September 24, 2021

Posts Tagged ‘Content Marketing’

16 Feb

Essential Content Marketing Skills

Essential Content Marketing SkillsEssential Content Marketing Skills

Here are some ideas on how to develop your content marketing team. The skills presented here are essential skills. You need to have the proper skill set and this will help you to define the skills which can help you to identify the people.

If you are a marketer using content marketing and looking to move up in search position or need to find and engage clients then this post will give you ideas on what kind of skills are needed.

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13 Feb

Your Shareable Content

Content SharingYour Shareable Content

 

You may spend time creating delightful content but do you help to make your content shareable? Delightful content is valuable. However, if your content is shared by others it becomes even more valuable. When shared it helps to spread the word about you, your business and your value.

 

Whether a tweet, a blog post, a video or a status update, everyone wants their content to engage with their audience.

For organizations and pros, that engagement has very practical value.

 

Here are some points for you to consider to help you to get your content shared.

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16 Jan

Bold Marketing Predictions for 2015

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These Are Safe Predictions Because They Really Are Obvious

 

2015 is going to be an interesting year for marketers. Based on what I’ve seen over the years and my decade-long+ experience with online marketing, I think there are going to be a lot of changes – which means opportunities!

 

When you are thinking about planning your online marketing for 2015 give some thought to these 6 online marketing predictions that are sure to be more significant factors in 2015 and beyond.

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12 Jan

7 Social Media Marketing Truths

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There are certain fundamental truths to social media marketing and many falsehoods. This post will explain my social media marketing “truths”.

The blog post will help you to better understand social media marketing and get you to think about how to do it best for you and your business.

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05 Jan

Marketing Concepts you Must Own

Marketing ConceptsMarketing Concepts you Must Own

7 Marketing Must Dos

Marketing is essential when it comes to content marketing. You cannot create delightful content and then expect that everything else will fall into place. You need to put marketing into your content marketing efforts.

Here are some marketing concepts that you must own.

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27 Dec

Market Research Reveals . . .

Market Research Understanding Your Market

Create Delightful Targeted Content

We often provide products and services and write content for our markets. We think we know our target markets well and in many cases we do. However, I have often found that to dig in and study with great interest can provide some surprises. It behooves us to spend some time conducting research and learning more so that we design our products and services, our content and our approach to reach, engage and best satisfy our audience.

 

Here is a blog post that illustrates the nuances of a market (The Thanksgiving Recipe Market). This post shows how a market can be quite diversified. We can do research that enables us to better understand the market and the market segmentations. It is often by gaining an understanding of the market segments that we know what to offer and how to offer it.

 

We need to do up-front research to define our audience and then fine tune our message and offering.

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09 Dec

Responsive Website Design

Responsive Website Design

Why A Responsive Website Design?

 

A great amount of “buzz” has been generated lately on ensuring that your website is set up properly for mobile devices. However, mobile is only part of the story. Screen sizes are not only getting smaller, they’re getting bigger as well.

 

Responsive Website Design

 

This is where responsive website design comes in. Responsive design is a design strategy for websites and blogs that is centered on designing your content so that it responds to the environment it’s encountered in.

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04 Dec

Content Marketing Ideas for 2015

Marketing – Things to Consider In 2015

Content Marketing Ideas for 2015

Content Marketing Ideas for 2015

Content creation, search optimization and social media will be less siloed as specific areas of focus and treated more like skills that need to be integrated for your organization to be successful. As you think about your content plan for 2015 think about how to integrate your approach and work on the five aspects of your online marketing highlighted below.

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29 Sep

What Content Format Do People Like Best?

Content-Marketing-Best-FormatWhat Content Marketing Format Do People Like Best?

This Is a NOT a Trick Question

 

If you are a content marketer then you may often think about what content format will work best for your audience. Should you blog or create podcasts? You may not be any good at making videos but you think your audience will like them. You may be a specialist at white papers but your audience may not enjoy them as much as the same topic and information in a different format.

 

Here are some data and some insights for you.

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01 Aug

Content Marketing – Storytelling

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Those who tell stories rule the world – Plato

Storytelling can improve the success of your project or your business initiative. A wonderful story can also promote your brand.

Many projects do not result in success because few take the time to develop a “storyline” to support the project or the initiative.

Also, I  realize that many projects are not progressed because the idea is not worthy. However, this is a post about storytelling and the premise is that the idea is worthy but the story is lacking.

This is a post about how business storytelling created a successful result for multiple business parties.

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