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10 Smart Ways to Rescue "Boring" Content

By: Alexandra Miles

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My New Puppy Journey Revealed the Power of Omni-Channel Marketing
By: Julie Jones

The always brilliant Drew McLellan of the Agency Management Institute recently shared a great study on audience expectations with omni-channel marketing. From the CMO Council and Pitney ...

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Your Go-To Guide for Creating an Effective Editorial Calendar
By: Alexandra Miles

When you lack a documented content strategy and schedule, the landscape gets messy. There’s no coordination or consistency. Your channels get cluttered. You miss opportunities and deadli...

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Muse Wins Prestigious 2019 Content Marketing Award
By: Jackie Bebenroth

The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) announced that Muse has won a 2019 Content Marketing Award in the category of Best Paid Advertising/Content Marketing Integration . The firm was re...

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The Secrets to Developing a Stellar Creative Product
By: Julie Jones

It’s not easy to bring a big creative idea to life. One percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiration. That’s the axiom. While it’s not saving lives, a lot of hard work goes into finding the ...

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Marketing Campaign Reporting: Establishing the Process
By: Lauren Konst

You’ve invested in your brand’s marketing – outsourcing to a trusted agency or in-house team – and need to rationalize the time, money and manpower it takes to execute your campaign. What in...

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How Much Does Content Marketing Cost?
By: Jackie Bebenroth

More and more businesses believe in the power of content marketing. They’ve seen the studies about the return on investment and want to reap the amazing benefits. But then pops the important...

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How to Crush Your Email Marketing Stats
By: Alexandra Miles

Don’t judge me: There are 600+ unopened emails in my inbox every day. That doesn’t mean I didn’t open others. I’m always game for some eye-catching news, celebrity gossip or special offers. ...

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Your Feedback Game Is Weak: How to Give Solid Direction So You Get Winning Creative Ideas
By: Julie Jones

One of the greatest challenges I’ve had to manage, both as a writer and creative director, is getting solid, clear feedback from clients. Keywords there: solid and clear. CDs always have to ...

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Alternate Ways to Measure Content Marketing Effectiveness
By: Lauren McPherson

How do you know if your content is working for you? It depends on your goals. Generally, you want to see clicks, conversions and new customers, but these results don’t happen as soon as you ...

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