Writing Great Emails: Top 10 Tips

Do you remember when email first hit the scene? My first exposure to email was around 1988 when the publishing company I was working for installed internal email on our IBM 286 PCs. (Google this old PC and look at the pictures for a real stroll down memory lane!) I…

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Content Writing vs. Copywriting: What’s the Difference?

In just the past month, I’ve seen two different blogs tackling the topic of content writing vs. copywriting. Since I’ve been a professional writer for going on 31 years now, these blogs definitely piqued my interest. In fact, this distinction isn’t something I’d ever really thought about before. In reading…

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The Marketing Power of Strategic Content Reuse

As a freelance writer, I produce lots of different kinds of content for my clients in the financial services and business-to-business sectors. Every week I write blogs, articles, newsletters, white papers, case studies — you name it and I’ve probably written it. I usually don’t get much feedback, good or…

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Do-It-Yourself Blogging: 8 Tips for Writing Your Own Blogs

We’ve been talking about blogging over the past couple of months and how it has become one of the most important marketing tools in the digital realm. It seems that almost every organization knows they should be blogging — but there’s often a big difference between knowing this and actually…

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How Often Should You Publish Your Blogs?

In last month’s blog, I talked about how blogging is one of the most effective marketing tools in the digital realm. I probably get more inquiries from prospects about blogs than I do any other type of marketing writing. There are many potential marketing benefits to blogging. The three biggest…

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Should You Be Blogging? Yes — and Here’s Why

I can distinctly remember the first time I heard about using blogging as a marketing tactic. At that time, I knew what a blog was, but I hadn’t thought of blogging from a marketing perspective. It was 2007 and someone at the publishing company where I worked came up with…

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