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4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest in Content Marketing

Not sure if content marketing is right for your business? As one of the few marketing strategies with very little up front cost and the potential for high ROI, I highly encourage you to rethink your stance. Seth Godin famously said, “Content marketing is the only marketing left,” and for good reason. Creating your own content provides your business with a variety of untapped opportunities to increase sales. Whether you publish a few blog posts a week, record a podcast, or [...]

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How to Make Content That People Will Actually Read

When you first start running a blog, it can be a very painful experience putting lots of time and effort into your blog posts and content and knowing that no-one is really reading them. You can slave away over an article but unless you already have a dedicated audience, there’s a good chance that only a couple of people will read it. But if you want to make sure that people start reading as quickly as possible, then it’s not [...]

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The 3 R’s of Content Marketing

As a kid, the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) were grilled into my brain. This ensured that I would not pollute the earth with more garbage. That lesson also applies to content marketing. By Using the R’s of content marketing: Reuse, Refresh, and Reimagine, you can reduce marketing polution, and improve lead generation. Reuse your evergreen content Evergreen content answers the core questions and pains of your buyer personas — and it can reach a whole new audience if [...]

We need to go niche to avoid a content marketing crisis

Content marketing is at a real tipping point, and agencies need to get a grip before the industry implodes. Ever since the first Google Panda and Penguin updates at the turn of the decade – designed to penalise low-quality content and links by suppressing the offending sites within organic search results – many of us have been guilty of pushing the mantra ‘content is king’, wooing clients with promises of improved SEO and increased conversions if they invest in [...]

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Eight Cheat Codes To Step Up Your Content Marketing Game

Tips. Hacks. Cheat codes. We all want shortcuts to success. Silver bullets that save time, money and energy. But well, those are hard to come by. As soon as someone uncovers a new hack or tactic, it quickly spreads across the internet and loses its effectiveness. And the truth is, if you’re looking for a quick, easy way to improve your brand’s online visibility, content marketing isn’t the answer. I’m not going to sugarcoat it for you: effective content marketing [...]

SEO 2017 - 5 Rock-Solid Strategies to Help You Rank

SEO 2017: 5 Rock-Solid Strategies to Help You Rank

To succeed with SEO in 2017 you need trust. Trust is the core component of Google’s relevancy-oriented search. Without trust, you’re simply not relevant. Yet, building trust is a double-edged sword and somewhat of a catch-22. For newcomers, especially, gaining visibility without trust has become incredibly difficult. However, without visibility, how are people supposed to garner those all-important shares and links to your content? If someone can’t discover your article, how are they supposed to engage with it and like [...]

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How to Establish Expert Status with Content Marketing

Your passion and knowledge about a particular subject will allow you to create rich content for marketing purposes. You can establish an expert status by brainstorming for ideas for content creation, and turning those ideas into blog or article topics. Regardless of your niche and your market, expert content creation is one key factor to building and maintaining a successful business. Content Marketing Write About the History of Your Niche One way to move towards an expert status is to collect facts, [...]