Monthly Archive: March 2013

Mar 29

Why Corporate Blogs Shouldn’t be Full of Announcements

One of the things that bugs us here at Stirring Media is when we come across corporate blogs that are full of company announcements. If you’re going to publish company announcements all the time (i.e. business acquisitions, product/service launches, press releases) then you should have a separate company news blog, leaving a second one to …

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Mar 27

Social Media Marketing for the Multifamily and Apartment Industry

Why should you care about Facebook? – If it were a country, it would be the 3rd largest in the world. It has more users than there are people in the US. Benefits to having an active presence on Facebook include: increasing your brand exposure and site traffic, creating buzz for events and promotions, building …

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Mar 20

Do I Need Social Media Marketing Services? 4 Signs You Do

Social media is always changing, and perhaps one of the trickiest aspects of inbound marketing and online marketing to handle. Which sites should you be on? What should you be posting? How often should you post? How do you engage people? How do you generate leads with it? All good questions, and not everyone has …

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Mar 18

The 3 Main Reasons Why Businesses Blog

According to┬áHubSpot, companies with blogs attract 55% more website visitors, get 97% more inbound links and have 434% more indexed web pages than blog-less companies. It sounds great, but there are still a lot of companies who don’t have a business blog, or only publish once a month, or who wrote 10 posts last year …

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Mar 15

Online Marketing and Promotion isn’t Outbound Marketing!

Think About Engaging People Instead of Just Getting in Front of Them At this point in the evolution of marketing, most folks understand that outbound marketing techniques such as print advertising, direct mail, cold calling, and radio/TV exposure don’t work as well as they used. The investment doesn’t offer the return that it used to, …

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Mar 14

How to Determine What Your Audience Needs to Know

When covering news stories, whether they are niche news stories or general interest stories, it’s important to be able to determine what your audience needs to know versus what they want to know. The easy way is to write about anything and everything that will generate clicks, sell ad space, and be shared online. We’re …

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Mar 13

Now Accepting Guest Posts

Submit a Guest Post Today We may have discontinued our guest posting service, but that doesn’t mean we don’t support guest posting. A lot of companies are successfully finding guest posting opportunities, while others may still need extra help. It’s not easy to find opportunities and to secure partnerships, and like many others, we see …

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Mar 12

I Have a New Kitty!

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Kitty Cat Cat Cat Cat Cat Our new kitty finally arrived from the shelter yesterday. He is awesome and it is so wonderful to have a cat in the house again. He is only 20 months old and he will be our kitty for the rest of his life. I am at work as I …

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Mar 11

Difference Between Articles and Blog: Your Questions Answered

Today’s blog post comes from freelance copywriter Ehtesham Ahmed, who submitted this question to us (and thanks for the compliment on our website, by the way). We thought it was a great question, and something that other readers might be interested in. So, below is the question and our answer: I was going through your …

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Mar 08

Content Creation: How to Turn One Idea Into 20 Pieces of Content

Somewhere, we came across a great content creation idea of getting 20 pieces of content out of one idea or topic. We thought this idea would be a great way to provide additional value to our clients while relieving some of our content creation woes. However, we couldn’t remember where we saw the idea and …

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