Thought Leadership Central: How to Write a White Paper

Comprehensive marketing strategies include many different types of optimized content. Sales funnels often begin with social media ads, pay-per-click ads and other types of microcontent. Advertorials — ads disguised as regular articles — drive traffic to landing pages; blog posts do the same thing. Then you have long-form editorials and white papers. But what are white […]

White Paper Examples & How to Advice to Drive Amazing Results

We created this post to answer many of the questions our clients had about white paper creation and provide some good white paper examples. Please get in touch if you have any other questions.  Marketers that understand how to create content for every stage of the buyer journey know that leveraging different types of content […]

The 3 Types of White Papers – And Why You Should Care

Some marketers are a bit like cats — they love chasing after laser beams and shiny objects, but they’re frequently left with little to show for their efforts. That’s because innovation often comes at the expense of efficacy. What’s new and different isn’t necessarily what works the best, and that’s why CEOs using Snapchat filters […]

White Paper or E-Book: What’s the Difference?

Content marketing is often about selling products or selling services. But certain forms of content marketing are instead about selling solutions, strategies, or techniques. The two main ways to market a strategy is with a white paper or with an e-book. Which option you use depends entirely on type of strategy or solution you are […]

5 Time-saving Tips for White Paper Writers

White papers are a highly effective marketing tool that, when done correctly, can relay content that is rich in information. Whether you are writing the white paper yourself, or hiring a professional writer to create an effective white paper, you can: Provide valuable information about current events and how they affect your company Present new […]

Proofreading vs Editing for Clarity

Writing is a continual process of correcting and revising your work until it’s clear, logical and organized. A well-written article or blog post may look effortless, but a lot happens behind-the-scenes to get it to this point. Understanding the tasks involved in proofreading vs editing can strengthen your own writing abilities. Differences Between Proofreading vs […]

How Long Should a Blog Post Really Be?

How long should a blog post be? Well, as with many marketing questions, the classic “it depends” is a good answer. The experts behind content analysis tool Yoast say a standard page should be at least 300 words long and cornerstone content should start around 900 words. HubSpot looked at its data and puts the ideal blog […]

What Is Evergreen Content and Why Do You Need It?

There’s content, and then there’s evergreen content. You might be thinking… “What is evergreen content, and why do I need it?” Hint: Evergreen content attracts continuous organic traffic and loyal readers. How does that sound? In this post, you’ll learn what evergreen content is, why it’s important, and how to create it. Let’s get started! […]

Do you Need a Content Writer or a Copywriter?

Content writing and copywriting sound like interchangeable terms, and while their domains may overlap on occasion, they’re two different things that serve two distinct functions. Put simply, good content writing engages the reader by providing informative and educational content about your industry and brand. Good copywriting compels the reader to take a specific action, such […]

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