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Get Rid of These 25 Phrases and Words From Your Content

Cutting filler words bloating your online writing sharpens your point. It’s how you ratchet up your words’ value for readers. Clearer content is easier to understand. Here’s a list of common culprits you should get rid of.
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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Search Intent Optimization

Too often, marketers speak about search intent from an e-commerce perspective. But where does it fit in content marketing? It’s critical if you want an audience to find your content through search.
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Google Analytics Report: 4 You Need to Know

Don’t get overwhelmed by the data in Google Analytics. Four reports can give you most of the information you need for your content marketing. Learn which ones you should know, as well as the how to find and act on their data.
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How to Find and Fill a Content Gap for SEO and UX

If you don’t think about SEO and user experience, your content will never be great. Learn how one company implements a process, from ideation to publication, while never forgetting the audience and Google.
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The Easy A-to-Z Guide to Writing Great Headlines [Infographic]

If you like to scan content to pick up some helpful tips, this article and infographic are for you. Make your way through the alphabet for 26 nuggets to improve your headline-writing chops.

What the H? How to Make Your Tags Matter in SEO

Before you can have a search audience’s eyes, your content needs to capture the attention of search engines. Learn the basics of maximizing your heading tags () to get your content found.
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Why You Need Better Conversion Tracking to Win the Sales Game

Before hurrying to generate the next 100 B2B leads, get your conversion tracking in order. The former may keep the sales team happy this month, but the latter makes the entire organization successful over the long term.
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These 7 Visual Tactics Can Boost Landing Page Conversions

Visuals are subtle and subconscious indicators that help visitors choose to act. They can complement the text or replace it for a quicker impact. Here are seven tried-and-true visual tips to help your landing page convert.
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4 Real-Life Ledes: Why They Work (and What Could Be Better)

Nobody sets out to write mediocre ledes. And yet, the content universe is dominated by them. That’s good because it means a great lede will stand out. Let’s look at a few ho-hum ledes from brand blogs and see how to make them great.
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2 Things to Know About Visual Content Strategy in 2019

It’s time for content marketers to take back control of their visual content strategy. But don’t worry – no need to sever your relationship with your creative services or visual design teams. We’re talking about another visual relationship.
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12 Expert Ideas to Improve Your Content Marketing for Better Leads

Done strategically, content marketing is a good way to generate leads in a cost-effective way. If lead generation is a goal of your brand, read on for a dozen ideas on how to do it well from industry experts.
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How to Survive the Ongoing Confusion With SEO

In CMI’s Mastering Content Marketing video series, Courtney Cox Wakefield, Children’s Health digital marketing manager, shares her view of the latest search trends, and what they hold for content marketing. Read on (and watch too).