5 content marketing hacks for busy writers

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Are you struggling to pump out plenty of quality content? Here are some content marketing secrets to help you punch out projects without fading. What do successful content marketers know that others don’t? How do they combat content creation burnout?

Announcing PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists on this list represent the storytellers who know how to create content that stands out on the crowded content landscape. Their creative works led to success for their organizations and clients—and recognition as a finalist in PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards.

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Infographic: How content marketing builds trust and brand loyalty

PR Daily

Marketers are always looking for ways to engage potential consumers and build a relationship with new audiences. What is your most important marketing channel? Communicators report that owned media and social (shared) content are of increasing value in the modern media landscape. For many organizations, that means it is essential to create content in-house and push it out through social media channels and other online platforms.

3 Visual Content Marketing Strategies You Should Know

Ishmael's Corner

Mantra for the Digital Age: Judge a Book by Its Cover By Nicole Rideout, The Hoffman Agency It’s true when they say that you never get a second chance at a first impression, and it’s no exception in visual content marketing campaigns; according to researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, it takes.more. The post 3 Visual Content Marketing Strategies You Should Know appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

Infographic: Content marketing tips for 2020 and beyond

PR Daily

Sophisticated crisis management means that you are a creator and publisher of content on behalf of your brand. FREE DOWNLOAD: 10 ways to spin content marketing leads into gold ]. Interactive content. Hyper-dynamic content. Content Marketing Infographics

PR Professional’s Guide to Content Marketing

5W PR

Content marketing is not a novel phenomenon and has been used as a marketing tool by PR executives for years. Following is a guide which will eliminate the disconnected messages, bewildering tones, and general chaos of PR marketing content produced by a business. .

Infographic: 9 content marketing metrics that matter

PR Daily

Is your content cutting through the noise? With the oxygen being devoured by COVID-19 stories and pandemic panic, your brand message has to work extra hard to make an impression. This infographic from Shane Barker shares nine of the metrics that matter for content marketing.

How to Overcome 7 Top Content Marketing Challenges

Cision

Content marketing has never been more important. A report from Content Marketing Institute (CMI) conducted in 2016 found that 47 percent of enterprise marketers planned to increase their budgets for content marketing over the following 12 months. While it’s indisputable that content marketing is making waves in the business world, many marketers still complain about challenges they face on a daily basis.

Simple Content Marketing Framework

Shift Communications

Content marketing isn’t a panacea. More important, however, is that content marketing can hit diminishing returns very quickly, in a phenomenon first described by marketing expert Mark W. Earlier this year, Mark Schaefer proposed the idea of what he calls content shock. Put simply, everyone is creating content. Lots and lots of content. Here’s a fun infographic from the folks over at Domo about how much is happening in an Internet minute.

Why Content Marketing and Public Relations Need Each Other

Sword and the Script

This new trend some were calling content marketing had the hallmarks of a soft and subtle pitch. Media Changes mean PR needs Content Marketing. Brands used to have a controlling influence on information about their products. The web has obviously changed that – a few quick product searches on a mobile device leads a buyer to reviews and commentary from sources other than the brand. Credibility: Why Content Marketing also needs PR .

Why PR Pros Need to Own Content Marketing

Cision

The Content Marketing Institute defines content marketing as “owning, as opposed to renting, media. It’s a marketing process to attract and retain customers by consistently creating and curating content in order to change or enhance a consumer behavior.”. So while it is a marketing process, content marketing isn’t just for marketers. It’s more than an inbound marketing tool. Featured Trends Content Marketing

Content marketing is changing with every passing second – A discussion

Waxing UnLyrical

In today’s hi-tech, fast-moving, cluttered digital world, content marketing is one of the most practical, effective and useful marketing strategies to date. It’s an essential aspect of today’s digital marketing landscape. With 70% of internet users saying they’d prefer to learn through content rather than ads (as per Shonaliburke.com), don’t pass off content marketing as just a buzzword just yet. Infographics.

How to Tailor a Content Marketing Strategy By Company Size

Contently - Strategy

” Too many content marketing teams try to half-ass a bunch of things—blog posts, whitepapers, video, social media, SEO—in the pursuit of a cohesive content program. “We want to be as cool as Apple or as daring as Red Bull ,” someone might say, ignoring the fact that Apple and Red Bull have giant teams and giant budgets devoted solely to content. Level 1: A small, committed content team. Primary goal(s): Brand awareness.

What to Know Before Creating a Content Marketing Strategy

Cision

This post is based on our white paper “ Outside-The-Box Content Marketing for PR.” ” A week into 2014, Mark Schaefer published a blog post that questioned whether content marketing – which he termed “the hottest marketing trend around” – was a sustainable strategy for businesses. He coined “ content shock ” and argued that though more and more businesses give away more and more content, people have only finite time to consume it.

5 Must-Have Types of Content Marketing

Cision

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. By diversifying the types of content that you share, you attract different people with different needs. Let’s look at the types you absolutely need in your content marketing strategy. Infographics.

Infographic: 64 content marketing stats to inform your strategy

PR Daily

Companies with content marketing strategies see six times the conversion rate of businesses that don’t. That’s just a taste of the information contained in an infographic. that looks at the state of content marketing. The infographic focuses on B2B marketing efforts but has takeaways for marketers in all industries. RELATED: Craft engaging stories that inspire audiences, build brand loyalty and more ].

5 moments when it’s time to double down on content marketing

PR Daily

Content creation is a tactic that requires constant attention, but it can be easy to let your efforts slide. There are so many reasons to put off making content marketing a priority. You know you should be working on building your brand, but you’re too busy working in your business. The best time to start content marketing was yesterday, but the second-best time is now. RELATED: Join us for our Brand Storytelling Conference at Disneyland. ].

Infographic: What trends signal a bright future for content marketing?

PR Daily

The sea of content that floods the internet is not subsiding—and lackadaisical marketers risk missing the tide. Instead, identify your target audience and develop a content marketing strategy that produces useful, engaging content that readers want to consume. You can’t just dip your toes into the content marketing pool, either. According to An infographic. and gain insight into where content marketing’s bright future

Survey Finds Tough Grades on B2B Content Marketing

Sword and the Script

If content marketing was a self-evaluated college class, marketers would give themselves a “C.” That’s my sense after reading the new B2B Content Marketing 2016 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends – North America report. The annual report is a joint effort between MarketingProfs and the Content Marketing Institute. Now in its sixth year, the report is derived from a survey of 1,521 North American B2B marketers. Content Marketing Effectiveness.

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Should an e-book Be Part of Your Content Marketing Strategy?

Cision

When it comes to content marketing, the best strategies go beyond just churning out a lot of blog content. Whitepapers, e-books, infographics, video, podcasts…all are fair game when it comes to reaching your audience. They’re definitely a proven component of a smart marketing strategy, but are they right for your brand? Do We Have the Content to Support an e-book? If you have a decent amount of blog content, the answer is probably yes.

21 rules for content marketers

PR Daily

Content marketing has grown up and no longer deserves a seat at the kids’ table. While it''s something that successful brands do well as part of an overarching marketing portfolio, not all brands are getting it right. If only there were some rules to help guide content marketers and show them the path to success. And if only those rules were disseminated in easy-to-follow infographic format.

Native Advertising: Where Content Marketing and Journalism Overlap

Cision

Bernie Borges is executive producer of Social Business Engine , CEO of Find and Convert , an IBM Futurist , a Dell Social Influencer and frequent speaker at marketing conferences and private events. Native advertising is one of the most controversial and least understood concepts in contemporary marketing. As a journalist-turned content marketer, Melanie Deziel, director of creative strategy at Time Inc., Context conscious content.

5 Incredible Examples of Content Marketing From Banks and the Finance Industry

Contently - Strategy

When asked to recall your favorite online content, you probably don’t think about stuff made by banks. Unless, of course, your job is to make content for a bank. That’s not a knock on finance content at all, by the way. It’s just that flashier B2C brands often muscle their way center stage, showing off the products and services that people genuinely love shopping for: sneakers, beauty products, vacation packages.

Report: Top 10 social media design trends for the year ahead

PR Daily

As winter ebbs and the northern hemisphere begins to look hopefully toward spring, many brands will seek to refresh their aesthetic presence. Branding Content Marketing Infographics Marketing Social Media Visual & Video Communications

Infographic: 5 influencer marketing trends to watch in 2022

PR Daily

Instagram shopping, trending songs on TikTok and the girl you know from high school who promotes a certain brand of canned sparkling water to her 13,000 followers—those are all byproducts of the booming influencer marketing market.

State of Healthcare Content Marketing: 5 Trends Transforming the Industry

Contently - Strategy

” Good medicine, like good content, comes down to trust and results. But the rise of digital health content has complicated the way people think about healthcare. So it’s never been easier to search and find health content online.

How PR pros invented content marketing

PR Daily

That was the advent of content marketing. Many years and lots of technology upgrades later, content marketing and public relations seem to have drifted apart, taking on identities of their own. However, a great public relations practitioner knows content marketing like the back of their hand. Why, through content, of course. Content marketing vs. public relations. Five examples of content marketing.

Infographic: 8 Social media marketing trends to watch in 2022

PR Daily

As 2021 comes to a close, brand managers are planning next year’s social media strategy. Will more brand managers follow the lead of Lush Cosmetics in ditching social media ? More short-form video content, à la TikTok’s sub-three-minute videos. More user-generated content.

3 ways infographics can power your content marketing campaigns

PR Daily

Despite some naysaying, infographics are thriving. A recent article on infographics on PR Daily reviewed a report from Clutch that stated: “The age of infographics is dying, and most of them are quite bad.”. RELATED: Ragan creates custom content, from white papers to emails to intranets and more! When done well and as part of a larger marketing and PR strategy, a creative infographic can make otherwise dull content more digestible for a wider audience.

Infographic: Is TikTok a fit for your brand?

PR Daily

This infographic from One Productions can help brand managers analyze whether they should invest resources in TikTok, the video platform that has gained popularity in recent months. Case studies from brands already on the platform. Content Marketing Marketing Social Media

64% of PR and Marketing Pros Will Increase Content Marketing Efforts in 2016: Marketwired Survey and Infographic

Marketwired

If you’re curious about content marketing, a quick Google search will serve up no shortage of information on trends, best practices, benefits for B2B and B2C companies and what it all means as 2016 approaches. The Marketwired Team wondered what PR, marketing and corporate communications pros are doing with content today , and what they’re going to be doing tomorrow. Check out the survey highlights in our original infographic and read more in our news release.

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10 ways infographics can power your content marketing strategy

PR Daily

Some of my favorite infographics are about infographics. Here are the 10 reasons to use these visuals in your content marketing strategy, from the fine folks at Digital Marketing Philippines. Infographics position you as an expert. You can use them to expand beyond digital marketing. Infographics can make your content more understandable. Infographics can increase your search marketing results.

State of Healthcare Content Marketing: 5 Trends Transforming the Industry

Contently - Strategy

” Good medicine, like good content , comes down to trust and results. But the rise of digital health content has complicated the way people think about healthcare. So it’s never been easier to search and find health content online.

Checklist: How to conduct a social media audit

PR Daily

Social media messaging is key to a comprehensive brand marketing plan. But if you’re sending out the same tweets week after week or sitting on platform accounts that simply don’t get traffic anymore, you could be spending too much time on the wrong content—and not enough on others.

Announcing PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The finalists in PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards know that compelling content can capture the attention of busy audiences. Content Marketing for the Purpose of: Brand Awareness. Powerful Content Marketing Helps Customer Deliver Awareness and Business Growth for a Greener Ice Melting Solution, BASF. Smart Marketing Marketing Smart, Stein IAS with Trelleborg Marine & Infrastructure. Content Marketing Assets.

4 ways brand managers can amplify content-marketing efforts

PR Daily

Content marketing is an important component of every digital-marketing strategy. It serves several purposes, such as: Building brand awareness. Though most businesses know they need to do content marketing , many don't gain much traction. In an effort to help you improve your content-marketing efforts, here are some tips that will greatly improve your results. The purpose of content marketing is to generate revenue.

Is Video Marketing the Future of Content Marketing?

Prohibition

Video content is nothing new but with the introduction of video only social media platforms such as TikTok and the launch of Instagram’s IGTV and Reels – concise an consumable content is a strong content marketing tactic. Bite sized content.

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5 steps to outstanding content marketing

PR Daily

By now, most organizations realize that content marketing should be a crucial part of their PR and marketing strategies. However, it can get overwhelming to remember to update your blog regularly, distribute your newsletter on a consistent basis and focus the necessary time on social media marketing. Fortunately, by counting to five, you can remember the crucial tenets of content marketing: 1.

11 Simple Ways for PR to Score Content Marketing Points

Sword and the Script

As author and keynote speaker Dan Pink has articulated in his talks for the last 18 months or so, brands used to have a controlling influence on information about their products. The web has obviously changed that – a few quick product searches on a mobile device leads a buyer to reviews and commentary from sources other than the brand. In this case, market research has consistently demonstrated people favor recommendations from peers over brands.

How content marketing can make your branding efforts sing

PR Daily

Brand managers know they must make content marketing a part of their campaigns, but examples and statistics that show its power are only the beginning. Anyone who starts on a journey into content marketing quickly realizes that it’s not enough to simply say that you’re doing it. Every piece of content has to have a purpose, lest you create it in a vacuum. That’s where a recent infographic by Write to Done comes in.