Content marketing is long past the ‘shiny new toy’ stage. The Content Marketing Institute’s most recent benchmark survey reveals 91 per cent of B2B businesses use content marketing, with 63 per cent seeing better results than last year. Content is now an established part of a good marketing strategy. So it’s puzzling that only 9
Too much brand content is full of unintelligible buzzwords and sales pitches. If it’s telling a story, it’s not a particularly interesting one. Long before every marketing guru was called ‘Chief of Storytelling’, these authors wrote great stories. So who better to turn to for great content advice?
Personalisation of content takes time that we often don’t have. However when the options are sacrifice the time, or risk sacrificing potential customers, the answer is clear. We have collected the top 5 tips for better personalisation, and it involves data you already have.
With many of us more than happy to put the events of 2016 as far behind us as possible, let’s instead turn our attention to our 2017 predictions. We’ve consulted the Magic 8 Balls and thrown in invaluable experiential knowledge to foresee what’s in store for 2017.
A successful digital marketing strategy is about optimising for performance, not position. Before you focus on chasing the top spot, look at the bigger picture. Your audience isn’t looking for more content, but rather better content in their language, reflecting their understandings and wants.
You might think that a franchise about illegal street racers is irrelevant to your organisation’s content strategy. From building brand community, to listening and adapting to your audience’s response, the Blockbuster hit, 7 part series provides key insights into brand content success.
Most journalists would be an uneasy fit within your marketing department. And that’s exactly why you need them on your team. Corporate storytelling bridges the gap between what companies want to say and what customers want to hear. Journalists can tell that story through high-quality content.