For a Better Long-Term Content Strategy, Find a Purple Audience

“The stock market is not the economy.” When the stock market is up, it doesn’t always follow that the economy is great. When the stock market crashes, it doesn’t always mean the economy is bad. That’s as true today as it was 25 years ago when I first got into marketing. And it’s a great … Read more

Change Is Good Even When You Don’t Achieve the Desired Results [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Does anyone care about incremental change? In my consulting practice, I see one challenge again and again at businesses large and small: Incremental improvements fail to excite people enough to motivate change. When a content process is suboptimal but not so broken as to undermine success, the anticipated pain of changing feels greater than the … Read more

Take Binary Bias Out of Your Content Conversations

It’s a basic principle in marketing – create content that lets your audience know that your brand sees and hears them. Optimizing your content conversations to be inclusive of transgender, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming consumers will help you have a better chance of capturing their attention, deepening their engagement, and earning their loyalty. You also will … Read more

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