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Art of Brand Storytelling Part 2: How to Construct a Story

Note: This is part 2 in our Art of Brand Storytelling Series Iconic brands like Apple have long recognized the power of brand storytelling. In 1984, before Apple was “Apple”, the company launched an unconventional, controversial 1 minute tv spot during the 3rd quarter of Superbowl XVIII. It was their first tv ad, and they…

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How to Make Extremely Interesting Content in a Boring Industry

So, you want to create interesting content, but your industry is far from interesting. This sounds like an impossible dilemma. In your eyes, it may seem like you’re trying to convert a dull rock into a shining piece of gold. Here’s the good news: creating interesting content in a boring industry is far from impossible.…

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How to Find the Right Style for Your Copywriting

The difference between good copy and not-so-good copy is pretty stark. To write compellingly, you need to assume the roles of both artist and scientist, and know how to balance the two. Weak copy will blindly neglect both of these roles. Creativity is the engine that propels the copy and brings it to life. The…

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How to Successfully Create and Manage Content for Your Ecommerce Store in 2016

There’s a few reasons why content is absolutely essential when running an online business: it can build authority, instill trust, gain traffic, and persuade site visitors into becoming buyers. It’s one of the most important elements on your site, and it should be an integral part of your marketing strategy. With all of that said,…

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How to Hire a Copywriter – 4 Must Ask Questions

Businesses, whether they like it or not, need copywriting. Copywriting is seen as some secretive, wizardly craft that is difficult to master. The learning curve turns busy small business owners off. Taking the time to study classic sales letters, absorb all of the principles and tactics, and learning how to construct hard-hitting sales copy can…

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3 Telltale Signs of Bad Copywriting

Writing copy is tough work—a lot harder than it looks. Crafting copy that enticingly describes your products and offers takes practice and knowledge, which is something that most business owners just don’t have. This is why it is common to see horrific copy, which obviously doesn’t compel people to buy. This is what bad copy…

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3 Things to Consider Before You Get Serious About Content Marketing

If you’ve read our blog, we have long recommended that you get serious about your content marketing strategy. In 2015, it’s even more important than ever. You have to assume that your competition is starting to see the light, and that they are planning on ramping up their content campaigns. Reason being, content is probably…