Monthly Archives: August 2012

Trying to decide whether you should join Pinterest?

pinterest Trying to decide whether you should join Pinterest?

Hello, my name is Abby and I am completely, unabashedly, happily addicted to Pinterest.

Have you jumped on the bandwagon, yet?  If not, you might want to give it a shot.  I mean, c’mon—everyone’s doing it!

No, seriously.  Pinterest is rapidly gaining ground in the social media arena.  According to Hubspot, between May 2011 and May 2012 Pinterest had a +4377% growth.  How’s that for peer pressure?

Still not convinced?  Let me give you a few reasons why you might want to explore this fantastic new social media outlet:

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What is your blogging voice?

megaphone2 300x300 What is your blogging voice?

We do a lot of blogging for our clients here at Stratosphere, so we often find ourselves thinking about the concept of voice.

Every blog post has a distinct voice behind it, a voice that is different from a DJ’s voice or a television reporter’s.  It’s not a voice like Morgan Freeman’s (unless he stepped out of documentaries and film, and tried his hand at blogging, which would be pretty awesome).  It’s something else and it depends on who you are and what you’re writing about.

See, there are lots of right and wrong ways to write a blog for your website, and the writing voice you use can have a huge impact.

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