It is no longer news that content curation will boost your content marketing efforts. It is an excellent way of sharing useful content to your audience if you have one already. And if you don’t have an audience, it is a wonderful way of building a community around the topics you care about most.Read More
Content curation is a great asset available for marketers to maximize the impact of social selling programs. Scoop.it recent integration with social selling solutions such as GaggleAMP, unleash the power of content curation + social selling. But why is curation such a nice tool to leverage employee advocacy? All the answers below, and also in […]Read More
Though being an influencer looks easy and glamorous from the outside, those of us on the inside know it is anything but. Building an audience and putting out great content that people respond to takes a lot of hard work, experimentation, and trial and error. Coming up with original content on a daily basis is no small task. Yet no matter what industry you’re in or who your audience is, you’ll need to pump out high-quality content regularly if you want to see your fan base grow.Read More
When marketing and sales work together in close alignment, they can help companies close 38% more deals.
Sales enablement connects marketing and sales by the key roles each plays in educating prospects, closing deals and contributing to growth.
Marketing teams provide sales organizations with tools and curated information. This includes blog posts, external content, best practices and tools.Read More
These days, it seems like you can find anything on the Internet. It’s true and there’s even a statistic that around 30% of all content on the web is duplicate.
Content repurposing is not something new to marketers, but they constantly look for different ways how to introduce existing content from a fresh perspective.
Why Repurpose Content?
Content is the modern currency. The more value it brings, the more you can benefit from it. Repurposing content can help your business grow without having to rack your brains over creating fresh content every day.
If you own your business for several years, you may have tons of content already that you can re-purpose, expand or turn it into a new form of content, thus attracting new audiences.Read More
Content curation is the engine behind every successful brand. Regardless of your specialization, your projects and ideas can grow in size and complexity thanks to a constant influx of content.
For getting new content, social media is the undisputed best source. Unlimited time and space for conversation create content that is later a viable part in a campaign.
Almost every big brand gets at least a part of their content from social media. Therefore, we can say it’s surely effective in both content curation and content marketing.
In this article, we’ve decided to dive into the details of social media as a platform for new content creation.Read More
If you’re like most content marketers, you’re dealing with consistent pressures and demands of the industry. If you fail to keep up, you can’t see results. Because…
An estimated 50% of all content is going completely unused. Evergreen, high-quality content has never been more paramount to the content strategy success, and you can’t afford any time to waste on content that won’t bring you ROI.
Ranking in search to get in front of your target audience takes time. Only 22% of pages that rank in the top 10 results were created in the last year.
The need to have an omni-channel strategy is at its peak. Even though it requires more time and planning than single-channel content, businesses who adopt it achieve 91% greater year-over-year customer retention rates.
Remember: people aren’t searching for content. No one wakes up and wants to watch a webinar or read a whitepaper. Instead, they are searching for solutions and answers. If you’re the one providing answers, you can win them over and turn them into loyal, returning readers and visitors.Read More
It’s often a challenge to dive into content marketing head first.
It costs you money and time. You can’t see results quickly. And on top of that, if you’re going in the wrong direction, it might take you months until you realize it.
To make content marketing work for the organization—meaning, to make it sell and bring positive return on investment—companies fall into the trap of only talking about themselves.
While this works later on in the funnel when potential customers are ready to buy, there is a key element that needs to happen beforehand: their trust in your capability to solve the challenge they’re facing. In other words, they have to rely on you first.Read More
Want to grow your brand, increase fans, and start selling more?
Then you need to follow the marketing trends that guide the way people do business online.
And today’s biggest market trend? Social media.
There’s only one problem: social media management takes time. What was once relegated to a lowly intern is now a multi-million dollar business, with huge agencies doing nothing more than managing social media accounts.
That’s great for them. But what about for the everyday business owner? How can he or she grow a brand—for yourself or your business—on social media without spending countless hours or dollars?
Glad you asked.
Because today’s technology has a simple answer: content curation. Today, you’ll learn how to use content curation to speed up your social media strategy while reaping all the same results.
Let’s jump in!Read More
The demand for companies to create quality content is at an all-time high—and it’s no surprise.
The alternatives simply don’t work. If you’re creating mediocre or inconsistent content, you can’t stand out, and if you’re not creating content at all, there’s no way for your target audience to find you.
In fact, content is so highly prioritized that content writing and editing skills are among those with the highest demand in the jobs market.
Blogging has been the backbone of growth for companies across industries, and it’s thanks to the fact that:
Websites with a blog tend to have 434% more indexed pages
Companies who blog receive 97% more links to their website
Blogs have been rated as the 5th most trusted source for accurate online information
On top of that, blogging sparks word-of-mouth promotion because 94% of people who share posts do so because they think it might be helpful to other. In other words, bringing value to your audience means they will want to pass that value onto someone else.
Still haven’t started your business blogging efforts? No idea how or where to start? You’re in the right place. Especially when you’re completely new to content marketing, it’s good to aim for frequent publishing as you want to fill up your blog with more than just a few pieces. This will increase your likelihood of […]Read More
“We’re doing content marketing to rank in search and attract more leads.” How many times have you heard someone say this, or even thought that to yourself? While no one can deny the advantages content marketing brings, the statement above is driven by what content marketing does for the company, not for the consumer. Now […]Read More
Curated content. The term has been used to cover many different things. Most marketers are familiar with the practice of sharing other people’s content on social networks, what we’ll refer to as social curated content. Curated content actually covers much more than just social sharing, and can help your content marketing results in ways you don’t imagine.Read More
When businesses decide to give content curation a shot, they usually take one of the two paths: they jump in head-first with no strategy at all, or they overthink they strategy and rarely do anything.
You can see the first scenario quite often, and it’s no surprise.
Content curation feels like a simple thing to do—you find the content you like, you share it along with your thoughts on it, and you move on. Your content calendar is full and your boss is happy. But this approach means you’re investing your time into something you can’t quite measure the results of.Read More
Content curation has so much going for it. Less content creation time. More authority. SEO benefits. Leads. The list goes on.And while we urge you to do more curation this year, we want you to do it right.Not just for us. For your readers. Your co-workers. Your boss. The internet in general.Because good content curation […]Read More
I hope you’re getting dozens of clicks and comments on every post you share on LinkedIn. But probably, you’re not. If this goes on long enough, you might start questioning why you’re posting content on LinkedIn at all. It’s the end of the year, after all – a lot of us are thinking about our […]Read More
“Why the hell don’t my co-workers share any of my content”? As a marketer, you probably asked yourself that question at least once. Get your colleagues to share corporate content is indeed tricky. Last year, we surveyed 1000+ marketers and here’s what we found out: only 20% of them managed to get their colleagues to share their […]Read More
Every week, I consume content. Actually, lots of content 😉 And I found some amazing, very insightful pieces – I thought I must share them with you folks. So here we go, here are my favorite posts of the week on content strategy. Your content strategy needs more consistency – by John Hall If you’re not […]Read More
Scoop.it has evolved a lot since its launch. At first, it was a simple content curation tool. Today we have 3 different products! Let’s have a deeper look at them, what makes them different from each other, their users and their purposes. Scoop.it! the free content curation platform Our most famous Scoop.it platform, the content […]Read More
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 […]Read More
There are many ways to improve your content marketing, and double or even triple your conversion rates. Today, let’s focus on the most important aspect of content marketing – your content.Read More
You know how “a picture is both a thousand words”, right?Well, sometimes just showing an example is the best way to illustrate an idea.In that spirit, it seemed about time for a round up of some great examples of content curation. And while we might not have deliberately set out to do a “how to” […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Many, many things happened in 2016. Jimmy Butler broke Michael Jordan‘s Chicago Bulls record for points in a half on January 3rd. We certified the world’s largest ever blue star sapphire at 1404.49 carats on January 4 (that’s a lot of carats…). On January 6, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” broke the North American box office record. […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Leverage these three techniques to extend your top-performing content’s life from 18 minutes to forever Read the full article at: contentmarketinginstitute.com Most marketers would be tempted to believe that it’s ok to publish a piece of content, share it a couple of times, and then move on to the next piece. That’s absolutely not the case, […]Read More
Content curation help brands increase their visibility and their customer engagment. Curation tools help pull, repurpose and publish content to creatRead More
By Grzegorz Błażewicz, CEO & Founder of SALESmanago Marketing Automation Content marketing is not only about creation and engagement, but also about understanding your audience, distribution of the materials and measuring their performance: the 3 most overlooked and underestimated parts of the process. Neglecting these can truly undermine your efforts! To avoid such situation, combine content marketing […]Read More
Marketing automation and content marketing: 5 steps to success. These five steps help take the mystery out of one of digital marketing’s mosRead More
What if you end up spending more money on it than it’s worth?Read More