Gone are the days when marketers used to knock door-to-door for providing a brief about their products. The advent of digital marketing has connected the entire world virtually and has reduced the face-to-face interaction of marketers to infrequent marketing conferences and networking events. However, it has also pushed the marketing professionals to master the presentation skills to sustain this super-competitive environment and take their businesses to the next level.Read More
When it comes to social media marketing, many people take a set and forget their approach. They set up their Twitter account, begin posting, but never really take stock in whether or not their efforts are getting them the results they want.Read More
The bounce rate is a universal problem for all email marketers. It is the percent of email addresses that fail to receive your message as it is returned from the recipient’s mail server.Read More
If you are running a profitable business in the twenty-first century, you probably have a social media presence.
Yes, opening a social media account is pretty easy — but the account won’t manage itself. You’ve got to put out content every single day.
And that’s where social media content ideas come in handy.Read More
In a marketplace that’s become increasingly digital in the wake of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever that businesses look to optimize their content for audiences on social media.Read More
Two-thirds of B2B buyers respond to salespeople who reach out to them with relevant insights and opportunities.
So how do you find those insights and opportunities? Some will come from your own content assets, and others will come from relevant third-party sources. For salespeople, content curation is all about using those various assets to reach and engage prospects.Read More
When it comes to email marketing, using images is of paramount importance. Of course, you can curate the perfect content for your subscribers with the help of tools such as Scoop.it, but what if the visuals fail to leave an impact on their minds?Read More
You come across various advertisements (in newspapers, magazines, online, radio, television, catalogs, direct mails, on-the-go, etc.) on a daily basis, but how many of them do you remember precisely? The ones you do remember have something unique that appeals to your emotions and subconscious mind.Read More
Your online reputation is indispensable. You might be a startup attempting to grow to massive heights. You might be an organization looking to reach more people. Or you might just be a professional hoping to increase your job prospects and network with more prospective employers. No matter what, your reputation will play a massive role in whether you can achieve your goals.Read More
Does your WordPress website need some organizing? If your main menu includes every imaginable item, your old post doesn’t exist anymore, and your categories overlap, it’s time to do some cleaning. Because here’s the thing: confused visitors leaving your site means losing trafficRead More
Have you ever clicked on a blog post reading its strong and engaging headline, but left just because it included plain text and was visually dull? We are sure you would not want the same thing to happen to your blog post.Read More
If you’re planning a content marketing or content curation strategy, you’ll likely need some kind of content collaboration strategy in place as well. Content collaboration is all about writing, editing, organizing, distributing, and managing various pieces of content within your organization. Multiple people within your team (and possibly on other teams) will be working together to achieve the same content goals, whether that’s writing various new pieces of content, updating old ones, or accessing archived documents to use for some purpose.Read More
Numbers are everything!
Whether you are just building a brand or you’ve been in the game for some time, you can tell a lot about a brand by their numbers.
Your followers count on social media platforms says a lot about your brand.
As the e-learning industry grows, students are becoming more discerning, and expectations are higher than they’ve ever been. This has created a need for higher quality content that reaches, engages, and educates students in highly effective ways – putting pressure on content creators to up their game.Read More
Imagine you have grand plans to open your own coffee company. But how are you going to deal with the sea of fierce competitors such as Starbucks and chains like McDonald’s that have been selling coffee for years and have millions of loyal customers?Read More
Building a global brand goes beyond creating top-notch products and services. You need to push the right information out there.Read More
Content marketing is one of the most popular online marketing strategies due to its accessibility, flexibility, and synergy with other marketing approaches. The basic idea is to create valuable content that people want to read, and use that content to generate brand visibility, traffic, and conversions.Read More
Developing the right content strategy for your personal or professional brand doesn’t have to be daunting. Sure, it can be challenging, but it can also be simplified.Read More
Startups are always seeking any advantage they can find. And sometimes this requires creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. On the marketing front, many find that a content curation strategy is helpful in scaling up without requiring a ton of additional resources. Could it help your business, too? Read on to learn more.Read More
Email accessibility, in simple words, refers to creating emails with inclusive designs that can be accessed by everyone, regardless of any impairment. If you want to make sure that your email reaches each and every customer, you must make your emails ‘accessible’. Think of the 253 million visually impaired and 300 million colorblind people before you design any email. They might be using adaptive technologies or tools like screen readers, screen magnifiers, eye tracking systems, and advanced sip n puff devices.Read More
Finding great content published by others to share with your audience might involve less work than actually writing and publishing a steady flow of fresh, original articles, but that doesn’t mean content curation is a mindless activity. At least when it’s done well, it requires a good amount of attention and effort.Read More
Content marketing is a challenging discipline. Content that’s engaging, entertaining, useful and informative grabs eyeballs, builds connections with potential customers, and establishes your brand as one that’s worth following. But doing this well is easier said than done.Read More
Your online reputation management system is up and running. You’ve created and customized your alerts and you’re prepared for everything—including for any crisis your company may find itself in.Read More
Your online reputation precedes you. Before you even get to speak to your readers, prospects, or customers directly, they’re influenced by so many platforms you don’t own and can’t control. From online review websites and…Read More
When you were initially growing your customer base, you probably spent most of your time and budget on marketing and sales—getting people to find out about you, learn about you, and trust you enough to…Read More
By some estimates, as much as 90% of the marketing content that’s created never gets used.
There are plenty of reasons behind this shortcoming. Salespeople are busy. They may not have the time to sort through an endless marketing library when they have an engaged prospect on the line. Marketers contribute to content irrelevancy as well. When campaign priorities change quickly, whole collections of assets may no longer be useful if they don’t support the organization’s new goals.Read More
With standard content marketing, you share tips, guidelines, templates, checklists, and other resources to help your audience achieve a certain goal or solve a problem at hand.
By adding thought leadership, you add your own voice, experience, and values. You add something that no one else could copy or replicate successfully.
Content marketing helps you reach more people through relevant channels and answer their questions, which ultimately builds trust.
Does that mean that content marketing and thought leadership are interchangeable concepts?
Thought leadership allows you to develop and share an authoritative voice that helps others make the right decisions. In other words—it helps you develop trust from an audience.
Not quite. However, they feed into each other. Smart marketers and business owners infuse thought leadership into content marketing to carve out a unique, memorable position in the market for their company.Read More
Is there anything better than being a freelance content writer? You get the opportunity to express your thoughts, ideas, and opinions on a variety of topics, all while enjoying the flexibility to work remotely and carve out your own hours. It’s a rewarding career path with plenty of growth potential and exciting opportunities. But if there’s one thing that will prevent you from being successful, it’s distractions.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…Read More