Why Content Marketing Fails
MAY 27, 2015
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?
Out With the Old: Rethink Your Content Marketing Strategy
MAY 10, 2016
Content marketing has been the lynchpin of many successful marketing strategies for the better part of a decade. However, content marketing, like marketing in general, is not something you can put on auto-pilot – unless you want to get left in the dust.
Customer-Focused Content Marketing Strategy
APRIL 7, 2015
By now it should be clear to most that content marketing strategy is embroiled in a saturation problem. This has been evolving over time, and was really brought to the forefront for many marketers in Mark Schaefer’s post on Content Shock. By Sue Duris.
Become a Content Marketing Fox
JUNE 17, 2015
By Michael Gerard According to a survey by Curata , more than three quarters of content marketers plan to boost their content marketing investment in the coming year. We have a name for content marketers that are the most savvy with their content marketing budgets: FOXES.
The Inseparability of Content Marketing and Social Media
MARCH 31, 2016
While social media is often viewed as a separate strategy from content marketing, in truth, it is one of the most important tool marketers use when deploying their content marketing plan.
The Future of Content Marketing is Now
MARCH 3, 2015
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.
Where Does an Ultra Cool Content Marketer Go for Work?
AUGUST 25, 2016
As a content marketer in 2016, the world is your oyster. Amanda Wilks looks at types of jobs available for content marketers. The post Where Does an Ultra Cool Content Marketer Go for Work?
11 Content Marketing Mistakes to Avoid
APRIL 20, 2015
If you’re developing digital content in any capacity, you’ve probably run across some of the following advice: Develop a content strategy. Write “good” content. “Prettying up mediocre content won’t make it any better.
Five Ways Content Marketing and SEO Can Work Together
MARCH 8, 2016
When content marketing and SEO data is reviewed together, marketers can better identify when SEO has worked best, when content has worked best and where it's room for improvement. The post Five Ways Content Marketing and SEO Can Work Together appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Main Principles of Conversion Content Marketing
APRIL 25, 2016
Kiara Halligan says by using conversion content marketing you'll reap most rewards in 2016. She goes on and shares the main principles of conversion content marketing you need to keep in mind.
Determine the Right Metrics for Your Content Marketing
JUNE 16, 2016
The post Determine the Right Metrics for Your Content Marketing appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Blogging Most Certainly Is Not Dead Four Elements of Successful Brand Storytelling How to Synchronize Your Content Marketing With an Editorial Calendar.
5 Must-Have Types of Content Marketing
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
When you think of content marketing, you probably think of blog posts. But they’re just one of the many types of content that can help you establish your brand as a thought leader in your industry and attract new leads. Yes, you know you need blog content on your business site.
Where Earned Media Belongs in the Content Marketing Mix
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
In a PESO model, not only do you break down internal silos and integrate communications, you extend earned media outreach through content marketing. The post Where Earned Media Belongs in the Content Marketing Mix appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Original Research is Fundamental to Content Marketing
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
Inbound marketing is the most effective method to use if you want to build a following of people that will advocate for your brand. But with so many people creating content that everyone is searching for, it becomes very difficult to produce something that breaks through all the noise.
The Five Elements to Include in a Content Marketing Strategy
JANUARY 7, 2016
A content marketing strategy, when executed correctly, is a cost-effective and efficient way of developing and maintaining important relationships with your customers. Starting a blog and becoming active on social media isn’t a content marketing strategy.
Finding The Content Marketing Sweet Spot
JANUARY 25, 2016
Last year, 90 percent of B2C marketers used content marketing, but only 34 percent felt they were successful. And while 69 percent are creating more content than years past, few are being heard. One day Andy bought a few chickens at a local farmer’s market.
Five Best Practices for Start-Up Content Marketing
DECEMBER 8, 2014
By Cristian Rennella It’s been nearly eight years since elMejorTrato launched, and from the first moment we focused on content marketing as a main strategy for our growth. But we also made lots of mistakes, which provided lessons in what not to do with start-up content marketing.
Where Does Content Marketing Belong?
MARCH 9, 2015
By Gini Dietrich There is an interesting fight happening in marketing departments around the globe: Where does content marketing belong? Does it belong to advertisers because, without distribution, your content goes nowhere? Let him create content and distribute it.
Content Marketing Survey Shows Marketers Still Behind in Metrics
OCTOBER 12, 2016
The seventh annual content marketing survey from Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs shows marketers are still behind when it comes to metrics. The post Content Marketing Survey Shows Marketers Still Behind in Metrics appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences
JANUARY 28, 2015
Yesterday we had a nice conversation about content distribution and how to gain new readers. In the meantime, it’s important to talk about offsite content marketing—or promoting the content you create in other places around the web. Offsite Content Marketing.
How PR And Content Marketing Can Work Together
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NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Public relations and content marketing are powerful when they work together, particularly for B2B PR programs designed to educate prospective customers and push them down the funnel to a point of purchase. But when they work in concert, PR and content marketing are a 1+1+3 situation.
Top Free Content Marketing Tools for Beginners
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
To be successful at content marketing, you need to the right tools. While some may be expensive, here is a list of top free content marketing tools that will help you make a successful start.
Content Marketing isn’t Just for Marketers Anymore
MARCH 2, 2016
Content marketing isn’t just for marketers anymore. Salespeople, customer service reps, call center agents, on-boarding staff—anyone who directly connects with customers—should be part of the content marketing process.
Content Marketing for an Executive-Level Audience
APRIL 4, 2016
Content marketing works in nearly every situation, but you have to know your audience. The post Content Marketing for an Executive-Level Audience appeared first on Spin Sucks. Use the Animated PESO Model in New Business Pitches How SEO and Content Work Hand-in-Hand.
How to Synchronize Your Content Marketing With an Editorial Calendar
JUNE 9, 2016
Managing content production and media outreach without an editorial calendar it's fairly difficult. In fact, if you’re not using something to schedule your content production, it’s likely you’re not working as efficiently or effectively as you could be.
Five Things Bacon Can Teach Us About Content Marketing
AUGUST 27, 2012
This cultural phenomenon didn’t take shape overnight and there are hidden secrets to bacon’s success that can be applied to a content marketing strategy. Five Things Bacon Can Teach Us About Content Marketing. Your content should follow a similar philosophy.
How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Content Marketing
MARCH 15, 2017
But what exactly is artificial intelligence and what marketers should do about it? The post How Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Content Marketing appeared first on Spin Sucks. The future is here: Machine learning, natural language processing, big data, chatbots.
Guitar Center: Content Marketing and Storytelling at Their Best
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Guitar Center’s YouTube channel beat out hundreds of leading brands, including Target, Four Seasons and General Electric, to snag the Project of the Year award at Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 Content Marketing Awards. Content Marketing
5 Essentials of an Effective Content Marketing Strategy
DECEMBER 1, 2014
Content marketing is all the rage nowadays. And there’s no shortage of marketing firms touting content marketing as the latest bandwagon you don’t want to miss. Yet, truth be told, content marketing is nothing new. Content Marketing
9 Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule The Roost In 2016
DECEMBER 29, 2015
Anne Carton is a small business consultant, digital marketing expert and blogger working with Designhill , the world’s largest online graphic design marketplace. Want to deliver valuable content in 2016? Episodic Content . Influencer Marketing . Visual Content .
The Relationships You Must Commit to for Content Marketing Success
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
With just one statistic, Joe Pulizzi delivered a stark wake-up call to this year’s Content Marketing World attendees. It’s not necessarily about content or technology, he explained in his keynote. Users create 20 times more content than what the LEGO brand creates.
What Star Wars Teaches Us About Content Marketing and PR
JANUARY 19, 2017
Along with entertaining audiences all these decades, the Star Wars series have been a great lesson in content marketing and PR. The post What Star Wars Teaches Us About Content Marketing and PR appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Five Content Marketing Tools to Help Scale Small Teams
MAY 11, 2016
As a small business, it can be challenging to scale your operation to meet the growing demands placed on marketing departments and deliver KPIs that lead to more trust, budget, and staff. The post Five Content Marketing Tools to Help Scale Small Teams appeared first on Spin Sucks.
Do Content Marketers Compete?
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
I recently realized many of the people who agree with this philosophy are also doing content marketing. I began to wonder, do content marketers compete? . You’re producing original content, in a genuine voice.
What Are Your 2017 Content Marketing Goals?
JANUARY 16, 2017
What skills are you building to reach your content marketing goals for 2017. The post What Are Your 2017 Content Marketing Goals? Related Stories PR Content Strategy: Let’s Talk Shop! Laura Petrolino shares hers and asks you to join the conversation.
Content Marketing: Use the Five Principles of C.H.A.O.S.
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
In this post, we will discuss using strategy to create, or to fix a content marketing strategy, using this method. . Strengthen your content marketing strategy by communicating with the people who can provide the information that you need. Share content more than once.
B2C Content Marketing Trends: Key Findings from the 2015 Study
DECEMBER 9, 2014
The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs recently released their latest joint study on the use of content in the marketing mix: B2C Content Marketing, 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends—North America. Best-in-class content marketers (i.e.,
4 Ways to Align Your Content Marketing with Your Holiday Promotions
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
And while it’s easy to mark your products down 40% in an effort to attract Black Friday traffic, it’s more difficult to remember to include your content marketing efforts in your holiday marketing strategy. Content: 50 Gift Ideas Under $25.
To Have a Content Marketing Strategy or Not…That is the Question
JANUARY 19, 2016
Content marketing lies somewhere between king and queen, yet many of us go about it haphazardly. The post To Have a Content Marketing Strategy or Not…That is the Question appeared first on Spin Sucks. Related Stories Checking Out VR Content Marketwired Survey Shows PR Industry Still Behind The Best of the Best of 2015 Round-ups. You definitely should have a strategy written down, but what to include.
The 5 Biggest Takeaways From Content Marketing World
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Content Marketing World may be at a close, but that doesn’t mean our work is over. Over two short days, Content Marketing World brought the industry’s leading content marketing professionals together to learn, share and have fun with content.