Content marketing isn't a must if you want your local business to succeed. By switching your focus to usability and community, and understanding a few important things about how local SEO works, you can beat competitors who invest heavily in content.
Local has officially grown up, and it's becoming a major force to be reckoned with. I received a ton of questions from my Mozinar about where local is headed, and I decided to dive deep into the answers. Make yourself a cup of coffee and dig in to 40 local search questions answered in detail!
"The key to getting more search traffic isn’t just about building more links or adding more content. It is also about understanding Google’s algorithm. And if you want to take it a level deeper, it really comes down to understanding people since Google’s goal is always to do what’s best for its users".
"Content + Smart SEO + Social Media is what it takes today to leverage the web for business purposes. And what never ceases to amaze me is how often we find these things siloed within an organization – no matter the size.
I had lunch yesterday with someone who has one team doing his SEO work, one team doing his content development for a corporate blog and one team doing social media community management.
In recent years, marketers and company owners could approach SEO and its value to Google and other search engines by producing quality, relevant content that would interest their audience. Unfortunately, with the rise of dishonest PageRank practices, it seems that producing that same quality, relevant content is no longer the most effective way to rank in the search engine arena.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.