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3 Rules That Will Never Change in Marketing

I want you to stop freaking out about your digital marketing. I get it though, it's a complicated world, at least it seems like it is. Do any of these sound familiar?

"Is Facebook marketing even worth spending my time anymore?"

"People say the younger generation isn't even on Facebook or...

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Are You Working on it, or Producing it?

I love a good podcast, but to be totally honest, I have a hard time listening to most of them all the way through (hello, ADD). There is, however, one woman that I religiously listen to each week, and never regret it.

That would be Amy Porterfield and her podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy,...

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20 Common AP Style Mistakes You'll Never Make Again

Not everyone lives and breathes grammar. But searching the internet every single time you’re uncertain about a word or grammatical rule isn’t helping your productivity (or creativity) at all.

So, we’ve listed out 20 common AP style mistakes right here for your reference. Save...

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Reduce Your Typing Errors With the Grammarly App

When it comes to creating content for your marketing, copy plays a huge part. Whether you're blogging, writing emails, creating social media posts, or simply engaging with other people and businesses on social media, you're pretty much always typing copy.

I often hear small business owners...

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Let's create a social media content strategy

Say it with me, “I will no longer post something just to post something.” This means you’re ready to let your social media content start working for you and help you reach your goals. You need to embark on a simple process that will lead you through the elements of developing a...

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The Calendar You Need Before the Content Calendar

A content calendar is a huge time saver in the world of content planning. A content calendar is a tool where you plot out the content you will publish and when you will publish it. Without it, you'll either lose track of your content, or constantly waste time coming up with content to post...

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7 Facebook Live Mistakes for You to Avoid

Facebook Live - have you given it a try yet?

Maybe you’ve noticed the videos of friends going Live in your feed or even tapped on the Live icon yourself when writing a post then freaked out a little because you realized you weren’t quite sure what to do next.

Or maybe you’ve...

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How I Published 30 Posts in 30 Days

For those of you that followed along, you saw that I posted 30 tips in 30 days to my social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and my personal Twitter). I didn't just post tips to my social media though, I published thirty blog posts to my website too. It...

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Stop Overthinking Social Media and Do Social Media

I have something important to tell you. Your marketing is never going to be perfect. There, I said it. Now you say it with me (out loud), “My marketing is never going to be perfect.” I said say it out loud, silly. Try again, “My marketing is never going to be perfect.”...

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5 Things You Shouldn't Do on Social Media

It’s easy to talk about all the awesome things you should be doing with your social media, but it’s also important to talk about some things you shouldn't do. These social media don’ts apply to anyone using social media to market a business or themselves.

Avoid religious and...

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