DIGITAL STRATEGIST & CONTENT MARKETER

BRITT BROUSE

Recent Posts

What’s New in Digital Marketing Land?

The past few months have been a positive time of creative reflection and research and development. In my role as...

The 44 Training Program from Leo Babauta of Zen Habits

A long time reader and big fan of zenhabits.net, I recently completed a free series of video trainings that Leo Babauta...

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Body Language & Presence

A few months back on a Saturday morning. I was reading a favorite blog and a link sent me to...

What It’s Like to Run A Design Thinking Workshop

What It’s Like to Run A Design Thinking Workshop

Are you familiar with the concept of “design thinking?” It’s a design process where designers interview and interact with real people...

Excerpts from “A Field Guide to Getting Lost”

Rebecca Solnit is a favorite of mine. Her essays in “A Field Guide to Getting Lost” are really resonating with me...

On Beauty, Seeing and Selfies

The thick walls rise up on either side of me. As I walk along the narrow passageway, it becomes a small...

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Shared Space, Spontaneity, and Friendship

After I wrote this post about creating culture, community, and public spaces, I came across an article on Vox about how our...

Tucson’s All Souls Procession and Creating (Not Consuming) Culture

I went to The Loft Cinema last night for a special Dia de los Muertos screening of “Many Bones, One Heart,”...

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How Zen Are Your Online Reading Habits?

I have just started a simple daily meditation practice. I am only a few days into the process and it’s...

A 10-Point Blogging Checklist

In May, I gave a presentation called “Blog Bootcamp” at Tourism Academy in Minneapolis. Tourism Academy brings hundreds of destination...

Will People Use Periscope for Business Shaming?

Will People Use Periscope for Business Shaming?

When it comes to customer service, there are a few clear leaders who do everything they can to maintain customer...

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5 Design Tips for Stunning Marketing Reports

What do you think of when you hear the words “client reporting?” For many marketers, these words generate a feeling...

Remember To Write Like A Human

I am a big fan of the HBO show, “Silicon Valley.” I love how the show pokes fun at all...

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4 Content Marketing Tools to Enhance Your Strategy

Whether you are just getting started with content marketing, or you are a content guru, the never-ending process of generating...

How Social Signals Impact Search Behavior

I came across a recent Google study about how social annotations impact users’ interactions with a SERP. The full text...

35 Top Tools for SEO, Social Media & Content Marketing

Have you seen the Moz 2014 Industry Survey yet? The survey polls 3,700 SEO and marketing professionals about their behavior and...

Links to Recent Guest Posts

Why Content Marketers Need Better Statistics over at Jay Baer’s Convince and Convert blog. The Ultimate Guide to Acing The Google...

Cloudy With A Chance of White Papers

I remember when Salesforce launched at the turn of the century. Okay, it was the early 2000s, but saying “turn...

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Link Roundup: 2 Google+ Changes Affecting Local Search

Google is making a steady push to integrate Google+, its social networking platform, with all of its offerings including search,...

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Where Did You Get That Stat?

How businesses can use statistics and the absence of online citation to improve SEO and increase sales.

Graph Search on Facebook.

Graph Search on Facebook is Here, But Is the Revolution Here?

The revolution will not be televised … it will be on Facebook. Ugh. Today I received access to Facebook’s Graph...

7 Helpful Penguin Update Links

Have you been hearing a lot about Google’s Penguin algorithm update? From what I’ve been reading, Penguin sounds like a...

4 Quick Writing Tips to Improve Your Quality and Speed

Whether you are working on a blog, business plan, or website copy, you may find the experience of writing alternately...

4 Good Reads About Google’s Panda Updates

It’s being reported around the web that Google is rolling out the next iteration in a series of algorithm updates...

What Do You Think of Youtube’s Redesign?

I spend an ample amount of time on Youtube looking for videos to embed on client's websites. I do miss the old willy-nilly look and feel of the site. Somehow I trained myself to navigate gracefully through all of that viral video clutter.

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How You Can Tell that Cyber Monday Is Getting Out of Control

Cyber Monday is the online shopping holiday on the Monday after Thanksgiving weekend. Marketers have been tracking sales on Cyber Monday for about six years.

Do You Agree that Word Clouds Are The “Mullets of The Internet?”

There’s a great piece on Nieman Journalism Lab about Jacob Harris’ hatred of word clouds. Harris, a journalist and software architect...

Anatomy of a “Sponsored Post”

Embarrassing Disclaimer: In order to write this blog post, I have to admit that I occasionally read Gawker. In magazines,...

New Yorker’s Bare Bones iPad App a Success

A story in today’s New York Times explains how the New Yorker’s simple iPad App, built for reading and not...

NFC Chips Spell the End of the QR Code

Wow. that was fast. QR codes, otherwise known as Quick Reply barcodes are already on their way out in the...

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Sometimes the Internet Gets All Crazy On You

A recent post I wrote for BicycleTucson.com turned into a crazy comment war! When I wrote the post about cycling...

A Co-Working Article in The NY Times

I really think the co-working trend that's happening among creatives in big cities will trickle down into regular offices over the next few years. As wireless connections and cloud applications make our work lives more flexible, there's room to really free up the traditional ideas of an office.

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What’s My Lame Excuse?

I have been really busy lately! That's my lame excuse for not blogging consistently.

6 Social Media and Online Marketing Resources

Six resources that I frequently recommend as primers on social media and online marketing.

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Social Search & Why LinkedIn Marketing Matters

A real example of social search in action, that shows why marketing on LinkedIn matters.

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3 Content Marketing Tips to Engage More Readers

Three tips for marketing with long form content like ebooks, white papers and case studies. Plus 15 powerful sample headlines for free content.

The Tomato Timer That Changed My Life

For the past two weeks I have been using the Pomodoro Technique to manage my freelance work schedule. So far,...

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Defending your Freelance Boundaries and Schedule

In a recent post for PsPrint’s blog, I address one of the downsides to freelancing and working from home: favor-seekers....

Is Google getting too Spammy?

Recommended Reading Why We Desperately Need a New (and Better) Google, by Vivek Wadhwa on TechCrunch.com. The Decline and Fall of...

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Quickie Post: Social Is Not Just for “Fun” “Hip” Brands…

If you are a Chicago-based CPA… people on Twitter are already talking about you.

An exercise in minimalist design

I was wowed by this post on A2591.com today. They take well-known brands and strip the packaging design down for...

Are Workspaces Becoming Smaller and More Communal?

I am a freelancer, which means I work from home or in a local library or cafe. If you are...

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3 Recent Blog Posts

I have been doing so much guest-blogging that I’ve neglected to post any exciting new content on my own site!...

Is Your Design User-Friendly? 5 Questions to Ask

Originally published on PSPrint.com When building websites, apps and software, developers test their work for usability, or how easy it...

The Awl.com in NY Times for Being a “Solvent” Boutique Blog

I’ve always enjoyed the Awl.com because you never know whether you are going to read a post that could be...

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

I blog for Psprint.com about graphic design, printing and the freelance lifestyle. Here are some of my recent blog posts...

Email Marketing Report

Email Marketing Report

I recently had the privilege of writing a chapter about email branding for this extensive report put out by the...

Interview: Print and Design Before Computers

Originally Published on PSPrint.com – September 23, 2010 I recently came across a quote from renowned graphic designer Milton Glaser: “The...

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

Here’s a round-up of recent posts I’ve written for blog.psprint.com: Do you work from home with a significant other? Then...

How White Paper Writers Can Conduct Better Interviews

How White Paper Writers Can Conduct Better Interviews

On her site, White Paper Results, Apryl Parcher interviews “That White Paper Guy” – Gordon Graham about his strategies for...

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