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Could your marketing strategy use a spring cleaning?

How to Spring Clean Your Marketing Strategy

You’ve probably cleaned out your house countless times, but have you ever thought about sprucing up your marketing strategy? Spring cleaning is a great tradition. After spending months cooped up indoors, it’s a chance to refresh and refocus for the second half of the year. Why not apply that same energy to cleaning up your …

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Cutco is a great example of a business that knows B2B vs. B2C

Different Strokes for Different Folks: Marketing to B2B vs. B2C

How to Sell a Knife I’ve always found Cutco’s business model fascinating. If I had to try and sell kitchen cutlery door to door, knives wouldn’t be my first choice (for various reasons). So say what you will about Cutco’s high school and college sales reps—they they know how to sell knives. The fact that …

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How to Find The Right Brand Voice For Your Business

I’ll never forget the time I presented a well-researched monthly social media package to a new beauty client. He took a look at the first few posts for Twitter, scrunched up his nose, and said, “Let’s avoid exclamation marks. We’re all adults here.” First off—what does that even mean? Second, how ridiculous! This client wanted …

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What is the perfect blog post length?

What is the Perfect Blog Post Length?

“I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead” – Mark Twain Ulysses by James Joyce is a whopping 265,000 words and took him the better part of two decades to write. Kafka’s Metamorphosis by is a cool 22,000. Both are considered quintessential modernist masterpieces. We’ve already discussed …

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Well-Written Blog

A Well-Written B2B Blog Will Make Your Business Money

Chances are, you’ve read a blog this week: a how-to-guide on opening tricky jars, a comparative analysis of new smartphone cases, or some article shaming Millennials for their very existence. Blogs are everywhere. In fact, Quora believes there were somewhere around 173 million blogs back in 2011. But did you know blogs are also one …

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