42 of the Best Affiliate Programs That Pay the Highest Commission

Every day, thousands of publishers benefit from a recurring cash inflow by partnering up with other companies via affiliate programs. Affiliate marketing is one of the best ways to monetize your blog, especially when you don’t sell products or services. Joining an affiliate program can get you exclusive access to new content and special deals […]

9 Ways Healthcare Marketers Should Utilize Social Media

Social media is no longer a marketing afterthought for companies and organizations. Every major brand is present across the major social media platforms, and they are actively planning strategic campaigns around social activity. Companies from every industry have made the leap into social media, but healthcare lagged behind. In fact, a survey by Greystone in […]

6 Amazing Ways to Use Facebook Local Awareness Ads

I love learning, and recently, I’ve been pondering taking an online course or two at a local college, just to sharpen my marketing and communications skills. When I started doing some research, like typing in local colleges and looking at courses, I took a break periodically to check social media. Surprisingly, as I was perusing […]

The Ultimate Guide to Local Marketing

When I moved to Chicago two years ago, I knew very little about the city and my new neighborhood. As I got comfortable and established myself as a new Wrigleyville resident, I made a very important friend in Google. Google helped me find the businesses, vendors, and specialists I needed in a new city — […]

How to Write an Incredibly Well-Written Executive Summary [+ Example]

Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking for investors for your small business, or the CEO of a large corporation, a business plan can help you succeed and is a critical component for long-term growth. In fact, one study found companies that use business plans grow 30% faster than those that don’t. A business plan includes a […]

Tips & Templates for Truly Memorable Product Announcements

Your organization spends time and money researching, developing, and implementing a great product. The next (ongoing) step is to bring awareness to that product and its changes. That’s where you come in. In the product marketing space, you have three main goals: increase the number of users, improve adoption and loyalty of those users, and […]

Examples of Blogs From Every Industry, Purpose, & Readership

When you hear the word “blog”, what do you think of? Maybe your mind goes to stories about travel, yoga, and exciting new restaurants to try. What if I told you that, although these thoughts may be valid, other terms and phrases should be coming to mind? These include conversions, a boost in revenue, calls […]

11 Email Marketing Habits It Pays to Break

Before you break any email marketing habits or best practices, it’s important to first understand why they work. Once you’ve mastered basic email content creation, you’ll be in a better position to experiment and test certain components of your strategy. In today’s ultra-competitive email landscape, you need to perform tests in order to find out […]

How to Run a Successful Virtual Event [+ Examples]

Nowadays, plenty of business is done virtually. For instance, you might begin your morning by answering emails and editing a colleague’s blog post via Google Doc. Your colleague is working from home today, so you Slack him to let him know when the piece is ready. In the afternoon, you have a 1:1 via Zoom […]

40% of People Say They Don’t Read Blogs: Here’s How You Can Still Get on Their Radar

According to our 2020 State of Marketing report, blogging is the third most utilized form of content marketing, just behind video and infographics. Like any successful strategy, many brands, publishers, and individuals have jumped on the blogging bandwagon. Currently, there are 600 million active blogs globally. Meanwhile, the number of active U.S. bloggers rose from […]