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This Semrush Acquisition of Backlinko hits PR, SEO and Content Marketing Trifecta [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

SEO vendor that dabbles in PR technology buys an audience and adds an influencer to their team. In any case, both of these were “audience buys” and proved to be savvy PR, content marketing and SEO moves. There was even an SEO angle: in its heyday, HARO was a backlink magnet and from high-quality new sites.

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How to Craft an Effective Local SEO Content Strategy

Contently - Strategy

As a frequent traveler, I type in Google searches like this all the time, whether I’m looking for a satisfying slice or a sweaty HIIT class (I’ve got two speeds) — and this is precisely why local SEO content strategy is so critical for businesses. Is Local Search Important for SEO? Here’s what to know in 2024.

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10 Free Content Marketing Resources You Need to Bookmark

Contently - Strategy

The good news: There are a lot of content marketing resources out there. The bad news: There are a lot of content marketing resources out there. Heading into 2022, everyone wants to up their content game. But sometimes, sifting through a sea of content about marketing can be overwhelming.

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3 Content Marketing Trends for 2019

The Proactive Report

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 complete content marketing strategy starts with research, not setting goals. Find out what content is currently available. Talk to your SEO and Web team.

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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? And one of the main reasons is that they find it difficult to measure. Another reason why marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI is that they simply don’t know how to do it.

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How to Write SEO-Driven Content That Customers (And Search Engines) Love

Contently - Strategy

If your SEO-driven content feels as memorable as yesterday’s weather forecast, it’s missing the mark. Search engines — as well as your target customers — breeze past generic SEO content like a billboard on a highway, leaving your traffic in the dust. It’ll also make your SEO-driven content more relevant to readers.

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How to Create a Content Marketing Plan

Critical Mention

Did you know that over 60% of businesses don’t have a documented content marketing strategy according to CMI and MarketingProfs? Without a plan, you risk all of your content efforts going to waste. We have 10 steps on how to create your next content marketing plan: What exactly is content marketing?