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May 06

Marketing 102: You caught a prospect’s eye. Now what?

By Renae Gregoire | credibility , Expectations , Trust

Toot your own horn (shh … quietly)   Hooray! You’ve completed Marketing 101 and grabbed a potential client’s attention.  Now what? Now, the marketing continues.  This time though, in Marketing 102, your goal is to build that always powerful know, like, and trust factor. Your goal is to give prospect the feeling that you’re qualified and more than able […]

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Oct 30

Take imperfect action?!? (A virtual hug for perfectionists)

By Renae Gregoire | Empathy , Lessons learned , Web content

Imperfect action ≠ crappy content  The gurus say that imperfect action is better than no action.  In a way, I agree: It’s better to have an “imperfect” something out there than nothing at all.  BUT.  A huge BUT.  Imperfect doesn’t mean “crap.” Glaring content issues that shout “CRAP!” to everyone Imperfect doesn’t mean you let content out of the house with […]

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Aug 23

Is your long-form content killing readers?

By Renae Gregoire | Blogging , Content , Empathy

It seems that everyone loves long-form contentYou know what? I get that long-form content is great for driving traffic. Neil Patel says so. Kissmetrics says so. Search Enging Land says so. Content Marketing Institute says so. I’m not here to argue about the effectiveness of long-form content. Having a supply of long-form content on your site is a good thing. […]

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Jun 17

Small business marketing: How deep listening transforms content

By Renae Gregoire | Content , Customer experience , Empathy

Small business marketing + deep listening = better marketing content  You know the feeling that comes over you when you see or hear something transformative? When something about life, love, or small business marketing stops you in your tracks, and becomes, at least temporarily, all consuming? You can’t think of anything else. You feel compelled to share […]

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