To upcycle content is to take components from original content and though creativity transform them into fresh pieces of content across different media and for different content platforms.
Creating content costs a lot of money. Good content which attracts and engages your target audience takes a serious amount of time and investment.
Getting the most out of your content spend is essential in achieving a good ROI on content investment, which is why you should always upcycle content rather start [...]
As content creators we spend most of the time focused on niches, or sectors, when we should be creating content for tribes. I first read about the concept of Tribes in a book by Seth Godin. Since then I always make sure my content appeals to a specific and influential tribe, rather than targeted at a niche. There are lots of advantages to targeting tribes and at the very least, learning the technique can add another effective tool to the toolbox.
In many ways niche marketing is ol [...]
Finding influencers is crucial for promotion in any content publishing strategy. There are many ways to figure out who is influential and who is not, the trick is not to rely on one source but to steep yourself in the niche and the top influencers in your industry will become self-evident.
It is important when you set about creating content that you know and understand the audience which the content should be for. Rather than producing broad content that tries to please as many people a [...]
It’s no longer enough to produce good content, you must be producing exceptional content.
Exceptional content will get you to the number one spot. In this article we look at a piece of content from Canva.com, a design blog and yet they rank no.1 from “taking long walks”.
Content is not King, the focus should always be on the reader. Find out what excites the people you are publishing for and give them what excites them, which is a little different than giving them what they want, bec [...]
This is the headline I think works best for this article. I did start out with “Coming up with a content strategy that works”, but it doesn’t put emphasis on the problem and the problem is find a way to create a plan that is actionable.
And when I say actionable I mean:
Content creator has the correct skill set
It doesn’t harm the brand
It can be produced in the time allotted
I like for you to understand that when I say “actionable” content, this is what [...]
Coming up with content ideas is a never ending job for the content marketer. Not only must you thing of the narrative or story of the content piece, you must chose the correct type of content.
It’s useful not to mix up type of content with a theme of content. Type of content is more the mechanical aspects of the production, whilst theme is more about the tone or the narrative of the content, which will determine the feeling the end user is left with when the content has done its work.
We need to be aware of the components of a website and the effect it is having on social signals and link building. By performing a content audit we can find out what content we actually have (content inventory) and what effect that content is having on our marketing, as well as informing us of where the content strategy should be heading.
What is a Content Audit?
A content audit creates a map which details all content assets of a website. It records the url, the page title, the type of co [...]
Forex is the trading of worldwide currencies, using a highly leveraged model, which means you can make a lot of money from a little and you can also lose a lot of money and in a lot of cases you can lose it all.
Forex is highly attractive with affiliate marketers due to the ease that people can sign up to the programs and the high pay out of commissions.
It also appeals because the currency markets trade 24 hours, Monday to Friday, so there is always a chance to make/lose money.
I look at t [...]
Surveys are an excellent way to build links and increase social signals to your website.
There are lots of reasons why you should use surveys in your link building campaigns. Here are six of them:
You get a great understanding of your client’s customers
You get data that is truly unique
You get quotes and testimonials from real people
You get a ton of ideas for blog posts and articles
You can gather case studies volunteered by respondents
You see specific areas you need to promo [...]
Creating content on a continual basis for an effective content marketing strategy requires a lot of work and a lot of planning. One way to optimize the content creation process and make it more efficient is to do a content audit of a successful website and pick out some tasty content ideas.
Content Audit + Content Strategy Analysis = Tasty Revelations
The great thing about doing this is that the website does not even have to be in the same industry, as the themes are usually able to transfer. [...]