We’re busy wrapping up 2011 here at Well Done Marketing – and by that we mean we’re launching a bunch of websites (like this one for USA Diving and this one for EdPower) and, more important, finishing off the wine from our holiday open house. (OK, we’re really concentrating on the wine – the rest of the list comes easily after that.)

In the spirit of end-of-the-year-craziness – and sharing a shortcut for content marketing on your website – we’re passing along our most-read blog posts for 2011.

  1. What We Look for in a Graphic Designer (And We’re Looking), January 19, 2011
    Lesson learned: People are looking to work in advertising agencies (we don’t blame them), and writing about open jobs draws readers — and resumes — from all over.
  2. 8 Uses for QR Codes in Healthcare Marketing, July 5, 2011
    Lesson learned: Want visitors to your marketing website? Write about new, unproven technology – it brings visitors from all over the country.
  3. An Open Letter to Peyton Manning, March 3, 2011
    Lesson learned: Witty job offers to Peyton Manning get people reading – and sharing. (Poor Colts, maybe they should seriously consider our offer.)
  4. Part of FMR’s famous print campaign for Rolling Stone–named as one of Advertising Age’s Top 100 campaigns of the century. Read more: http://www.welldonemarketing.com

    Why Your Video is not Going Viral, June 13, 2011
    Lesson learned: People love videos about cats playing the piano, and everyone wants to know how to make their corporate video as popular as these little superstars.

  5. I Would Rather Watch Advertising than Midnight in Paris, June 20, 2011
    Lesson learned: People hate this movie, and they’d rather read about the ending than actually watch the movie.

All of the popular opinion content aside, the most visited page on our website is – and apparently always will be – our Meet the Team page. (It changes regularly; this year alone we’ve added five new people.) Just about everyone who’s new to our site stops at this page, figures out who we are, then moves on to find out what we’ve done.

What’s will pique interest on next year’s Well Done Marketing blog posts? We can’t say for sure. Advertising, movies, food, website development, marketing trends – you never know what will spark our team’s opinion sharing. Whatever it is, we appreciate you reading and hope you’ll stop by again in 2012.