Twitter Helps Me Get My Lost Book Back, and What You Can Learn from It

Twitter Helps Me Get My Lost Book Back, and What You Can Learn from It

Last Wednesday I flew from Boston to Philly on a midday JetBlue flight. I’m a nervous flyer, even when the weather is cooperating. Last Wednesday, it was not. It was stormy and rainy, and so the flight bounced around aggressively … Read More »

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Mercedes-Benz and Instagram: A Clever Way to Build Your Own GLA

Mercedes-Benz and Instagram: A Clever Way to Build Your Own Car

I talk a lot about using social media for storytelling (rather than simply sharing), and I also talk a lot about creating content that’s useful, inspired and empathic to the needs and wants of the people you want to reach. … Read More »

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What's Next in B2B Marketing

What’s Next in B2B Marketing?

Next month, 750 business-to-business marketers will gather in Boston to learn and bond at the MarketingProfs B2B Marketing Forum in Boston, the theme of which is “Marketing for What Comes Next.” Side note from the Good Problem to Have Files: … Read More »

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Everybody Writes

High-Fiving a Million Angels: It’s Launch Day for ‘Everybody Writes’

The sound you hear is Tina Fey high-fiving a million angels… because it’s launch day for Everybody Writes!   Good writing helps good marketers become great marketers. And today, the book is finally in stock at the bookseller of your … Read More »

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Typewriter tattoo

13 Writing Rules

Many hold a notion that the ability to write, or write well, is a gift bestowed on a chosen few. Writing well is considered a kind of art, linked murkily to muse and mysticism. That leaves us thinking there are … Read More »

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Alice in Wonderland

What’s the Formula for E-book Success?

One of the tenets of my new book is this: Good writing is like good teaching. Good writing and (more broadly) good content strives to explain, to make things a little bit clearer, to make sense of our world… even … Read More »

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Voice

Scrappy Video Content Marketing: What If We Didn’t Try So Hard?

What if we stopped trying quite so hard with our video content marketing? What if we just told our true stories honestly and simply, and with empathy for the very real problems our customers have?  A video from a tiny … Read More »

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