After a number of heated arguments and disagreements about sharing customer data, the official divorce between Shopify and Mailchimp will commence on May 12. Once the previously inseparable couple decides to part ways for good, it’s up to users to decide for themselves which service they want to keep. Since it can help to know that there are plenty of other…



Are Seth Godin and Neil Patel the Same Person?

Categories: Business, Shoutouts
Published May 8, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Think about it. Godin and Patel are both bald marketing geniuses. They share similar passions and strive to inspire entrepreneurs around the globe. But do you ever wonder how they achieved such success? Or why these like-minded marketers have never collaborated together on a project? The only logical explanation for their combined success is that they are secretly the same…



What could a pop culture icon and multi-millionaire have in common with a small startup from Indiana? A lot more than you might assume…. 1. AN ALLITERATION APPRECIATION. Kim Kardashian carefully constructed a creative brand that consumers could recognize by cleverly capitalizing on her curiously alliterated name. Naturally, so did Content Cucumber. 2. A GREAT WORK ETHIC. Sure, Kim K….



In a press release published back in January, Amazon proudly announced that millions of small and medium-sized businesses from over 130 countries utilized the platform in 2018. Amazon reported that thousands of retailers were able to dramatically increase their profits and attract countless new customers after choosing to sell on the massive online store. However, despite Amazon’s glowing self-assessment of its services,…



Effective Keyword Research Tips for 2019

Categories: Content Marketing, SEO
Published April 26, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

It’s no question that Google can significantly impact the overall success of any small business, so entrepreneurs often spend hours revising their SEO strategies in an effort to land their website on that coveted first page of results. However, Google’s algorithm changes about 500-600 times a year; how is a startup supposed to keep up with these constant updates? In short, choosing…



Can a Small Business Benefit from a Case Study?

Categories: Business
Published April 19, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Countless enterprises, including Netflix, Apple, and Pandora, benefit from case studies every year. Mega-corporations frequently share success stories about how they improved their products, solved customer complaints, or fixed an issue within their company that was affecting their clients. The popularity of the case study method among major companies proves that this type of marketing can be highly effective for increasing customer loyalty…



Ecosia: A Search Engine That’s Changing the World

Categories: Shoutouts
Published April 12, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

“Make the internet a better place” is our credo here at Content Cucumber — a mission that we work to achieve by writing content that is engaging and accurate. By doing this, we hope to fight back against misinformation and low-quality content, which are both far too common on the web. We also know we can use our voice to…



Helpful Ideas for Your Next Blog Post

Categories: SEO, Writing
Published April 8, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

With a quick Google search, it appears that every entrepreneur, business owner, pet owner, student, and parent has been encouraged to start their own blog. According to one recent statistic, over 4 million blog posts are created every day! How exactly is a small business supposed to compete with this ridiculous amount of online traffic? BLOGGING AND SEO Search engine optimization is…



Social Media Tips for Small Businesses

Categories: Business, Social Media
Published March 27, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Most small business owners know that social media can be a powerful marketing tool, but you might still have questions about how to get started: How can you devote time to social media while you’re putting in countless hours for your startup? How do you come up with new ideas for content? What social media platforms should your business use?…



Why is Content Marketing Important?

Published March 25, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

In January 2019, Statista reported that the global digital population, which represents active internet users, exceeded 4 billion people. With such a massive worldwide market, businesses have had to completely revamp the way they market themselves in order to appeal to shifting customer demands. In fact, the most successful online retailers have realized that the key to attracting and retaining loyal customers…