Author: Katrina Kirsch


The Catchiest Webinar Titles We’ve Seen, Plus How to Make Your Own

Webinar titles are a lot like blog post titles – they have to catch your eye, yet provide enough context to make you click. Titles can’t be too short or too long. And because webinars are meant to inform or educate viewers, it’s best to let people know what they’ll get from handing over an hour of their time. With 42% of marketers planning to host or join a webinar this year, there’s no better time to work these online...


What Are Core Web Vitals? + How to Improve Yours

Long gone are the days of dial-up internet when web pages loaded line by line. Today’s internet users expect an instant response, with 93% of people leaving a website because it didn’t load properly. No one wastes time on a poor experience. To elevate the online experience, Google released Core Web Vitals — a set of metrics to help site owners measure the speed, responsiveness, and visual stability of their pages. The Core Web Vitals report gives you insight into...


What Is Event Branding? + 5 Examples to Inspire You

The look and feel of events changed exponentially after March 2020 as companies moved live events to virtual spaces. But whether your event is online or in-person over the year ahead, event branding is essential to create a memorable experience for attendees. When I joined Adobe MAX 2020, for example, the virtual event felt as close to an in-person experience as possible. The opportunities to learn from accomplished speakers energized me and made me feel connected to the company. That’s no...


31 Blog Writing Prompts to Break Your Writer’s Block

You’ve finally found time in your schedule to sit down and write a new blog post. But when you settle in, your hands hover over the keyboard. Nothing comes to mind. You stare at a blank screen in exasperation as the minutes slowly slip away. Whether you write for a living or as a hobby, you’ll experience writer’s block at some point. The first thing to do is realize you’re not alone. Everyone hits a wall that’s tough to work...


9 of the Best Infographic Examples of 2020

There’s a whole lot to like about well-designed infographics: beautiful typography, succinct messaging, clever layouts, bold graphics. Not to mention that people follow directions 323% better with text and illustrations than without illustrations. As the fourth most used type of content marketing, infographics pop up all over the place — from social posts to whitepapers. But don’t be fooled. They require just as much strategic thinking as a blog post or video. Yet, as this list of the best infographic...


How to Analyze Facebook Data to Understand Your Audience

With over 2.7 billion monthly active users and 1.82 billion daily users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. What began as a way for college students to network has become an essential marketing tool for more than 90 million small businesses. All of those users generate a lot of data. To help companies harness the massive amount of information created within the platform, Facebook released their Insights tool, which shares data about the best day to post,...


What Is a Blog Category and Why Are They Important for Your Blog?

Do you read every post on a blog? If you’re like me, you visit sites for a specific reason — be it the New York Times crossword puzzle or the latest gear roundup from Outside. You know what you’re looking for when you click. That frame of mind is why blog categories help readers navigate your site. But what categories should you choose? How do you name them? And what’s the difference between categories and tags? Let’s cut the confusion...


How to Develop a Niche Marketing Strategy that Drives Growth

As of March 2020, over 804,390 businesses in the U.S. were less than one year old. Combine that with the 31.7 million small businesses vying for customers, and the competition seems even more fierce. So how can you possibly create a marketing strategy that stands out? Diving into a specific niche is the way to set your business apart. What is a Niche Marketing Strategy? Designed to attract a specific subset of customers, a niche marketing strategy considers the narrow...


Why Blogs Fail — And How to Make Sure Yours Doesn’t

Of the 1.7 billion websites in the world, 600 million are blogs. And the number of US bloggers is set to reach 31.7 million in 2020. Clearly, blogging is competitive. You’re constantly vying for people’s precious online attention, which is around 15 seconds for more than half of readers. But for many, the benefits of running a blog outweigh the time, cost, and effort involved. That’s because in 2019, marketers who prioritized blogging received 13X more ROI than companies that...


Made You Look! How to Make Headline Grabbers Work for You

Headlines are the first look (and sometimes, the only look) people give your content. Think of all the times you’ve scanned title after title before clicking on the one that stopped your scroll. You’re not the only one who whisks by without reading. We found that 73% of people admit to skimming blog posts, while only 27% consume them thoroughly. Without a compelling headline, your content will never get the eyes it deserves. But what exactly are headline grabbers? And...

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