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Reflecting on Growth – 4 Lessons Learned

It always starts with a seed of an idea. Nurtured and cared for, with thoughtfulness and an eye toward innovation. Sometimes growth is hindered.  You learn from mistakes and evolve. Pivot when necessary, and start growing anew. Here at TrenDemon it started with a concrete problem: Marketers don’t have a way to effectively measure and ...

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Why Google Chose to Shoot Itself in the Foot

Have you noticed a change in your online browsing experience in the last week or so? If you’re using Google Chrome, that could be your user experience improving by a mile. Last week, Google released an ad blocker native to Chrome. Considering that ad revenue is almost 90% of Google’s revenue, this move may seem ...

3 mins

In Defense of Personality

In another lifetime, my manager told me to delete a joke from a piece because business people “don’t believe in comedy.” Nevermind that we live in a world with two whole continents worth of “The Office,” or that I didn’t even think I was being funny. The stony-faced bosses shaved that piece of writing down ...

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4 Tips to Avoid Format Fatigue

Have you installed a chatbot yet? No? What about a podcast? Podcasts are really hot at the moment. Have you started one? VR. You really need to look into VR. No? Facebook live? 360 video? Vine? You really need to get on Vine. That’s the future of content market – oh, wait Hurry up, you’re ...

5 mins

Double Down on Content or Be Left Behind

I’ve been a rabid consumer of content since the day I was born, and so has most of mankind for the better part of a century. For Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, Millennials, and every other age group with whatever buzzword or label they have – our eyes have been glued to some screen or another our ...

How Imperva Discovered That Content Knowledge Is Power

Imperva is a leading provider of enterprise-scale data and application security solutions that enable compliance and protect critical information from criminal activity. Recognized for its world-class technology, at the time of writing this case study, Imperva was the only company to have led Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls for four consecutive years. They’re ...

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Content ROI: Are You Measuring Yours Right?

Online marketers share a struggle. They spend a lot of resources on creating, organizing, and optimizing the effect of content, but often do so in the dark. That’s why, when it comes to measuring the ROI for their efforts, proving the revenue benefits of content is their biggest challenge. Despite this, about 85% of marketers ...

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4 Call-to-Action Mistakes You Should Avoid

Content marketers can often have a love/hate relationship with calls to action. There’s always the fear that a call-to-action can come across as too sales-y or aggressive, and placement and design can be a head-scratcher. If you decide to add a CTA to your article body, here are a few mistakes to avoid. 1) Not ...

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