15 Essential Social Media Marketing Tips From Beginner to Advanced

One of the most humbling experiences as a marketer is putting out that tweet you just knew would be a home run for your audience. We’d like to think of ourselves as being able to come up with A+ social media content every day, but the reality is that we’re all human. Sometimes, we hit a wall with planning content that aligns with our company and goals. If you’re just starting out in social media marketing or are looking for a few tips to get inspiration, we’ve compiled some helpful knowledge to beef up your accounts — no matter your…

Many large organizations are faced with the necessity of agile transformation, which is quite challenging to achieve. For the organizations that have been traditionally managed, the journey toward agile transformation includes a big shift in organizational culture including workforce attitudes, core company values and mindset. 

The MozCon Virtual Video Bundle Is Here (Plus, Our 2019 Videos are FREE!)

Posted by cheryldraperThis year’s MozCon was unlike any other. In the midst of a global pandemic, we pivoted from planning our traditional 1,600-plus in-person shindig to an online conference that ended up bigger and more well-attended than anything we’d done before. MozCon Virtual was a delightful journey into the unknown. Just a few of the practical lessons we learned: How to collect, assemble, and ship high-quality at-home filming kits to our speakers How to reimagine online networking (they weren’t held over delicious entrees at lunch, but our Birds of a Feather virtual sessions were a big hit!)How to get the most…

The Ultimate Online Editing and Proofreading Checklist for Writers

The writing process is a chance to let creativity fly and tell a story with your own words. Another, less glamorous part of the writing process is editing. As you may know, proofreading is essential for any blog or ebook. It makes your work look professional, and without editing, it’s unclear to know how many mistakes or readability problems being published. Remembering every single little grammar and editing rule is nonsense. While many become instincts over time, humans are known to make mistakes. That’s why we’ve created a checklist for you to use while editing so you have a point…

3 Real Life B2B Content Marketing Strategies Driving Big Results

There are so many ways to approach B2B content marketing. So many goals. So many audiences. So many channels. So many formats. It’s no wonder that content strategies vary widely. Today we are breaking down three real-world B2B content strategy examples. These are actual marketing programs built by real companies, fighting in the content arena. Each is working hard to drive awareness and demand every day, but in very different ways. Databox, John Bonini Animalz, Jimmy Daly Enchanting Marketing, Henneke Duistermaat Let’s meet the content strategists behind these programs. I talked to each of them and they were very generous…

A solid co-marketing partnership is one of the better ways to reach a previously untapped audience, generate positive publicity, and create a wealth of valuable marketing collateral. When done right, it’s a mutually beneficial, thoroughly productive way to boost your marketing efforts as a whole. Aligning yourself with an industry peer can pay off in spades, but these kinds of relationships aren’t easy to start and sustain. Your partner’s interests and qualities need to complement yours, and the companies you work with have to be reliable enough to consistently pull their weight. Finding a company that fits that bill is…

Nowadays, with so much critical information saved on our computer systems, we’ve learned to backup data regularly — including our email inboxes, our Word documents, our photos, and entire folders of old work. It’s typically a ton of data. And, since we usually backup and save our data on auto-pilot, we might not realize just how much has been re-copied and re-saved, time and time again. Unfortunately, over time, our data storage becomes unnecessarily burdened with redundant copies of data — this could cost your company money, as data requirements become larger, or time, as processing time becomes slower. This…

The Move to Ecommerce: How Retailers Can Adapt During a Crisis

Ecommerce is an undeniably powerful opportunity for retail stores to increase sales and reach new customers. And, in 2020 and beyond, it will continue to become an increasingly popular shopping choice for many consumers.  In fact, Statista predicts that ecommerce revenue will surpass $638 billion in the U.S. by 2022. And, in 2020, amidst the global crisis, ecommerce is fast becoming the go-to model for keeping retail businesses afloat. Brands that have adopted ecommerce are seeing success, particularly since most shoppers are staying at home. But, for companies considering how to shift into ecommerce, such a drastic shift can feel…

The Social Media Content Calendar Template Every Marketer Needs [Free Template]

“We have a 9 a.m. meeting? Hold on — let me just click around the internet like a maniac to find something for the morning tweet.”  Sound familiar? Scrambling for social content is nothing new. We have meetings. We run late. Things come up. And it’s really hard to get any meaningful amount of work done when you have the next social media update looming over your head every 30, 60, or 90 minutes. It all moves so fast that you might periodically feel a case of the vapors coming on, which is why pre-scheduled social media content should be your new…