Traffic & Conversion: What You Need to Know

Categories: Content Marketing
Published January 20, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

The holidays are over and we are well into the Roaring 2020s, but just because there’s no more holiday cheer to be had doesn’t mean there’s nothing to look forward to. If digital marketing gets you as excited as it gets the team at Content Cucumber, you probably already know…

Marijuana Is Legal In Illinois. Now What?

Categories: Content Marketing
Published January 17, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

As of January 1st, Illinois – the sixth most populous state in the nation – became the 11th state to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. The event also marks the second time that weed legalization was passed by the Legislature rather than at the ballot box. The new law…

Data Tracking & Protecting Your Privacy

Categories: Social Media
Published January 16, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

We don’t think about how location-dependent our phones have become. To know precisely when it might start raining, we let our weather app track us to within a few hundred feet. Social media apps use our location constantly to suggest where we might want to check-in or tag, and we…

How Content Cucumber Can Help Your Business Grow

Categories: Content Marketing Marketing
Published January 15, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

We may not have a sky-high cucumber patch, but we are experts at writing content. Let us help your business grow this year.

New Year, New Crazy Diets

Categories: Uncategorized
Published January 14, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

It’s the new year, which means everyone and their neighbor has set a new year’s goal to get fit, which means a lot of new diets popping up. Rather than just eating more vegetables, some people take a more creative approach to health—why mess around with boring old exercise and…

Habit-Helping Audiobooks For This Week’s Commutes

Categories: Vision
Published January 12, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

Folks, we have been living in 2020 for less than 2 weeks, and at least a quarter of us are already struggling to keep our resolutions. Breaking old habits is hard, even when you know that making positive changes will be the most beneficial to you in the long run….

Gyms, Breakage, & Keeping Customers Coming Back

Categories: Content Marketing
Published January 10, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

Gyms often depend on breakage, but if you’re like most businesses, your business thrives when customers keep coming back for more. Here’s how you can keep customers returning again and again:

Speed-reading Software: Is It Worth It?

Categories: Uncategorized
Published January 8, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

In a world of social media and clickbait articles, it helps to be a quick reader. With a stopwatch or timer, you can practice reading faster on your own, but speed-reading apps and software are here to help you tackle that trouble in a more high-tech way. The thing is,…

Febreeze, Habits, & Marketing

Categories: Audience Content Marketing Marketing
Published January 7, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

Febreeze is now a household name when it comes to keeping your home smelling fresh, but it wasn’t always that way. At first, Febreeze struggled to move their products from the shelves. Once they embraced advertising focused on habits, however, they saw unparalleled success. Here’s how Febreeze capitalized on habit-forming…

Take Charge Of Your Mental Health In 2020

Categories: Uncategorized
Published January 13, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

It’s the season for New Year’s Resolutions again. While there’s nothing wrong with having a plan to improve your life and future, New Year’s Resolutions have a tendency to make us feel disappointed when we fall short of our goals. Beyond that, the dawning of a New Year makes us…

What Does Combined Experience Really Mean?

Categories: Marketing
Published January 9, 2020

Written by Sarah Reynolds

Have you ever seen an advertisement for a company that has “100 years” (or some other large number) of combined experience? Have you ever thought about what that means? The company is probably hoping that you’ll subconsciously think the business is 100 years old. After all, multigenerational companies do tend…