6 Ways to Promote a Blog Post

What do you do after you write a blog post?

What do you do after you write a blog post?

Writing a blog post takes time and effort to start and complete. From topic generation to proofreading, a blog post is a piece of work that you should be proud of and want people to see. It can be challenging to build a readership if no one knows you wrote anything. This infographic explains the next steps that must be done after you’re done writing.

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3 Best Thanksgiving Content Marketing Examples

Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for your brand to use content marketing for a seasonal awareness push. Products, contests and promotions centered on the holiday are simple ways for you to increase your fan following and gain better name recognition. Which brands have the best content marketing tactics this Thanksgiving? Read on for three great examples.

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What Thanksgiving content marketing examples have you seen?

3 Best Thanksgiving Content Marketing Examples

  1. Butterball’s Turkey Talk Hotline

Anyone who’s ever prepared a Thanksgiving dinner knows how much effort goes into roasting a turkey. Butterball’s Turkey Talk Hotline is a great example of seasonal content marketing because it helps to fill a need their customers may have. Holiday cooks can place a call and reach professional chefs and turkey experts directly. Continue reading

Content Marketing Metrics to Master [Infographic]

Is your business using content marketing as part of your social media marketing strategy? As this becomes a more common practice for reaching consumers and fans, it’s important to measure your results to see how well the efforts are working.

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How do you measure your content marketing strategy’s success?

Content Marketing Metrics to Master [Infographic]

How will you measure the effectiveness of your campaign? Curata recently published The Comprehensive Guide to Analytics & Metrics, which shares details on determining how well each type of content is doing at reaching an audience. In addition to this helpful guide, they have created an infographic highlighting 29 essential content marketing metrics.

So what does this mean for your social media marketing strategy? Metrics cover consumption, retention, engagement, sales, production and cost. Some key takeaways from the infographic are shown below, including:

  • Monitor email clicks and opens to determine the best time of day to send messages and which subject lines work the best.
  • Assess session duration and count page views to see how long a reader has stayed on your website.
  • Count social media shares to learn what types of content users like to send to friends and family.
  • Measure time from ideation to publishing to determine how costly the content is to create.

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Dr. Kat Van Kirk

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Who is it? Dr. Kat Van Kirk is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing in the field of counseling since 1994. She’s also an AASECT certified Sex Therapist and board certified Clinical Sexologist through the American College of Sexology.

Dr. Kat loves seeing people positively transform themselves and bearing witness to people living their lives authentically. She knows that means overcoming challenges and has faced several in her life, including divorce, depression, breast cancer, a repressive childhood and daily self-doubt. Still, she believes she’s found a way to embrace life’s difficulties and have them serve her.

Dr. Kat’s additional credentials and experience include:

  • A bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Family Resources and Human Development.
  • A master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a post-graduate degree in Marriage, Family and Addictions Therapy from Ottawa University
  • A PhD in Human Sexuality/Clinical Sexology from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
  • Many years of experience in the field of public health
  • Serving as the current Vice President of Lambda Aloha
  • Past president of Malama Pono Health Services
  • Long time member of Society for the Study of Sexuality and the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)
  • Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
  • Member of the Hawaii Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (HIMFT)
  • Associate professor at the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality
  • Adjunct professor at Akamai University

She also happens to also be a certified yoga teacher/therapist through the Yoga Alliance and likes to say that she’s flexible in body and mind.

Dr. Kat is quick to share her insight, writing and being interviewed for numerous nationally recognized magazines and websites. She has also become a spokesperson extraordinaire in the last couple of years, with relationships with TwinLab, Lavilin and Alvita natural products and supplements. She’s also been serving as a spokesperson and resident sex expert at Adam & Eve, since 2010.

In addition, Dr. Kat founded DRKAT, LLC – a media and product development company that creates entertaining and thought provoking content for companies, the web and television, as well as providing consulting on related television programming. Products currently in development include a line of Dr. Kat adult toys and a supplement line that supports erectile dysfunction for men and arousal issues in women. She’s in the process of starting a lifestyle brand that will help you live the sexiest and most fulfilled life possible.

Dr. Kat is also a wife and mother that enjoys an inventive cocktail, any and all theatre, a good book, bawdy humor, creative ways in which to live life, meditation, yoga, barre, Piyo, boot camp, surfing, “I love yous” from her two sprite-like daughters and date nights with her husband.

Where is she? Find out more about Dr. Kat at DrKat.com or watch her videos, Sex Chat with Dr. Kat, on YouTube. She splits her time between Los Angeles and Hawaii, but is available worldwide via Skype.

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4 Social Media Marketing Tips From a Virtual Facebook Party

Don't miss these 4 social media marketing tips!

Don’t miss these 4 social media marketing tips!

Today’s blog post shares 4 social media marketing tips I recently put into action and was rewarded for!

A couple of months ago one of my friends from high school (Becky) became a Jamberry consultant and hosted a virtual Facebook party promoting fun, stylish fingernail wraps. I’d heard of them but hadn’t tried them out, so I ordered a few different varieties.

After being really happy with my new Jamberry nail wraps, I posted a picture on Facebook, and all of a sudden I had a few friends that sounded interested, so I decided to host my own virtual Facebook party. I had so many friends order during the party that for the cost of about 4 more designs, I was able to get 16 different styles! Why was my party so successful? Keep reading to find out. Continue reading