Excellent blogger outreach programs are about more than great content – you need to be great to work with too. Take a look at these tips for becoming a guest that other bloggers invite back over and over. Content marketing takes many forms and one of the more popular approaches is through blogging. Developing content on your own blog is helpful, but linking to your company on outside sites through blogger outreach is even more powerful. The way you approach outside blogs will help determine your success but so will your actions after the initial agreement. If you want to earn a reputation as a dependable, valuable guest blogger (with the links to prove it), follow these tips. Read the remainder of this entry »
With the growing popularity of Twitter Vine, small businesses should take advantage of this great marketing app. So, how do you get started? Read on to find out how. Twitter Vine is an application that allows Twitter users to create and post six-second looping videos. These videos are made with smartphones and are innovating the ways that companies from Tropicana to GoPro are reaching out to followers. So how can small business owners make the most of this trending social media app? Here is how to get started. Read the remainder of this entry »
Does allowing third-party content on your site make you nervous? While most small business owners are hesitant to let outsiders write their material, they are missing out on some opportunities for company growth without third-party help. Take a look at some common concerns, and suggestions for overcoming them, when it comes to third-party content.
What if I told you that there is a way to do less work but actually reach more people with your company news, products and services? Interested? While I cannot advise you on the best ways to find more money in your budget, I can offer some suggestions developed by others that will give your business a smart marketing advantage.
Content marketing is a valuable part of any business strategy and it comes in many forms. Though the term is overused, its implementation is underutilized. A study by digital marketing company IMN found that 78 percent of companies surveyed placed content marketing as a high or medium-to-high priority but only 52 percent reported a formal content marketing strategy in place for every channel of distribution. What’s more – only 50 percent in industries like financial services, software, banking and insurance said their companies had no content marketing calendar.