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The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

The best performing and most valuable content provides relevance for the user as well as the brand with a great respect for the context. And do you take local context into consideration when creating Social Media content for your global brand?

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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. Content Curation Tools.

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Why Every Organization Needs a Content Style Guide

Spin Sucks

One of the most important tools for an organization to have is a content marketing style guide, which keeps all of your content creators on voice and on message. The post Why Every Organization Needs a Content Style Guide appeared first on Spin Sucks.

9 Steps to Creating Good Content for Your Brand

Pamorama

Writing good content is crucial to delivering value and creating thought leadership for your brand. . Content marketing is a key element of today’s marketing landscape. Creating good content marketing material can be daunting. Find good sources of content.

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Content Marketing Success: Three Ways to Think Like a Publisher

Spin Sucks

As Seth Godin famously said “content marketing is the only marketing left.” But how can you create content that draws customers to your brand? The post Content Marketing Success: Three Ways to Think Like a Publisher appeared first on Spin Sucks. It's the New Age!

Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy

Mindjumpers

With the enormous amount of time spent online on searching for information and connecting to social networks, content marketing is something marketers around the world have become increasingly interested in. Content is the voice of your brand .

The Minimalist Approach to Brand Storytelling

Spin Sucks

Brand storytelling. While it continues to be a hot marketing buzzword of the moment, when we look around at examples we find only a select group of brands really do it effectively. Don’t get me wrong, a ton of brands tell fantastic stories about themselves.

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How to Repurpose Influencer Content for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to asking whether or not your brand should be repurposing its influencer-generated content – there’s really no question about it. Has your brand considered taking influencer marketing one step further?

Find Your Brand's Content Marketing Groove

Twist Image

You have to know who your content resonates with. This is why content marketing will continue to struggle for brands. Brands are being sold a false bill of goods. Brands believe that the more content they produce, the more people that it will connect with.

Why Your Brand Should Create Less Content

Convince & Convert

It’s time to audit the amount of content on your social channels. Whose voice is behind the majority of the content you share on social and in your blog? Is it the voice of your brand? Partner on Something That Organically Integrates Your Brand. Quick!

Five Tips to Help You Create Shareable Content

Spin Sucks

The most powerful force to encourage people to share content is emotional engagement. Veronica Hunt shares five tips to help you produce shareable content. The post Five Tips to Help You Create Shareable Content appeared first on Spin Sucks.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

4 Brands Getting Content Marketing Right

Meltwater

The majority of marketers have made content marketing a pillar of their marketing strategies, and… Read More.

Vine for Brand Marketing

Mindjumpers

Since Twitter launched Vine , brands have been creative, in adapting the six seconds restriction, of communicating their brand. In this post we look at different ways your brand can benefit from Vine, by incorporating its unique qualities to create visual marketing-content.

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5 Ways Boring B2B Brands Can Kill It With Content

Convince & Convert

B2B brands have the challenge of engaging fans despite boring content. These illuminating examples prove that B2B can have fun with content marketing.

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Facebook Adds More Tools for Branded Content in Instant Articles

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook added some new options to branded content in its Instant Articles , including support for marketer logos atop those articles. Readers: Have you experienced any branded content in Facebook Instant Articles?

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Why Content Marketing Fails

Spin Sucks

Before I talk about why content marketing fails, I want to talk about Barbie. Not only were there fashion tips from the likes of Punky Brewster , there were loads of Barbie fashion spreads , dramatic storylines , and ads just as enticing as the content itself. Content is king?

60+ Content Curation Tools

Pamorama

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A Look at How Three Brands Are Driving Social Engagement

Spin Sucks

The post A Look at How Three Brands Are Driving Social Engagement appeared first on Spin Sucks. Did you know Facebook is capturing over 90 percent of all social media shares? It's time to dust off your social media strategy and see how you can increase social engagement.

The Future of Content Marketing is Now

Spin Sucks

By Gini Dietrich Content marketing exhaustion. Content marketing overload. Content marketing is king. In the information age, we all have so much content coming at us at every second of the day that we are becoming immune to it. What is the vision of your content?

5 Branded Content Campaigns You Need to Know

Convince & Convert

However, this time I’d like to introduce a new theme: branded content, or content that subtly blends into editorial publications and other media communications. without consciously recognizing branded content. Intrinsically, branded content is subtle and indirect.

5 Reasons Snackable Content is (Still) Awesome

Visually SM

If you’ve ever heard the expression “big things come in small packages,” you already know a little something about snackable content. By breaking an infographic, for example, into a series of memorable quotes and videos, you gain: A longer shelf life for content on social media.

Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

The creative possibilities of Snapchat enables a brand to communicate personal visual messages to its consumers (no need to mention the importance of visual storytelling , right?) Best practice for brand communication on Snapchat.

Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

When many business leaders think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. Every brand touch counts.

Google News Lab, Algorithms, and Content Creation

Spin Sucks

Three years ago, I was introduced to Narrative Science , a company that trains computers to write news stories and create content or, better explained, how algorithms are becoming superior storytellers over journalists. Easily there are four pieces of content from that five second search.

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7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? They fear they must share what they ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner to build their personal brand.

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. Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%).

Four Ways to Keep Content Fresh

Spin Sucks

Do you know the story of how BlendTec used Will It Blend to keep content fresh about industrial-strength blenders? Keep Content Fresh. To help us tell their stories, we do a few things to stay creative and keep content fresh: Subscribe to SmartBrief. By Gini Dietrich.

Three Approaches to Effective Brand Storytelling

Spin Sucks

Because understanding how it works is crucial to effective brand storytelling. And this tendency is what fuels effective brand storytelling and content marketing. Here again, relate this back to message development and brand outreach. By Laura Petrolino OK class!

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The True Value of Storytelling: Nail your Brand Narrative

Waxing UnLyrical

Yet for some reason, brands continue to drone on about facts, instead of taking the same, tried-and-tested approach for emotional communication. In a world that’s saturated with marketing, it’s more important than ever for brands to make a lasting impression with their customers.

The Five Parts to Brand Storytelling Nearly Everyone Misses

Spin Sucks

He told me he was moderating a brand storytelling panel, which he thinks is the most over-blown buzzword today. Then I read, “ The Bedtime Test of Content Marketing and PR ” by Christopher Penn and I laughed out loud again.

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Social Networking Stats: Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks

The Realtime Report

Millennials Are 56% More Likely To Find Brand Content On Social Networks. SDL’s Content Finds the Customer study found that Millennials are 56% more likely to find brand content on social networks. Is your content ready to find millennial customers?

Beyond SEO: The Power of Brand Building

Spin Sucks

By Jeremy Durant With content creation there is an obsession with SEO—and rightfully so. But once you’ve hit that goal, turn your attention to brand building. You need to start with your brand position and promise and develop a content strategy from there.

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The Content Marketing Explosion [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Content marketing is on the rise and many people say that “content is king” It seems that more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of great content since ‘content marketing’ has expanded at an exponential rate in 2011 alone on Google.

How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Brands are spending millions of dollars and countless hours producing content in an effort to vie for their customer’s attention. Social@Ogilvy reported in February that Facebook’s organic reach is as low as 2% for big brands reaching over 500,000 fans.

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. I’ll say it again: Repurpose content. SlideShare Turns Content into Presentations. By Stephanie Vermillion.

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Which Brand Storytelling Persona are You?

Spin Sucks

The type of relationship you have with your consumer should determine the nature of your content and brand storytelling strategy. The post Which Brand Storytelling Persona are You?

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

The original WPO model focused on content-sharing to maximize organic brand visibility; as the WPO framework evolved , it incorporated paid and industry (e.g., How can social, PR, SEO, and online advertising efforts be coordinated to maximize brand visibility?

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How Three Brands Won Big with Content Promotion

Convince & Convert

Content promotion and distribution, as an industry, is starting to grow up. More and more marketers are finding new and creative ways to ensure their content gets seen by the audiences that matter most to their brands.

Monday Roundup: Content Rules

Waxing UnLyrical

A large portion of what we do online is centered around content: creating it, sharing it, reading it. Content helps us promote our businesses, create relationships, and share what is important to us with the rest of the world. 4 Reasons Your Content Is Yawn-Worthy.