piece of advice you read about content and inbound marketing includes the words “great” and “content” in sequence or at least in close proximity. I am all for great content – great content whether whimsical or serious or funny or informative or entertaining…

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