9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers

Pamorama

Content marketing isn’t easy. 5 Content Idea Tools. It’s not uncommon to find yourself racking your brain for killer content ideas. Portent’s Content Idea Generator. Content Marketing Ideas Generator. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator.

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How Much Content Is Enough For Your Blog? [Study]

Mindjumpers

But amidst the hustle bustle of the day, how do we ensure that our blog is up and running with the right amount of content inflow? In order to understand this first, we need to find answers to the following questions: What is the right frequency of posting the content on the blog?

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity SMM

HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 While print in general has taken a beating over the past decade, B2B publications have been particularly hard hit, leading to speculation about the future of B2B trade magazines (content marketing? Content aggregation ?).

Monday Roundup: Email Content

Waxing UnLyrical

But how do you get the most out of your email content, when it seems it’s the medium most people love to hate? 16 Ways to Create Email Content Your Subscribers Will Love. 6 Ways to Repurpose Your Content. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Email Content.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Of Twitter’s 165 million users, half access Twitter on mobile devices at least occasionally. ( HubSpot ). 75 of the Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn in their corporate hiring process. ( HubSpot ). HubSpot ). Content Marketing Findings. HubSpot ).

The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer

Kikolani

Content marketers have to wear many “hats.” This is a huge job, and it is no wonder that many businesses are abandoning their content marketing programs in favor of just plain old web-based advertising, if they can sustain it on their budgets.

How Bloggers Can Create and Use White Papers

Kikolani

White papers were first used only by companies that sold expensive and technical products, but nowadays they’re being effectively used by small business and bloggers, not only to generate leads directly, but to also generate emails for newsletters. How Bloggers Can Use White Papers.

The Fleeting Value Of Content

Twist Image

Most content screams into an empty universe. It's nice to create content with the intent of reaching a broad and targeted audience, but it's becoming harder and harder to do this. No matter how good the content is. Yes, the best content always rises to the top, but when the amount of content being produced rises exponentially and is being published at a frenetic pace, it becomes a lot harder for individuals to filter the signal from the noise. Content is short.

Why Content Marketers Need Better Statistics

Convince & Convert

They needed the statistic within two hours for use in an important piece of long form content. As a content marketer, I am always backing up my white papers, ebooks, and blogs with powerful statistics and research that tell a story. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

The Ultimate Google+ Cheat Sheet by HubSpot Blog. ** 5 STARS. Joydeep Deb explains how to add and customize a Google+1 sharing button on any website, as well as how to modify +Snippets “to customize the Title, Thumbnail Image and Description that appear when your content is shared.”

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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. 29 Content Marketing Secrets.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Next year, Cheryl and I tentatively plan to honor #Nifty50 Women and Men Writers, including bloggers, journalists, authors, and PR professionals.

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Why content writers are becoming the most desirable people in marketing?

Kikolani

Content writing is becoming a necessity in marketing and SEO. It is usually and normally undertaken by content writers, whose main aim is to objectively and carefully write organized content that suits their client’s needs in marketing and SEO.

17 Ways to Succeed in Viral Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

Every marketer’s dream is to create a piece of viral content. People share content that makes them feel a certain way. Amuse, intrigue, or excite your audience if you’ve got dreams of viral content marketing, but don’t make them feel frustrated or guilty.

Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent Blog

“If you write great content, people will find it.” While that’s certainly an idyllic thought of a world in which marketers can just focus on creating outstanding content, it’s just not accurate anymore. Don’t solely rely on sharing titles to promote your content on social media.

The 9 Conversion Habits of the World’s Most Successful Bloggers

ProBlogger

From influencing millions to making millions , the world’s most successful bloggers manage to turn visitors into readers, readers into customers, and customers into fans without breaking a sweat. Are there any habits successful bloggers follow? With email being such an effective method of conversion, top bloggers make sure they don’t leave any stone unturned in order to get visitors’ emails. They make it easy to share content. Set the tone for the rest of your content.

How to Write Engaging Content About “Boring” Subject Matter

ProBlogger

Unfortunately, if you’re an industry expert in construction, finance, software development, or other similar “dry” field, you’ve already been handed the short end of the content stick. Of course, this only matters if you’re trying to write content that’s accessible to the average reader.

Using Visual Content to Increase Blog Engagement

ProBlogger

Visual content is your secret weapon to boosting blog engagement. The blog posts of today demand fresh, eye-catching content that can be read and shared easily, which makes videos, infographics, photos, and slideshows a perfect companion to blog posts. Sam Kusinitz / Hubspot.

Top 25 Must Read Content Marketing Blogs

Writtent Blog

There are thousands of marketing blogs out there that focus on different aspects of the marketing industry from optimization, conversion, advertising, and content. For businesses who blog, content marketing is vital. Content Marketing Institute. The Content Strategist.

Visual Content Marketing Insights from 13 Genius Thought Leaders

Writtent Blog

Visual content marketing has never mattered more, particularly in an era where consumers are increasingly savvy, connected and crunched for time. Invest in smarter visual content assets, which are mobile-optimized, relevant or real-time, and potentially gamification elements.

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The Only 7-Step Guide to Creating Content You’ll Ever Need

Writtent Blog

There’s no shortage of people with an internet connection who are just waiting to fall in love with your company’s content. It’s now your job to win their hearts, minds, and wallets, by creating truly epic content. Content promotion. Create Gorgeous Visual Content.

11 Copywriting Tips and Hacks to Make Your Content More Appealing

Writtent Blog

Ever wonder about the difference between quality content, and the sorts of blogs you can’t help but share on your personal Facebook page? The research and depth behind content matter, and so do the originality of your ideas. It’s true that your content shouldn’t appeal to everyone.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. Virtually every social media monitoring tool worthy of the label covers the big social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter), social bookmarking sites (Digg, Reddit) and content sharing sites (YouTube, Flickr). A blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Based on research, Courtney Wiley reveals what type of content to tweet, when to tweet it, and the ideal frequency of tweeting to use in order to grow a Twitter following. Most bloggers tweet each of their posts only once. 8 Ways to Not Get ReTweeted by HubSpot Blog.

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7 Ways Google Changed in 2013, and How it Should Affect Content Creation

Writtent Blog

To help you refine your approach and optimize your content creation appropriately in the new year, we’ve looked back over the past 24 months of Google’s updates: 1. This means 2014 is your year to truly shine if you’re able to map your content creation to each stage of the sales funnel.

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Top Tips for Creating Quality Evergreen Content

ProBlogger

If you’re like most bloggers, you publish a solid combination of evergreen and time-sensitive content. But what does it take to write really compelling evergreen blog content? Evergreen Content: A Definition. When Older Content Makes Sense. General Writing Content

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The Complete Bloggers Guide to Facebook Marketing

ProBlogger

Hubspot [[link] completed a study of over 4,000 Facebook business Pages and found that Pages with at least 501 fans drove 3 times more traffic than Pages with less than 501 fans. Facebook for Websites: Social Plugins for Your Blog and Business – Kissmetrics provides a great review of Facebook’s social plugins to give bloggers options for integrating Facebook onto their websites. Am I creating content my audience will want to share with their friends ?

11 Ways to Come Up with a Rocking Content Marketing Strategy

Writtent Blog

If that isn’t your motto as a content marketer, it should be. Consumers today have more free content available online then they know what to do with. The time is now to make your content so incredibly outstanding that it’s beyond reproach, even in a highly saturated world.

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

Writtent Blog

As HubSpot blogger Dan Lyons points out, it’s not like the situation is going to improve next quarter, either. Inbound and content marketers are most definitely here to stay. According to the experts, there’s one major area where content marketers consistently fail.

How to Get More Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

One of the biggest challenges that bloggers face – whether they are blogging for themselves or their business – is creating enough content. Creating quality content takes a major investment of time and resources. Supplement with Content Curation. Repurpose Content.

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 Write a Bare-Bones Content Strategy for Small Business

Writtent Blog

It’s so easy to get caught up in content envy. Big companies worldwide are gaining attention, fans and customers for quality content efforts. Being able to engage your customers with content that’s perfectly attuned to the times is how marketing should be done. Content Marketin

Blogging for Business: 58 Unbeatable Reasons to Run a Blog

Writtent Blog

1) Companies with 51 to 100 website pages generate 48% more traffic than companies with 1 to 50 pages (Source: HubSpot ) Tweet. more leads than those with 50 or fewer pages (Source: HubSpot ) Tweet. Your website has to have content to get discovered Tweet (Source: HubSpot ).

7 Bright Ideas for Promoting Your B2B Content Marketing on Pinterest

Writtent Blog

However, is the network a viable tool to promote content in the B2B realm? Behind every great piece of content marketing is a lot of effort and elbow grease. However, to truly stand out on Pinterest for business, it’s critical to customize your images to promote content.

How to Create Massive Value Content & Blow Your Readers’ Minds

ProBlogger

The only way out is to stand out by writing unforgettable content or as I like to call Massive Value Content. What is Massive Value Content? Other bloggers invite you over for guest posts and webinars. The Ultimate Cheatsheet to Create Massive Value Content on Your Blog.

PB176: Scannable Content: 19 Techniques to Create it

ProBlogger

Techniques to Create Scannable Content for Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to share a simple way to write content that is much more likely to be actually read, understood and acted upon by your readers. Further Resources on Scannable Content: 19 Techniques to Create it.

Monday Roundup: Compelling Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

7 Ways Storytelling Makes Your Content More Compelling. Research Reveals Success Tactics of Top Bloggers: 11 Trends. Storytelling 101: 3 Tips for Creating Compelling Content Marketing. Around the Web Content Marketing compelling storytelling

Professional Development for Bloggers: How to Learn on a Budget

ProBlogger

And who pays for your professional development when you’re a blogger? It wasn’t strictly blogging related, but it covered content marketing, social media, advertising, PR, acquisition/conversion/retention strategies and much more. I got to meet a lot of bloggers, and be exposed to new ideas and new ways of doing things. I also learned about sponsored content trends (which was new to me at the time) that would soon be heading to Australia. The Blogger’s Genius Toolkit.

9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers

Pamorama

Content marketing isn’t easy. 5 Content Idea Tools. It’s not uncommon to find yourself racking your brain for killer content ideas. Portent’s Content Idea Generator. Content Marketing Ideas Generator. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator.

9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers

Pamorama

Content marketing isn’t easy. 5 Content Idea Tools. It’s not uncommon to find yourself racking your brain for killer content ideas. Portent’s Content Idea Generator. Content Marketing Ideas Generator. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator.