Courtney Tobin

I love ancient languages like Greek and Latin, but modern ones are pretty interesting, too! So working with the written word every day and helping Verblio customers get the content they need is really enjoyable. If I’m not reading Homer or Horace, I’m usually figuring out how everything at Verblio can be even more awesome.

Up Your Game: SEO Keyword Strategies For 2016

By Courtney Tobin / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Great SEO writing is content rich, includes relevant keywords tailored to a buyer’s journey, is targeted to a specific market, and aims to build relationships with real people. Can you say these things are true about your blog content? In 2016, it’s important that your SEO keyword strategies are working to meet all of these critical criteria to be meaningful, for you and your…

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Verblio Delivery Options, Demystified

By Courtney Tobin / July 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Variety is the spice of life. And Verblio customers have plenty of variety when it comes to how they can receive their purchased posts. There are two categories of delivery options: the free services and the paid service. Which delivery method works best for you? Here are all of Verblio’s delivery options demystified, so you…

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Cage Match: Keep Title Capitalization Simple, Avoid AP/News-Style Headlines

By Courtney Tobin / July 14, 2016 / 0 Comments

I love rules. I love following rules and making them. I am a rule maker—not a rule breaker, especially in title capitalization. If we ever play a board game together, yes, I will almost certainly whip out the rules sheet at some point during the game. Rules are the explicit instructions for how to be…

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Writing Tips From The Verblio Office

By Courtney Tobin / May 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

We do a lot of reading at Verblio (formerly BlogMutt), both in the office and outside of it. We read blogs, we write blogs, we edit blogs, we read books, and we evaluate writing. We’ve all learned what good writing looks like, what good blogging practices are, and how to get better at both. Here…

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Ancient Roman Marketing Tips & The Art Of Persuasion

By Courtney Tobin / May 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Think of ancient Rome and you probably imagine sweaty gladiatorial battles in the Colosseum, self-possessed, toga-clad statesmen, licentious emperors, and impassive, blank-eyed statues.

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How to Proofread When You’re Short on Time

By Courtney Tobin / March 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

We’ve all felt it: the chagrin of discovering a typo in an important email, immediately after hitting “send”. It’s an awful feeling that we can easily spare ourselves if we proofread. So why don’t we proofread better? Because proofreading is slow work and we’re busy people—which was true even in the 17th century. Think of the poor…

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