We Should Measure Content Marketing by Relationships

Sword and the Script

As a metric for content marketing, pageviews are flawed according to a white paper – Why Content Marketers Are Using All the Wrong Metrics – published by Contently. The white paper calls the pageview a “superficial impression of how people behave on the web.”

How to develop a content marketing program

PR Daily

We have heard the drumbeat of the importance of content marketing for years. Long before it was labeled “content marketing,” communications pros were using it in client work. Content marketing is a valuable tool in the communications arsenal.

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What clients want from content marketing

PR Daily

Many content marketers have invested heavily in technology and marketing solutions to better measure their efforts. That’s the contention of Edelman U.S. Kingsbury says your content should be used “as a way to kind of earn the permission to sell.”

3 Content Marketing Trends for 2019

The 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.

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. Following is a list of 15 content marketing metrics that you should measure: 1.

Guest Post: How to Sell #Content #Marketing to Your Bosses

PR Expanded

Content marketing as a discipline is still relatively new, and it’s evolving into whatever we professional communicators and marketers say it is. How do you most effectively package your company’s unique value propositions and expertise, and deliver it to the market?

11 Content Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Cision

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.

Scale Content Marketing: Employees are the Secret

Sword and the Script

The biggest challenge is that we are moving from an industry that could create one amazing commercial to reach consumers to an ecosystem with a diversified channel structure,” according to Mike Scafidi , marketing operations with PepsiCo. Frictionless content. by Frank Strong.

AirPR Interview Series: Content Marketing and PR Experts share measurement predictions for 2018

Onclusive

With the explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, an increased focus from the C-suite on business- and metrics-driven KPIs, and a new trend toward Growth PR , PR & content marketing measurement is changing – radically and rapidly.

Three Steps to Developing a Content Marketing Program

Solo PR Pro

We have heard the drumbeat of the importance of content marketing for years. Long before it was labeled “content marketing,” communications pros were utilizing the tactic in client work. Content Marketing is a valuable tool in the communications arsenal.

Engineering the Enterprise for Content Marketing

Sword and the Script

Recently a puzzle like the one nearby made rounds on the web. Thinking Differently about Employees and Content. Second , this is the third time I’ve embarked on a content marketing program for an employer. How to Energize the Enterprise for Content Marketing.

3 Comparative Metrics if Organic Search is Your Raison D’etre for Content Marketing

Sword and the Script

For most businesses, organic search is the single largest source of web traffic. Organizations that publish content with answers to those questions have a solid chance of showing up in a search page with potential answers. In fact, you must publish content in order for it to be indexed and returned in response to search. That’s the gist of a piece Michael Brenner wrote for the Content Marketing Institute last week titled The Best Reason to Do Content Marketing?

How content marketing has changed PR

PR Daily

Whether it’s media relations, brand journalism or managing corporate communications, content has always played an essential part of effective PR efforts. Content is the currency for building social relationships that can boost earned media. TopRank Online Marketing.

Survey Analysis: Competition in B2B Content Marketing Heats Up

Sword and the Script

B2B marketing has overwhelmingly adopted the concept of content marketing, according to the 2018 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets & Trends survey. Strategy and Quality Drive Content Success. B2B marketers are also claiming success.

Avoid these 11 content marketing mishaps

PR Daily

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. You could develop content to entertain and never sell, but what if people really. Edit your content.

9 Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule The Roost In 2016

Cision

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 .

Interview Series: CMO of UL Discusses How PR & Content Marketing Are Evolving in 2018

Onclusive

. Kathy Seegebrecht is SVP and Chief Marketing Officer for UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Kathy has also worked in a variety of marketing and sales roles at Navistar and BP. Kathy: I am the SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at UL. AirPR: How do you view Integrated Marketing?

The 4 Engines You Need to Pull Off Content Marketing Successfully

Sword and the Script

Everyone is doing content marketing these days. In fact, some 80% of respondents say they are doing content marketing according to 2017 survey data. To build an audience you have to get visitors to your content hub. What content coverts subscribers?

Monday Roundup: Measuring Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

But how many of us are effectively measuring it? Here are some tips on getting started measuring your storytelling efforts. 5 “W”s to Consider Before Starting PR Measurement. Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content. How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Stories.

One Prediction Each for PR, Content Marketing and Social Media  

Sword and the Script

There’s more than one way to look at the annual cycle of prediction posts that surface on the web, as the final days of another calendar year wane. Some see them as fun and a break from the usual content routine. PR is the Best Kept Secret in Effective Content Marketing.

10 ways to combine SEO and content marketing

PR Daily

Now you must to add content marketing to your arsenal of digital marketing tool if you want to gain search engines’ approval and ultimately win the heart of online users. Here are 10 ways you can ensure that the two digital marketing tools work in harmony: 1.

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How to Drive Web Traffic With Social Media Analytics

Cision

So you can learn how many followers you have, who’s sharing your content, how many people are clicking…all really important things when you’re using social media to get more visitors and customers. Is the content you’re sharing relevant? Want to become a measurement master?

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Buzzfeed and Twitter seek to turbo-charge content marketing

PR Daily

Content marketing and social media sharing are trends that have become cemented in the day-to-day lives of brand managers, but that doesn’t mean they won’t evolve. recently introduced Pound, a technology that tracks a piece of content’s spread across social media platforms.

In Content Marketing, Marketers Might be Losing Their Way

Sword and the Script

Content marketing is blending the functions of marketing and sales to the extent, marketing has lost its focus on creating demand. Shaefer’s {grow}: The dangerous confusion of sales and content marketing. Content proliferation for irrational buyers.

The Ultimate Checklist: 20 Points that Will Lead You to the Best B2B Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

What are your content goals? That’s why we’ve created this ultimate checklist to get your B2B content marketing on track. This checklist has been designed to help you prioritize your content creation, come up with content ideas, and grow your audience over time.

10 major challenges for content marketers

PR Daily

Content marketing attracts, retains and engages customers—that is, if you’re doing it right. Research shows many businesses don’t have a content strategy and, not surprisingly, aren’t seeing results. Measurement. but that’s hard for many marketers to swallow.

Making marketing more measurable – the hacks that ensure your campaigns convert

Prohibition

The world of marketing looks very different from what it once was. Only 5% of all branded content online content gets 90% of consumer engagements, so standing out from the crowd and ensuring campaigns and convert has never been more important – or more difficult.

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Survey: 3 PR trends in tactics, measurement and organization for 2019

PR Daily

Measurement (66 percent). Content marketing (64). RELATED: Struggling to measure the success of your comms programs? These selections are consistent with the same survey last year , where storytelling, thought leadership and content marketing ranked as the top three.

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Building an Integrated PR & Marketing Measurement Plan

Onclusive

New AirPR Webinar Explores How to Measure True Multi-Channel ROI. We live in the age of the integrated marketing campaigns. Instead of sending a single email or posting a blog, companies leverage a myriad of tactics to drive their message: social media, PR, content, PPC and more.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

A recent report about a project conducted by the American Press Institute (API) reveals some interesting insights into what kind of content works, and why. The API conducted a project of content tagging by topic with 55 news publishers. Content Marketing Digital PR

Basic, Advanced and Bridge Building: Boldness in Content Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

A new survey of 2,400 B2B marketers suggests content marketing is the top priority this year – and by a wide margin. According to Marketing Charts , 37% of the respondents cited content marketing as the most important initiative.

Weekly Roundup: Overcoming Obstacles with Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

What’s the point of measurement , exactly? So today’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that discuss what the point of measurement is – to figure out what’s getting in the way of reaching one’s goal, and then work around it.

A Simple Measure of Marketing Many Businesses Miss

Sword and the Script

The answer to that simple question can provide tremendous insight as to what marketing investments , strategies and tactics are yielding results. The registration form for gated content , such as quite papers or webinars , are great examples. Marketing measurement results

How to Update Your SEO-Based Content Marketing Strategies for RankBrain

PR 20/20

“SEO is no longer just about 200 ranking factors," according to Gianluca Fiorelli , SEO and web marketing consultant. How do we, as content marketers, focus on making our websites these undeniable sources for answers? How RankBrain Changes Content Marketing.

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Change Agent Spotlight: Content Marketing Institute Leader Gives Inside Look at Model Inbound Approach

PR 20/20

These marketers aren't afraid to take risks to make an impact. In this spotlight, we’ve featured Cathy McPhillips ( @cmcphillips ), Vice President of Marketing at Content Marketing Institute ( @CMIContent ). Q&A with VP of Marketing at CMI.

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Plan, Do, Check, Act: How to Optimize Your Content Marketing

Beyond PR

In the PR and marketing industry, we can witness kaizen being practiced more and more often. As we explore in the white paper Defining the Metrics that Will Demonstrate ROI , new tools have made it easier to measure the precise impact of our efforts and optimize content creation and promotion.

Fans swarm the web to save Spider-Man, SFO and Hasbro are getting rid of plastic, and more online fans equals less engagement

PR Daily

MEASURED THOUGHTS. That’s what a study from Influencer Marketing Hub discovered for its 2019 Benchmark Report. YouTube to stop marketing to children. Related reading: Marketers flee YouTube amid ‘abhorrent’ conduct involving videos of kids.

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Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

A recent report about a project conducted by the American Press Institute (API) reveals some interesting insights into what kind of content works, and why. The API conducted a project of content tagging by topic with 55 news publishers. She will answer questions about PR measurement.

3 tips to catapult your B2B content and news past the noise

PR Daily

Brand marketers, PR professionals and journalists know that their roles as content creators, news sources and media gatekeepers are evolving within the crowded online space. Here are three tips to catapult your B2B native content and news past the noise: 1.

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B2B Blog Metrics: 4 Effective Categories to Measure Success

Sword and the Script

The first measure came from a business with a marketing automation system implemented. The second measure was largely a manual effort: going back through the deals closed at the end of the year and identifying which ones had downloaded gated for content featured on the blog.

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