15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Did you know that 47% of B2B marketers and 34% of B2C marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI? Another reason why marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI is that they simply don’t know how to do it. Content marketing and SEO go hand in hand.

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).

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.

Make the case for video content

Sherrilynne Starkie

Did you know that by using video content in email marketing you can boost click-through rates by up to 300 per cent? There’s no doubt that video content is incredibly powerful in its ability to engage viewers. Digital formats make video content affordable and quick.

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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

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.

5 Tools for Social Media Content Inspiration

Social Media Today

Finding content to share on social media can be challenging. These five tools will help to provide inspiration and ideas for social media managers and content creators

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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.

15 Golden Rules of Content Marketing in 2018

Pam Moore

Content marketing is becoming more challenging even for the most experienced marketers. Gone are the days of simply needing to know how to write textual content for a white paper, marketing collateral or direct mail flyer. 15 Golden Rules for Content Marketing Webinar .

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

Creating content that inspires, connects and converts is not an easy task. Also, it could simply be your content is just not sexy and what some would call “boring.” YOU can create amazing content! 2018 content marketing myths busted and how to stomp your competition.

The Ultimate 2019 Content Calendar Template to Get a Grip on Your Social Media Content FAST

Pam Moore

The social media content jungle is getting scary for marketers who don't have a content strategy. Get a Grip on Your Content Marketing with a Content Calendar . You can download our 2019 content calendar template here -> 2019 Content Calendar Template.

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.

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.

The Importance of Great Content in SEO [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Relevant and useful content can help you build trust and complement your SEO efforts. Learn how to improve your search results rankings with high-quality content

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How to Create Kickass Interactive Content [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Interactive content can help boost engagement, which is key to maximizing reach. Here are some tips to help in your efforts

Infographic: B2B content marketing trends

Sherrilynne Starkie

Why Visual Content and Marketing Go Hand in Hand [Infographic]. Content Marketing Tips: 10 Tips and Tricks for Creating Content. Featured Headline Marketing Content marketing infographic Information graphics

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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?

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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Content demand: how to cope

Sherrilynne Starkie

Do you struggle to keep up with the demand for quality content? To cope, you need to create a ‘culture of content’, according to recent research from the Altimeter Group. The report outlines what ‘content’ means in this context. A content culture needs a ‘content leader’.

How to Create Authentic Instagram Content

Ignite Social Media

As marketers, it’s easy to get caught up in the cycle of pushing your brand’s message with the same content that you’re using for other marketing channels, but that doesn’t always work on Instagram. So how do you create authentic Instagram content? Creating Authentic Instagram Content.

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.

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?

Illustrative Content

Mindjumpers

Classic, comedic, informational, sleek or gritty? We do all kinds of illustrations for your brand. Don’t take our word for it, see for yourself: Work

Infographic: Creating Viral Content

Social Media Today

Ready to turn a quiz or video into thousands of new visitors? Learn how with this infographic

Writing tricks for content marketers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now when it comes to content marketing , writers need to know about search engines and how digital formats are impacting reader habits and preferences. For content marketers the task becomes more complex with the need to attract search engines as well as humans to a story.

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.

Content Marketing in Cleveland

Meltwater

Content MarketingConferences are a time to connect with colleagues while delving into conversations about your profession’s best practices. It’s an opportunity to explore new technologies and evolving strategies for our ever-shifting business… Read More >>>.

A Culture of Content

SocialFish

“When content becomes an ingrained part of an organization’s culture, content strategy functions like a well-oiled engine, producing, circulating, and begetting content, creating numerous efficiencies in the process. Content Strategy

Monday Roundup: Evaluating Content

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve lost count of the number of crowns Content wears. But the thing is, it’s true; when you’re strategizing or planning to implement social PR today, content is related to practically everything we do. Seeing as we’re almost halfway through 2015, I figured this would be a good time for us all to do a content review. Do you think your content is doing what it’s supposed to do, or could it use a little nudge?

Monday Roundup: Innovative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Content, content, and more content. Content can help your business take flight, keep customers coming back, and inspire a wider audience. But with so much “stuff” out there, how can you make sure you’re producing innovative content rather than same old, same old? Purina’s “Dear Kitten” Video Series Proves BuzzFeed Is The Cat’s Pajamas For Content Marketers. Which Content Types Get the Most Social Shares.

The FT: content marketing lessons

Sherrilynne Starkie

According the Press Gazette , The FT’s head of operations Mary Beth Christie recently said, “We are now digital-first and we believe our content is valuable. It al lows free access to all online content, but limits the number of pages or stories that a user can access without paying.

Monday Roundup: Content Creation Ideas

Waxing UnLyrical

To kick things off, this week’s roundup brings you seven super posts on content creation ideas that are also authored by women. 4 Ways to Streamline High-Quality Content Creation. The No-Fluff Guide to Writing Client-Attracting Content.

Content marketing is king

Sherrilynne Starkie

Content is set to be one of the biggest trends in B2B marketing for 2012, but the concept is not all that new. Corporate blogging began circa 2004 and with the growing ubiquity of social networks many companies have been creating and sharing content as part of their marketing strategies.

Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week I talked about how what we consider “authoritative content” has changed rapidly, and continues to do so. If you’ve bought into that, then how do you find smarter ways to measure authoritative content? What does this mean for your content?

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.

Monday Roundup: Content Counts

Waxing UnLyrical

Content is the “meat and potatoes” of everything from websites to newsletters to blog posts; without content you literally have nothing. So this week’s roundup brings you some stellar content… about content. How To Get Leads With Content Marketing.

3 Content Marketing Trends for 2019

Proactive Report

The Need for a Documented Content Strategy. Only 37 percent of US companies have a documented content strategy. Not according to the 65 percent of brands who say that their success with content marketing is a direct result of a documented strategy. A New Content Creation Model.

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.

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.

Content Strategy for Associations

SocialFish

deck on content strategy for associations from the awesome Hilary Marsh. Creating a great content strategy from Content Company. Content Strategy Featured Industry Insider Another MUST READ (must view??)

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.

The Real Benefits of User Generated Content

Social Media Today

User generated content (UGC) is a modern-day digital word-of-mouth situation that benefits both brands and consumers. It's a win-win scenario and a marketing tactic that great brands can incredibly benefit from

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