Sheetal Pinto - 7/13/2023 06:00

Borrow Success Tips from Netflix!

What's the most common backup plan for winding down? Umm… Netflix and couch time?
It's fun, relaxing, and fantastically, never gets old.
What if you brought that same magic to your content? Content marketing revolves around engaging and retaining the attention of your audience — and no one does that better than Netflix. It's not enough to simply produce content; you need to create an experience that keeps your audience coming back for more. Our experienced copywriters have some useful tips to tell you how.

Sheetal Pinto - 6/29/2023 14:58

Create Content to Engage Your Technical Audiences

Hey there, manufacturing mavens! Welcome to the wacky world of digital marketing, where creativity reigns and humour is the secret ingredient to winning over your technical audience. We get it, and we do understand—your industry may seem as serious as a CNC milling machine, but your content doesn’t have to be the same. There is a way to break the monotony and loosen those bolts of seriousness. Here is our simple guide into the realm of conversational content that will engage even the most technically inclined folks. So, grab your safety goggles and buckle up for a whimsical ride into the world of manufacturing content marketing!

Sheetal Pinto - 6/7/2023 06:00

Picture this: you're out on a beautiful sunny day, casting your line into the deep sea of marketing. But instead of using a regular old worm, you're armed with the mighty power of content. Content marketing is like the perfect bait that attracts your target audience and hooks their attention.

Sheetal Pinto - 5/25/2023 06:00

In the past month alone, our team has worked with more than a few small businesses all fired up to jump on the content marketing bandwagon. Because guess what, they have heard of ChatGPT and other ‘magical’ content creation tools that fill them with confidence that they too can dish out content like a pro. Of course they can, with one caveat though—digital content, whether created using generative AI or by professional copywriters must serve a human audience for whom it proves undeniably valuable. So, we’ll take this opportunity to go back to the basics and cover the essentials of how to function effectively in the realm of digital content marketing.   

Sheetal Pinto - 5/11/2023 06:00

What Kind of Material Should I Read for Business Insights?

Reading is like the spinach of the writing world, except instead of bulging muscles, it gives you bulging vocabularies! The more you read, the more you absorb the written word and the better equipped you are to string together coherent sentences that engage, convert, and transform. It's like a superpower, except instead of flying or shooting lasers out of your eyes, you can craft an epic tale that will make people laugh, cry, and question their existence all at once. So don't skip your literary greens, folks. Your writing muscles will thank you!
Are you struggling to write compelling content for your business? Don't worry, you're not alone. But before you hit that panic button, remember what Stephen King said, "If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that." Yes, that Stephen King. The horror writer. If he can dish out writing advice, so can we! And the advice is simple: read. Here are 3 reasons to build a reading habit.

Sheetal Pinto - 4/13/2023 08:11

Affordable Content Marketing for SMBs - FREE eBook

Every small and medium sized business has unique challenges. Building a strong customer base is a common struggle for SMBs. The content writers at MintCopy have put together content marketing best practices and useful tips to help your content marketing efforts deliver the right results. Download this free eBook - our essential guide to creating content that will transform the way you attract and engage customers.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/30/2023 06:00

How to Avoid Making these Mistakes in Your Content

When you invest time and money in creating content for your website and other digital assets, you want to ensure you get a good ROI. Whether you hire a content agency, write content in-house, or hire a freelance copywriter, it’s important to monitor how published content is performing. Content that isn’t ranking well on Google might be ridden with mistakes that turn customers away and deter positive engagement. Here are three common content mistakes made by copywriters that could be keeping your content from reaching its full potential.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/16/2023 00:00

Content Marketing Best Practices that Garner Attention

Remember the movie, “Field of Dreams”? It made popular the phrase, “If you build it, he will come”. Shoeless Joe and other baseball legends may have magically appeared on a cornfield-turned-baseball diamond. However, when it comes to content marketing, your audience will need more than a field of dreams to attract their attention. If you’re trying to get more traffic to your website, don’t wait for your local SEO efforts to direct your audience. Give them a hand with these proven content strategies.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/2/2023 06:00

How to Use a Pillar Page to Improve your Content Quality

Consider the dictionary meaning of ‘pillar’ – “a firm, upright support for a superstructure”, also defined as “a fundamental precept”. Your content marketing campaign is your ‘superstructure’ that requires a ‘firm, upright support’. That’s the key function of content pillar pages. Without these essential supports, your ‘content superstructure’ will neither stand strong, nor will it attract the right attention.

Sheetal Pinto - 2/23/2023 06:00

Two Proven Ways to Organize Products with Similar Keywords

In business, cannibalization typically refers to a loss of sales. A company introduces a new product that displaces sales of an older, usually more outdated, product. Instead of having an increase in sales, the market growth remains stable. What does this mean in the world of SEO and content marketing? Keyword cannibalization occurs when two products have similar keywords or phrases and confuses the search engines about which page is right for which query. Instead of competing with other businesses for search traffic, you’re competing with your own web pages. Here’s why keyword cannibalization is bad for business and how you can overcome it.


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Sheetal Pinto - 6/20/2024 06:00

Content Marketing Ideas You Can Use

In today's marketplace, sustainability is no longer just a buzzword—it's a business imperative. As eco-consciousness continues to rise among consumers, small and medium-sized companies recognize the value of integrating green initiatives into their operations and communications. Content marketing is a powerful tool to highlight these efforts, build brand trust, and engage with a growing demographic of environmentally aware customers. Here are some effective content strategies to help your brand shine in the eco-conscious landscape.   

Sheetal Pinto - 5/23/2024 06:00

But Play by the Rules and with a Clear Conscience

My last blog post was the first time I ever wrote about a deeply personal experience. It certainly was heartwarming and overwhelming to receive so many kind and encouraging messages from family, friends, co-workers, clients, and even some past students and interns. Thank you! Some business associates and clients also responded with feedback on my comments about the “AI-generated content elephant in the room”. Healthy discussions ensued and I want to clarify that I am not against AI-generated content. If your small or medium-sized business has time and budgetary limitations, and you cannot hire a content agency, professional copywriters, and SEO content writers, then AI tools may be the way to go. I’ve summarized the key questions clients are asking about this.

Sheetal Pinto - 5/14/2024 17:31

MintCopy’s Content Writers Are Ready to Power Up Your Game!

Hey there, wonderful readers!

It feels surreal to be back at my keyboard, tapping away after what seems like a lifetime. If you're wondering why I've been MIA, let me catch you up to speed. Towards the tail end of 2023, I found myself in a bit of a pickle, or rather, a crumpled mess of metal and broken dreams on the side of the road. Yep, yours truly was in a gnarly car accident that left me with more than just a dent in my bumper. I was in shock from an explosion that sounded like a small bomb going off, and 2000+ pounds of force hitting me like a bolt out of the blue.

Sheetal Pinto - 11/23/2023 06:00

Why Quality Content Still Is, and Will Always Be Important

Ever pondered the intricacies of Google's search process? In the blink of an eye, the algorithm serves you tailored answers to your queries. It's a seamless dance of technology and user intent. Google's mission is crystal clear: deliver precisely what users seek. At the heart of their business model lies the commitment to provide top-notch search results. As your copywriters craft content, steer away from rigid algorithmic formulas that are in a perpetual state of flux. Instead, dive deep into understanding user intent and champion the creation of content that resonates with quality, setting your brand apart in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Sheetal Pinto - 11/2/2023 00:03

Let Your Local Retail Business Outshine Big Box Stores!

It’s a common misconception—bigger is better. As a local retailer, you know that isn’t true. With your personalized attention, carefully sourced, unique products, and a charmingly different brand experience, you can serve holiday shoppers far better than many big box stores. To do that, however, you have to start with drawing attention away from those mega retailers to your local business. Here's a 10-point checklist that will have you competing with those brand name stores and leaving a trail of tinsel envy.

Sheetal Pinto - 10/19/2023 14:03

Connecting with Your Audience

In today's fast-paced digital age, businesses often rely on automation and AI-generated content to reach their audience. While these tools have their merits, nothing can truly replace the authenticity and impact of content that speaks from the heart. The ability to forge genuine connections and elicit emotions from your audience is where the magic happens. Let me illustrate this with a recent experience.

Sheetal Pinto - 10/5/2023 06:00

10 Insightful Tips to Refine Your Content Strategy

Picture this: you're strolling down the street, leash in hand, with your furry friend by your side. As you navigate the sidewalks, you might be able to rediscover the art of content marketing – one step at a time. Yes, you read that right! There are uncanny similarities between dog walking and effective content marketing. Intrigued? Let's take a leash and dive into some pawsitively awesome tips, tricks, and techniques you can apply to your content strategy. As your friendly pooch does her ‘moonwalk’ and you prepare to ‘stoop and scoop’, you can soon declare, “We have liftoff!” Engage your audiences and achieve greater lead conversion with content marketing that works. Happy to share our top 10 tips—keep reading!

Sheetal Pinto - 9/21/2023 06:00

Include Your POV to Encourage Conversion

Imagine how differently we'd see Star Wars if it was told through the eyes of a stormtrooper trying to get his next promotion or through Chewbacca's point of view. The reader of a story interprets the tale through the perspective of the narrator. Choosing an engaging and valuable point of view (POV) is essential to the narrative. You may not think of your content as a novel or a movie, but you're still telling a story through your blogs, email newsletters, videos, and other forms of digital content. Offering a unique POV with your online content can help make your brand stand out.

Sheetal Pinto - 9/7/2023 06:00

SEO Strategy Tips from Presenters at CMW 2023

According to a LinkedIn report, professionals can expect their jobs to change by 65% by 2030 due to the implementation of Artificial Intelligence. AI tools are making their way into every industry, including SEO and content marketing. Don't fire your copywriters just yet though – you need them now more than ever before! Content Marketing World asked its presenters and experts to provide their best tips for 2023 to incorporate AI into your content strategy. Here's an overview.

Sheetal Pinto - 8/24/2023 06:00

Here's An Idea on How to Handle this Latest Change

Remember the football gag from the Peanuts cartoon? Charlie Brown goes to kick a football and Lucy pulls it out at the last minute, causing him to fall on the ground. There's a number of punchlines, but the bottom line was that he shouldn't have trusted Lucy. SEO is kind of like that. Just when you think you're winning the SEO game, Google changes the algorithm. You're knocked back down in the search rankings, wondering what happened. Recently, Google made an update that changes how some content is viewed in the rankings. Learn more about the latest update to the search engine algorithm that changes the way HowTo content is displayed in search results, to understand why it matters.