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About Jamaal Pittman

Jamaal loves music, hiking, writing short stories, performing arts, and encouraging others to live their dreams. He is currently cowriting a men’s fashion book and lives in Los Angeles, CA. Follow him on Twitter @jamaaldpittman.

7 Marketing Conferences For Your Brand Strategy That You Can’t Miss in 2014

May 27, 2014

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If you’re in the marketing field, 2014 is sure to be a great year for marketing-related conferences all across the U.S. Whether you’re trying to boost your website promotion or implement a whole new through-the-line brand strategy, here are seven conferences worth checking out this year.

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The 3 Ingredients of Successful Landing Page Headlines

April 15, 2014

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MailChimp Landing Page

The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.

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8 Top Design Conferences: Coming to a City Near You in 2014

March 27, 2014

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There’s a lot happening in the design world in 2014, and a host of conferences to highlight it all. Here’s a list of 8 exciting design-oriented conferences you might want to check out this year:

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5 Films That Can Teach Us the Most About Marketing

March 25, 2014

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Following the recent Oscar ceremony, I thought it would be the perfect time to write a post about movies. We all love them and they can be surprisingly useful for all us marketing types in both a cultural sense and in those rare cases, for practical marketing and advertising knowledge. That’s right, if you’re having trouble with your direct mailing plan or sales strategy, sometimes the solution is to simply grab the popcorn and the remote.

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How to Beat the Demon Block – 5 Ways to Conquer a Blank Page

February 12, 2014

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Writer’s block. That moment when after you’ve written some great content, you’re ready to see it through, and then…bam! You hit a wall. From J.K. Rowling to the novice writer, it happens to everyone. So how do you start generating new ideas and get those creative juices flowing again? Take a look at these five tips for getting yourself back in the writing game:

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Before and After: How to Fix a Horrible Headline

February 4, 2014

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Obama Headline

Every day, we are bombarded with content from the blogs, newspapers, magazines, etc. With all of this content being shared, we have to be judicious about what to read and what to skip. And the things that help us decide more than anything else is the headline.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing and Promotion

November 26, 2013

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Over the past few years, the self-publishing industry has skyrocketed. In fact, there are now more books being self published than those that go through traditional publishing houses. And this is particularly good news for the unknown author, especially me, as I’m currently cowriting my first book, a men’s fashion how-to guide.

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Branding Your Band: 10 Band Stickers and Band Logos That Rule!

November 12, 2013

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When it comes to selling your music, the artwork can often be just as important as the music itself in terms of getting attention and selling copies. It needs to be made clear that your band is talented, exciting, and like no other! Here are 10 band stickers that show how important a great logo is.

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Social Networking: How It Can Go Wrong and What You Can Do About It

October 22, 2013

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No matter where you look, there’s always an opportunity to utilize social networking. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, blogs—no matter the medium, social networking allows the sharing of information between people. This post explores the things that can go wrong with your social media and what you can do about It.

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The Power of Dropbox! Using It to Upload and Print with NextDayFlyers

October 8, 2013

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In a few very easy steps we’ll show you how to do it. You can use any product, but we’re using business card printing for the purposes of this blog post.

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