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How to Slay the Five Dragons of Content Writing The following blog about content writing is written by guest blogger, SEO master, content queen, and colleague Jenn Read of Solyndria Creative. The audience for it is marketers like me and the people we hire who write content for a living, but many of
Do you know your website’s purpose? I spend a lot of my time on the Internet. Though I do some print-based or other writing, most of my work is social media and website marketing. When I’m not writing for the web, I’m researching on it. I research my clients’ fields. I
Why Use Professional Marketing for Your Business? There was a time when you could sell your business or product by going out and speaking directly to the people or companies that needed it. True, not everyone wanted to speak to a salesperson, but it was a valid way to make a living.
Telling your story is kind of my thing. In my previous life, I was a sketch comedian. I performed improv comedy and wrote and performed sketch comedy. It was fun and creative but not very lucrative. But this isn’t my story. It’s Saint Patrick’s. Well, kind of. And that’s
Happy Valentine’s Day, Roanoke! Social Media Marketing is bringing the woo. Relationships are all about good communication and give and take. That’s as true for your personal relationships as your business ones. A good relationship with your client benefits both of you. But
Lines are powerful, particularly in time. The idea of a fresh start is so appealing that every December 31, people commit to how the next year will be different from the one before despite the delineation between the two being entirely artificial. So how can you use New Year’s marketing?
The late great Tom Petty said, “the waiting is the hardest part.” Living legend Stephen King says it’s the moment before you start. But maybe they’re both right because if you look at the spirit beyond the wordsmiths’ prose, it can sometimes mean the same thing, at
In November, POP dedicates a blog to being grateful. Here's what we appreciate for our business and community.
Put Bulls have a marketing problem. If you're not telling your company's story, you do too.
Holiday marketing can feel like a lot of pressure. But with a plan it doesn't need to be.
Google Business Profile isn't very social. So why is it social media & why does it
Your website is your intro to clients. You only get what chance. Here are the 3 items your website needs most.
Don't let someone pressure you into a product or service you don't need. Watch out for these marketing red flags.
Brand values inform your brand and your brand's value. Being clear on your brand helps you attract customers who will value you.
If you can hire a marketer you should. But if you're not there yet, here is what you need to know to make SEO easy for your site.
Lets talk about making relationships last - with your clients. Social marketing is all about relationship building and that creates repeat
Why is accurate marketing that is up to date important for your business? Have you ever gone out of your way to go somewhere only to find it wasn't what you expected?
New businesses need marketing. But how do you market before you have customers? The Popstart Affordable Marketing offer can help.
November is my favorite month of the year. I have both personal and general reasons. The weather is perfect. It includes my favorite meal of the year. And it’s the month I got married. November also ushers in the winter holidays and happens to have my favorite one. What does that have to with
A Small Business Marketing Mistake Can Be Scary… Seeing as how we’re in spooky season, this month POP is doing something a little different with our blog. What follows are three cautionary tales of a scary small business marketing mistake. Marketing is tough work, particularly when
Blogging well takes time. Professional blogs take money. Is it worth it? You may have found yourself asking if blogging helps your