The Anatomy of a Killer Content Marketing Strategy

The Anatomy of a Killer Content Marketing Strategy
Joe Lazauskas is the co-founder and CCO of Faster Times Media, a content studio and consultancy that helps businesses create exceptional articles, videos, blogs, and social media updates. Say hello on Twitter @joelazauskas or via email at joe@thefastertimes.com. Content marketing has become a powerful way for brands to build long-term relationships with customers while still generating short-term results. As a first step, many marketers are […]
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Honey Boo Boo Says Goodbye To Pageants For Good

Honey Boo Boo Says Goodbye To Pageants For Good
View this image › “Mama” June Shannon announced that Honey Boo Boo has retired from pageants. “We’re done. We haven’t done a pageant for a while, because we’re so busy with our show [TLC’s Here Comes Honey Boo Boo] and school and life in general. [She] misses the stage, [but] we still have all our pageant friends. We go along and cheer on our other […]
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Copyranter Brings His Rants, Middle Fingers To BuzzFeed

Copyranter Brings His Rants, Middle Fingers To BuzzFeed
View this image › Mark Duffy here, stepping out from behind the curtain. I’ve been a New York City copywriter for more than 20 years, and I’ve been blogging and ranting about advertising as “Copyranter” since 2005. Starting today, I’ll be writing and ranting here at BuzzFeed, as myself. I’m “geeked”, as you fucking insufferable young’uns say. This isn’t my first venture into journalism. I […]
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The New Way To Eat Sweet Potatoes Will Seriously Step Up Your Instagram Game

The New Way To Eat Sweet Potatoes Will Seriously Step Up Your Instagram Game
Attention, people of Instagram: If you’re still eating bread, you’re doing it wrong. Just kidding, I love bread and have been known to pretend thata full baguette is a balanced meal. But, for the fitspiration and food blogging community on Instagram, low carb is the best carb. In an effort to cut even more gluten out, a new trend has sprung up involving thickly sliced, […]
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6 Ways The Internet Is Transforming Politics

6 Ways The Internet Is Transforming Politics
1. Ease of involvement. View this image › It’s easier to access information, and it’s easier also to lightly engage with it, even if you’re not much of a political activist. Even if you’re just hanging out on your Facebook newsfeed, you’ll see political information pass by. Ease of use is one reason why we’re seeing people join in in these very small ways. You […]
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4 Simple Ways to Get More Mileage Out of Your Press Release

4 Simple Ways to Get More Mileage Out of Your Press Release
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Did you know that just 14% of releases posted on major wire services have been optimized for search? Or that press releases including an image or a video get shared three times more than text-only releases -– and viewers spend up […]
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23 Signs You’re A Serial Facebook Stalker And You Need To Stop Right Now

23 Signs You’re A Serial Facebook Stalker And You Need To Stop Right Now
1. Every time you meet someone new, it’s kind of awkward because you already know everything about them. View this image › lifeinprogress.ca 2. Although, catching up with old friends is equally pointless, because you know everything they’re going to tell you. View this image › policymic.com 3. You have an encyclopedic knowledge of which universities all of your school friends went to. View this […]
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Blogger’s Post About Being Called A “Whore” Is Deleted By Scientific American

Blogger’s Post About Being Called A “Whore” Is Deleted By Scientific American
1. Biologist Danielle N. Lee has been a blogger for the Scientific American website for more than two years. According to her bio, she “draws from hip hop culture to share science with general audiences, particularly under-served groups.” View this image › scienceseeker.org 3. Lee’s posts for her blog, The Urban Scientist, are conversational and casual, and grounded in her life experiences. View this image […]
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