Are You Writing Intelligent Content? Should You Be?

Waxing UnLyrical

Intelligent content aka structured content is breaking out of its traditional boundaries. Today, organizations are looking to use Structured Content for their ebooks, case studies, research reports and blogs. What is Intelligent Content? The need for Bot-Readable Content.

When Content Gets Personal

Waxing UnLyrical

What do you do when content gets personal, so personal, that you can’t see any other way forward? Our editorial theme this month is content (though we’ll also have posts on measurement, seeing as how that was last month’s theme, and last month was a wash).

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.

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Content marketing in 2018 is going to hit a new dimension of importance, organization and integration. A perfect way to begin adding more organization, prioritization and results for your content marketing is by utilizing a content marketing editorial calendar to plan your content.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations

Walking the Content Road Less Traveled

Waxing UnLyrical

Hey, Content Strategist! Ready to make some magic by walking the content road less traveled? What if, instead of doing what every single content marketing guru told you to do (“Do more!” Why, then, do we get stuck in content ruts?

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8 Reasons Your Content Campaigns Fail (And How To Fix Them)

Waxing UnLyrical

90% of content campaigns fail to meet business objectives. What’s more, only 5% of content produces 90% of audience engagement. So when you’re launching your content campaign, the odds are already stacked against you. You made the content about you.

Organize and Optimize Your Content Marketing in 2018 with this Content Inventory Worksheet

Pam Moore

Is your content and digital platform ready for top business performance in 2018? Is your content ready to inspire, connect with and help your audience achieve their goals? Is the lack of compelling, relevant content keeping you up at night? Get Real: Does Your Content Convert?

10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

The best way to stand out from the noisy crowd is by employing a few tricks of the content marketing trade. As you work on your content marketing strategy, keep these in mind: Talk to your audience, not at them. Share the right content on the right social media network.

Want Your Content to Stand Out? Look to “the Basics.”

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating content that someone actually wants to read is extremely difficult these days. Everyone is surrounded by “noise” that they don’t have time to parse through, our attention spans are shrinking by the day and far too often, the content we do consume isn’t even truly novel.

Let’s Get Real… Does Your Content Convert?

Pam Moore

It's time to get real about the real return on the investment you make in content marketing. Is the money and time you are investing in content marketing helping you achieve your business goals? Bottom line… does your content convert to real business?

2017 Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template and Tutorial

Pam Moore

If you are responsible for content marketing in your organization you know the importance of proper planning, organization, work flows and structure of content. The days of throwing social spaghetti content at the wall and hoping it sticks are over and done.

3 Keys to Layering Content Effectively

Waxing UnLyrical

I was reading a recent HubSpot report on how people interact with content (the report was published in June, and I haven’t seen too many gurus re-report it, which is a bit surprising… but then again, that leaves room for me to do so, so yay!). 3 keys to layering content.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Trick 2: Repurpose content.

Content Calendar for Content Marketing

PWB Marketing Blog

Metrics for content marketing, are key to understanding campaign performance! With content marketing, I like to be able to see what motivates a action, whether that is an email, phone call or a spike in traffic on the site. Analytics Marketing content calendar content management

Four Ways to Develop Amazing Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

Are you envious of all the beautiful social media content filling your newsfeed and thinking, “How can I create amazing social media content for my brand?” 55% of marketers report a lack of resources for quality content production across the industry. On-Site Content Development.

#measurePR Recap (July 2017): How Major Media Measures Content

Waxing UnLyrical

In July, #measurePR discussed how major media outlets measure their content initiatives. Here’s some of what we talked about: On whether a perfect content strategy exists: A2: No! On the metrics to use when analyzing content: Metrics are client driven.

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.

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.

Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Although 93% of B2B companies are doing content marketing, less than half view themselves as successful with it. So—creating a content marketing strategy is vital. These same six questions can provide the basis for formulating your content marketing strategy.

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Google’s Content Rules

Proactive Report

Content has always been a major part of PR, but now it’s become an integral part of all marketing. According to research from the Content Marketing Institute, 91 percent of B2B brands and 86 percent of B2C brands use it. Unique, original content. News Content and Search.

#measurePR Recap (October 2016): Measuring Content

Waxing UnLyrical

The October 13th edition of #measurePR focused on measuring content. Here’s some of what we talked about: On how we can benchmark the amount of time it takes to create effective content: A2 #measurePR First step, establish your #KPIs. Have a content plan.

1st Step to Create Content Marketing Plan: Do a Content Asset Audit with this Free Worksheet

Pam Moore

Is your content and digital platform ready for the highly connected social web of today? Is your content ready to inspire, connect with and help your audience achieve their goals? Or is the challenge to continually create compelling, relevant content keeping you up at night?

The Content Paradigm Shift

Direct Marketing Observations

Content curation tools are great. No really, they are, except all they do is pull the content in and that really is just half the battle. Brands can and will measure its effectiveness, they fish where the fish are, and every day they push out more content.

The Last Thing Your Target Customer and Audience Wants From You is More Content

Pam Moore

It should be no shock to anyone that the social networks have no choice but to attempt to at least slow down the mounds of content overload and spam that is ruining the end user experience. This junk content shows up in the form of live video that rambles and rambles with little value.

How to Create a Content Marketing Architecture, Framework and Plan

Pam Moore

Running your business, as well the marketing and content strategies that support your goals also require a framework and architecture. How much time do you spend creating content to inspire and connect with your audience? 10 Golden Rules for Content Marketing.

Decode Your Content Marketing

SocialFish

Everybody has an opinion, but renowned content marketing experts David Beebe and Adele Cehrs are different. A master storyteller, Beebe established Marriott as the largest producer of travel lifestyle content in the world. Content Strategy Featured

The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

The 11 Best Content Marketing, SMO, and Marketing Performance Management Tools

Webbiquity SMM

But as companies grow, and produce more content, their needs may become more sophisticated. The content management platforms add content workflow and asset management, audience insights, and content performance analytics. Content Marketing Management Tools.

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How to Create Content that Inspires, Connects and CONVERTS Lookers to Buyers: FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

Another day of amazing content creation. You create yet another epic piece of content. You publish yet another epic piece of content. Your epic piece of content is shared all over the social and digital web, once again. However, as usual your content is not converting.

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.

How to Create Big Rock Content for Content Marketing [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Focusing your content marketing around a major research piece or project can provide you with a range of distribution options

Three Secrets to Creating More Sharable Content

Webbiquity SMM

Some business owners and bloggers are under the assumption that if they consistently post content, they will automatically start to boost traffic (“If you build it, they will come”). Though consistency is important, the truth is that your content has to have an audience to be effective. One of the best ways to build this audience is by getting users to share your content regularly. Create content that’s easy to digest. Guest post by Andy Beohar.

Irresistible Content Curation and Creation -Free Webinar Live Training

Pam Moore

Tired of spinning your social content marketing wheels trying to keep up with every Tom, Dick, Harry, and Sally in creating content that inspires, engages, empowers, ignites, educates, entertains, motivates, persuades and helps your audience?

Does Your Content Have Superpowers?

PWB Marketing Blog

A few years ago, while serving on a social media panel during a presentation to a local entrepreneurial group, I casually remarked that, “Content is everything; social media is just plumbing.” In order to succeed, your content marketing needs superpowers.

Top 10 Content Marketing Myths of 2018 – BUSTED

Pam Moore

From strategies for digital marketing, content marketing, and video to the social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and the list goes on, it seems the foundation for which many marketers have built their business is changing underneath their social feet.

Revamping Old Content

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Kudos To HubPages » Revamping Old Content About once a year or so you should go through your old content and update it. This includes your static content, blog content, and maybe even your social media content. About Us What’s a Maverick?

60+ Content Curation Tools

Pamorama

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When Content Marketing Lets You Down

Waxing UnLyrical

Ah… content marketing. “Let’s do some content marketing!” When content marketing lets you down. The content is primarily New Jersey-focused. Well: If I like their content, I might refer them to someone who might indeed hire them.

When Does Content Backfire?

Small Business Mavericks

It doesn’t help much to create memorable content if the memory isn’t going to connect to your business. Another factor in content backfires is when the intended response doesn’t happen. If you are using a content calendar , use it right. Content calendars are great ways to see the big picture of your planned content and make sure it integrates with your brand. The content calendar lays out the planned topics being covered.