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What is Content Marketing?

What is Content Marketing?

Content marketing is attracting customers with content written with them in mind, with the goal of solving specific problems.

Content marketing isn’t advertising; it’s customer service. You serve your customer by providing content that makes their lives easier.

Best Apps for Small Business: Bear

Best Apps for Small Business: Bear

The best apps for small business are easy to use, lightweight, and affordable. I love trying new apps that make me more productive and Bear is one of my new favorites. I heard about it several weeks ago. It’s similar in some ways to one of my perennial favorites,...
Email Personalization: Be Relevant

Email Personalization: Be Relevant

Two terms you’ll hear a lot when you read about email marketing are email personalization and segmentation. What do they mean, what should you do with them, and how can they help you increase response to your email messages? I’m going to answer these questions...
7 Small Business Holiday Marketing Tips

7 Small Business Holiday Marketing Tips

It’s time to start thinking about holiday marketing for your small business. In fact, if you’re just starting to plan your holiday marketing, you’re behind. According to Crowdspring, the holiday months drive 30 percent more revenue for e-commerce...
How to Understand Your Customers and Increase Sales

How to Understand Your Customers and Increase Sales

If you’d like to increase sales, I have an exercise for you. I want you to begin to define your avatar(s). You may have more than one, in fact, you probably will. Wait – what’s an avatar? You may also have heard them referred to as personas. Same thing....