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Starting Ecommerce from Scratch Living Out Guy Kawasaki’s Famous Words

About three years ago, my wife decided to put her baking skills to work to make some extra money. Georgia has a Cottage Food Law that permits home bakers to have their kitchen inspected and sell their creations locally (e.g., only in Georgia). Recently, after a lot of business and … Keep reading >>>

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Earned Content: Shoot For The Stars, and Create Content So Good Your Audience Shares It

Once you’ve created your “sun” content, around which everything else revolves and gets its energy, you create planets (blog posts) and moons (social media posts). When you do those things properly, and target the right audience, you’ll get the “stars.” What you’ve created is your “owned content”. You created … Keep reading >>>

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Every Planet Must Have Moons! Or, support your blog posts with social media

Continuing with the theme of the solar system as your content marketing strategy, plan, and process, we’ve now created a big piece of content (the sun) and ten smaller pieces of content (planets) repurposed from this larger piece of content. So we have a sun and some planets. Now … Keep reading >>>

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Your Content Planets (Blog Posts) Revolve Around Your Sun Content

In your solar system of content marketing, your sun is your biggest, most important and influential piece of content. Next are your planets. Your planets revolve around, reflect, and get their energy from your “sun”. In all but one of the seven examples of “sun” content, the planets … Keep reading >>>

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Your Main Form of Content Gives Energy to All other Content

Continuing from yesterday’s post that outlined a structure for creating a content marketing strategy, plan, and process, you start with your main content. In yesterday’s post, we refer to that piece of content as the “sun” in your content marketing solar system. All the energy comes from this content.  … Keep reading >>>