The Scoop.it Content Marketing Blog

How to get more return on investment from content

Articles by Pam Neely


Share of voice: what it is and how to increase yours

There are a lot of marketing metrics tossed around these days. LTV… CPC… ROI. Even LOL (which measures how you respond to your publishing calendar). But share of voice means more to us than any other. Especially this year. That’s because our CEO and Co-Founder, Guillaume Decugis, has named share of voice as the primary […]

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5 ways content intelligence can make you a smarter marketer

Does your content marketing need an upgrade? If you’re like most content marketers, it does. Because many content marketers still struggle to get a positive return from their content marketing. And even the marketers who are getting good returns – they work hard for those results. In fact, one of the reasons they’re doing well […]

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Content curation for social selling; how to get even better results

Social selling. If you’ve never heard the word before, you might think it’s some strange new technique devised as an icebreaker for networking events, or perhaps just a new name for Tupperware parties. The reality is much simpler – and much less awkward. Social selling is just using social media to generate relationships, leads, and […]

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How to get more traffic from Facebook

Traffic. It’s one of the most important drivers of content marketing. We create new content to attract it. We optimize existing content to attract it. We advertise for it. We partner for it. We measure the results of our marketing by how much of it we get. So where is all this traffic coming from? […]

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5 proven benefits of editorial calendars

Ever heard of “random acts of content”? It’s an activity many content marketers fall prey to when they don’t have a coherent content strategy – or they have a content strategy, but they don’t follow it in a disciplined way. Basically, “random acts of content” is when you just publish whatever occurs to you, without […]

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Interactive content: how to make it work for you

Every content marketer wants more results from their content. More engagement. More traffic. More leads. More shares. You name it. Most of us choose one overarching strategy to pursue those KPIs: We create more content. Every single year, we create more and more content. The “more is better” strategy can work – to an extent. […]

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5 ways the “Research Content” feature can improve your content marketing

You can do content marketing without software. But as our CEO, Guillaume Decugis says, it’s kind of like “bringing a knife to a gun fight.” And no, spreadsheets aren’t software. Compared to what your competitors are using, spreadsheets might as well be stone tablets at this point. Also, don’t tell me you have to use […]

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How to get more traffic to your blog with influencer outreach

Maintaining a company blog is no small investment. Content marketing expert Jay Baer once estimated that the average company blog post costs $900 to produce – and that didn’t even include promotion costs. With expenses like that, you need to be generating significant results. Ultimately, of course, you want revenue from your posts. That means […]

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How to assemble a killer content team

So you want to do content marketing – and in a big way. This isn’t going to be a tentative test. You’re making an aggressive, committed, all-in push to create and engage an audience for the long-term. First of all – good for you! Content marketing is effective, and increasingly more effective than advertising. And […]

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5 common but easily fixed SEO mistakes

Whether you’re publishing content to generate leads, or to raise awareness of your brand, you need to get traffic to your pages. Quality traffic. Social media is good for traffic, but it actually makes up only 5-6% of all the web’s referral traffic – aka all the traffic that’s sent to individual websites. That’s slim […]

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Want to be a successful content marketer? Do these 10 things

You want to do content marketing. Profitably. Efficiently. Without having to study it for months first. No problem. We’ve got your to-do list. These are the data-backed best practices of the most successful content marketers: 1. You have a documented content marketing strategy Ever heard of “to fail to plan is to plan to fail”? […]

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How to get started with content marketing – and succeed

If you’ve been on the fence about trying content marketing for your business, but are finally ready to give it a try, this is the post to read. It’s written for you bootstrappers. We assume your marketing “team” is one person. We figure your budget is more garage band than Fortune 500. And we understand […]

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