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Overused Phrases and Incorrect Words Hurting Your Writing

Words can convey so much. Or they can convey nothing. They can persuade. Or they can repel. Overused and incorrectly used words frustrate and irritate your audience. Here’s how to identify and fix your word problems.
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Metrics Matter More During COVID-19 Than They Ever Did

If you analyze your metrics like you usually do – within the framework of mostly controllable factors – you’re setting up your content marketing program for failure. It’s time to rewrite the rules of your measurement program.
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5 Surprising Ways to Optimize Websites With Video

Opportunities abound for videos – a popular format with audiences – on your website. Let’s look at five often overlooked areas for video optimization to replace or supplement your static content.
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7 Brands Getting Email Right During a Crisis [Examples]

Every company under the sun seems to be sending emails around the pandemic news. Let’s look at seven examples of marketers rising to the occasion to deliver value and promote togetherness when we all need to stand six feet apart.
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Should Engagement Really Matter to Marketers Anymore?

On the surface, engagement seems like an ideal goal. But take a deeper look at how difficult it is to determine its value. You may want to rethink engagement’s role in your content marketing strategy.
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Offer a Content Upgrade and See Conversion Rates Rise

A content upgrade can be a game changer in your conversion challenge. Offering bonus content that your audience truly values makes it more likely they’ll give you their email address. Read on for tips and lots of real-life examples.
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Stop Wasting Time: Review Your Website Analytics

Are you too busy to check your web analytics? CMWorld presenter Andy Crestodina reviews the analytics because he’s busy. Learn what he says your users are telling you about site navigation, conversions, social icons, and videos.
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6 Things You Should Stop Doing to Content [Tools]

The most straightforward way to revitalize your content is to jettison things that just aren’t working. Start with these six frequent mistakes – and how to fix them.
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The Right and Wrong Ways to Use Vanity Metrics

Vanity metrics look great on paper. But the sheen fades when used to explain important business outcomes. And yet, they can shine nicely when used to measure marketing goals. Here’s what you need to know.
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Don't Forget These 7 Tips to Get More Search Traffic

Dig deeper into search engine optimization to get your site’s content all the traffic it’s capable of. Pick one or more of these seven often overlooked techniques. Don’t worry, we’ll go step by step without getting super technical.
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A Small Amount of Data Can Do It for B2B Personalization

In B2B marketing, content personalization doesn’t require you to know their shoe size, family situation, pet ownership, or car model. A small amount of data combined with relevant insights can go a long way. Let’s explore.
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How to Make Your Google Mobile Search Results More Clickable

Are you neglecting a valuable way to drive more traffic from search? You are if you aren’t making your mobile search results more clickable in Google. Here’s how to change that.