Posts Tagged ‘Content Curation’

Social Media Tip: Choose Content that People Will Want to Reshare

Of all global internet users, 46 percent share social content on a regular basis. Only nine percent of people don’t share anything at all. Also of not – among all US internet users, 70 percent share social content The type of content that brands upload has the most profound impact on its shareability. Infographics, for example,…

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How to Sell on Instagram for SMBs: 2016 Social Media Series

As promised, we’re back we’re going to explore the wonderful world of selling on Instagram. Sales in the Land of Instagram First, let’s define terms. I think words matter. We can all go further, together, when we take a moment to find a common starting point when we’re talking about sales or selling — or anything…

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Tips for LinkedIn: 2016 Social Media Series

TL; DR Recap & links to what we’ve covered so far, namely, Facebook. Why we won’t be covering Twitter. For most “heartland” small businesses, non-profits, and private consultants, LinkedIn can be a valuable social media channel. You’ll need a personal profile before you can set up a business page, post to Pulse, or run ads. Quick…

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10 Ways to Build Website Authority Using Social Media

People will always take their business to a trusted merchant. This is how it was in the days of old and this is the way it works in the super-modern online market today. The savvy online marketer operating with the testy online shopper can improve this trust by building the authority of his or her…

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How Easy Is Repurposing Content for Small Business?

Have you ever considered repurposing content as part of your overall marketing strategy? Should you? When we asked content marketing experts the biggest mistakes they still see people making, several concurred on one point in particular, Content Marketers: You’re selling yourself short when you don’t reuse, repurpose, and repromote your material.   Good Content Strategy…

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16 Free Marketing Tactics For Promoting Your Business

With all the talk about bootstrapping and growthhacking, it has become clear that more of us want to self-fund our businesses at least in the early stages of building them out. In the old days, you mostly had to pay to advertise for any marketing benefits to come your way. Today, though, we have a…

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How To Write Blog Posts That Will Rank Well and Engage Readers

By now, pretty much everyone in marketing should understand the value of blogging for business benefit. For those of you who are still unclear, here are the most commonly cited reasons: Reinforce your brand message and establish thought leadership in your field Provide a range of keywords and topics to help your domain rank in search…

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What Marketing Schools Should REALLY Be Teaching Students

When I went to business school (more years ago than I will voluntarily admit), our marketing coursework focused heavily on the basics. For example, we spent a great deal of time digging into the Four P’s (Product, Price, Placement, Promotion). While the basics of marketing are absolutely still valid concepts to understand, the underlying techniques…

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When Blog Titles Go Bad: 9 Ways To Botch It

I absolutely love crafting and sharing blog posts. The power of the written word to inspire and engage is simply unmatched by nearly anything (aside from my other passion, musical performance). To get it right, you need to pick good blog titles that will drive clicks and views. As alluded to in a previous post,…

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How Content Curation Can Inform Content Marketing

It seems content curation has been a very hot topic of late, so we turned our attention to it a week ago. That particular post was focused on how to manage content curation itself. This week, I want to continue the thought process and analyze how content curation can inform our own content creation. Content…

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