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How ’bout them apples?

Graphic design tips, apple benefactors, and the weekly roundup.

(pssst – see the answer to last week’s trivia Q at the bottom!)

What is Johnny Appleseed’s true surname?

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What We Learned

Monday: Ahrefs shared how to efficiently write the perfect meta description. Make sure you expand on your title tag, match search intent, use active voice, and be concise.

Tuesday: Wistia covered 6 simple videos anyone can make for social media. Some of them are:

  • Highlight your company culture
  • Recap a piece of content
  • Promote your podcast
  • Behind the scenes video

Wednesday: Orbit Media dove into updating content for SEO and how to teach your old blog new tricks. Revisiting old blog content is crucial and will only improve your site. Existing content has already been vetted, and you’ve already done much of the work. Start with posts that almost rank high and need a boost, or articles that once created a lot of buzz before dwindling.

Thursday: DigitalMarketer gave us 4 simple ways to increase the value of your customers. Strategies include bundling products and services with a discount, sending cart abandonment emails, and priming customers with content.

Join The Community

Nathan asked, “What is your favorite marketing podcast?”

Aly posted, “Tools for brand monitoring on LinkedIn? Looking for a comprehensive social listening / brand monitoring tool.”

LeighAnn is wondering, “What are your favorite free and paid digital flipbook sites? Has to be able to embed links.”

Dorka said, “Trying to figure out what social media to focus on for our brand and Twitter came up. What do you think of Twitter for marketing?”

Fall Poisoned Apple Cocktail


  • 2 oz apple brandy or calvados
  • 3 oz fresh apple juice
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 0.5 oz real grenadine syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 dash nutmeg
  • 4 dash cinnamon
  • green apple slice
  • dash cinnamon (for garnish)


  1. Juice 1 large apple.
  2. Add all ingredients, aside from the garnishes, into a shaker without ice.
  3. Add ice and shake. Strain into a large coupe glass.
  4. Garnish with apple slice and dash of cinnamon.

Recipe from Sugar & Cloth

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