Basically, content marketing is the art of communicating with your customers and prospects without selling. It is non-interruption marketing. Instead of pitching your products or services, you are delivering information that makes your buyer more intelligent. The essence of this content strategy is the belief that if we, as businesses, deliver consistent, ongoing valuable information to buyers, they ultimately reward us with their business and loyalty. Nowadays people also look for the facts and useful information about the products and services that they find interesting instead of ads.
So engage your audience with unique & useful story/ information of your services or product. Provide your information precisely not with bag of unnecessary stuffing of keywords. Make your content king in the marketing world and become a great Marketer....
Thinking Different = Hardest Thing
Web marketing is different, powerful and transforming. If you can adopt these 5 "Secrets" and shift thinking accordingly you can win BIG online:
* Hedge and Diversify.
* Over and Under.
* Card count & DOUBLE DOWN.
* Become a NOWIST.
* Hit 4 out of 10 = Hall of Fame.
New SEO's invisible Giant uses magician tricks such as Google's floating filter bubbles, social media's disappearing act & friends you never knew you had.
Wow, what a day for Invisible Giants. After my Haiku Deck account went down taking the fastest "views" deck we've ever created into the void we received a dramatic lesson in almost every "Invisible Giant" idea discussed.
TIME and the growing importance of "near real time" response was absent. Not anymore (lol). Wrote up what happened today as an example of "Invisible Giant" values and just how our online marketing world is turns on a different axis now.
There is a new invisible giant using 5 "tricks" so the "new seo" is getting harder and harder to see and understand. This Haiku Deck and Curatti blog post is about how to see the invisible giant. How to win hearts and minds online.
Why New SEO So Hard To See
* Google Float & Filter Bubbles.
* Social Media Marketing's Disappearing Act.
* Friends of Friends Marketing.
* Multi-channel Marketing.
* Web's "Fabric" Like Space/Time.
Adding a Curatti blog post at midnight tonight too.
Jeff Fromm in a great post for TBJ makes Curagami's tactical marketing is dead argument beautifully. Social Media Marketing is dead & here's what's next.
As we consume more and more content via our mobile devices, both content marketing and social media marketing strategies need to be re-examined.
The end user, your consumer now has Notification Distraction, be it from a game or text message your content has limited engagement time of these devices. Getting a share has become even harder.
Connecting content to product engagement is the new marketing.
The New New Marketing
There was a time before the web when "digital marketing" was somethign you did with your fingers. Then everything changed. Change came fast and furious thanks to Moore's Law - Integrated circuit POWER goes up exponentially even as costs plummet.
Once our digital world got to a certain point, let's call that point X, acceleration accelerates. Mobile throws gasoline on the social fire and gets answered by social media marketing with rocket fuel on the fire.
The resulting explosion in a kingdom called BRANDING in a land far, far away once upon a time...
Read the Curagami Story and worry less :). M
You gotta read this, Marty's done it again!!!
Google plus is one of the most unknown, under-utilized internet marketing tools available on the internet right now. It contains magical powers, like the ability to get your face to appear next to your search result listings in Google Search and the opportunity to network with thousands of like-minded individuals. Many whisper that Google Plus holds the secret to future Google Search organic rankings. At the very minimum, Google Plus is a vibrant community full of engaged users that are ready to become a part of your online audience. It also has so much potential to become intertwined with every aspect of Google’s multiple prominent platforms.
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The practice of using article directories as a way to build links for search engine optimisation strategies is one that has been around for a long time, but now Google’s Matt Cutts has spoken out against this tactic. But, don’t worry; there are still legitimate ways to build links to help you get higher rankings. …
Content Marketers Beware Bear Traps Ahead
Realized so many newbies are creating content sharing 5 hard won tips from the SEO wars might help keep friends from falling in as many SEO bear traps as I've visited. Here is a sneak preview of next Tuesday's Curatti.com Post:
5 Quick SEO Tips For Content Marketers
* Use of canonicals to avoid dupe content especially with WordPress.
* How to safely "copy" or "curate" content into your blog or website.
* Paying attention to Titles & Tags or little things that matter.
* Keywords are your friend.
* How to use SoLoMo (Social, Local, Mobile) as a content marketer.
If you have other questions or tips you would like me to write in let me know before Sunday night and I will include. Look for the full post next Tuesday on Curatti.com.
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Smart content marketers pay significant attention to search and social. Search is the leading way that people actively discover new information. We search for content more than 21 billion times each month in the United States, and more than 115 billion times around the world. When we click away from the search window, 85 percent of the time we click on the organic content links on the page, not the paid advertising links.
Its focus is the search engine ranking factors – namely the things you have to pay attention to in order to get a decent amount of organic traffic to your site.
SEO ranking factors include on-page SEO: content, site structure, titles, meta descriptions, tags and off-page SEO: social media, link building, autorship. Find more details at the link.
Startups Can Jump The Class
If you are new to content marketing understanding how content marketing's four gears create a "virtual cycle" can help you jump the class. Content marketing's gears:
Clean Slate content marketers, thos so new to the game they have few preconceived ideas, can move to the head of the class by organizing their marketing differently and in alignment with ideas shared in Content Marketing's Gears.
I agree with Marty, 90% curated content to 10% creation content for successful content marketing.
Search engine optimization has not been dependent on a minimal number of factors for a long time now, such as number of times a keyword appeared on a page, and it continues to become a more complex web of on and off-page factors every month. One of the more recent factors that has had an impact on search ranking is social media.
This infographic breaks down ways that social media influences the visibility of your website in search results, including:
This is an infographic about current SEO thinking with tips and tools to help sites rank better on search engines.
Most people have a general idea of how to optimize their content for search engines. That search engine algorithms are proprietary and evolving inevitably causes different opinions on SEO. Of course there’s another school of thought that minimal keyword research and a green-light from a SEO plugin are enough to publish a piece.
This infographic challenges writers and some of the preconceived notions about SEO. It has a mixture of tips and tools to help you rank better in search...
If all our / your marketing is push and not engagement, followers will react in ways brands may not understand. I like this statement.
A like isn’t an opt in or subscription for marketing spam. It is an expression not a representation of a captive audience. Regardless of your community size, people are not idly waiting for your marketing messages. The reality is that only a small fraction of your overall community will see your posts. People may have Like’d you, but they’re also following friends, family, other brands and important organizations and events. With everyone publishing content, you’re competing for attention in real-time. Instead, consider competing for attention with the right content at the right-time.
SoLoMo, short for “social-local-mobile,” is essentially the addition of local information to search engine results in order to capitalize on the increasing use of mobile devices.
SoLoMo has also evolved to include mobile-specific offers pushed out to consumers based on their current location. If you are among the growing population that now has smart phones, you have no doubt seen and even taken advantage of these kinds of offers.
In this infographic from Monetate, learn how SoLoMo is having an overall impact on traditional eCommerce, and how consumers are using their smartphones to access social and local sites which ultimately influence purchases. It also also touches on the showrooming effect, providing retailers a guide to making the most out of SoLoMo opportunities.
"In May, 2010, Matt Cutts denied that social signals had an effect on search rankings. In December of the same year, he declared that they were actually starting to work in the buzz and signals they were able to get through social media into the site authority factor of their ranking algorithm. Six months later, Google+ was born.
The Penguin Update and subsequent tweaks to it have changed the way that search engine marketers approach aggressive optimization. The days of running rampant and blasting out bulk links are gone. Today, quality finally trumps quantity and the playing field has been leveled in a way that in essence puts a "governor" on how quickly they can ramp up the rankings on their domains.
As social signals grow in their effects on search rankings for both Google and Bing, the ability to create amazing content and promote it on social media is quickly becoming the most important technique that internet marketers have in their arsenal. In 2013, it will likely eclipse link-building as a ranking factor.
Here are three things you must understand to make it work for you today and to be ready for what lies ahead".
But companies are now left trying to make sense of which ones they should be paying attention to, what they need to be doing in these channels to gain a competitive advantage, and how it all ties into their overall content marketing strategy.
On today’s rapidly shifting web, it’s essential that companies start to take a more holistic approach to content marketing and connect more effectively with their various stakeholders across a number of web and social channels. This “pressure to extend” has created a new strategic online content life cycle that is imperative when competing on today’s unpredictable social web — especially in light of recent changes in Google search algorithms and how they might affect established SEO strategies.
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This is a good piece, and of course, it has everything to do with content, if you're curating for business and branding, you will want to have a look at this, good info.
"When developing a social search strategy, it's tempting to look at social networks"'alone and how you will effectively be found through search to gain...
Social search is gaining in popularity as a marketing term and practice as more brands recognise the benefit in developing a combined strategy and the need to react to changing consumer behaviour.
A search engine results page is no longer just a mass of static links, but combines photo, video and realtime content to present the user with an increasingly changing web of gateways to content online.
The focus for a long time has been on the strategy on external social networks – increasing your profiles to reach new users but also improve your search engine rankings to control the front page for your results. The website has taken somewhat of a backfoot when it comes to a social search strategy, but you risk ignoring it at your peril.
Content is still king