How to Create a Content Marketing Program from Scratch: Part 3

The past few months I’ve been talking about how to create a new content marketing program from scratch. The last article described how to build a content marketing team and create a workflow map to ensure that your content is published and distributed on a regular basis. Today I’m going…

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Creating a Content Marketing Program from Scratch: Part 2

Last month, I started a new blog series that describes step by step how to create a new content marketing program from scratch. The first article focused on the importance of committing to your program, defining the audience for your content, creating a strategy and selecting the right distribution channels.…

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How to Create a Content Marketing Program from Scratch

I’ve been writing a lot about content marketing lately, since that’s what I specialize in. Last month I shared some tips for creating better content and before that I talked about content marketing trends that are hot right now. Now it’s time to really dig in to the “meat and…

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5 Tips for Creating High-Quality Content

In last month’s blog we looked at some of the interesting (at least to me!) data contained in the Content Marketing Institute’s recent B2B Content Marketing: Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report. This is an extensive report that’s chocked-full of valuable data, so I spent some more time this week combing through…

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3 Content Marketing Trends You Should Know About Right Now

In last month’s newsletter I featured an interview with my friend and Internet marketing expert Jeff Powell, Vice President/CFO of Prosperous Internet Marketing, a full-service digital marketing agency in Pensacola, Fla. Click here to read the article if you missed it. He stressed that content marketing is an integral part…

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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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