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Don’t Let Facebook’s Circle Photo Crop Ruin Your Social Branding

First impressions mean a lot, so don’t flub your company’s with a bad profile photo. Here’s how to make the most of Facebook’s circle-cropped profile photo.

Seinfeld Teaches Us About Product Launch

What Seinfeld Can Teach Us About a Successful Product Launch

Around the office, I’m known as the resident Seinfeld fan. Actually, “fan” might be a conservative description. It’s not uncommon for me to find instances throughout the day that harken back to a particular episode of Seinfeld (it’s a disease, really). Some of my previous blog posts have been at the intersection of my personal…

How Great Photography Leads to Media Coverage

Great Photography is Your Most Powerful Tool for Getting Better Media Coverage

Whether it’s a product announcement, executive hire or important award, having quality photos is key to getting the best B2B media coverage possible.

Spark email app

How the Spark Email Client Won My Heart

When it comes to email clients (the apps you use to read, send and organize your emails) my guess would be that most individuals pick one and stick with it—or, for work, they use what the job demands. Believe it or not, there are some great alternative email clients out there. Many of these apps are free…

Give Yourself a Better Shot at Finding the Needle with These 3 Google Search Operators

Generally, a Google search gives the searcher something close to what they are looking for. Just give it a try. Search the name of your favorite band or TV show and you’ll get a main marketing website, Wikipedia or IMDb entries, news stories and other relevant content. But what if we want to go deeper…

How to Come Up with Content Marketing Ideas that Actually Work

Whether you’re creating content as basic as a blog post or as sophisticated as an interactive brochure, your efforts will be rewarded only if you actually engage your target audience, answer their questions and prove your value to them.

PPC for B2B Blog Series

PPC for B2B Part 1: Casting a Small Net in a Big Sea

Whether you’re dabbling in marketing technologies or you’re a full-on MarTech nerd, you should understand the fundamentals of why PPC tactics are incredibly powerful for targeting prospects, no matter how niche your B2B company is. In this blog series, PPC for B2B, I will discuss how to use PPC (pay-per-click) tools for B2B campaigns, despite…

The Most Dangerous Writing App forces you to write - or erases your text

The Most Dangerous Writing App Will Cure Your Writer’s Block – Or Else!

I wrote this blog in ten minutes. Or, more accurately, I wrote this blog in ten minutes after having my first two attempts erased by a new online writing app with a relentless twist: the Most Dangerous Writing App. This app was created by Manuel Ebert, a Silicon Valley tech writer and “chief sadist” who…

Writing with Style: Friendly Reminders on Why AP Style Matters in PR

As the realms of journalism and PR continue to evolve, so do the rules of writing and AP style. We may like to think that it’s the pure strength of our ideas and fabulous content that win the day, but the truth is that clarity and presentation are vital to help those ideas shine. For…

The Creative Power of a DIY Mindset

It’s easier than ever to find someone who can do something for you. But there’s value in DIY, too – more than the satisfaction of a job well done.