Many businesses that are just entering the online marketing world, or marketers that think they have everything under control, are often promptly overwhelmed by the amount of time and effort that goes into developing and maintaining the content within your online presence. And that's just if you are barely keeping your head above water in the digital realm. For those who are seeking success with their online marketing efforts, the investment is significantly more demanding in terms of time, money, and manpower.Read More
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Would you be surprised to learn that companies have squandered an estimated $1 billion on various aspects of content development, marketing, and management? How much more surprised would you be to know that the wasted billion is a per-year estimate? Ineffective or inefficient content marketing, as a whole, is the reason for such a drain on the financial resources of businesses of all sizes, not just those with bloated budgets and deep pockets. A 2016 study conducted by Gleanster Research and Kapost learned about the billion dollar drain after surveying over 3,000 marketers.Read More
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In the world of search engine optimization, also known as SEO, you have no doubt heard of the importance of link building and how it plays a vital role in improving your rank in search results. Link building is usually tied in with content marketing, because you have to create effective, engaging content to entice others to link to it - thus providing you with valuable backlinks that search engines view as a meaningful off-page SEO.Read More
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In March 2016, a senior strategist for Google revealed that the top three ranking factors for the search engine were RankBrain, inbound links, and content, without specifying a particular order of importance. While it seems like everything to do with SEO is constantly changing, those top factors have remained constant and are likely to stay that way. RankBrain may seem like a mystical formula that no one can fathom and inbound links are often slightly beyond our influence, but content is something entirely within your ability to control. Because it is, that means it should be a primary focus of your marketing strategies.Read More
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In the trending landscape of personalized pop-ups, microinteractions, and other marketing strategies that have migrated toward a dominant focus on mobile-friendly content and design, some marketers feel that email marketing is losing ground as a viable and effective tool in their marketing arsenal. Can email content still generate viable leads and increase your conversion rates? Of course it can, and here are seven ways you can revitalize your email marketing strategy with content that converts:Read More
An often overlooked feature of high quality content is that it creates conversations rather than just contributes to them. You want your material to make an impact, and the most effective way to do so is by crafting innovative content that gets things started and makes things happen. Doing so, however, is often easier said than done. Online content development is not a process that should be undertaken with anything less than meticulous dedication.Read More
Content marketing is the process of using content to answer a question, solve a problem, meet a need, or fulfill a want that your intended audience may have. Even if you are writing a dry product description, you are still providing answers and information. While the world of content creation and marketing may seem a bit convoluted and complex, it actually isn't, and one of the first things you need to do is throw your content rules out the window.Read More
The seemingly endless chain of search engine updates has moved the world of SEO slowly toward one fundamental goal - the creation of high quality content.
A challenge that remains today (just as it did over a decade ago for web designers, online marketers, and content creators) is understanding the way social content works to enhance marketing strategies and attract site visitors, qualified leads, and online consumers.