Can something that sounds boring really turbocharge your small business? When we’re talking about content strategy, the answer is a big, fat, enthusiastic yes. But first, a story. Let’s imagine it’s a big summer holiday weekend. Your entire family and most of your friends are eagerly awaiting the...

One of the things we preach here at Jansen Communications is the importance of a detailed editorial calendar. Yeah, I know – sounds so boring. Why bother when you have a zillion other things going on? I mean, you can just write great stuff as it...

Understanding the key to driving word of mouth advertising can help you grow your business exponentially.  Last week, I was working with a new client on her company’s top-level brand messaging – including her elevator pitch and value proposition – and realized just how important they are to...

I absolutely love discovering cool, new tools that can help small business owners. Every day, as I fall down the Internet rabbit hole while researching blog posts and catching up on social media trends, I inevitably discover some new product or service. This time, however,...

Blogging is both an art and science, and frankly, it’s pretty difficult to master. If your blog is not living up to your expectations, keep reading. These seven critical tips for successful blogging should definitely help catapult you forward: Write like “you” Instead of censoring yourself when...