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Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use

Pamorama

It is vital to plan, manage, and optimize your content marketing initiatives. . The pressure to publish timely, engaging, content has never been higher. Brands Brands have evolved into media companies that must think like publishers. Each one requires constant care and feeding, and content is at the core of every conversation. .

Don’t Be a Lazy Marketer: 11 Content Marketing Ideas

Spin Sucks

Then you’ve been a lazy marketer my friend, but we’ve all done it, haven’t we? I’ve asked hundreds of marketers during the last five years of speaking, consulting and writing, “Have you ever clicked ‘publish’ on a blog post which you knew was sub-standard because you had a deadline to hit? Eleven Content Marketing Ideas. Regularly ask your entire team for creative content ideas.

How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

Creating a content calendar for your company from scratch is one of those tasks that seems ridiculously complicated at the outset but which, with a systematic approach and no scruples about stealing other people’s methods, can actually be fairly straightforward. The Goal of a Content Calendar. Building a Content Calendar in Three Easy Steps.

Repurpose Content with These Six Tools

Spin Sucks

So, I’ve moved on to one of the most valuable marketing superpowers of all—how to repurpose  content. Repurpose Content: The Content Marketing Superpower. For (busy) content marketers, I’d argue yes, because it’s the closest we can come to being Emma Watts—er, I mean, freezing time. The following six tactics are my go-to to repurpose content and reach new audiences.

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How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]

ProBlogger

If creating great content is the first step, then promoting your content is the crucial second step. This post helped us hit a record month in website traffic. > Landing page visits skyrocketed. I had a call to action in the article and linked to our Negative Comments Response Template (for Social Media) landing page. You can download his 33 free marketing templates.

7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as  inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. The more your content is shared and recommended, the more you build trust and thought leadership. Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%). Publish.

How to Execute a Carefully Thought-out Content Plan

Spin Sucks

It was one of the few articles I’ve seen that answers the question on how to create content that follows a purchase decision. mean, how many more times are you willing to read a post about content marketing that begins with “know your audience”? Laura started that this morning and I’d like to follow-up with how to execute your content plan. Publish. Design.

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. You’re sure to find something that will help you jumpstart your content marketing programs. Contently (paid).

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17 Content Creation Secrets to Wow Your Readers

Convince & Convert

Creating high-quality content is critical to content marketing success. With With more than 2 millions blog posts published every day, you need a way to make your content stand out. But you’re probably wondering, “How do I create high-quality content that drives traffic and engagement?” The caveat here is that your content needs to be useful.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Unlike other modifiers attached to the discipline (consumer marketing, b2b marketing, trade show marketing, digital marketing), the term “content marketing” doesn’t describe an audience, tactic, or channel, but rather a completely different approach to marketing.

Why Interactive Content Marketing is the Future

Convince & Convert

You probably know a thing or two about creating good content. There’s a good chance you’re already creating more content in 2015 than you did in 2014. We’re all content creators trying to reach an audience. To stand out from the crowd, we need to be more interesting, interactive, and data-driven  with our content. What is Interactive Content Marketing?

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

have improved over the years, but I am nowhere near the level of those prolific content producers who seem to have a novel’s worth of content in them at all times. But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on. Learn The Art Of Content Re-packaging. So what does re-packaging content entail? Consider Live Content.

105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

From our  research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. What Types Of Content Will Help You Tell Your Story?

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F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

But F8 2016 provided hit after hit after hit to help the publisher. And I’m not even going into virtual reality, branded content, Sponsored Messages ads, developer tools (Account Kit, analytics for apps, Graph API v2.6, But today, I’m only going to focus on the changes made that help publishers. However, it still should mean something to you if you are a publisher.

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7 Content Marketing Secrets to Increase Organic Traffic

Convince & Convert

Here’s a question for you: How effective is your content at driving traffic to your website ? If Even if your content is performing well, there’s always room for improvement. But Build Epic Cornerstone Content. But you can’t build long lasting links without quality content to link to. The same philosophy applies when you’re creating epic content, too. In Read on!

SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue. Done well it can be a good fit for both publishers and advertisers, and dare I say even add value for users. This topic has been in the news recently with Google first issuing a reminder that any links within sponsored content should not pass PageRank.

How to Strategize Your Annual Content Calendar Without Going Crazy

Convince & Convert

Remember that time when you wrote content to promote a new product the day before it launched? What if you could seriously get ahead with your content strategy to actually plan your work, then work your plan?  highlight to tweet) And what if you didn’t have to compete for attention because you’re creating content that your audience will love ? And it sucks.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish

ProBlogger

By James Altucher of jamesaltucher.com. I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why bloggers should self-publish. How to go about self-publishing.

8 Simple Tweaks to Boost Website Conversions

Convince & Convert

Since I discovered the sheer power of releasing premium content on opt-in landing pages in 2011, we’ve released over 40 marketing templates, e-books, and cheat sheets. Off the back of these templates on landing pages, our website was converting between 6-7% on average and producing 700-800 new email subscribers per month. Sessions. Conversion rate. New subscribers. Jan 2014.

A Better Guide to Promoting Your Content with Social Media

Convince & Convert

Well then, you might need a better content promotion strategy for social media. For a long time now, we’ve been hearing the benefits of content creation, and the cries have been heard. Content is being created. In fact, there were 730 million blog posts published in 2014 alone ! But, with all that content floating around, the conversation is starting to change.

Drive Sales and Increase Conversions With These Types of Content

Convince & Convert

Traditional press releases  suffer from dwindling ROIs and short-lived impact, which is why brands need to amplify their voices through authoritative, resonant content strategies. Brands like  Casper  and  Dollar Shave Club  are getting personal with their content. This attention, combined with great written content for each of our clients, helps us keep growing.”. Whitepapers.

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6 Common Myths about Content Creation on Facebook

Socialmouths

I get asked a lot about content creation on Facebook. These questions range from what type of content works and even how effective Facebook is in driving engagement. People tell me all the time that they’ve heard many unsuccessful stories on getting so little reach on their Facebook content and are now having doubts about it. Facebook is still a great content driver.

What Kind Of Content Do Buyers Love [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

When it comes to content, buyers tend to prefer visual content. Retail sites with video content tend to increase conversion by up to 46%. The bottomline is if you or your organization are not using visual content to drive sales, then you are missing out on a huge portion of potential sales. When you use visual content, it has the potential to go viral. Memes.

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How To Get Your Team To Create More Consistent Content

Convince & Convert

It also makes her an expert at creating more consistent content. A few months ago, Arienne published a review of the CoSchedule editorial calendar for WordPress outlining how it had helped her solve some of the nagging issues in her team’s workflow. Blog ideas go in, but sometimes content never comes out. How Do You Create More Consistent Content? Seek Team Buy-In First.

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12 Easy-to-Use Content Creation Tools You Will Fall in Love With

Socialmouths

Providing informative content establishes you as an authority in the field, and instills trust into your reader’s minds, which are then more likely to make a purchase, because you went the extra mile to help them. That being said, inbound marketing does require a lot of work, and you need to have a skill set that is broad enough in order to produce versatile, high-quality content.

Open Call for Content Contributions

Spin Sucks

We are creating a curriculum for digital marketing, strategic planning, inbound marketing, content marketing, and digital PR. Much of the curriculum has been designed, and a great deal of content has been produced. So I’m turning it over to you, Spin Sucks community, with an open call for your content. Guest blog posts publish at noon CT four times weekly. Case studies.

57 Notable and Unique Content Marketing Ideas

Writtent Blog

The average marketer today uses 12 different content marketing tactics. Ten years ago, only a handful of us had even heard of content marketing. You need to consistently come up with more content marketing ideas to publish even more engaging content. Audience is drowning in poor quality content these days. Instagram Direct Content. Co-Creation.

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

What if a marketer was only as good as their content marketing tools? The brands that succeed at content marketing are those that take an agile stance. While some of the content marketing tools trending in 2014 are familiar, many of the rest are brand-new and probably worth adding to your program. You can promote your final product on Slideshare, or even publish it as an eBook!

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5 Killer Video Editing Apps To Improve Your Content Marketing

Kikolani

On the marketing side of things, it’s worth noting that: If you have video content on your site, you are more likely to retain visitors for longer than if you only have text. You also need to make sure that the video’s content, as well as its quality, is excellent enough to pique viewers’ interest and get your marketing message across. Video editing apps for content marketing.

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

Tips for Great Content Curation. Steven Rosenbaum is the CEO of Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content.

30 Killer Resources to Learn Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

Despite the fact that 86% of brands have adopted content marketing practices, 82% of marketers say they’re not receiving training. This fact has created an interesting playing field for content-minded professionals. Content Marketing Made Easy. Content: the Force that Moves the Buyer Down the Tunnel. 29 Content Marketing Secrets. CMI Content Process Roundtable.

Content Creation: How to Steal Your Way to a Successful Blog

ProBlogger

Because it got you thinking: How can I steal my way to content creation success? The truth about original content. But sometimes, creating “original” content isn’t quite as important as we think it is. Or, for the purpose of this post, their content creation model. How to steal your way to content creation success. The truth about stealing content. Example.

7 Types Of Awesome Social Media Content Your Brand Can Be Creating Right Now

Buffer Social

This principle of variety definitely applies to social media content: It’s easier to surprise and delight your followers when you’re not always serving up the same things. By continually introducing new content types into your social media lineup, you’ll keep your audience members on their toes and engaged. User-Generated Content (UGC). Humans crave variety.

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45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content

Writtent Blog

  A content marketing strategy without visual elements is like chocolate chip cookies without any chocolate. High-quality visual content can reduce your website’s bounce rate, improve social media engagement, and help you create content that people want to share. offers free templates for infographic creation within their website. Infographics and Word Clouds. Easely.ly.

105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

From our  research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. Content That Tells a Story. Templates.

How to Use SlideShare to Attract 450k Views of Your Content

Socially Sorted

Are you looking to get more eyeballs on your content and drive traffic to your business? In this post, I share how to use SlideShare to attract more views of your content… 450k+ views in fact!  . have a little content marketing secret.   It’s called SlideShare   (or now known as LinkedIn SlideShare, and we will get to why in a moment). Image by Shutterstock.

29 Ways to Save Time and Overcome Your Marketing Challenges

Convince & Convert

A couple months ago, we surveyed a ton of bloggers and marketers  from our CoSchedule audience to discover three of your biggest marketing challenges: 38% say it’s hard to plan consistent content that hits their goals. 22% can’t find the time to create content. 16% find it tough to create awesome content. How To Plan Consistent Content To Reach Your Goals. Here ya go.