2017 was a big year, so we’re looking ahead to predict the likely trends in 2018. Here’s what we think will – and won’t – happen in the next 12 months.
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
Congrats! You just landed a new job and…oh wow…you’re starting a new job, oh god! “What do I wear?” “Will the others like me?” “They made a huge mistake. I’m not ready!” Before you have a meltdown, read on. As the newest edition to Spectrum I know exactly how you feel. I’m the littlest junior
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?
A joke between friends might not reflect as well to the world at large, so think about every aspect of your online presence. Every upload accumulates to create your personal brand, make sure it’s one you want seen by the entire cyberspace.
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.