Strategy

Best practices for laying the foundation of a successful marketing program from the minds of GLC.

Content Marketing for Professional Services Firms

Content marketing is about more than just creating and distributing content—it requires a robust strategy in order to deliver relevant, valuable content and attract and engage a defined audience. Unfortunately, many professional services don’t seem to have a strategy, and are therefore just adding t…

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Getting Your Audience to Act

You’ve written an awe-inspiring article about a professional athlete who is back in the game after undergoing a surgery at your medical center. But what’s the next (and arguably most important) step, after the reader has finished taking in the last few words of the article? The call to action. What…

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Why You Need a Killer Content Strategy

93% of marketers are using content but less than half have a content strategy in place. Are you one of them? And if so, are you confused where to start? Content strategy is the plan around content creation, execution, delivery, distribution and measurement. Content strategy isn’t about more content.…

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Giving New Life to Old Content

Pushing out new content daily can be a difficult task, especially when you have a variety of categories and topics to cover. But there’s nothing in the rules that says you can’t tweak older content and publish it anew, as long as it still provides valuable and relevant information to your audience.…

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Content Taxonomy: Tips for Organizing

Is your online content organized? If not, you could be losing your audience from the start. Great content may draw them to your website or blog, but if they’re unsure where to go next, chances are they won’t think twice about clicking out. Creating a content taxonomy can solve your organizational wo…

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Print to Digital? Plan Early and Often

Print Magazine

At GLC, most of our clients produce integrated, multi-channel marketing communications programs. Often these include a flagship print component such as a magazine or newsletter, and supporting digital components, like a responsive website, tablet application, or e-newsletter. With these types of pro…

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Content Marketing Vs. Advertising

Times Square

According to research conducted by the CMO Club and IBM, today’s chief marketing officers are rethinking how to best allocate spending within their marketing budgets. Among its takeaways, the research suggests: 1.) that a once-predominate focus on customer acquisition is shifting toward customer ret…

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Does Your Brand Belong on Instagram?

Instagram

This year alone, Instagram grew from 300 million users to 400 million, surpassing the audience of Twitter. Coincidentally—or perhaps not—Instagram also opened its doors to all marketers in October. For the past two years, Instagram has invited only select brands to advertise on its platform. If you…

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Why Hospitals Need A Content Strategy Now More Than Ever

Connections

For the past four years, the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) defined content marketing as “the creation and distribution of educational and/or compelling content in multiple media formats to attract and/or retain customers.” But, says the Institute, content marketing has matured into a formal busi…

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The Fake War: Print vs. Digital

Tug-of-War

Here’s what you know: People are exposed to digital content more than ever. About 92,000 new articles are published online every day, according to publishing analytics-software provider Chartbeat. Here’s what you think you know: As a result, print is dying. But this simply isn’t true. In reality, pr…

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