What’s the Current State of Internet Marketing?

No marketing program today would be complete without an online component to it. But what exactly is online or Internet marketing? Google “Internet marketing” and you’ll get “about 7,920,000,000” results. That’s nearly 8 billion search results if you don’t feel like translating all the zeros. Instead of wading through billions of online…

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7 Tips for Writing Great Website Copy

When I launched my freelance writing business 10 years ago, one of the first things I needed to do was build a website. Even though there were do-it-yourself kits you could use to build your own website, I’m not much of a “tech” guy so I knew I’d be better…

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6 Tips for Writing Great E-newsletter Articles

Email has been in widespread use for about 30 years now. During this time, it has become both a blessing and a curse. On the positive side, email has made it easy to communicate in writing with anyone, anywhere and at any time. But on the negative side, most people…

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4 Common SEO Myths and Misunderstandings

When the Internet first went mainstream in the mid-to-late 1990s, I was working as a copywriter and editor for a custom publishing firm in Atlanta. I clearly remember the excitement of watching a brand new communication medium arise and learning all the nuances involved in writing for online consumption. I’ll…

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Content Creation: How to Create Better Content

One of my all-time favorite commercials is the Snickers spot that riffs on The Brady Bunch. At the end of the spot, the actor Steve Buscemi stands at the top of the staircase in the Brady home and spouts the famous Jan Brady line, “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” I’m laughing out…

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