Unlikely Lessons Email Marketers Can Learn From theSkimm

Unlikely Lessons Email Marketers Can Learn From theSkimm

by Liz Bedor on Nov 30, 2016 in Content Marketing

Without fail, every few years something comes out that’s supposed to “kill” email. Whether its a new platform, like Facebook, or a new feature, like Gmail’s tabs, marketers are constantly rushing to figure out the next “new” way to connect with consumers. But recent research actually found that consumers, especially Millennials, prefer email to other […]

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Should Brands Rely on Social Media to Connect with Consumers?

Should Brands Rely on Social Media to Connect with Consumers?

by Liz Bedor on Nov 10, 2016 in Social Media

Since social media channels have come into existence, brands have been trying to figure out how to leverage them as sales channels for consumers. If brands wanted to sell to women, they thought they had to get in front of them on Pinterest. Needed to reach young men? YouTube was the channel of choice. However every few […]

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6-Step Checklist to Launch + Promote Gated Content

6-Step Checklist to Launch + Promote Gated Content

by Liz Bedor on Aug 4, 2016 in Content Marketing

Gated content is one of the best ways for content marketers to measure conversions and generate leads for their business. This type of content is, however can take a lot of blood, sweat and tears (not to be dramatic) to put one of these assets together. Therefore, nothing is more disheartening than seeing your pride […]

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How to Create Authentic Marketing with User-Generated Content

How to Create Authentic Marketing with User-Generated Content

by Liz Bedor on May 24, 2016 in Content Marketing

Over the past decade, social media has completely transformed the way people create, consume and share content. Year over year, the sheer volume of content in the world has grown exponentially, and today, more than two billion user-generated photos are posted and viewed across social media platforms daily. But social media has not only changed how people […]

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73 Questions with a Marketer: Michael Brenner

73 Questions with a Marketer: Michael Brenner

by Liz Bedor on May 10, 2016 in Content Marketing

For young marketers, finding the right mentor is critical to professional growth and success. The right mentor can teach you invaluable lessons, open doors to new opportunities and provide guidance that is imperative when navigating the (sometimes) treacherous waters of a career. But finding the a great mentor isn’t easy. Paths and opportunities don’t always cross and […]

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What to Do in Your First 30 Days as a Content Marketing Manager

What to Do in Your First 30 Days as a Content Marketing Manager

by Liz Bedor on Apr 19, 2016 in Content Marketing

Recently, I decided to take a new role as a Senior Content Marketing Manager at Bluecore, an email marketing automation startup. Bluecore had been doing content marketing for some time, but was looking for someone who could bring a new perspective and strategy to the program. Today, I’m six weeks into the role and needless to say, […]

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