• Five golden lessons from writing 2,000 blog posts (and counting)

    Blogging at SXSW, circa 2012 By Mark Schaefer Some time ago, I zoomed past 2,000 blog posts on {grow}. I wasn’t really paying attention to the numbers too much but there you have it … a milestone of sorts. Next year will be my tenth anniversary as a blogger so this might be a good time to pause and reflect on the lessons from writing a few millions words for you. 1.

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  • How to Get More Social Shares for Your Blog Posts

    … Coming up with well-written content for a blog is important, but generating enough traffic via social media is a different story. Top bloggers often get a lot of social media shares, which raises the question: how do they do that? Although social media share counts may be a bit of a vanity metric, there are actually a lot of awesome benefits…

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  • Behind the Scenes: Our Content Creation Strategy at Jeffalytics

    Content marketing is one of the most effective ways to get traffic to your website. But trying to come up with new content ideas can be super intimidating. [Trust me! After over five years of blogging here at Jeffalytics, I know how frustrating things can be.] So how do you find a way to consistently create new content without getting stuck? You need a content creation strat ...

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  • Using Content Marketing To Secure Loyal Customers

    … you make sure that your customers stay loyal? One great way is with a strong content marketing strategy. Encourage Customer Loyalty With Content Marketing Content marketing can help to encourage customer loyalty as it creates a strong, positive brand image that people can relate to and respect. For instance if you project an eco-friendly, useful…

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  • Ask Yoast: Content on product category pages

    … In the series Ask Yoast we answer SEO questions from our readers. Have an SEO-related question? Let us help you out! Send an email to ask@yoast.com. (Note: please check our blog and knowledge base first, the answer to your question may already be out there! For urgent questions, for example about our plugin not working properly, we’d like to refer you to our support page.) Read more: ‘eCommerce SEO checklist’ » The post Ask Yoast: Content on product category pages appeared first on Yoast. …

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  • How to Use Video Content to Sell

    … Wondering how video can support your sales process? Looking for tips on how to use video in your marketing funnel? To explore how video can turn leads into customers, I interview Marcus Sheridan. More About This Show The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to [...] This post…

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  • How to Turn Blog Posts Into a Video Funnel

    … Do you want more business from your blog posts? Looking for tips to qualify leads more effectively? In this article, you’ll discover how to warm up and convert prospects by turning blog posts into a three-part video funnel. Building Awareness, Engagement, and Conversion Simon Sinek famously stated, “People do business with people.” Trust is built [...] This post first appeared on . - Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle …

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  • 9 Facts You Never Knew About Content Marketing

    … Did you know that a great content marketing strategy can lead to a great experience for your customers? With the digital transformation and advancement in full swing, content is now the newest focal point when it comes to marketing your overall brand. Interested? But first, let us define the term. Content Marketing is usually correlated…

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  • ‘Talk Triggers,’ ‘Conex,’ and the Future of Content: An Interview with Jay Baer

    Introduction Jay Baer is a seasoned digital marketing pro. He is the founder of five multi-million dollar companies including Convince and Convert and he is the New York Times bestselling author of ‘Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is About Help, Not Hype.’ Baer has written four other critically acclaimed books including ‘Hug Your Haters,’ and is a globally recognized keynote speaker and emcee.

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  • Facebook Updates Policies on What Qualifies as Content

    Facebook has updated their branded content policy to provide clarity regarding what exactly qualifies for this type of content. Two years ago they removed their restrictions for branded content when they released their content tagging system. Since then, however, ‘organic’ posts that have been published by marketers where content creators were compensated in some way has gone up significantly.

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