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Multiplying the Effectiveness of Your Infographics [Infographic]

It ain’t 1999. Sure, we feasted on the various flavors of eye candy media-makers spun forth then, but today we’re even more magnetized by pixelicious content. So… the benefits of infographics are no longer a mystery to content marketers. Infographics can be the device-friendly and social media-friendly content format that rallies both deep data divers…

101 Tips to Help You Master 20 Types of Marketing Content

Mastering one type of marketing content is a bitch. Mastering 20? Hmm. Words escape me (and I don’t believe that’s ever happened). Okay, I suppose I’m not proposing your marketing content must include 20, or 10, or even 5 different types—certainly not from the get-go. But I am proposing you select a few and get…

Content Sharing: 51 Tips for Free Content Promotion

In recent years I’ve discovered a fair amount of pushback from brands regarding how they value social sharing, an obvious form of word of mouth. Inexplicably, the idea of content sharing gets a ho-hum reaction. I gather responses such as: Social media takes too much time. My response: Yes, social media takes time. Everything takes…

What is a Lead Magnet? (And 10 Ways to Quickly Magnify the Size of Your Email List)

A lead magnet is a free offer you make in exchange for an email address (and possibly additional information). Lead magnets are also called: Signup incentives Signup offers Freemiums Content upgrades And many other terms One well-respected digital marketer calls them “an irresistible bribe.” Sounds seedy to me. Lead magnets are above-board and have always…