Gini Dietrich

    • How 2017 Marketing Can Drive More Profitable Sales [Research]

      What 2017 State of Inbound Marketing Means For Your Business Want your business to standout amidst a broader array of customer options online and offline? Then focus your 2017 marketing on building customer relationships by providing concierge-like service to meet your audience needs over time. Because customer experience is the new marketing black! As a result, marketing ...

      Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin How To's- 11 readers -
  • Why You Need Influencer Relations Marketing Now

    …. Spotlight customers using your products. Use their photos or yours. Get their permission first, especially if “Under 13s” are involved. Create a regular blog column focused on your customers. For example, Spin Sucks’s Gini Dietrich ran a #FollowFriday interview of its Twitter followers.I love this column from 2012 featuring Orbit Media’s Andy…

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  • Influencer Co-Created Content: Complete Blogger Guide

    … to interview its Twitter Followers. Example: Here on Actionable Marketing Guide, we host author interviews. This is a win-win. The authors promote their book and we get content. Influencer Content Co-creation With Marcus Sheridan KEY POINT: Take a lesson from Spin Sucks’s Gini Dietrich. She’s interviewed her Twitter Followers and Influencers. 4. Showcase…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 29 readers -
  • 2017 Content Marketing Resolutions

    …, not the right stuff. Content metrics must move from what we can measure to what needs to be measured to drive profitable business. I like Rebecca Lieb’s content marketing metrics framework. It includes a variety of key elements to assess content marketing effectiveness. Since you may find this approach too complex to implement, start small with these…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 36 readers -
  • Monthly Content Themes: Get Your Blog On Track In 2017

    … to your monthly blog content yields themes. The use of monthly themes is grounded in traditional magazine publishing to supports editorial creation and related advertising. Use monthly content themes to fill your blog editorial calendar for a year. Duct Tape’s John Jantsch is a proponent of content themes. He compares them to a book’s table…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 20 readers -
  • 2016 Small Business Social Media Trends Trump Understood

    … Small Business Social Media Research: Do You Measure Up? Were you paying attention to the 2016 small business social media trends? Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign was. (Note: This is not a political article!) Small businesses were the early social media champions. With David-like agility, they tapped into social media’s distribution…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social- 26 readers -
  • Why You Should Attend Social Media Marketing World 2017

    …). This was honestly (and I’m not just saying this) the best conference I’ve attended in my professional life. It was a conference like no other. I really, really hope to come back next year. Thank you, thank you, thank you. – Laura Kaslow Join experts and entertaining speakers such as: Guy Kawasaki (author, The Art of Social Media) Mari Smith (co-author…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 47 readers -
  • Maximize B2B Blog Results: 10 Tactics You Need

    … they can maintain. Determine the schedule and content that work best for your business. For example, Spin Sucks’s Gini Dietrich publishes a video curation post every Saturday. It’s fun content her audience enjoys consuming. It’s entitled “Gin & Topics”, a play on her name. Test different options. Pricenomics uses a small $50 budget to A/B test…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 36 readers -
  • Content Marketing World Authors

    … and Youtility Michael Brenner, The Content Formula Andy Crestodina, Content Chemistry Pam Didner, Global Content Marketing Gini Dietrich, Spin Sucks and Marketing In the Round (co-author) Andrew Davis, Brandscaping and Town INC Stephan Spencer and Eric Enge, The Art Of SEO Ann Handley, Everybody Writes and Content Rules (The first book in the field…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 26 readers -
  • Internal Content Curation VS External Content Curation

    … still gaining traction. Why? Despite growing content budgets, marketers must attract attention cost effectively. Content curation accomplishes this. Want proof? (Of course you do. You may need to make the case to your boss!) Content Marketing Institute’s Joe Pulizzi hired Jodi Harris as the Director of Content Curation. Pulizzi’s a smart guy…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content- 24 readers -
  • 5 Social Media Content Formats Your Business Needs

    … cited live video as the leading social media trend. Live video is 2016’s darling of the social media content formats. Live video presents a raw view of the world. You have to be willing to be a real person, warts and all. Social Boom’s Kim Garst, the diva of Periscope, admitted she had to get over the wall between public and private. Kim Garst…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Content Blogging- 38 readers -
  • Social Media Blogging: 4 Reasons Your CMO Needs

    … tend to be after-thought content. They read like high school writing assignments not quality content. As a result, their blogs underperform. While 81% of North American B2B businesses use blogging, only 59% of them find blogging effective! It’s a self-fulfilling prophecy. Recently, long time bloggers Gini Dietrich and Chris Brogan wrote posts…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social Content Blogging- 19 readers -
  • How To Create Must-Read Recurring Content Columns

    … and influencers in your niche need but have overlooked. Go beyond the top blogs and media entities. Your goal is to position your business. 5. Special format recurring content columns Add content in a different format to your offering. Extend your reach to people who don’t like text. For example Content Marketing Institute’s Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose do…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Content Blogging- 15 readers -
  • Are you becoming an obsolete marketing professional?

    … come from blending insights from a variety of experts. That means that your continued professional relevance relies on continually adding, refining and even excluding news sources. It’s the hard (but necessary) work required to be successful in a world that changes in split seconds. Brian Solis, Principal Analyst, Altimeter Group and Author of X…

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