Have You Heard All the Hype About Content Marketing? The New 'Thing'? - Business 2 Community | Social Media, the 21st Century Digital Tool Kit | Scoop.it

Like, seriously. How many experts can simultaneously shout from roof-tops (virtually of course since rooftop shouting is so passe’ – just like billboards and newspaper ads – now it’s all about blog posts!) about the amazing new marketing method – #CONTENTMARKETING!!!!!

 

Have You Heard All the Hype About Content Marketing? The New Thing? Not only is the frenzy resulting in volumes of asinine content like press releases announcing klout scores, but it also fundamentally misses the point. Content marketing isn’t new. This great infographic that @JoePulizzi recently included in one of his posts shows that the practice is at least a century old, if not 4 millennium.So if it’s not actually new…Then what’s the hype? Fair question.

 

And the answer isn’t content, it’s ubiquity of high speed internet access and quality of search engine results....


Via Jeff Domansky