Setting the right goals for your content marketing strategy

Setting the right goals for your content marketing strategy

Many small to medium sized businesses aren’t implementing successful content marketing strategies. The problem is that their goals either aren’t realistic, or they are not clearly defined. If you’ve ever started to blog or create content, you will know how time-consuming this can be. After the first initial posts, your stream of ideas (and willingness to sit and write at night) start to dwindle. Many business owners falsely believe that by creating content, cu

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The key to content marketing is understanding your audience

The key to content marketing is understanding your audience

Want to make sure your content marketing strategy is a success? Then you need to understand your audience. Seth Godin famously defines the ideal customer as a person who wants your product and has the ability to pay for it. Some of the most successful content marketing strategies zone in on only one subject or topic and focus on becoming the thought leaders, the ultimate go-to person, for information, advice and How To’s on the topic. Think of Copyblogger’s webs

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The top four reasons why content marketing should be part of your digital strategy

The top four reasons why content marketing should be part of your digital strategy

Everyone’s digital marketing strategies look different. Content marketing, however, should be a part of everyone’s strategy. While certain platforms (such as Instagram and Pinterest) work better with certain types of businesses and industry, virtually anyone can benefit from a solid content marketing plan. Here are the top four reasons to invest in content marketing: Drive new leads While PPC can give you immediate results, the ads disappear once your daily bu

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Does your content marketing match your sales funnel?

Does your content marketing match your sales funnel?

Blogs and pictures and videos are great – but at the end of the day, they need to serve a purpose. Some people might be interested in creating an army of a following, establishing themselves as an industry authority or taking on Justin Bieber as one of the top people to follow on Instagram. But most of us are executing a content marketing strategy in order to increase our bottom lines. One thing people fail to take into consideration is the type of content various

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Where to repurpose your content

Where to repurpose your content

We’ve written about the pains and strife involved in getting your blogs out there. You create a candle-lit, calendar-inscribed event out of writing a blog post (because we know this doesn’t happen during the day when the phone is ringing and clients are breathing down your neck), you’ve shared it on social media and you’ve even gone to the effort of finding a relevant picture because you read that your “content needs visuals”. So now what? If you’re cr

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Growing your blog’s e-mail list

Growing your blog’s e-mail list

In our last post we explained why any blogger should consider creating an e-mail list. The answer is plain and simple and in retrospect it could’ve been summed up in one sentence: because more people will read what you’re writing about. Regardless, we didn’t give you all the tips you need about creating a winning content marketing strategy to make sure that people actually sign up to receive e-mails from you, so here are a few tips to make this happen: Give aw

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Why bloggers need to create an e-mail list

Why bloggers need to create an e-mail list

If you’re blogging your heart out and investing blood, sweat, tears and precious time creating blogs, then you obviously want them to be read. Posting a blog doesn’t magically make the post go viral and even sharing the blog post on social media doesn’t always give your blog the traction it needs (and deserves – as we just mentioned, these things take time). Creating an e-mail list for your blog is a must-have. If you’re sharing knowledge and opinions that

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Why is online video marketing effective?

Why is online video marketing effective?

Video marketing is successful for one simple reason: we as humans are programmed to respond to other humans. “Moving images grabs our attention,” says Susan Weinschenk, a speaker and consultant for brands such as Amazon and Disney. This is how your business can benefit from video marketing: Reduces advertising costs Gone are the days when you would have to pay thousands in advertising fees to create a commercial for your company. With video marketing, yo

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Want to improve your website? Invest in professional copywriting services

Want to improve your website? Invest in professional copywriting services

When you think about building and designing an excellent website, copywriting probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But a website which has compelling content is more likely to turn a visitor into a customer, especially if the website is user-friendly, easy to navigate and contains all the information the visitor is looking for. At WSI we have a team of professional copywriters who will work with you to develop attention-grabbing content. How can grea

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What type of copywriting services does WSI offer?

What type of copywriting services does WSI offer?

If you’re searching for copywriters who can create compelling content for your website, then contact the team at WSI and discover how we can help. There are many important components to a well-designed website, such as a pleasing aesthetic design, an easy-to-navigate format, easily accessible information and content that is not only attention-grabbing, but turns visitors into customers. Many people think copywriting is one of the easier tasks involved in designing

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