8 Blog Topic Ideas That Will Shake Things Up

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Even we blog writers sometimes need a little inspiration when it comes to producing blog topic ideas that get our blood pumping. Our marketing minions at Amsterdam Printing put their collective heads together and came up with eight ideas that are sure to shake things up—in a good way.
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PPC for Small Businesses: What You Need to Know

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If you’re a small business owner, then pay per click (PPC) advertising is something you’ve likely heard a lot about. So what is PPC, why does it matter, and what should you do about it? We turned to expert PPC consultant, Marcia Morgan, who has experience working with small business owners and providing guidance on achieving PPC nirvana.
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Marketing Tips: Easy Ways to Update & Repurpose Existing Blog Content

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If you’ve been producing content for a while now, you’ve likely developed a deep arsenal of blog posts. But what should you do if some of this content needs updating?

Not all content is evergreen, but that doesn’t mean you should only market it once and then forget about it. Here’s a strategy for updating and repurposing your existing blog content.
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Website Tips: Give Some Love to these Forgotten Pages

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No doubt, you and your team review certain pages on your website more than you do others. The home page, products and services pages, and FAQs immediately come to mind as pages that typically receive plenty of marketing love.

So now, it’s time to turn your attention to those “other” pages—ones that are easy to forget about, even though they are important.
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The Anatomy of an Irresistible Social Media Post

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We can probably all agree about the importance of social media, but now let’s talk about the nitty-gritty reality. What makes a great tweet? An awesome Facebook update? A cool Tumblr blog?

Cozy up, because we’re about to reveal the anatomy of an irresistible social media post. It involves two essential organs: heart and brains.

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3 Types of Visual Content You Should be Using

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Content marketing is the phrase du jour, but “content” goes so much deeper than words on a page or screen. In fact, visual content marketing is just as important. Wishpond, a company that sells content marketing software, provides ten compelling statistics regarding visual content, including the fact that visuals are processed by the brain 60,000 times faster than text (yes, you read that right).

Visual content is also incredibly shareable—which is important in our social online world—and it can have a huge impact on conversion rates. It’s been proven that visual content can generate more views, bring more inbound links, and increase follower/subscriber rates.

Sounds good, right? But what sort of visual content should your business use? Here are three types you should add to your marketing mix ASAP.
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