Writing Best Practices

  • If you’re preparing a roundup post, stop this right now

    … By Mark Schaefer This week I received a request for a contribution for a roundup post. The author said the post was going to be called “Best social media tips.” I’m normally happy to help people with posts like this, but my return question to the blogger was this: How many other roundup posts have already been written about social media tips…

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  • Learn to create effective content by putting it through the RITE test

    … Solutions, and the author of several best-selling digital marketing books. He is an acclaimed keynote speaker, college educator, and business consultant. The Marketing Companion podcast is among the top business podcasts in the world. Contact Mark to have him speak to your company event or conference soon. The post Learn to create effective content by putting it through the RITE test appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. …

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  • Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger?

    … in the blogging world because people don’t have the patience to wait for your conclusion. Start with the conclusion and then explain it. I see too many posts that do not get to the guts of the issue until you are one-third down the page. The magic of RITE In my classes, I urge students to create content through the filter of RITE. It should…

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  • Voice from the trenches: Midway through writing a book

    …, and the author of several best-selling digital marketing books. He is an acclaimed keynote speaker, college educator, and business consultant. The Marketing Companion podcast is among the top business podcasts in the world. Contact Mark to have him speak to your company event or conference soon. The post Voice from the trenches: Midway through writing a book appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. …

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  • I love big blogs and I cannot lie.

    … content like crazy. Why are you worried about people’s attention spans? If the content is relevant, interesting, timely, and entertaining (the RITE model), I believe it has the same chance of being consumed today as it did 10 or 20 years ago. The research is in. We like big blogs Study after study shows that long-form content out-performs short-form…

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  • How do I find time to create content? 25 Ideas!

    … having the time, it’s whether you have the tenacity and drive to do it … and keep doing it. There’s probably nothing I can write that can impact your determination, but I can provide you with 25 ideas and best practices to help you squeeze more content-producing productivity out of every hour. Focus. Don’t try to be everywhere and on every…

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  • Why traditional journalism and social influence are blurring

    … in the world. Contact Mark to have him speak to your company event or conference soon. Related Posts Tags: bethany mota, ethics, evergreen, influence marketing, jeff jarvis, journalism and social media, mark schaefer, natalie zfat, streaming video Posted in Influence and Power, Influence marketing, streaming video, Traditional media and advertising, Writing best practices | No Comments » All posts …

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  • The business case for breaking the content marketing rules

    … By Mark Schaefer There are so many tutorials, webinars, and free guides out there about how to create content for the web but nearly all of them miss one critical idea — the most successful content doesn’t necessarily follow the rules. It is uncommon. Here’s a step-by-step content creation process I saw in a recent blog post: Business…

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  • 5 Tips for Conducting an Effective Interview (Even When Interviewing’s Not Your Thing)

    … By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist Now that content marketing has become the norm, some “seasoned” marketers might feel like Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy, the ship’s doctor on the original “Star Trek” series. When tasked with anything outside his comfort zone, he’d protest “Jim, I’m a doctor, not a mechanic” (or a botanist…

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  • Why it’s a very good sign that people don’t read your content

    … By Mark W. Schaefer Over the past year, I have really enjoyed delighting audiences with tales from my book The Content Code. And my favorite story from my speech goes like this: When I started out as a blogger, I had no idea what I was doing. I was working so hard, and creating content that was pretty darn good. And yet, nobody was reading my…

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  • How your personality aligns with social media content types

    …. Contact Mark to have him speak to your company event or conference soon. Illustration courtesy Flickr CC and Aaron Perkins Tags: content marketing, mark schaefer, psychology and social media, social media best practices Posted in Content distribution, Content Marketing, Most Popular, Pinterest, Psychology and social media, Slideshare presentations, Snapchat, Social Media best practices, Social Media Strategy, visual communication, Writing best practices | No Comments » All posts …

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  • Five ideas: Constructive engagement in destructive times

    … people would be required by law to work to provide the necessary funds?” Smart questions can steer a conversation in constructive ways. That’s also why the best coaches and mentors pose insightful questions so their clients actually find the answer within themselves. 5) Listen. Show genuine interest A lot of misunderstanding comes through lack…

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  • Emoji marketing? You better believe it!

    … By Hannah Chapple, {grow} Community Member Emoji marketing is one of the hottest trends for brands and marketers right now. Yes, the small cartoon icons which have often been thought of as a passing millennial trend are here to stay and extend far beyond teen texting. In fact, emojis are the fastest-growing digital language. In 2015 the Oxford…

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