Having a podcast for your business allows you to reach out to people on a different level. Podcasts help humanize your company, adding brand flavor while amplifying your voice. Like other forms of content, the podcasts you produce, publish, and share are an opportunity to: create awareness reach new audiences stand out in your field/community Continue reading “Speak Up: How To Grow Your Business With Podcasts and Audio Assets”
While I planned on starting a marketing company that focused heavily on writing services, I didn’t foresee the interest in businesses outsourcing their social media management. Today, social media management and content creation is a significant part of my business. In turn, they’ve led to additional writing opportunities. Offering an array of services as a marketing company allows me to present a full-service front to my audience.
“Creating content just for the sake of creating content is the strategy that is doomed to failure.” Recently, I joined the #VCBuzz Twitter chat to drive a conversation on Creating Content that Works. What an insightful discussion! The 45-minute discussion on content creation and content marketing sizzled with smart advice from a variety of digital marketing professionals.
This summer, social media platforms debuted so many new features it was hard to keep up. (Miss out while you were on holiday? Catch up with our roundup.) As fall color explodes, the platforms continue to test and release new features, with Instagram leading the way. With all the changes, the story of the yearContinue reading “What’s the Story in Social Media Marketing? Stories.”
Last week, CCC was in Indianapolis creating content and getting social with over 34,000 firefighters from around the world at FDIC International 2018. In addition to impressive signage and booth displays, we picked up another cool idea — a Show Daily. This tabloid-sized publication shared highlights from the previous day’s events. It’s also a greatContinue reading “Vlog: Showcase Your Event in a Show Daily”
CCC is excited to welcome guest contributor, Katrina Manning! You can learn more about Katrina at the end of her article. When it comes to marketing your business, one of your most critical tools is blogging. For starters, it gives you an effective way to communicate with your customers. Secondly, it can help boost theContinue reading “Get the Party Started: 5 Ways to Revamp Your Blogging Techniques”
At the end of last year, a local icon in our community closed its doors. While it’s the end of an era, it’s not the end of West Point Market. The legendary gourmet specialty food store is reinventing itself to thrive against increased competition by reopening a smaller flagship store and eventually opening satellite storesContinue reading “Are Company Blogs (As We Know Them) Nearing Their End?”
Social media isn’t free. There, we said it. It’s been said before, but no one seems to believe it. Even if you’re not advertising or boosting posts, someone (or multiple someones) is spending time strategizing, creating content, posting and engaging with community members. Or at least we hope they are. Social Media Isn’t Free TimeContinue reading “Social Media Isn’t Free: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Time & Money”
I know, I know; 2015 isn’t even over yet, and we’re already talking about 2016. Digital marketing trends move fast, so you always have to look at what’s next to stay ahead of the game and start adapting your strategy early. If you can pinpoint the major marketing trends of the next twelve months, youContinue reading “4 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2016”
Good Blog Design The success of your blog begins with good design. Why? The average attention span in 2015 is 8.25 seconds, continuing a downward trend. In other words, visitors won’t stick around if their first impression is negative. Make sure the design of your blog is user-friendly and easy to navigate. There should alwaysContinue reading “The Key Elements To Running A Successful Blog”