Rachel Lindteigen

  • Content marketing ideation: Where do good ideas come from?

    It’s hard to believe, but we’re already in 2017 … wow. The start of a new year is a great time to review your current content marketing program and see how you’re doing. Is it time to change things up a bit for the new year or are you A-OK just cruising along as is? Let me give you a hint: it’s the former, not the latter in most instances.

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  • 5 tips for content marketing success in 2017

    It’s hard to believe that it’s almost the end of 2016 and time to move on to 2017. Crazy, right? I know! Anyway, as 2016 draws to a close, I want to get us thinking about how we can improve our content marketing programs in 2017 and beyond. So, here are five tips that will help lead you to success in the new year. 1.

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  • Content Audit 101: a step-by-step guide

    A content audit should be part of the research you do before creating a content marketing strategy, but it seems to be a missing element in most programs. Why is a content audit an important part of an overall content marketing strategy? If you don’t know what your current content assets include and which ones are working, how can you determine what you need to add to your si ...

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  • Who should create your content?

    Something I see clients struggle with regularly is the question, “Who should I trust to create our content?” I get it. It’s hard to know who should speak for your brand. Do you want it to be the marketing team, your agency, a freelancer, a dedicated writer or another option altogether? There are many options, and often, different departments have varying goals and agendas.

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  • The #1 reason why position #1 doesn’t matter

    That’s right — position #1, the elusive goal for so many SEOs, may not matter so much anymore. Crazy statement, right? Trust me… follow me for just a minute. The screen shot below shows what Google refers to as a featured snippet, also known as a direct answer. (It’s also one I searched recently when baking, realizing I forgot to buy self-rising flour and hoping I wouldn’t h ...

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  • The #1 Reason Why Position #1 Doesn’t Matter

    That’s right — position #1, the elusive goal for so many SEOs, may not matter so much anymore. Crazy statement, right? Trust me… follow me for just a minute. The screen shot below shows what Google refers to as a featured snippet, also known as a direct answer. (It’s also one I searched recently when baking, realizing I forgot to buy self-rising flour and hoping I wouldn’t h ...

    Rachel Lindteigen/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 31 readers -
  • Is customer service a key to content marketing success?

    If you have customers, then yes, customer service is a big key to your content marketing success. If you don’t have (or want) customers, then it probably doesn’t matter. However, I don’t know of many successful businesses without customers, do you? So how does customer service fit into the overall content marketing mix? Why does it matter, and more importantly, what do you n ...

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  • Is Content Marketing A Strategy, A Tactic Or A Channel?

    Content marketing is a growing field and an area that many people and companies are focused on right now. However, the question that often emerges from discussions is, where does it fit within an organization? Is content marketing a channel like SEO, Paid or Social Media? Is it a tactic within a digital marketing channel? Is it part of an SEO or social media program? Is it a ...

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  • The Secret To A Winning Content Marketing Strategy? Just Ask.

    It seems like everyone is suddenly focused on content marketing — content, content, content — but many are producing content that their audience really doesn’t care about. How do you step in front of the rest and create content that matters to your customers? Do you know who your customers are? You probably have a good idea of your target market and demographics, but do you ...

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