8 Marketing Mediums That Need Written Content

Content marketing is all about delivering entertaining and educational content to as many of your audience members as possible. There are so many ways to get engaging content out there that small businesses will never stop needing new content. A small business can get endlessly creative with different media and distribution methods, but it all … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk: All the Small Things that Affect Tone

In content marketing, the tone of any copy – from a tweet to a long form – is as important as any aspect of a brand’s image. It needs to be consistent across all written content, which can be difficult when many disconnected writers are handling the copy for a single company. The task usually falls to editors to right these … [Read more...]

6 Writing Workshops for Business Bloggers

Mastering the art of business blog writing may take help from the experts. There’s no shame in getting professional advice to improve your writing. Reading this blog is an excellent starting point, but taking your blog education a step farther could make a big difference in your blog’s success. Consider signing up for one of these esteemed writer’s … [Read more...]

How to Write with Authority Part Two: Relevance

Sometimes excellent content will flop because it completely misses its target audience. When people seek written content, they look for what’s relevant to their interests. We do not want to read a post about roofing when we’re looking for flooring. The same holds true when you’re in the driver’s seat – or rather, at the writer’s desk. If you want … [Read more...]

How to Properly Cite Sources (in a Non-Annoying Way)

Content marketing is all about sharing ideas, but it’s important to make sure those shared ideas are properly sourced. Some entities online do not want their ideas shared at all, while others are open to sharing their work along with proper credit. Failure to properly cite the information is unethical and could even lead to legal trouble, so be … [Read more...]

Crossing the Fine Line Between Originality and Plagiarism

During the Republican National Convention, viewers quickly noticed the similarities between Melania Trump’s speech and Michelle Obama’s 2008 Democratic National Convention speech. The preventable blunder was the focus of many media reports in the days after, highlighting the importance of content originality in today’s digital age. Whether … [Read more...]