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CMI’s Content Management and Strategy Survey: How Does Your Business Stack Up?

CMI’s Content Management and Strategy Survey: How Does Your Business Stack Up?

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Content Marketing Institute has long been the top source for content marketing education, news and information for the world of content creation. Hot topics, new twists on old strategies and fresh ideas never disappoint. Their recent survey of 411 marketers in the industry provides us with fresh insight into our competitors and shows us how…

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Why Your Business Needs an eBook and How to Get One Published

Why Your Business Needs an eBook and How to Get One Published

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

We’ve been talking a lot about brand lately, so let’s continue that theme and dive into another proven tactic for strengthening yours — eBooks. Don’t groan and immediately say you can’t write and publish a book. We’re here to help. AND you’re likely closer to having one than you think.

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Setting the ‘Write’ Tone in Business Communications

Setting the ‘Write’ Tone in Business Communications

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Think about the various tones you’ve experienced in your lifetime. There was Mom’s tone when she told you for the 537th time not to let the dog in the house with muddy paws. There was grandma’s tone when you knew she was luring you over so she could pinch your cheeks. There was the tone…

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Find Your Perfect Voice to Nail Your Content Marketing

Find Your Perfect Voice to Nail Your Content Marketing

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Every blog has a voice. What’s ours you ask? We’d say a mix of snark, humor and a lot of knowledge about content. We like to think we know (and appreciate) our readers and can talk to you in a voice you relate to. A writing voice creates the tone and feel of your pieces.…

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Can Your Organization Manage the Content Marketing Time Crunch?

Can Your Organization Manage the Content Marketing Time Crunch?

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Did you know that “70 percent of marketers lack a consistent or integrated content strategy?” And with content marketing being the key marketing tool of our time, this is a remarkable statistic. Whether or not it applies to you and your organization, it’s an eye opening enough statistic to make you stop and think, “Wow.…

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Avoid These Ghastly Grammar Goofs and Other Content No-Nos

Avoid These Ghastly Grammar Goofs and Other Content No-Nos

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Watching the news these days, you may be led to believe that grammar has fallen by the wayside and that it’s no longer important to present yourself professionally in written correspondence. Well, we here at All Things Writing say, “WRONG!” Your writing is every bit as important to your image as your spoken word, and…

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Bring Your Editorial Calendar Into Focus: Use Your Vision Statement

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

When you’re planning your editorial calendar, the first place you turn for ideas might not be your business plan … but maybe it should be! There’s a key statement in there that can provide tremendous direction for your blogs: the vision statement. Your vision statement is more than just your mission. Vision statements should be…

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Take a Peek at Marketing Materials, Past vs. Present

Take a Peek at Marketing Materials, Past vs. Present

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2018 / 0 Comments

Any amateur can tell that the world of marketing has changed over the years. But experts know the ins and outs of the changes and how to market on and offline. Lucky for you, we’re going to tell you how things have shifted and the dos and don’ts of each situation. The Marketing Winds of…

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Are You Planning to Do Content Marketing in the New Year? Don’t.

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 0 Comments

So, the new year is rolling around again, and you might be thinking, of course I’m making plans for my business, and content marketing is part of the plan. Stop right there. That’s right. We said stop planning. Stop planning, and start committing! Remember last year when you planned to blog? Or how about the…

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Editing Basics for Everyone

Editing Basics for Everyone

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s a wonderful feeling when you finish writing something, isn’t it? Whether it’s a novel, blog or, for some of us, maybe just an email, it’s satisfying! We recognize that sigh of relief and fulfillment as you plop in the last punctuation mark. But then it hits you. You’re not done. No one sends their…

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Choosing Topics: Huge Content Successes That Look Like Failures

Choosing Topics: Huge Content Successes That Look Like Failures

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 0 Comments

Remember the days when America’s Funniest Home Videos graced our TVs every Sunday night? We’d spend a half an hour laughing at the mishaps and misfortunes of people and their pets. What made this show such a success? The same thing that draws us to the Pinterest Fail, Cake Wrecks and Darwin Awards sites. What’s…

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Fire up Your Business With a 3-Month Content Calendar

Fire up Your Business With a 3-Month Content Calendar

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 0 Comments

Maybe you’ve felt like your spark has been dwindling a bit. Perhaps you’ve been all willy-nilly with your blog and social media posts. Maybe you haven’t been planning or blogging at all. Regardless of where you are now, it’s time to get started on creating a content calendar that will excite you and your audience…

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Assessing blogs

Assessing Your Blogs: You Should Be Concerned If …

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 0 Comments

Is assessing your blogs part of your content strategy? It should be. Think about it. Bill Gates never completed product launches and simply moved on – he analyzed what went well and what flopped. On a much smaller scale, it’s up to you to do this kind of assessment with your blogs. As you’re reviewing…

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What’s the Purpose? Beyond Sales, Big Reasons to Blog

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 1 Comment

Ever do something, then step back and ask yourself, “Why the heck did I just do that?” or, “What was the point of that?” Of course you have. It’s human nature. For the most part, we need to have purpose when we perform an action. We need the “why.” Otherwise, it feels futile. Writing a…

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It’s OK to Have a Ghostwriter. Really.

It’s OK to Have a Ghostwriter. Really.

By Erin Pittman, Lead Editor / 2017 / 1 Comment

We get it. Not everyone is as into writing as we are. It’s even rumored that some people hate writing. (Gasp!) Writing is an unavoidable task for most business folks, though. So what’s a non-lover of words to do? Hire a ghostwriter! But Ghostwriters Only Write Books … Nope! That’s a popular misconception. Ghostwriters can…

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