June 25, 2017

Beat content apathy with audience-building tactics from the newsroom

Let’s cut to the chase, shall we? It’s a bummer to be ignored. I mean, you put a lot of work into producing content for your website, your emails, your social media networks. That’s where you meet most of your prospects today. When they show little interest, when your content goes unread and unshared, it […]

Blogger insights this week: Content marketing and the new copywriter

YouTube … Tumblr … Instagram … Pinterest … What is to become of the copywriter in the rising tide of visual content? It’s true, visual marketing is now the way of the Web. In response, the role of copywriters is evolving – as are the skills needed to succeed in content marketing. Two of my favorite […]

Web copy: 100 artful ways to convert online prospects to online customers

  Need, want or desire? Savvy digital marketers know the difference – and use it as a competitive advantage True or false: Web copy that focuses on customer need and product benefit is your best bet for getting a response and driving conversions? If you said ‘true,’ congratulations. You are half right. It’s true, Web […]

The Reader’s Digest school of blogging: Hook readers fast

Stuck for ideas on writing an intro that hooks readers into your blog post? Here are six time-tested tactics you can steal Bloggers: you have eight seconds to grab your reader’s attention. It hardly seems fair, but that is the reality of life in the digital world. The average attention span of a Web user […]