How to Find the Talent You Need for Your Custom Content Development

Posted by Nancy M Ruff

Custom content that is specific to your individual brand is a must if you want your SEO strategy to succeed. No matter what size your business, consumers look for brands that are consistent and trustworthy, and custom content is the way to attract new business and retain loyal customers.

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Tags: Custom Content Development

Why You Need to Stop Focusing on Fresh Content

Posted by Ryan Lym

There's an elephant in the room, and no one seems willing to talk about it. If you've done any research on SEO, you've probably heard that search engines love fresh content. Possibly in those exact words. It's an alluring idea: just update your blog regularly, and your search engine rankings will soar. Unfortunately, it's wrong. Well, not exactly. It's just no longer the most important thing you can be doing, and focusing on fresh content can actually damage your rankings.

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Tags: content marketing tips, Content Marketing Strategies

No Question About It: Your SMB Needs a Content Development Plan

Posted by Nancy M Ruff

SMBs may have smaller budgets and marketing teams, but that shouldn’t keep them from building a content development plan that rivals those of the “big guys.” A content marketing strategy helps small and medium businesses:

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The Art of Posting: How to Plan Blogs and Social Media Posts

Posted by Alyssa Wolfe

Most businesses know by now that content is an essential part of your marketing strategy. Millions of consumers go online every hour to research and buy products and services. While it’s easy to get excited about writing and posting your business’s messages, planning and implementation are key; it’s not often people find success randomly posting. Traffic increases with well-thought-out content. According to one of the marketing stats posted by Hubspot, 72% of marketers say relevant content creation was the most effective SEO tactic. That means you need a plan.

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Tags: content development, content planning, content calendar

Essential SEO Elements That Every Piece of Content on Your Website Must Include

Posted by Chloe West

You've probably heard about the importance of SEO in your business blog content, but you're not exactly sure what that means. SEO stands for search engine optimization, and is the practice of using keywords and other attributes that help to push your blog posts and website higher in search results.

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Tags: SEO content

The Ultimate Formula for Writing a High-Performing Blog Post

Posted by Chloe West

Any website worth its salt always comes with a blog or resource page to offer more information to their website visitors. In 2017, having a blog on your business' website is no longer an option. If you want to keep up with your competitors, you need to beat their content marketing.

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Content Analysis Tools Every Marketer Needs to Know About

Posted by Nancy M Ruff

Valuable content is but one part of the formula for a successful inbound marketing strategy. Equally important is knowing if the content you’re providing generates an appreciable ROI.

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Everything You Need to Know About Writing Blogs for Business

Posted by Alyssa Wolfe

Blogging is an essential part of any business marketing strategy, and many businesses experience the benefits when they approach it thoughtfully. Writing blogs for business isn’t about posting random things when the mood strikes—rather, it’s a though-out plan that allows you to maximize the potential advantages of having a blog. Although there is no correct way to get your blog started, there are a general list of things you should do when writing blogs for business.

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Tags: Business Blogs

A 3-Part Guide to Website Content Development

Posted by Alyssa Wolfe

A lot of advice exists about creating blogs, social media posts, and other types of creative content, but one often overlooked skill is designing content for your website. While creative content is fun and exciting to plan and produce, your website will play a crucial role in your business’s overall brand and presence. It’s a business tool that serves multiple purposes:

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How to Generate Leads With Your Website Content Strategy

Posted by Chloe West

46% of consumers say a company's website is one of the biggest determinant of whether or not they trust that business. This means it's incredibly important to make sure that your website has all of the necessary elements to offer as much information upfront to your current and potential customers as possible. This is also a great way to increase your lead generation.

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Tags: website content strategy