Posts Categorized: Content Marketing

Content Marketing is big business and is all about using your blog to bring traffic, leads and ultimately sales to your website whether that’s through products you are the affiliate of or your own products. Content Marketing ties nicely into other marketing methods such as email and social media marketing and they help strengthen one another.

How to Choose the Perfect Photos for your Blog Posts

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I know as a busy blogger you probably are thinking ‘well, a picture is just a picture.‘ You might be thinking that as long as you put pictures with your blog post you are doing well. Well I’m sorry to break it to you but simply picking out random pictures and slapping them next to your blog post is not going to help you achieve your objectives. The digital world is becoming more and more visual by the minute so spending time adding the right types of photos to your blog posts is key. 

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EzineArticles Goes no Follow and Serious SEOs Shrug it off

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We all know the value article directories, like EzineArticles, has been eroding over the past few years. No longer can you publish an EzineArticle with an outgoing link and rank instantly. It was only a question of time until their value, from an SEO perspective, is completely gone. However, things have gotten much worse than I originally anticipated.

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How to Publish StumbleUpon Content that’s Worthwhile

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Anybody can write a piece of content nowadays. In fact, you only need to go to Fiverr, spend a few bucks with a writer from India, and you have yourself a half decent piece of content that took no effort. The problem is not the amount of money you spend on the content, it is not even the amount of time you spend on the content, it is the concept behind the content that truly matters. If you have the concept/idea part wrong, you are basically setting yourself up for content marketing failure.

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The Top Five Signs your Blog Post Sucks

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I have some very depressing news to tell you. It pains me to share the fact that every single day, there are over two million pieces of online content produced and shared everyday. That’s every single day. Can you imagine that? Can you see the odds of you making a dent in your niche with that flood of information? This is not the same recycled content we’re taking about. This is not just one article being shared two million times. This is not just one article being repackaged two million times. These are two million separate pieces of content produced and shared every single day. This is English language content that is completing for your global share of the pie.

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Stop Blogging like a Wallflower

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Have you ever been to a high school party? You would notice that the very popular people are in the dance floor, cutting up the rug, having a good time. You can also see the party animals near the refreshment tables, telling jokes, making people laugh, and having a great time. The average high school student is probably in small circles, talking to their friends, and trying to have a good time.

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Picking out the Right Graphics for your Blog Post

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It really does boggle the mind that so many bloggers, it seems, seem to randomly pick a picture and post it at the top of their blog post. They think that this simple act will somehow, someway, make their blog more interesting. Whether you are looking to engage your blog readers better, or you are trying to reduce your bounce rate, you should not just randomly grab pictures that might be vaguely related to the topic of your blog post. You might want to spend a little bit more time and effort and analysis as to your choice of graphics.

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Is Article Marketing Dead?

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The problem with many affiliate marketing forums is that, people tend to repeat the same information again and again. Somebody would ask a question and people who, whether they are veterans or newbies, would basically recycle answers that were given by other people. This type of group thinking is actually very stifling. It is also very annoying. If you are looking for real answers, the last thing you want is for group think to take over. When it comes to affiliate marketing topics, and traffic generation topics, one particular topic that gets more than its fair share of group thinking is article marketing.

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Keep Blog Posts Simple, Stupid

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You have heard of the old saying KISS, right? KISS, just in case you do not know, is Keep It Simple Stupid. In the world of blogging this is absolutely valid advise. This is a spot on. The reality is, that there are too many bloggers out there that blog to fail. There is no other way to say it. There is no polite way to say it. People blog, to fail. That is right.

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Make the 80–20 Rule Your Content Marketing Mantra

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If you are looking at content marketing for your SEO branding efforts or general audience outreach, you know you have your work cut out. The hard reality is that content marketing is no walk in the park. It is not easy by any stretch of the imagination. There are almost 2 million pieces of content published on social media platforms every single day. That’s the volume of competition you have to work with and that is just the stuff that is being promoted on social media platforms.

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Mastering the Seduction of Content Marketing

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People often snicker when they hear the word ‘seduction.’ Usually, the first image that comes to mind is a very sultry woman, possibly in her neglige, looking alluringly at a man. Well, guess what, seduction is everywhere. Seduction is on the radio. Seduction is on TV. Seduction is on the internet. What kind of seduction am I talking about? I am talking about advertising.

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