It’s crowded and intensely competitive. Without some guidance, content marketing can be a wildly frustrating ride.
The articles, infographics, and various types of tutorials I’ve organized for you here provide a content marketing roadmapto help steer your course. There’s a lot of content here, so use the index below to take a shortcut to where you’d like to begin.
Brand new to content marketing? Watch this free webinar:
Magnetic Content: Strategies to Transform Your Website Into a Customer Attraction Force Field [Video]
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Content marketing is not advertising. You’re bound to accomplish nothing with short bursts and blitzes. So most content marketers strike out due to a lack of commitment to consistently publishing quality content. If you know for sure, you’re in it for the long haul, skip this section. But if any doubts linger, the posts below may be eye-opening (and spare you from burning a ton of time and money).
Want to know what types of content you should create? Here’s advice, how-to’s, and ideas1 for blogs, guest blogging, eBooks, video marketing, infographics, email and more.
Your writing skills (or lack of) can make or break your content marketing. Following are three of the posts I’ve written in an effort to share lessons from my 25+ years of copywriting.
How to Write Powerful Headlines for Your Online Content
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Every marketer needs to master visual marketing. Here’s how it’s done.
Content marketing is education. Pick up teaching tips from the best.
If you create content without optimizing it for search, success will come much slower. If you optimize for search, without creating content, success won’t come at all. SEO—or the process of optimizing your content for search—is a skill you must learn. I’ve done a lot of research and writing to simplify it for you.
Want to reach more people with your content? Here’s an in-depth guide to content promotion via owned, earned and paid channels.
The most popular post I’ve ever written features a long list of ideas to increase your reach by expanding your digital footprint with your content.
Want to learn how to scale your content marketing programs strategically and effectively?
Content marketing doesn’t depend on media buying to the degree traditional advertising programs do, but it’s far from free. It’s not easy to answer questions regarding the costs of content marketing, but the following post clarifies where to allocate your budget and offers tips for doing so wisely.
Growth-minded content marketers often think beyond the blog and create content hubs.
Most agree analytics is confusing. I created a detailed post that simplified and clarifies the topic.
Where are you on your path to becoming an effective content marketer?
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