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Adding Peer Reviews to the Influencer Content Marketing Process

February 19, 2019 - Content Marketing

Who edits influencer marketing content? In most cases, the answer is professional editors, who may or may not have a deep understanding of how target readers think. At Fixate, we’ve started a new approach. Instead of relying just on our professional editorial staff to review…

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Comparing User Generated vs Freelance vs Practitioner tech blog content

December 18, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

Not all content is created equal. If it were, it would be impossible to tell good from bad. But as it turns out (especially in the world of technical content), separating a good blog post from a bad one is very easy. There are three…

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How to Get in Developers’ Heads

July 17, 2018 - Marketing to Developers

Most marketing teams focus on the “call” portion of a call-to-action, instead of the action. This is not a huge surprise, because the call is where the budget is spent. It’s also why marketing is infamous for getting a flurry of people in the door,…

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Practitioner Content Management: You Need a Practitioner Whisperer

May 8, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

If you create products for developers, you know that engaging developers requires a management strategy. Developers are practitioners, and they are the best source of deeply technical content for persuasive content marketing campaigns that target developers. Since March, we have been breaking down our Practitioner…

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The Practitioner Whisperer: Magical Onboarding

February 27, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

Our network of 65-plus contributors includes practitioners from all over the world, with different backgrounds. Because of this, it can be easy for group members to get lost in the mix. But keeping contributors engaged is an important part of getting great content. And it…

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Don’t Overcurate Your Blog Posts

January 25, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

If you overcurate your blog posts, you could be losing money and momentum. The cost of not getting blog posts published is much higher than potentially not saying things exactly right. Many companies and marketing teams have a tendency to overthink and scrutinize the content…

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Managing a practitioner community

Managing a practitioner community vs. an influencer community for content marketing

December 26, 2017 - Practitioner Marketing

Influencer and practitioner content marketing deliver similar value to companies, so it would seem that managing a practitioner community would be similar to managing an influencer community. Both types of communities increase reach, should increase credibility, and have a substantial impact in long-term lead and…

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Your Practitioners Should Know Your Product—But Not Too Well

December 19, 2017 - Practitioner Marketing

When planning a practitioner marketing strategy, you should make sure your practitioners are experts in your product or service—Right? Not quite. Although it may seem like the people who have the most familiarity with your product are best equipped to develop articles, videos or other…

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Practitioner Product Testing: When Bad News is Good News

November 7, 2017 - Practitioner Marketing

Practitioner product testing helps reduce the risks of your product launch.  Hopefully your product team has done some research into what your target market segment wants, including research into the required features. But you don’t REALLY know how well the product is going to do…

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Magical On-boarding

July 18, 2017 - Business Psychology

Our network of 65-plus influencers comes from all over the world, with different backgrounds. Because of this, it can be easy for group members to get lost in the mix. But keeping contributors engaged is an important part of getting great content. And it all…

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