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What Is Social Media Marketing?

What Is Social Media Marketing?

Whether you are a novice content marketer or a more experienced one, it's important to take advantage of every opportunity to improve your program. Implementing a social media marketing campaign can give you that opportunity. What is social media marketing? This type...

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How to Create Emails Your Audience Actually Wants to Open

How to Create Emails Your Audience Actually Wants to Open

Contrary to popular belief, email is still an extremely strong form of communication and a reliable way to boost engagement rates. However, email will only benefit your marketing initiatives if you craft and send them correctly. If you don't, you run the risk of...

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How to Use KPIs for Long-Term Content Marketing Success

How to Use KPIs for Long-Term Content Marketing Success

You can't fix something if you don't know it's broken. In fact, the only way to avoid that problem is to establish how processes are supposed to work and regularly monitor them for any issues that arise. Take this approach when starting your content marketing program....

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Testimonials and Case Studies – Do I Need Them?

Testimonials and Case Studies – Do I Need Them?

Case studies and testimonials play a pivotal role in a company's ability to attract leads. Whether we want to believe it or not, we're all influenced by our peers. In fact, consumer who reads personal recommendations about a company's products or services is 83% more...

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The Basics of Technical Content Marketing

The Basics of Technical Content Marketing

Technical content can be a difficult topic in itself. After all, it's the process of making complicated functional processes easier for an audience to understand. Marketing that technical content can be confusing too, so let's go over the basics to make your job a...

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How Does Content Marketing Help a Business?

How Does Content Marketing Help a Business?

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. When it comes to content marketing, many successful business owners and executives would agree with that ancient Chinese proverb. The fact is, an effective content marketing strategy may start small. However, in...

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What Is the Optimal Format for Blog Posts?

What Is the Optimal Format for Blog Posts?

Blog posts are one of the most effective forms of content marketing. As such, it's important to structure them in a way that will promote high chances of success. In order to optimize your blog content, be sure to address these factors when formatting them. Word count...

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How Do I Manage My Content Marketing Team?

How Do I Manage My Content Marketing Team?

Content marketing is much more than putting together blog posts a few times a month - it takes a team. However, managing your content marketing team is easier said than done. To run an efficient team, you need to organize your strategies and prioritize your tasks....

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Understanding the Value of Good SEO

Understanding the Value of Good SEO

You've probably heard it a million times: SEO is crucial to the success of your content marketing program. What you may not have heard as often is the reason why it's so important. What does SEO mean? Essentially, it's an acronym for "search engine optimization."...

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How to Choose the Right Type of Content

How to Choose the Right Type of Content

Choosing the right type of content to distribute to your target audience can be a challenge. Although there are several different types you can produce, you can't just randomly pick one and expect positive results. You want to be strategic. To see maximum results,...

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When Did Content Marketing Start?

When Did Content Marketing Start?

Content marketing arguably started way back in the 18th century, whenever Benjamin Franklin published Poor Richard's Almanack. It goes without saying how much it has changed in the past 300 years. However, the concepts behind it have largely stayed the same. Poor...

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Why Is Content Marketing Important?

Why Is Content Marketing Important?

Content marketing is more than just the occasional blog post or news blurb. Of course, it certainly should include some of these items. However, the content you create should be carefully crafted as part of a comprehensive strategy to deliver useful and valuable...

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What Are Content Marking Tactics?

What Are Content Marking Tactics?

Content marketing relies on consistency and high-quality content. If you want to drive more traffic, increase sales or even grow your audience, you must have the right content marketing tactics in your marketing strategy. What are content marketing tactics? Content...

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What Exactly Are My Content Marketing Costs?

What Exactly Are My Content Marketing Costs?

In a previous post, we discussed why you should have a content marketing budget if you want to properly scale your program. In this partner post, we break up content marketing costs into smaller categories. This way, you can easily separate and allocate for each...

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Do I Need a Content Marketing Plan?

Do I Need a Content Marketing Plan?

Imagine going into a sales pitch without preparing any data - it's probably not going to be the best meeting. As with any aspect of your business, you need a plan of action for your content marketing program if you want to see improvement and success. Why do I need a...

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What Is a Content Marketing Funnel?

What Is a Content Marketing Funnel?

With all of the business and marketing jargon floating around, it can be a challenge, especially for newly-minted marketers, to get up to speed and successfully implement content marketing strategies. One of the most important ideas to understand is the content...

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What Is a Content Marketing Manager?

What Is a Content Marketing Manager?

 It takes a team to create a successful content marketing strategy. In order to thrive, you need a goal-oriented content marketing manager. Once you define a strategy for your marketing campaign, your manager can help to ensure the content aligns with your overall...

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What Is a Content Marketing Strategist?

What Is a Content Marketing Strategist?

Even if your company has a strong desire and determination to improve your content marketing, you must have a strategy to achieve success. To clarify, you can't go around publishing random articles sporadically and expect to see improvements. This is where a content...

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