• How to Make a Killer Out Of Your Content Marketing by Being Creative

    1One of the major misconceptions about content marketing is that marketers think there are certain ‘hacks’ that will create a stellar content marketing campaign. The truth could not be farther from this idea. Content marketing is all about creativity, and since there are no hacks to become creative, there can be no hacks to boost your content marketing campaign.

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  • 12 Questions You Need to Answer if You Want to Launch a Video Content Strategy

    There’s no question that video is an increasingly important digital marketing tactic. Humans are visual creatures by nature and, when done right, video allows brands to tell their story and create meaningful, emotional connections with their audience. For California-based Jordan Vineyard and Winery, video content has become a central piece of their marketing strategy.

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  • Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

    …, accounting, insurance, and legal. Career, recruiting, and hiring Hired blog: Your one-stop-shop for technical career guides, as well as hiring & recruiting expertise. The Muse: Expert advice to answer your career questions. For more blogs on this topic, Credit Donkey put together a big list of career blogs and resources and shared why each of them…

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  • Stop the Marketing Killjoy: 5 Ways You’re Turning off Audiences with Bad Video

    It might only be 1pm in the afternoon, but it’s five o’clock somewhere – a perfect time for a great dry martini. Research “how to make the perfect dry martini”, and you’ll get over 1,560,000 results. Ask a content marketer “how to tell a good story”, and you’ll get about the same quality of results — except when you ask the fabulous Tim Washer.

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  • Content-First SEO

    I’ve been finding myself saying, “You don’t rank for keywords, you rank for content,” a lot lately. Imagine this. You’re trying to turn a quaint town on the shore (East or West—pick your coast of choice) into a vacation destination. You’ve developed a brand for the location that you’re promoting in all the right travel magazines and websites. You have well-positioned billboards.

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  • Make Your Audience a Community: Put Culture at the Core of Your Content Marketing Strategy

    Jean Giraudoux once said, “The secret to success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” It’s a funny indictment of how to take exactly the wrong approach to authenticity. But too often, brands and marketers miss the sarcasm. We target an audience, then carefully cultivate an image to appeal to them. We create the appearance of a culture that matches theirs.

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  • The Top 5 Content Marketing Trends Expected for 2018

    … Some experts have claimed that content marketing is the only type of marketing strategy that matters anymore, which is good news for content marketers. But the ever-changing tactics of content marketing have left many wondering: what will the next big trends be for 2018? The Continued Rise of Influencers Influencer marketing has been a growing…

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  • How to optimize VR content for search

    … into websites on desktop and mobile, as well as native apps. One of the primary reasons that companies fail to embrace the technology is a misconception over its accessibility. No, you don’t need to own an Oculus Rift to be able to experience VR content. In fact, you don’t need anything. With the ability to embed VR content into websites with the simple…

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  • 5 Radiant Writing Secrets Inspired by ‘Charlotte’s Web’

    Some pig. Terrific. Radiant. Humble. In the classic E.B. White novel, Charlotte’s Web, these simple yet impactful words save a life and make another better. And for prolific writer, marketer and speaker Ann Handley, these words also make the title character the best content marketer in the world. “In just four [phrases] she had to make her case. Wilbur was her product.

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  • 6 Tips for Content Marketing in ‘Boring’ Industries

    One complaint that I often see business owners making is that their industry is too boring to market. It’s not surprising to hear this when every case study you see about content marketing is about exciting and visually pleasing industries. Fortunately, it’s not only possible to market in boring industries; it can often be highly effective.

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