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The Essential Guide to Building Local Relationships and Goodwill, Nationwide

Did you know that, if you add a certain secret ingredient to your marketing efforts, you can: Earn tons of local links Build solid relationships in a specific locale Genuinely benefit local community members All in one fell swoop? I didn't either. Thankfully, Megan Hannay and Garrett Read more
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How to Write the Perfect Blog Post Introduction (Step-by-Step)

Crafting the perfect blog post introduction can be the difference between being average, and being above-average. Yawn. Let’s try that again. Blow your intro and no-one will read your post. Nail it and they will. Better, right? The average blog post doesn’t get read, shared, or liked, Read more
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Can You Tie Your Guest Blogs Back to Sales?

We’ve seen time and time again that high quality guest content can have enormous benefits as part of a digital marketing campaign. Yet when it comes to reporting on their contribution on sales, their impact has traditionally been much harder to measure. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate Read more
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[Webinar] 5 Steps To Find Content Topics That Will Actually Earn Links

  Register Now We’re excited to announce that Dan Shure of Evolving SEO and Experts on the Wire will be joining us to host a webinar on 5 Steps to Find Content Ideas That Will Rank and Naturally Earn Links on Wednesday, May 10 at 1:00 EST. What's this webinar about? While a lot of link Read more
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Don’t Make These 7 Guest Posting Mistakes in 2017

Most people know that guest blogging is a great way to get exposure to your content and grow your audience. Leo Widrich used guest posting to attract an audience for Buffer and grow his company into a multi-million dollar business. However, if you’ve used guest posting as a strategy to build your Read more
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Finding Guest Blogging Opportunities in 2017: 8 Effective Tactics to Try

Although it was declared dead a few years back in a controversial blog post written by Matt Cutts, now former head of the web spam team at Google, guest blogging is very much alive in 2016 and onward. Yes, guest blogging has been misused to manipulate one's ranking through SEO, which is why Google has Read more
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7 Essential TED Talks for Every Publicist to Watch

As a publicist, you know that communication is an art form. No matter how strong your value proposition is, the success of what you say comes down to the nuances. Whether you’re looking to make a connection over email, phone, or in person at a conference , every moment needs to make an impact—especially Read more
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How To Develop Content Assets That Generate Links

Link building and content marketing fall into the same bucket when it comes to SEO for good reason. When you read any ranking correlation study, the number of referring domains linking to a page/domain is one of the top reasons a site ranks well. With that being the case, we set out to find a way Read more
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7 Different Types of Influencer Campaigns: What’s Good about Them, What’s Bad about Them

When it comes to the “how” of working with influencers, you have a ton of options. So many options, in fact, you might be tempted to fall back on the good ol’ “Hey influencer, want to post content about my brand on your social channels?” No shame on that game. But with 59% of us marketers Read more
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5 Hidden Benefits of Content Marketing

When you’re launching a content marketing program, it’s important to focus on short-term goals like web traffic growth, search engine visibility, PR, and lead generation. But if you focus too much on these strategic objectives, you’ll miss other aspects of your strategy that are just as important. The Read more
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