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Blake Boldt

As a staff writer for Parthenon Publishing since 2014, Blake has written and edited marketing communications for clients in various industries including healthcare, transportation and business development. Blake served as a guest expert for websites like Search Engine Journal and Social Media Today, offering industry news and analysis on search engine optimization, online marketing and related topics. He was also part of a team that developed the curriculum and wrote/edited lessons for Google Europe’s Digital Garage project. Blake’s writing portfolio runs the gamut from politics and tourism to entertainment. As a freelance music journalist, he has written concert reviews, created artist biographies and profiled 18 Grammy Award recipients, including Celine Dion, Emmylou Harris and Tony Bennett.

  1. 5 Tips to Get Your Business Started on Social Media

    Social media is one of the best platforms for your company’s story. But how do you get started? For most, engaging with […]

  2. Top 10 Non-Country Music Venues

    If you tune out at the sound of the Grand Ole Opry but still like to get in the groove, 10 Nashville places to see live music that’s a little less country.

  3. The Shoe Shine Man

    So how long does it take to get a good shine? About seven minutes, give or take, says Carlos Deford […]

  4. 3 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business Blog

    ‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. You may be swearing off junk food or spending more time at the […]

  5. Reaching the Heart of Healthcare

    My dad passed away unexpectedly last month. I went home to Illinois for a week to spend time with family […]

  6. 3 Effective Interviewing Tips for Writers

    Having written for a variety of different industries, I have one role model I try to follow each time I’m […]

  7. Hairstylist to the Stars

    It’s all about the blend. Nan Nelson, a hair stylist and makeup artist at the Loft Salon on Music Row, uses […]

  8. 6 Most Important Blog Metrics

    If your company has been blogging for a while without seeing an increase in website traffic, it may be time to rethink your strategy. Blog metrics can help you understand how your audience is finding you and the type of content that you should feature.

  9. 6 Steps for Relaunching Your Company Blog

    A company blog without content is like a ghost town in the Old West—abandoned, with few signs of inhabitants, and […]

  10. Starting with a clean skate

    You wouldn’t know it by looking at him, but Steven “Scooter” Fruik is a man who likes a close shave. […]