Blogging Advice

These posts cover the fine art of blogging, especially as it relates to marketing your business. As with every type of marketing, some strategies will prove more effective than others. Blogging is a great way to set your business apart from the competition, establish yourself as an authority in your field, and increase the leads you get from your website.

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How to Find Free Stock Photos That Look Like Paid

Your usual choices on free stock photography sites: pictures of dollar signs falling from the sky, close-ups on two hands shaking, or models who look so perfect in their perfect surroundings they may actually be pod people from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. So we are beholden to Plato Web Design and Red Website Design for…continue reading …

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7 Content Ideas from the Best Doctor Blogs

Good doctor blogging is a lot like good doctoring: Listen to patients and try to meet their needs. Extra points for being funny, warm, thoughtful and, most of all, engaging. Try some or all of these patient-friendly content types on your medical practice blog: 1. Answer frequently asked questions Howard J. Luks, an orthopedic surgeon in…continue reading …

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Plumbers: Build Trust and Engage Your Customers with Content Marketing

When plumbers are marketing their business, they usually focus on being found first—either in the phone book or online. The scenario that comes to mind is the hapless homeowner, scrambling to call a plumber as water spews from a broken pipe. There’s no time to read reviews, no time to ask family and friends for…continue reading …

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How to Avoid Lame Images in Your Blog

A colleague of mine coined the word “iStockian” to describe stock images that were so ridiculous and cheesy, they came back around to being good again. The PR people of Vince Vaughn’s new movie clearly had iStockian imagery in mind when they released these amazing Photoshopped stock-style images of Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco and Tom Wilkinson to promote Unfinished…continue reading …

5 Ways to Reign Over Your Content Marketing

5 Ways to Reign Over Your Content Marketing [Infographic]

There are millions of blog posts and articles published online daily, and it’s important to find ways to make your content rise above the noise. The marketing technology team over at Captora put this infographic together with 5 great tips on how you can boost your content marketing efforts to get the best results. Shore up…continue reading …