The end of year is a time for reflection, especially when it comes to your marketing tactics and campaigns. What worked well for you this year? What new things do you hope to pick up, or focus on more intently? If there’s one thing that’s certain about successful marketing strategies this year, it’s that content marketing, blogging in particular, rocked 2013! Blogging is more important than ever, and this “2013 Blogconomy” infographic via ignitespot makes it very clear why:

  • Interesting content is one of the top 3 reasons people follow brands on social media.
  • 82% of consumers enjoy reading relevant content from brands.
  • In 2013, small businesses with blogs generated 126% more leads.

At VerticalResponse, we would also like to reflect upon our own blogging efforts this year: In 2013, we produced more than 500 blog posts of original content. The topics ranged from social media, SEO, content and email marketing to website development and more. All that writing paid off, as we also won a Gold Stevie Award for best blog content/writing at the 2013 International Business Awards. We work hard to ensure we’re providing relevant, educational and interesting content for our readers every day. With that, here are the best VR Marketing blog posts of 2013 that you, our readers, loved the most.

Copywriting/Content Marketing/Blogging

Email Marketing


Social Media



Website Development

While you’re at it, check out 2012’s 20 hottest blog posts for kicks, too. Have a favorite blog post of your own? Share with us in the comments!

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