How to Write a Product Description That Doesn’t Suck

Categories: Marketing, Writing
Published June 27, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

People tend to be pretty unimaginative with product descriptions. The standard outline is a quick bullet-point list that highlights the product’s main specs. And while that’s a good start, it’s not going to boost your site’s SEO power or convert more customers. It’ll just be another unremarkable list in the vast sea of lackluster product descriptions.

7 Unconventional Ideas for Using Content Cucumber

Published June 14, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Content Cucumber is known for creating high-quality blog posts, but our writing services extend far beyond producing standard 800-word articles. If you want to update any area of your website with new content, our writers are more than happy to help your site gain the attention it deserves!

The Origin of Writing: From Cave Art to Blogs

Published June 12, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

The deep-rooted human desire to share stories and communicate our unique perspectives with each other is by no means a recent phenomenon. Our intrinsic appreciation for creativity and connection stretches all the way back to the dawn of mankind. In fact, historians believe that writing was one of the very first skills that humans acquired tens of thousands of years ago.

Fake News: How Does It Affect Us?

Categories: Social Media, Writing
Published May 30, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

In a world of clickbait articles and sensationalized reports, it can be easy for people to dismiss any information they don’t agree with as “fake news.” Although there are sources that may be more credible than others (your local news channel vs. your Facebook feed, for instance), the widespread distrust of the news media in general has made it increasingly difficult for our nation to effectively communicate about issues that impact all of us.

Kittens, the Internet, and Kittens on the Internet

Categories: Social Media, Writing
Published May 23, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Full disclosure: this article is going to discuss the grammar of online content. I know this doesn’t quite meet Buzzfeed levels of entertainment, but I firmly believe that everyone who uses the internet desperately needs to brush up on their writing skills. Also, in a sincere effort to make this dry topic a little more appealing, I’ve included some photos of adorable kittens to illustrate my points.

What the Heck is Content Cucumber?

Published May 21, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Take a second and picture yourself scrolling through Netflix, searching for the perfect show to binge-watch this week. I’m not talking about blasé “Netflix and chill” content; I mean high-quality productions that you actually want to pay attention to.

After skimming through seemingly hundreds of low-budget horror movies and cringe-worthy sitcoms, you might finally stumble upon a hidden gem that you thoroughly enjoy… but wouldn’t it be easier if these awesome shows appeared automatically? Or if the entirety of Netflix was customized for your exact specifications?

How Do You Come Up with an Idea?

Categories: Writing
Published May 20, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

Imagine if medical scientists gave up on researching potential cures for diseases, or if the entirety of NASA no longer cared about what lies beyond our solar system. Try to picture a future where musicians stop composing, artists permanently put away their painting supplies, and all engineers decide that technology needs no further development. Worst of all, imagine how you would feel if your favorite author decided to stop publishing new books—in the middle of a series. Sounds like a pretty miserable world, right?

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…

What Do Your Clients Want to Read?

Categories: Audience, Writing
Published February 1, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

It seems like every business that’s serious about ranking high on Google and engaging new customers has a blog. Unfortunately, the extent of “content strategy” for many businesses is to target a few SEO keywords without much consideration for the action human readers.  Let’s use a fictional desert parlor called Joe’s Gelatin Joint as an example. Maybe Joe hires an…

Why did this Content Company stop Writing Content?

Categories: Vision, Writing
Published January 23, 2019

Written by Content Cucumber

By Chris Chasteen, co-founder, Content Cucumber Content writing is one of those things you think you should do, you may even know you should do…and still don’t. You’re only human, after all, and it’s not like you have a virtual army of writers ready to help you produce content whenever you ask for it. But why would a Content Company…