Hump Day Inspiration: Metrics, Copy and Shocking Business Statistics

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Content Marketing, Hump Day Inspiration, Tips and How To's | 0 comments

Hump Day InspirationIs it just me or do shorter work weeks sometimes feel longer? If you feel the same, then you will welcome this week’s dose of Hump Day Inspiration!

In the three links below, you can discover how to measure your blogs success, tips for writing better business copy (in case that blog isn’t going as well as you’d hoped), and finish off with some fun, yet shocking statistics about business today.

Here you have it!

1. Three Data Points to Measure Your Blog Efforts

I hear from a number of small business owners that blogging seems daunting, and the outcome seems minimally effective. With that approach to blogging, that may be right on track. In this post, the folks at Spin Sucks teach you how to measure your blog efforts so that you can transform an ineffective blog into a sales tool designed to help your business get more intimate with your prospects and customers.

2. 7 Tips for Writing Better Business Copy

Ready to make your web content stronger and more appealing? Entrepreneur magazine gives you 7 tips to improve your business copy. By acknowledging common mistakes in business content marketing and understanding how to avoid making these mistakes in your own business copy, you can craft compelling web content. These tips are a terrific read for any marketer, manager, or entrepreneur.

3. 25+ Mind Blowing Stats About Business Today

I’ve just started reading Ctrl Alt Delete and love the way Mitch Joel outlines the shift in how business is done today. Is your marketing ready? In this Slideshare presentation, Mitch Joel shares some pretty shocking stats about business today. In each stat is a lesson for small businesses. Read these through and see if your marketing strategy is on track for the future of business, or if you may need a marketing strategy reboot. Very compelling!

That’s it for this (short) week! Did I miss something that you believe the community should be reading? Or is there a blog you think I should follow for future Hump Day Inspiration posts? Leave a link in the comments or send me a message to let me know.