Conducting a Kick-Ass Metric Prioritization Workshop

While we love conducting a great content brainstorm or launching a great new campaign, one of my favorite client exercises is a metric prioritization workshop. We facilitate these as a means to help brands decide what to care about when it comes to their data, and (perhaps more importantly) what to ignore…

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Six questions to ask before you schedule that meeting

Meetings are the worst, am I right? And open slots in our schedules become increasingly rare by the day. But the first step toward freeing up your own schedule is leading by example. Take the lead and quit scheduling meetings that don’t fit the below parameters.

Encourage your team to schedule fewer meetings, invite fewer people, and stick to video conferencing by default…

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Clickbait headlines, and seven other easy ways to lose 10 pounds today

Part Art, Part Science. Since 80 to 90% of visitors exposed to your content will only scan your headline, creating a killer headline is easily the most important factor in determining the success of your content. Creating the ideal headline for your content is one part art, one part science, and no one rule of thumb applies to all brands. Testing and measurement are key to understanding what resonates with your specific audience.

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Creating twitter cards: A (worthwhile) pain in the ass

We’ve long known that tweets which include images perform better, or receive greater engagement, than text-only tweets. In fact, research has shown that tweets with images are 150% more likely to get retweeted than tweets without images! So it’s pretty fair to say that if you’re not including images in most of your tweets, you’re leaving opportunities for engagement on the table…

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