Chris Brantner Articles by: Chris Brantner

Nine Things the NFL Teaches Us About Marketing

Nine Things the NFL Teaches Us About Marketing

Since its creation, the NFL has always been larger than life. With some of the most passionate and dedicated fans of any sport, it’s easy to see why football is such a huge part of life for so many Americans. Football teaches us about dedication, teamwork, and resilience, among other life lessons. But it can also teach us a thing or two (or nine) about marketing. Read more ›

12 Tips For Better Email Marketing

12 Tips For Better Email Marketing
By June 30, 2017 Marketing

Email marketing has been around for a long time. Before there was Facebook and Twitter, businesses could send a simple email letting their customers know about new products, the latest deals they were offering, and company news. Though, just because email marketing has been around for quite some time, doesn’t mean it’s outdated. Email marketing, even today, is only growing in popularity and is still an effective way to increase sales. You just need to know how to do it correctly. Read more ›

13 Tips for Reporter Outreach on Twitter

13 Tips for Reporter Outreach on Twitter
By May 30, 2017 Social Media, Social Selling

Twitter is an invaluable tool when it comes to marketing your brand. Being able to instantly connect with the world is a powerful thing, and it’s extremely helpful when it comes to business. As most major businesses are using Twitter in some form or fashion, it can be a great tool to use to reach out to reporters. Read more ›

7 Tips for More Successful Email Pitches

7 Tips for More Successful Email Pitches
By November 11, 2016 Social Selling

Being a successful writer is not just about how well you can turn a phrase–it’s also about being a good salesperson. In order to get your writing and research published on other websites, you need to master the art of the pitch. 

You might send a pitch to a reporter asking them to cover a study you have published on your website. Or perhaps you contact the editor of a popular blog offering to write a guest post for them. But no matter whom you’re reaching out to, the rules for writing a good pitch are basically the same. In addition to the tips listed below, check out this guide on choosing a professional email address and make sure that your emails don’t get deleted right away! Read more ›

How to Use Nimble to Increase Blog Traffic

How to Use Nimble to Increase Blog Traffic

It wasn’t long ago that I was a blogger just getting his feet wet in WordPress. I had big ideas and started multiple blogs, yet they all fell by the wayside. I couldn’t figure out what was going wrong. But I kept trying.

Then one day, I started CutCableToday.com and everything changed. No, I didn’t see it coming. It started out like all the other projects. I had an idea. I was energized to get it up and moving. The difference was… well there were a few differences. Read more ›