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Why Stories: 90% of Orgs Use Content in Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Stories: 90% of Orgs Use Content in Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC] | All things Vistage |

Did you know that 90% of all organizations use content in their marketing efforts?

Although the phrase "content marketing" is something of a buzzword amongst today's promotional teams, the reality is that this inbound marketing practice is both remarkably widespread and effective. To learn more about what content marketing is, how it can benefit your organization and how to get started using this technique to promote your company, check out the following infographic from Demand Metric "A Guide to Marketing Genius: Content Marketing".




Via Jonha Richman, Dr. Karen Dietz
Steven Mallach's curator insight, May 15, 2013 5:29 AM

This is one of the most powerful infographics that I have seen that makes the case for content. Scroll down to find out more about the power of well written articles.


This is an open secret that quality online and even print publications have known for many years - that classical advertising only works up to a point. Most consumers have reached a mental staturation level when it comes to print advertising.


Articles and well crafted, key message rich (not just SEO) content is capable of engaging the reader and building interest and brand loyalty, as well as promoting a call to action where appropriate.


They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Perhaps, but combine an interesting infographic or other type of image with captivating copy and you have a powerful instrument of engagement (and the distinct possibility of sharing across the social media landscape).


Nuff said.



Randy Bauer's curator insight, May 15, 2013 4:07 PM

I am sponging on the learning process of content marketing. While I should be hiring somebody to do this for me, I believe that I must understand what impacts the content of my clients, and potential clients.

Infographics are a great outline, and this one provides much content.

Kris DaCosta-Jamaica Tourist Board's curator insight, May 17, 2013 11:43 AM

90% of organizations use #Content Marketing....its not the future.

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7 Ways to Write Damn Bad Copy & Stories

7 Ways to Write Damn Bad Copy & Stories | All things Vistage |
It's obvious that creativity is an essential part of being a remarkable writer. But when a results-oriented writer says "creative" and an image-oriented

Via Dr. Karen Dietz
Matt McGuire's curator insight, April 10, 2013 11:38 AM

With a headline like that, this article makes nervous reading for professional copywriters and marketeers everywhere...


Can you make it all the way to the end without wailing, 'Oh, drat - I'm guilty of that one!'

Dr. Karen Dietz's comment, April 11, 2013 11:06 AM
LOL Matt! I had the same experience :)
Mike Ellsworth's comment, April 11, 2013 11:18 AM
Yup, everyone slips into bad habits at some point . . .