How to Relate to Your Audience with Empathy in Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

But for marketing material? The idea of a brand’s marketing expressing empathy almost seems laughable: Marketing exists to generate money and sales by convincing people to buy stuff. But without empathy, your content marketing will always fall flat.

How Content Marketing Builds Trust

Marketing Insider Group

Data shows that audience trust is becoming increasingly important for brands. Research into the most trusted brands based on social listening gives us some interesting insights into what a brand must do to build trust with its audience. Content marketing gives your brand a voice.

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Why Does Most B2B Content Marketing Suck?

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Let’s get real about B2B content marketing. It doesn’t add value to your audience and can seem completely irrelevant. The truth is, your content doesn’t have to boring or stuffy. Bad content isn’t going to propel a company forward. What makes content marketing suck?

Is Content Marketing Becoming the New SEO?

Marketing Insider Group

If you were to step back in time into a marketing conference from a decade or so ago, content marketing SEO would be the buzzword you’d hear on everyone’s lips. But back then, content was only a vehicle for injecting keywords into blog posts and other website content.

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Stream On or Tune Out: Personalize Your Buyer Journey so Audiences Click Next

Speaker: Randy Frisch, Co-Founder, CMO and President, Uberflip

The way we engage with technology has changed—from the way we watch TV (Netflix), to the way we consume music (Spotify), to the way we exercise (Peloton). We have tuned out on old one-dimensional experiences. Your buyer expects each stage of the journey to be curated so they can stream away! Join Randy as he presents an actionable framework for creating experiences that will engage your buyers to stream through more of your content so they don’t tune out.

Create B2B Content Your Audience Actually Wants to Read

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Content creation is the cornerstone of a successful inbound marketing strategy. Once companies establish a brand identity, they can begin to consistently infuse content with the right language, tone, and other nuances that make your company distinct. Keep Content Fresh.

Has Content Marketing Saturation Hit Your Industry?

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At this point, there’s no denying that content marketing is being used by most companies. As companies realize it’s a proven way to attract audiences and convert them, its adoption continues to trend up. What Is Content Saturation? Write 10X Content.

How to Use Content Marketing for Customer Retention

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With content marketing. Fuel the momentum needed to retain your customers by offering your followers relevant and engaging content at every stage of the buyer’s journey. The Power of Customer Retention Marketing. 9 Customer Retention Strategies That Use Content Marketing.

Why Content Marketing Beats Advertising (Almost) Every Time

Marketing Insider Group

While many marketing tactics can generate quantifiable business results, some do it better than others. When it comes to driving value, content marketing beats advertising (almost) every time. Content marketing has a consistently higher ROI than advertising.

35 Content Marketing Tools To Drive Your Content Marketing Success

Marketing Insider Group

Are you looking for content marketing tools to drive your content marketing plans? One of the content marketing questions I get asked most often is how a small business can get started with content marketing on a limited budget. Content Ideas.

7 Key Insights from the "How B2B Marketing is Changing" Report

Speaker: Tom Pick, Independent B2B Digital Marketing Consultant

What are the top priorities, challenges, and trends in B2B marketing as we head into the final stretch of 2018? We conducted in-depth interviews with senior B2B technology marketers to find out. But doing it effectively to optimize results is also the top challenge marketers face.

Content marketing personalization: know your audience

Biznology

Last month, we talked about personalizing your content marketing by presenting your content with a consistent – and human – voice. Knowing what interests your audience means knowing your audience, so let’s take a look at painting a more personal picture of them. The first step in this process is understanding that your audience is not a single monolith. Sadly, it is frequently overlooked by marketers in their rush to get the word out.

Audience Marketing: Why Understanding What Makes Your Audience Tick Is the Core Tenant of Successful Content Marketing

DivvyHQ

If you want your content to perform in a way that attracts, delights, and converts your target audiences, you have to get inside their heads. In this post, DivvyHQ co-founder Brody Dorland digs into how to do that and why it’s critical to hitting your content marketing objectives.

What is Audience Segmentation and Why is it Important for Content Marketing?

DivvyHQ

Getting the right content in front of the right buyer is the heart of well-deployed content marketing. But this scenario may not come to pass often if you haven't introduced audience segmentation into your content strategy.

Industrial Content Marketing Fails to Engage with Target Audience

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial content marketing used by manufacturers, distributors and engineering companies is failing to engage the target audience – engineers, technical professionals and industrial buyers. Back in 2014, Forrester had published their research report titled B2B Content Fails The Customer Engagement Test. This is only a content summary. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

How Much Should Content Marketing Cost?

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There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the cost of content marketing today. Each business’s content marketing costs will depend on how developed their existing content strategy is, what the content should achieve and whether an in-house team or outsourcing is a better fit.

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How Content Marketing Directly Improves Sales

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While some invest a tremendous amount of money in traditional advertising channels, many use the power of content instead. Content marketing directly improves sales in many ways, and typically costs much less and has higher returns than ads. Build a Content Strategy.

Where Do Case Studies Fit into Your Content Marketing Strategy?

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Case studies are one of the most powerful forms of content to have in your marketing repertoire. The longer-form content goes more in depth to describe a problem, solution, and outcome – all while keeping the customer at the center of the story. Incorporate into Email Marketing.

Content Marketing Strategy: Are You Winging It?

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Creating B2B marketing content is a significant investment of time and money. That’s why it’s essential to understand the reasoning behind all that content. That’s where your content marketing strategy comes in. What Is a Content Marketing Strategy?

How Exactly Does Content Marketing Help in Building Brand Awareness?

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True brand awareness entails your audience getting to know the personality behind your brand and what makes you different from your competitors. Content marketing can be a highly effective way to build brand awareness. Source: Marketing Charts. Content Marketing

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The Complete Guide to Audience Research, Segmentation, and Targeting

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How well do you know your audience? Audience research is a critical part of developing any marketing strategy but it’s not always given the time and attention it really needs. According to a survey of 1,600 marketers , a shocking 65% never or rarely conduct audience research.

The Ultimate Guide to Google Analytics for Content Marketing

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Content marketers shouldn’t fear Google Analytics. But it has some amazing nuggets of wisdom for content teams to leverage. To help you navigate Google Analytics for content marketing , we’ve put together this handy guide you’ll want to bookmark. Content Marketing

How to Manage Your Online Reputation with Content Marketing

Marketing Insider Group

While it’s impossible to control everything related to your brand online, you can manage your online reputation with content marketing. With content marketing , you control the story. Ensure your voice is what speaks for you online with content marketing.

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Why Content Marketing Agencies Thrive During Downturns

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CEOs and Marketing leaders around the world are asking: should I invest or save marketing costs. As a content marketing agency focused on business outcomes and growth, we’ve been fortunate to see additional revenue from clients and new clients come on board.

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Is Content Marketing the Right Choice for My Business?

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“Is content marketing the right choice for my business?” Content marketing isn’t just one of those trends that come and go in the marketing world. It’s an essential ingredient in marketing success in the digital universe. Today’s marketers should take note.

The Simple Content Marketing Strategy for Startups

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A content strategy? Unless you’re independently wealthy, you’re going to need some way to market your business. The best way to do that – and statistics back it up – is content marketing. That’s the power of a robust content strategy. Content Marketing

How to Make Your Team Believe in Content Marketing

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‘Tis the season to believe in the holiday spirit AND the power of content marketing. If you’re new here, content marketing is a business opportunity to reach and convert new customers. Chances are, you believe in content marketing. A broad content spectrum.

Content Marketing Personalization Strategies to Make Customers Love You

Marketing Insider Group

While content personalization isn’t easy, there are lots of opportunities to delight your customers with it. To provide content marketers with some guidance, we’ve gathered some great personalization strategies you’ll want to try. Content Personalization Pays Dividends.

Why and How You Should Measure Content Marketing ROI

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As data analytics grow in sophistication, measuring the results of your marketing efforts becomes even more critical to your company’s success. So why, then, do 44% of all B2B companies not even bother to measure their content marketing ROI? Content Marketing

Why Content Marketing Can Deliver Better ROI Than Paid Search

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There are so many directions in which you can take your marketing strategy these days, it can make you dizzy. But I’m going to explain exactly why I think content marketing is better than PPC and why you should focus the majority of your efforts on your content strategy.

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How to Do Content Marketing Right

Biznology

Content marketing that produces consistent revenue-generating results for your business requires more than just writing, editing, and publishing. Be sure to look at this issue both from an internal resources perspective (How much content can we produce and promote?),

The Importance of Content Marketing

Oracle

Each year, marketing trends lists tout the ongoing trend of content marketing. It can be written content, visual content, or video content. But, it’s all about providing the audience with the most relevant, valuable content for them. Like most other types of marketing tactics, content marketing influences how other aspects of your marketing strategy do. Educates the Audience. Content Marketing

3 Content Marketing ROI Areas Every Marketer Should Watch

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In an omnichannel world, drawing the line from specific content initiatives to dollars earned can be tricky. What Does Content Marketing ROI Include? Don’t be fooled into thinking that pieces of content without direct dollar values are a waste of budget.

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10 Secrets To Help You Succeed In B2B Content Marketing

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Content marketing is a great way to do so: When you generate informative, useful, and interesting content for your audience, you can also directly or indirectly sell your products or services to them. Top Priorities & Unique Challenges for B2B Content Marketing.

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How to Tailor Marketing Content to a Local Audience’s Needs

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Learning how to tailor your marketing content to a local audience, therefore, is critical to content marketing success. Quick Takeaways: Start by optimizing your content for local search. Include local communities in your content. Content Marketing

How Do Digital Analytics Change Content Marketing?

Oracle

Content marketers face many challenges when it comes to making their content stand out in a crowded content space across all channels. Plus, content marketing also must do a better job when it comes to segmenting and personalizing the content.

Content Marketing Strategy vs. Execution: Finding the Ideal Balance

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Content marketing is a contact sport. Such is the life of a content marketer, where you must balance content marketing strategy vs. execution. You can’t “win” at content marketing without a solid strategy. Content Marketing