Small businesses have typically become the slowest to adapt to the content marketing strategies that larger corporate companies use. SEO has definitely evolved over the years, and in order to stay competitive, small companies need to include things such as how-tos, e-books and other content marketing techniques.
If you have experience performing content audits, you may understand how arduous it can be, the mental energy required, but also, the payoff. You’ve experienced the reward that comes with taking a hard look at the content that exists on your website (and maybe even the content that exists on competitor sites), bettering it, and creating a plan for the future.
The phrase “content marketing” is all over the web these days. Content has become a mixture of many things: webinars, blog posts, videos, social network shares and more. If done right, a well-executed Internet marketing campaign will yield considerable benefits for your business.
If you’re planning to better your Internet marketing techniques, specifically through social media, it’s not always so easy. There are challenges for marketing teams to consistently excel with social media such as time constraints, too many responsibilities, budget, etc. However, there are ways to overcome five of the biggest barriers to social media marketing success, and we offer you some solutions so you don’t lose time muddling through them much further.
Carlos Hidalgo, column writer for HubSpot.com, a website for all things inbound Internet marketing, describes the problems content marketers have when writing content for their marketing strategies. Many times, marketers often think to themselves, “How much do I need to “fuel” my marketing automation system?” However, Hidalgo believes the question in and of itself may be the wrong thing to ask.
No matter how many blogs you write for your company, it can be challenging to actually gain readers. Alexandra Skey, blog writer for Getspokal.com, an Inbound marketing company, writes, “The 3 Essential Ingredients You Need To Attract Qualified Leads From Blogging”.
Entrepreneur.com’s Jim Joseph discusses ways that small to medium businesses can create compelling content for their customers to generate breakthrough business results. It can be very challenging to create good content for your brand that appeals to audience members. There are no standard rules because it’s every brand for itself.