August 30, 2014

7 Ways Content Marketing Will Breathe Life Into Your Dreams

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Content marketing is a word that gets bandied about a lot these days. Traditional marketing continues to fall further out of favor with consumers every day. Content marketers do more than write content…much more. They develop and create customized marketing strategies that capture and hold the attention of potential customers far better than the old […]

Self Promotion – Does It Have to Feel Smarmy?

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A couple of days ago, I had an interesting conversation about self-promotion with Julia Hull, Director of Customer Support for Bundle Post (the greatest social media management and curation software on earth). As I made my morning rounds for clients on Facebook, I saw Julia had posted a question in her status asking friends what […]

Is Your Content Marketing Me Focused or We Focused?

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Is your content marketing me-focused or we-focused? If you find your content marketing efforts failing to meet your expectations, the answer to that question may help you understand why. I came across an article by Inc.com contributor, Jeff Haden, which explains why me-focused content pushes readers away while we-focused content pulls them in. After seeing […]

Secret Confessions and Happy New Year Wishes

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Here’s to wishing all of our subscribers and readers a very Merry Christmas (or a belated Happy Hanukkah) and a Happy New Year in 2014. This year has brought countless blessings to All Media Freelance, LLC (AMF). We’ve assembled a fantastic team of experts, achieved and exceeded our goals, made new friends, and enjoyed the […]

Flash Fiction Challenge – Part IV by Iain Mackenzie

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 Terrible Minds – Flash Fiction Challenge Part IV A note from Samantha Gluck: My friends, and even those who read my work without ever engaging me,  know full well that I’m a journalist and content strategist and that I feel profoundly blessed to be able to make a living doing what I love and, more […]

What Katniss Everdeen Can Teach Content Marketers

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Katniss Everdeen, star of the Catching Fire and Hunger Games blockbuster movies, can teach content marketers a thing or two. Successful content marketers need to do more than simply push content out through their various channels. Yes, pushing out high-quality content can lead to some natural (organic) success – to a point. But it takes […]

7 Killer Tools for Journalists and Content Marketers

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Journalists and content marketing experts don’t typically spend long hours tied to their desks anymore. They’re on the move, covering events, chatting with thought leaders, and gathering information from the world around them. Then they just go back to their desks or laptops and pound out a stellar story that sets the world on fire […]

How to Use Onomatopoeia in Content Marketing and Elsewhere

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What Does the Fox Say?  What is onomatopoeia? According to the vocabulary.com website, the term, onomatopoeia, refers to a very specific process of word making: an attempt to capture the sound of something in words. Frequently, people get onomatopoeia mixed up with interjections. Interjections belong to the group known as the eight parts of speech. […]

Lights Camera Traffic – Using Video in Your Content Marketing Mix

Video content marketing is the new darling in the content marketing world. Many high profile businesses, like Coca Cola, have jumped on YouTube and started posting and sharing videos that tell their brand stories. But there’s a problem. Few smaller businesses have taken the plunge into video, and those that have don’t do a very […]

What THE HEIST Can Teach You About Content Marketing

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I recently read the new best selling novel, The Heist, and found it not only entertaining, but also educational from a content marketing perspective. You might wonder how a work of fiction can help you find more success with your content marketing efforts? Lee Goldberg and Janet Evanovich weave a fast-paced, riveting story around the […]