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Musings and Observations
The other categories under Body of Work are meant to highlight my professional writing. This section is for the more traditional approach to a "Blog": shorter, sometimes random insights and observations into areas of interest.
In the past few weeks, I’ve kicked off two employee advocacy pilot programs and helped to implement two more. Implementation and launch is easy as 1-2-3: Learn how to use our platform Fill it with content Invite employees to join the platform and share said content Seriously, that’s all there is to it! Built it […]
Recently, a marketer friend of mine shared her frustration on Facebook with the state of “influencer marketing.” Her point (and a totally valid one) was that every podcast, presentation, blog round-up, and webinar seemed to include the same dozen or so names, and were alienating some great up-and-comers. As a self-proclaimed up-and-comer, I would obviously […]
Came across a thread on inbound.org about the “Top 3 metrics every content marketer should track”. Had to weigh in after reading the responses because, well, they catered to the wannabe blogger superstar and had very little actionable insight to measurable business goals. Since we’re talking about content marketers, whose role is presumably to drive […]
There are 3 factors that influence the best times to post on social media that the infographics don’t tell you. Let’s explore them.
A story of opportunity meeting preparation, and a whole lot of #SproutLove. First, the Preparation About six months ago, my web business Shovi Websites was at a crossroads. Fifteen years after starting it to help small businesses take advantage of all the wonderful things a well-run web presence had to offer, the rules of the […]
Look beyond open and click rates to gauge the health and effectiveness of your email campaigns. Here is a simple process to create goals, track key performance indicators, and optimize your email conversions.
Divesting yourself of an online community you started from scratch, and built up to over 100,000 members, is an interesting experience. A lot goes through your mind leading up to the realization that it’s time to move on, and all along the way through the transition to new ownership (if you even go that direction). […]
Using conversion copy in your email campaigns could lead to higher opens and click throughs, but could also turn away certain subscribers. Read what happened to us during a recent campaign.