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How Tom’s of Maine Found Success in Micro-Influencer Marketing

Tom’s of Maine uses a micro-influencer model that has grown to 20,000 influencers and a community reach of 19 million. It’s a brand that values influencer substance over sizzle. Learn how they did it.
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Content Syndication: More Than a Traffic Boost

Discover how a documentarian-turned-marketer discovered content distribution, syndication, and SEO by accident. Learn the difference between content syndication, licensing, and discovery engines, and the reasons you want to use each.
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The Murky World of Influencer Marketing: How Non-Disclosure Can Hurt Your Brand

If consumers are skeptical toward brands talking about themselves, fire up the social media machine and get more trusted and relatable influencers talking about you. But wait, what about those transparency and disclosure rules?
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Publishing Frequency: Why (and How) We're Changing Things Up

How often do you read the weekend blog posts on Content Marketing Institute the day they’re published? Based on traffic, the answer is “sometimes” for many of you. And further analysis led us to a decision on publishing frequency.
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5 Types of Content That Naturally Attract Links: Insights From 628 Advanced SEOs

Want to earn more backlinks with your content? And subsequently look better in the eyes of Google? Learn the five most effective types of content used by 628 SEO experts to secure links for their brand and its content.
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Don’t Be Overwhelmed by Facebook Advertising: 10 Tips to Use Any Time

Most Facebook advertising hacks never get old. You learn them once and keep applying the same best practices across all your Facebook ad campaigns. Start with these 10 key evergreen tactics.
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Email Lists: When Smaller Is Actually Better

A lot of information exists about how to attract and keep people on your brand’s email lists. It’s hard to find tips on how to actively repel or discourage subscribers. Wait, discourage subscribers? Yes, you should. Read on.
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How 3 Serious Brands Engage Humanly on Social Media

A social media plan for an industry where people socialize is logical. But what about legacy companies? How do less-than-obvious brands use social media in a human way? Learn from three Content Marketing Awards finalists.
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Email Content: Increase Reach, Impact, and Subscriber Satisfaction

It never hurts to go the extra mile when it comes to enhancing the value of your email efforts. Follow these tips and examples to increase your reach, your impact, and your subscribers’ satisfaction with your email content.
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4 Strategies to Earn Natural, High-Quality Links for Your Content

Almost all the top rankings in Google have one thing in common – a backlink. Another site thought well enough of the content to link to it. But how do you get those high-quality links? You must earn them. Here’s how to start.
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How to Make Your Content More Relevant in Search: 3 Lessons From Big Data

What’s the next best thing to having Google sit down next to you, gaze over its glasses at your screen, and tell you how to improve the visibility of your web pages? Listening to Searchmetrics founder Marcus Tober.
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How To Market An Ebook: 27 Ways To Promote Yours

Don’t think promoting your e-book ends with the creation of a landing page, tweet of a link, and an email to your customers. Start the game with the 27 tips offered in this sales funnel guide for e-book promotion.