How Are You Marketing Your Brand’s Sustainability and Diversity?

Earth Day was this week and we saw the typical run of social posts where companies promoted the environment. Unfortunately, for many companies – this only happens once a year and the other days they go back to business as usual. Last week, I completed a marketing workshop at a large company in the healthcare industry. One of the points that I made within the workshop was that their company needed to better market the

Not Every Content Strategy Needs a Story

Stories are everywhere and I’m sick of it. Every social media app is trying to throw them in my face, every website is trying to lure me to their clickbait story, and now every brand wants to emotionally connect with me online. Please make it stop. Reasons Why I’m Growing Weary of Stories: Most people are terrible at telling stories. Most people aren’t seeking stories. Gasp! I know I’m going to upset the content professionals

Trends in Recruiting Content Marketers

We’ve been blessed at our agency with great relationships with content marketing professionals – from editorial teams at enterprise companies, to offshore researchers and bloggers, to freelance thought leadership writers and everyone in between. It took a decade to put together the right resources and takes time to match the right writer to the right opportunity. We’ve thought about hiring a writer several times – but our partners do such an incredible job we’d never

Develop Your Social Resume

In our industry, a social resume is a requirement. If you’re a candidate looking for a job in social media, you better have a great network and online presence. If you’re a candidate looking for a job in search engine optimization, I better be able to find you in search results. If you’re a candidate looking for a content marketing job, I better be able to see some popular content on your blog. The requirement