By Amanda DiSilvestro published April 16, 2014

How to Audit Your Website Content for SEO

Thanks to Google’s frequent algorithm updates and improvements, SEO rules and best practices are constantly changing. Reevaluating your SEO and your strategies regularly is one of the only ways to stay on top of these changes and continue to move your website content forward. Find out how to audit your website content for SEO. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published April 15, 2014

How to Spot True Social Media Talent Amongst the ‘Experts’

These days, it appears almost anyone can declare him or herself an expert at social media content. But falling for the self-promoting hype can be costly to your campaign — and your business. Find out how to spot true social media talent among the “experts.” Continue reading

By Anthony Gaenzle published April 14, 2014

Auditing Your Social Media Content: 5 Issues to Tackle

Social media is an effective method for distributing and amplifying your content, but only if you’re on top of it. The channels and pages you use in your social media marketing campaigns deserve just as much care and attention as your content. Tackle these 5 key issues when you give your social media content a careful audit. Continue reading

By Greg Digneo published April 13, 2014

Blog Marketing: 4 Steps for Drawing Attention to Your Posts

The blogosphere is a noisy, congested space where everyone is shouting at the top of their lungs trying to get noticed. Here is a 4-step blog marketing plan to ensure your next post will be a stand-out success. Continue reading

By Roanne Neuwirth published April 12, 2014

How Content Creators Can Provide the Actionable Relevance the C-Suite Needs

Does your content truly help your front-line sales executives sell? Learn techniques used by top thought leadership brands to dial up content relevance. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 11, 2014

How Content Marketing Strategy Factors into Success

This week, Joe and Robert discuss whether or not content marketing should just “buzz off,” talk about a strategic approach to content marketing, review a research study on the most credible types of content for brands, and explain why being mediocre in your content creation and distribution efforts is a dangerous proposition, before exploring our #ThisOldMarketing example of the week: NewTekniques Magazine. Continue reading

By Amanda Milligan published April 10, 2014

Publish Content Where it Will Reach Your Target Audience: 3 Key Steps

Creating high-quality content is paramount, but in the pursuit of readers, content marketers must realize that publishers are key to the equation. How can you increase your chances of managing to publish content on the sites that attract your target audiences? Do your research — starting in these 3 areas. Continue reading

By Scott Aughtmon published April 9, 2014

4 Illuminating Lessons From One of History’s Most Inventive Content Marketers

Poor Richard’s Almanack is probably best remembered for the personal sayings Benjamin Franklin included in every issue. However, its useful and entertaining content also sets it apart as one of the earliest examples of content marketing. Find out what 4 lessons we can learn from the way Franklin harnessed the power of content marketing. Continue reading

By James Scherer published April 8, 2014

How to Use Facebook Ads for Content Marketing: The Ultimate Guide

Paid advertising is becoming one of the most cost-effective ways to get your online content in front of your targeted audience. Paid advertising strategies can increase readership, generate leads and increase brand awareness among the people you want to reach. Find out how to use Facebook ads for content marketing. Continue reading

By Pontus Staunstrup published April 7, 2014

3 Steps to Overcome the Fear of Building a Content Marketing Strategy

Mapping out a strategy for your content efforts can sometimes feel like stepping off into the unknown. A defined strategy forces you to focus in on your brand and decide on a target audience, tactics and channels, KPIs, etc. However, it also may require you to turn your focus away from efforts that might already be underway. It can be scary. Use these 3 steps to help overcome the fear of building a content marketing strategy. Continue reading