An inconsistent or outdated brand voice can lose you your audience. If you haven’t given your company’s voice much thought recently, then there may be some work ahead of you!



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How to Develop a Strong Brand Voice

Categories: Brand Authority, Writing
Published July 19, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Creating a consistent brand voice tends to be a pretty low priority for most businesses: if it’s even a priority at all. Business professionals can sometimes make the common mistake of thinking that a “brand voice” is just another term for marketing or social selling, but this misconception can lead to trouble as their companies grow.



The Ultimate Guide to Building Brand Authority

Categories: Brand Authority
Published December 18, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

Brand authority is a term you have likely seen before… but how exactly does one go about building a brand that can be trusted? Whether you have just started your own business, joined a new team, or are simply wondering what how to strengthen your brand’s image, it is worth familiarizing yourself with the fundamental strategies for building a powerful…



INTRODUCTION Every time we add a new client here at Content Cucumber, we begin by interviewing them about their company. There’s a few reasons why we do this. We want to understand their story, their message, and their target audience, for example. And we also need to know their goals: what are they looking to get out of content marketing?…



Social media is a great equalizer for establishing brand authority. Regardless of how large or small your company may be, you can leverage social media to increase audience engagement, share your message, and ultimately drive sales. If you haven’t yet started investing in your brand’s social media presence, it’s never too late. Social media can be daunting, but you’re not walking…



The Mavericks of Content Marketing

Published September 9, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

If you’ve read the New York Times bestselling novel The Outliers you’ve probably heard of the 10,000-hour rule. In the nonfiction novel, Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly claims to become in any field, you need to practice that job or skill for 10,000 hours. This rule stands true for sports stars, musicians, and business leaders. The same concept can be applied to the world…



If you run a business, you likely believe very deeply in your product. This is no doubt important. After all, who could possibly better advocate for you than…well, you? Sadly, believing in what you have to offer is not enough; you have to compel consumers to believe in it as well. And to score believers, you must capture their attention in…



If you can connect to a computer, you are a content creator; but not all posts are created equal. The perfectly snapped photos you’re putting on Instagram are likely far better than the odd, slightly incoherent status updates your mom is posting on Facebook. Whether you’re a teenager trying to gain likes, or a business trying to grow your base, now…



Way back in 2008, Search Engine Watch published an influential article entitled “ Social Media and SEO — Friends with Benefits?” Clearly, in terms of internet marketing, 2008 is ancient history. (The article even mentions primeval artifacts of the online world such as Mixx, Digg, and Myspace in a short list of the most influential social media sites.) That said, the…