The Top Legal Issues with Blogging

Reading Time: 2 minutes A few years ago, one of our clients wrote a great blog post and they were looking for a good image to feature with it. They used Google Image Search, found an image that was filtered as royalty-free, and added it to the post. Within days, they were contacted by a major stock image company and served with a bill for $3,000 to pay for the image use and avoid the legal issues associated with

Yes, There Are Still Great Blogs Out There To Discover… Here’s How to Search for Them

Reading Time: 2 minutes Blogs? Am I really writing about blogging? Well, yes. While the official umbrella term we now apply in the industry is content marketing, blogging continues to be the most common format that companies are utilizing to reach their perspective and current clients. I never actually realized that the term blogging would grow to obselecense, but it’s used a lot less than ever. In fact, I often refer to my writing here as articles rather than

What Are The Most Important Modern Marketing Skills in 2018?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The last few months I’ve been working on curriculums for digital marketing workshops and certifications for an international company and a university, respectively. It’s been an incredible journey – deeply analyzing how our marketers are being prepared in their formal degree programs, and identifying gaps that will make their skills more marketable in the workplace. Key to traditional degree programs is that the curriculae often take several years to be approved. Unfortunately, that puts graduates

Content Marketing: Forget What You Heard Until Now and Start Generating Leads by Following this Guide

Reading Time: 6 minutes Are you finding it difficult to generate leads? If your answer is yes, then you are not alone. Hubspot reported that 63% of marketers say generating traffic and leads is their top challenge. But you’re probably wondering: How do I generate leads for my business? Well, today I’m going to show you how to use content marketing to generate leads for your business. Content marketing is an effective strategy you can use to generate leads

What’s Changed About Corporate Blogging Over The Years?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve been following me over the last decade, you know that I wrote Corporate Blogging for Dummies back in 2010. While the landscape of digital media has had immense changes over the last 7 years, I’m honestly not sure there’s been too many changes when it comes to the book and companies developing a corporate blogging strategy. Businesses and consumers are still hungry for great information, and your company can be the resource they’re