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Beyond excel: modernize your content marketing

Excel is undoubtedly an extremely useful product. Everyone uses it. It can help you organize and analyze data, map out your quarterly achievements, and keep track of important statistics. But excel alone is not sufficient for strategic content marketing. A shockingly high number of marketers still use excel as their primary content marketing organizational tool. […]

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Build your content marketing machine for effective lead generation

In our last webinar, we provided techniques and tools to help you design an effective, high-converting content strategy. If you missed it and got 20 minutes spare time, you can catch up and watch the replay here. Even though a documented content marketing strategy is the #2 key success factor for B2B marketers (according to the […]

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A 5-step blueprint for lead generation through content marketing – Podcast series

Want to finally generate leads from content marketing? You’re in good hands! Content marketing, when done properly, gives birth to leads. And it’s proven! According to a study by Impactbnd, “B2B marketers who use blogs generate 67% more leads per month than those who do not.” Yet, many marketers still don’t believe content works for […]

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6 surprisingly simple ways to become a more confident writer

There’s an epidemic sweeping through the content writing industry. People are spending more time curating other people’s content than crafting their own original pieces. In a world where it’s easy to simply grab something from someone else and share it with your audience, you may be falling prey to this dangerous trend. You may assume […]

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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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Content curation for agencies – how to get started

When a business hires a marketing agency, they are only interested in one thing: results. Whether it be more leads, better SEO, more traffic, or improved social engagement, agencies can offer these businesses peace-of-mind when it comes to common marketing challenges. Here at Scoop.it, we work with dozens of marketing agencies who offer their clients […]

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Start documenting your content strategy with Scoop.it Content Director

Content marketing success cannot be reached without a well-designed, clear and detailed strategy – yet a lot of marketers skip this process. According to this article from Content Marketing Institute, a documented strategy is actually the #2 key success factor for b2b marketers. Top performing marketers document their #ContentMarketing strategy via @cmicontent Click To Tweet So […]

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How to design a content strategy that generates leads from day one

If you are just getting started with content marketing, rebuilding your strategy, or simply having a hard time generating results from lead generation, this is for you. Too many marketers still believe it’s impossible to create content that will generate leads from the very beginning. Yet, they know that all content should convert. And ideally, it should […]

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4 hard truths nobody will tell you about content marketing

Today content has acquired all features of commodities. People demand and seek it everyday. We consume information in such an amount that blogging has become as popular as drinking coffee at Starbucks. However, only professionals know the real truths covered from untrained eyes. Here are those four truths every marketer can turn into significant conversion […]

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[Success story] The Photo Academy: How content marketing can inspire, educate, and speed up the decision-making process

A few weeks ago, we caught up with Thephotoacedemy.com, one of our clients who implemented Scoop.it Content Director last summer. That was the perfect opportunity to have a complete feedback on their use of our content marketing automation software and share that with you. Let’s discover this together! Who is The Photo Academy? Why do […]

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Why employers should promote healthy living to their employees

Outsiders typically view employer-sponsored wellness programs as a chance to reduce healthcare costs. Yet, their true values go well beyond lowered premiums. In essence, the addition of a gym, organized outings or nutritious snacks at an office can mean all of the difference in a business’s performance. Encouraging improved health practices amongst employees can result […]

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3 strategies for making your website’s content easier to consume

If you’re spending thousands of dollars on content each year, you have to carefully consider the return you’re getting on that investment. There are a number of factors that impact ROI, but one of the most frequently overlooked elements is “readability.” How easy is it for your website visitors to find and read your content? […]

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This week in content marketing: tips, AI & video marketing

What’s better than a bit of content marketing inspiration to start the week? Here are 3 content marketing posts that I absolutely loved, and I thought it would be good to share them with you guys. Let’s go! 4 content marketing things that turn off your audience by Neil Patel, Content Marketing Institute “The farther you get from […]

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4 unique ways to connect with customers through content

The concept of engaging and wowing customers has never been more important than it is today. The internet – and specifically social media and blogging – has given every brand an opportunity to reach out and connect with customers. The question is, are you seizing the opportunities you have to create meaningful connections through custom […]

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5 tips for discovering creativity and unleashing your full writing potential

Writing – even business content writing – is very much a creative pursuit. When that sense of creativity dissolves or lapses, the content suffers. If you feel like you’re stuck with no visible escape, then it’s time that you reevaluate where things stand and find a way to recapture the creativity that’s gone missing. Going […]

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