Content marketing best practices are great for expanding your skills and staying on top of your game. But not everyone can afford them. And, even if you can, they may not be a good fit. When it comes to content marketing, do the best you can with what you have.
If you’ve been using gated content and content downloads to build your email list, you’re not alone. It’s a long-standing best practice of content marketing. But the GDPR is about to change that. Here’s what you need to know about growing your email list in a GDPR world.
Storytelling is a powerful form of content marketing. But most of the best practices are aimed at brands that already have a loyal following. This article describes how you can effectively use storytelling in your content marketing even if you’re an SMB or a solopreneur.
Is your web content turning you into an unknowing criminal? The internet isn’t the unexplored, largely unregulated frontier it was just a few years ago. As it becomes increasingly enmeshed in every detail of our lives, government bodies around the globe are passing legislation to regulate it. And what you don’t know about illegal content can definitely hurt you.
Outsourcing content creation is common practice. And, when you get it right, it can be a great solution for both your company and for you (one less thing you have to stay up worrying about at night). But how do you find the best content writer for you and your needs? This post addresses different types of writers and how to find the one that will be the right fit for you.
The content marketplace used to be simple: Writers proved their value through clips and bylines. Today, however, a lot of online content is either ghostwritten or published without a byline at all. This article offers advice to professionals on both sides of the equation — writers, editors, content managers, etc. — on how to navigate the content marketplace in a world without bylines.
Guest posting is often encouraged as a content marketing best practice. It’s a great way to build thought leadership and drive traffic to your website. But, like many best practices, that advice is targeted primarily toward large organizations. But should solopreneurs guest post? This article takes a look at the value of guest posting for small businesses.
A lot of content marketing best practices are written for large organizations. Many of them are impractical, if not impossible, for other businesses. This article offers advice on content marketing for solopreneurs and other small businesses. Which content marketing strategies should you focus on, and which can you ignore?
My Australian Shepherd, Mavis, is very communicative. People are always commenting on how human-like her facial expressions are (especially when she rides in the front passenger seat with me, sitting up like a person). Mavis also scratches the back door when she wants me to do her bidding. Sometimes she wants to go out, sometimes […]
Using gated content to build your email list is an accepted best practice. But is it really? How to know whether gated content is right for you.