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Google, Panda 4.0, RankBrain & Love: SEO & Content Marketing's Future via Curagami

Google, Panda 4.0, RankBrain & Love: SEO & Content Marketing's Future via Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

SEO & Content Marketing's Future
Google, Panda 4.0, Rankbrain, SEO & Love shares how future content marketing will be shaped by smartphones, sentiment and feeling with 5 tips on how to thrive.

  • Rich Get Richer
  • Channel Diversification Is Essential
  • It's About SMARTPHONES, Stupid
  • Screens, Content Types, Social & Love 
  • Curate more than create, no content is ever "old"
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We share this post in our Startups Revolution Scoop.it since few startups understand SEO and fewer still think they need content marketing - big mistakes. 

http://www.curagami.com/google-panda-4-0-rankbrain-love/?v=7516fd43adaa

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Scoopit Republishing Study With SpyFu SEO Analysis

Scoopit Republishing Study With SpyFu SEO Analysis | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

SOne of the Lean Content best practices we’ve seen several speakers at our meetups recommend is to leverage existing audiences on top of your own to increase the reach and the impact of your content.

Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Scoop.it's Republishing Study
We loved the attached republishing study Scoop.it CEO Guillaume Decugis and his team shared. Since you need a tool to fully know SEO benefits we fired SpyFu up and took a look at Scoopit's blog.

Good News
The team is right. Their republishing post gained rank on keywords WITH TRAFFIC. "With traffic" is in all caps because adding in SEARCH DEMAND (of keywords) is where most content marketers trip up. 

It is possible to KNOW exactly how many clicks Scoop.it gained and then estimate subscribe gains as we did in this public Google Sheets:

http://bit.ly/scoopit_republish_seo

 YES, Scoop.it gained clicks from their republishing post (though not exactly from where they thought), and they weren't hurt by duping the content (at least not what we could see with this tool and the hour we had to riff the analysis). 

Smaller Posts Daisy Chained
We eliminate any SEO dupe problems by breaking up posts into pieces and sharing on multiple platforms as we did with Why I'm Not An SEO:

Linkedin Post (part 2 of 3)
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-im-seo-martin-marty-smith 

Why I'm Not A SEO (Personal blog part 1 of 3)
http://www.scenttrail.com/why-im-not-a-seo-triptych/ 

Why I'm Not A SEO (Curagami part 3 of 3)
http://www.curagami.com/magical-thinking/new-seo/why-im-not-a-seo-3/ 

Little extra work eliminates a concern that didn't impact Scoop.it's republishing post (as far as we can see) - duping content. 


 

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Content Curation: ScoopIt Content Director Rocks via @Curagami

Content Curation: ScoopIt Content Director Rocks  via @Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Content curation is key for Small To Medium Sized Businesses (SMBs) online success & Scoop.it's new Content Director makes curation a marketing reality.
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malek's curator insight, February 9, 2015 8:25 AM

thought provoking, the Content Shock is worth further studying.  Hard to argue about how production is far exceeding supply

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How QDF Changes Content Marketing - Curagami

How QDF Changes Content Marketing  - Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Quality Deserves Freshness QDF is important to "new SEO". This post & Haiku Deck share marketing, tactics & strategy tips so QDF works for not against you.
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3 Things 5,000 Startup Entrepreneurs Know You Should Too via @HaikuDeck

3 Things 5,000 Startup Entrepreneurs Know You Should Too via @HaikuDeck | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Wiki-ization of Marketing: Moving From Brands To Communities
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As digital marketing becomes more about communities and less about control Wiki-like meritocracy is taking over.
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Invisible Giant: Why the new SEO Is So Hard To See
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The new SEO is being obscured by the social / mobile web, Google changes and the rapidly changing nature of content marketing & curation.
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Tomorrow's Ecommerce Today
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Is it possible to design tomorrow's ecommerce website today? Yes
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Illusion of PPC and E-Mail Success Impacts SMBs & Startups via @Curagami

Illusion of PPC and E-Mail Success Impacts SMBs & Startups via @Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Never Ending Battle Truth, Justice & American Way
Tough "Dog Days" of summer for "Super Hero" marketing tactics. Here is a list of the dead and dying tactics:

SMB Marketing Tactics Costing More, Getting Less:

* Yellow Pages (near death). 
* Print ads (near death).

* Val-u-pak coupons (near death).

* Coupons of any kind (losing relevance with smartphone users)..

* Groupons (blows brands up almost beyond repair).
* Email marketing (sick due to social / mobile web). 
* Social Media Marketing (sick and getting sicker fast). 
* Content Marketing.(content shock sick).

* Ecommerce (too many stores, same offerings).
* PPC (paying more to get less). 
* Retargeting (cat out of bag, so sick efficacy declining).
* Video Marketing (steep learning curve, expensive). 
* Viral Marketing (everyone has that cold now & hit or miss). 
* Cause Marketing (not as unique as once was & live or die with partner).

* Celebrity Marketing (expensive and live or die with branded celeb).

* SEO (don't even get us started, all but gone, baby, gone). 

Many of these "SMB" tactics are in a startup's launch plan too. Good luck with that. Startups have to double down on asynchronous tactics since their money is tight and they have little or no brand awareness yet.

Favorite startup asynchronous tactics of ours include:

* OPN (tap Other People's Networks).
* OPM (tap Other People's Money via crowdfunding).
* Crowdfunding.
* Friends-of-Friends marketing.
* Community (start handing of the keys to your content early).
* Partnerships.
* OPC (Other People's Content via content curation with attribution(.
* Video Marketing (learning curve and expense scares most away).
* Events.
* Training.
* Contests & Games.

That last bullet can be especially powerful for startups. Remember to create tools needed to empower advocates, contributors and Sherpas. Make it easy to help you by providing graphical tools, listening and curating content into a social space (curation is a form of social reward).  

 

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Curagami & Revolution Play Triangle Startup Factory Pitchday via @Curagami

Curagami & Revolution Play Triangle Startup Factory Pitchday via @Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Curagami & The Ecommerce Revolution Played Triangle Startup Factory's Pitchday today discussing how how to fix ecommerce marketing with Curagami.
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How Blogging Accelerates Startup Growth

How Blogging Accelerates Startup Growth | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Marty Note
I wish I could sit every startup entrepreneur down and have them read this post about how blogging accelerates growth. Need funding? Spending tons of time pitching? Why?

If I could share a way for a startup not to have to have absurd conversations with people who will NEVER invest in their startup they would ask me what they need to pay for that kind of magic.

Guess what, the magic is FREE, all you have to do is write what is happening, create some videos and share your progress. I've been writing about The Social Startup and blogging is a KEY aspect of creating the kind of content people find and want to CALL YOU.

If that last sentence translated like this, "You get to keep more of your company," then you get the idea. Even if you never make a dime from the content you share blogging is worth doing. You will LEARN so much from sharing, getting feedback and reacting.

That kind of feedback is MAGIC and worth its weight in gold. When I worked in marketing at M&M/Mars we paid BIG BUCKS for the kind of information any entrepreneur can get FREE now. So SHARE and then ASK, SHARE and ASK again. Bet you make more money that way than bieng 100% widget focused.


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New Money: Startup Investment Criteria - via @CrowdFunde

New Money: Startup Investment Criteria - via @CrowdFunde | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Don't Ask The Wrong Questions
Statup Investors Often Ask The WRONG Questions in the WRONG ways. Here are examples of GOOD questions to ask startup entrepreneurs:


* How many unique visitors will your site get daily in the first year?

* How many downloads (or sales) will your site make daily?

* What is projected cost of customer acquisition first through third years?

* Where will your website’s traffic come from? Top 3 – 5 sources?

* Who are you disrupting and what is the PageRank PageSpread and number of inbound Links.



Complete list is included in the linked post on CrowdFunde
http://crowdfunde.com/new-money-startup-investment-criteria/


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Google Revolution's Profound Implications - Atlantic BT

Google Revolution's Profound Implications - Atlantic BT | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Google's New SEO Revolution wants improving heuristics the kind created by storytelling, cause and video marketing, the new Critical Success Factors.
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More than a new sheriff we live when every old paradigm is shattered and lies still and worthless on the ground. At an interesting lunch that started with misery around a hummingbird and ended with rejection of the new Critical Success Factors that bring the ever increasing heuristics this NEW GOOGLE demands the profound scope of our current revolution could be glimpsed and appreciated.

 

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Content Marketing, Storytelling and UGC are the New SEO

Content Marketing, Storytelling and UGC are the New SEO | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

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:

* Curation.
* Creation.
* Social.

* Ecommerce.

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.  

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Marco Gabrielli's curator insight, September 15, 2013 6:21 AM

"Curation is LISTENING. Curation is listening with intent. When, like Robin Good, you curate an important pool of information such as "cool new social media and Internet marketing tools" followers can spend LESS time worrying about finding new cool tools themselves. We learn where to go WHEN we need certain kinds of information."

 

 

 -- But curation is also a Great WORK, which allows us to understand the economics of information on the web. :-)


(Ringrazio Stefano per il link)

Level343's comment, September 17, 2013 1:14 PM
Hey Angela, until we no longer use content to communicate It will continue to be King :-)
Level343's comment, September 17, 2013 1:15 PM
Marco, grazie a lei :-)
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5 Common Startup SEO Mistakes

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Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, July 10, 2013 9:15 AM
Like Stephanie's postage stamp analogy. Some social tools such as @Scoopit can become creation tools too (not just delivery vehicles). Scoop.it is a hybrid both postage stamp, letter and curated letter (from other sources). Why it rocks SEO and is fun to use. Also the fastest feedback loop on the web :). M
Esther Turón Perez 's comment, July 18, 2013 4:18 AM
Very good!
Stephanie Katcher's comment, July 18, 2013 11:33 AM
Thanks Martin! You're right about Scoop.it's role. Now I need to dig up the mindmap I have for key players.
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SEO and Content Marketing For Startups

SEO and Content Marketing For Startups | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Many startups think passion is enough. it isn;t. Successful startups learn how to tune their marketng with tools such as the 3 free Google tools discussed here: Analytics, Adwards and Trends.

Successful startups LISTEN at least as much as they TALK and this post explains how.

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7 SEO Trends For 2016 - Curagami

7 SEO Trends For 2016 - Curagami | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Ten SEO Trends & Tips for 2016 Ten SEO Trends and Tips for 2016 was inspired by 7 SEO Trends by Anne Carton (via Os on Scoop.it). Curagami’s 7 SEO Trends / Tips are different, but we used Anne’s excellent post to get ours started. 2016 promises to be a watershed year for Search Engine …
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SEO For Web Designers (9,972) Beats Buffett's Startups Tips (9,050)

SEO For Web Designers (9,972) Beats Buffett's Startups Tips (9,050) | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Our SEO for Web Designers has surpassed Warren Buffett's Startups Tips to become our #1 Haiku Deck:

SEO for Web Designers (9,972 Views)
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Warren Buffett's Startups Tips (9,050 Views)
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Makes SEO for Web Designers our fastest and steepest trending Haiku Deck. Our 42 Decks have generated over 100,000 views proving visual marketing is here and slides are a new online marketing channel.

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Our Favorite FREE SEO Tools In SEO For Web Designers @HaikuDeck

Our Favorite FREE SEO Tools In SEO For Web Designers @HaikuDeck | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

SEO For Web Designers
Web designers shouldn't be SEO experts since keeping up with DESIGN is a full-time job. But web designers are where SEO rubber meets the Google Road so understanding a handful of ideas is critical to the online success of any designers creations.

This Haiku Deck includes a list of our favorite FREE SEO tools and how to use them to create a content marketing map. Content marketing maps help move your site to the first page of listings for keywords that matter (to your business or nonprofit).

Many of the tips included in SEO for Web Designers are universal and so helpful to anyone creating online communication...and who ISN'T creating online communication these days?

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Want Trusted Content? Startups Do 10 Things [+4 From @Scenttrail]

Want Trusted Content? Startups Do 10 Things [+4 From @Scenttrail] | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Marty Note On Developing Trusted Content
Startups must create content to develop trust and community. Content marketing. and this may be a surprise to some, is not an end unto itself. You create and share content to help, educate and share. Startups should create content to develop a self-sustaining community. 

Sharing content requires being vulnerable, real and authentic. The six tips from the linked post focus on creating honest communication. My 4 content marketing tips describe how to create content sure to be shared (a form of trust), built upon and provide the feedback loops you need to run an online business:

Six Content Tips (from the link)

* Eliminate Hype. 

* Make Your Content  As Unbiased as possible. 

* Present alternative perspectives (from trusted leaders and gurus). 

* Include objective research.

* Beware of product pitches (just say NO to product pitches). 

* Proclaim your identity (be honestly who you ARE as any disparity creates dissonance). 

Marty's 4 Content Marketing Tips (to promote shares and feedback)

* End with a question asking for feedback & don't mind if none comes (1:9:90 Rule says only about 10% of your visitors are going to engage with your content is ways you can see).
* Shorten your sentences & paragraphs and lose the conjunctions and personal pronouns.
* Create short (10 words or less) headlines with "grabbers". 
* Create, shoot or develop original art.

Questions are great. We use questions in three ways:

* We ask and then answer our own question as a way to engage a clear line of reasoning and thinking.
* We ask contextually relevant questions at the end of a post looking for feedback on a reader's experience.
* We ask and leave open questions in heading sand sub-heads to promote the content as answer reading the curiosity of a question prompts.

Short and Sweet
Shorten and create SEO writing. SEO writing is reducing your "stop words" such as personal pronouns or other words search spiders can't understand.  SEO may be out of favor these days, but those "spider tips" apply to creating content to promote online readership and engagement too. Think Hemingway more than Faulkner. 

Original Art
Startups shouldn't use stock photography. Stock creates dissonance with any startup's main positioning. All startups are claiming to be smarter and more creative than the other guy. When you use sock you look just like the other guy. Just say NO to stock no matter how much your designer wants to use it. CORNED use stock but ask your design team to create unique edits and perspectives so your stock doesn't look like everyone else. 
 

 

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Does Your Startup Need A Million Bucks? Here's How To Get It via Crowdfunding

Does Your Startup Need A Million Bucks? Here's How To Get It via Crowdfunding | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Bunch O Balloons Featured on TODAY Show This morning!

Bunch O Balloons, an easy to use time saving water balloon invention, may make $1M on Kickstsarter thanks to great crowdfunding marketing and the new SEO. Team Curagami is in Charlotte at the Search Exchange Conference.

This Curatti post combines a fascinating new tool set capable of making "Editors of Chaos" come true and the story of how a crowdfunding project goes "mega-viral".





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malek's curator insight, July 31, 2014 11:39 AM

Curagami helps form the “Ambassador Layer” every website and brand needs these days. Ambassadors, people who’ve “bought in” to a brand’s mission and want to help, need to be given contextually appropriate “jobs”.

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What Content To Create & Why: What's Your Curagami Score?

What Content To Create & Why: What's Your Curagami Score? | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Curagami Scores
We've tuned our Curgami engine to evaluate three website and brand CSFs (Critical Success Factor):

* Content.
* Community.
* Conversion.

The tool creates unique metrics such as Link Efficiency Indexes (LEI) to evaluate a website, close competitors and it establishes "best practice" averages viral content, sustainable community and asynchronous conversion ideas (not going up against a competitor's strength).

We started our journey to answer a simple question:

What content should a website create and why?

That simple question has soaked up six months of our lives and tens of thousands of our investors' cash. Good news is we are seeing light at the end of the tunnel. Will your website WIN armed with a Curgami Score Report?

Yes :). Marty & Team Curagami

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Could A New Candy Company Disrupt Emperors of Chocolate? A: Yes - via @CrowdFunde

Could A New Candy Company Disrupt Emperors of Chocolate? A: Yes - via @CrowdFunde | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Emperors of Chocolate & New SEO
How would my former employer M&M/Mars or our arch rival Hershey react to the new SEO? Not so great. This is how the door gets opened for "clean slate" brands savvy at social media and who don't have a hundred years of built up animosity.  

Could a new candy company focused on social media and the web survive? Might be a long time before the giants even knew an upstart was around. First company to become the Emperor of online CONTENT wins :). so YES a new candy company could disrupt the space.  

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Triangle Startup Factory Video Diary: Day 2 - Tap SEO Power of "Unrealized Networks"

Triangle Startup Factory Video Diary: Day 2 - Tap SEO Power of "Unrealized Networks" | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

CrowdFunde team is attending startup school. This Triangle Startup Factory Dairy shares our journey. Day 2 = creation of "unrealized networks", UGC & SEO.

Day 2: Tapping Unrealized Networks
Wow, what a day. Started with a Scrum-like standup and then worked the Business Model Canvas with TSF Founder Chris Heivly and Whitney. Discussing CrowdFunde's SEO benefit we realized that many businesses have "unrealized networks".

Unrealized networks are your customers. One undeniable New SEO truth is commons or platforms like HuffPost and Facebook out perform all other models. Problem is how does a small business easily add a "commons" that won't cost them a million bucks in cash or time?

CrowdFunde to the rescue.

CrowdFunde's goal is to help our partners TAP the gold they carry in their unrealized network. When I was a Director of Ecommerce our mailing list was around 50,000. We communicated with our customers regularly because email marketing was the most profitable Internet marketing channel (by far).

What we DID NOT do was for a community. We didn't realize benefits from our network. This Video Diary includes a 2 minute video that walks you through our first cut at tapping "unrealized networks". Please share any thoughts, reactions or ideas.

We are in "startup school" at the Triangle Startup Factory in Durham, NC for 12 weeks and everything is up for grabs. Together we create a cool tool, a "get more with less" tool to help conquer the "New SEO".

Thanks, CrowdFunde team and Marty

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SEO For Content Marketers: 5 Quick Tips - via @Curatti_

SEO For Content Marketers: 5 Quick Tips - via @Curatti_ | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
SEO for content marketers shares 5 "Quick Tips" to avoid SEO bear traps like: dupe content, keywords as friends, little things, & it's a SoLoMo world.
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Turns out the only QUICK thing about writing 5 SEO Tips for Content Marketers is reading it (lol). I quickly realized I'd bitten off more than I can comfortably chew (a familiar state). Each of these 5 tips could command several thousand words to fully 'splan it

Every startup entrepreneur is a content marketer whether they realize it or not. Startups need to do content first, but they rarely do. Trying to explain every aspect of SEO for thoe new to content marketing like startps would take 10,000 words.

So I didn't try to explain content marketing SEO soup to nuts. Instead of getting deep in the weeds I shared experience with each tip and links to learn more.


No one should attempt to do all 5 at the same time anyway since any 2 of them will be a full time job for a 3 to 5 person Internet marketing team for several weeks to a month.

BUT, do any 2 of these tips and your website's traffic, conversions and profits go up. Want to know why conversions go up? Read my GPlus intro: https://plus.google.com/102639884404823294558/posts/4kWa3aorYCc


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janlgordon's comment, December 17, 2013 12:49 AM
Marty, this is excellent, going to definitely apply a few of these to Curatti immediately! Great to have you on the team!!
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Peas In A Pod: User Generated Content (UGC) & Brands

Peas In A Pod: User Generated Content (UGC) & Brands | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it
Find out how brands these days are using user generated content to manifest business opportunities.

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It has been observed, that 64% of people are ‘highly likely’ to purchase something that included their input, combined with the 92% of people who rely upon other individuals they know while making a purchase decision. Over the last five years, there has been a 35% increase in user generated content, and 70% people feel most loyal to brands that listen to them.


Via Samu Tuomisto
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One of the most influential things I've read in several year sis David Edelman's

Branding In A Digital Age: Spending Money In All The Wrong Places
http://hbr.org/2010/12/branding-in-the-digital-age-youre-spending-your-money-in-all-the-wrong-places/
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Aligning With The Consumer Decision Journey
http://hbr.org/web/ideas-in-practice/aligning-with-the-consumer-decision-journey

Read those two amazng posts and you see how the "consumer decision journey" has and is changing. Of course there is a HUGE opportunity for brands to cultivate, mine, curate and share User Generated Content if for no other reason than UGC is the least expensive and possibly most SEO valuable content.

Least expensive because advocates GIVE you their content. SEO Powerful because advocates make yoru pages come alive with comments, ideas, suggestions, contests, games and support. The sheer amount and diversity of UGC ontent can't be duplicated without spending millions.

Don't spend millions you don't need to spend (even if you have them). Tap the power of UGC and do what THEY tell, share, story and curate.

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Mike Doherty's curator insight, September 14, 2013 8:55 AM

Least expensive because advocates GIVE you their content. SEO Powerful because advocates make yoru pages come alive with comments, ideas, suggestions, contests, games and support. The sheer amount and diversity of UGC ontent can't be duplicated without spending millions.

Laércio Bento's curator insight, September 16, 2013 10:27 AM

This is social media. Media is increasingly social. Companies will be more and more the receivers, no more issuers.

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Saving The News & Observer With Startups

Saving The News & Observer With Startups | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

There are several ideas in this post for how our local newspaper the Raleigh News and Observer can become an Internet marketing powerhouse. My favorite is to create a Y-combinator-like startup school or partner with one.

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill is rich in universities and the startups they bring so if our local newspaper were to embrace #Startups they kill two birds with a single stone - creating highly viral online content while bringing along UNC, Duke and NC State.

This RX might not work for all newspapers, but I note a favorite Internet marketing irony. Newspapers are RICH in the expertise any great website needs such as graphic artists, photographers, writers and editors. In fact any newspaper has 100x the content marketing talent as my 3 person team back in the day.

How did we make $30M in online sales while newspapers bleed red ink with all the talent we never had? Read on.

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Why Slideshare ROCKS Content Marketing and SEO [for Startups]

Why Slideshare ROCKS Content Marketing and SEO [for Startups] | Startup Revolution | Scoop.it

Slideshare may be the most powerful content marketing tool around. Few realize its power so your Internet marketing team's Slideshare use could be disruptive.

Martin (Marty) Smith's insight:

Slideshare Is Content Marketing For Startups
If you are a startup and you are NOT putting all those slide presentations you are creating to get money and define your market on Slideshare you are NUTS. I've met with many startups and they are all overwhelmed and under-contented.

The last thing any of these geniuses think about is creating online communication to define their passion. They ALL create presentations and maybe, just maybe, taking an extra 10 minutes to load those presentations up to Slideshare may kill the proverbial two birds with a single stone.

Sharing your slides on Slideshare isn't as robust as I would like Startups to attack content marketing, but it beats NOTHING. AND I'm betting most will find it easy to accomplish save for one issue - protecting secrets.

Here's the thing. What you are doing isn't as secret as you think (by half) and the more feedback you get the sooner the better your chances of success. If something feels uniquely yours remove it from your presentation or mask it. If you are smart enough to create a cool app or the next generation SaaS tool then you can figure a way to get your content on Slideshare. Right?

Here is a link to Storyteling Is The New SEO
http://www.slideshare.net/martinmartysmith/storytelling-new-seo

Here is link to the piece about how Slideshare rocks content marketing:
http://martinmartysmith.com/why-slideshare-rocks-content-marketing-and-seo/

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John van den Brink's comment, July 2, 2013 2:49 PM
Great post Martin!
DebarghyaSir's comment, July 3, 2013 12:46 AM
Really appreciate your informative post. I am going to use it.
Christos Margetis's curator insight, July 6, 2013 6:03 AM

If you are a startup and you are NOT putting all those slide presentations you are creating to get money and define your market on Slideshare you are NUTS.