Content marketing has become an elusive tool for digital marketers as more and more statistics prove its effectiveness. An amazing 60% of customers feel more positive about a brand after reading custom content and those kinds of numbers usually don’t lie! Like most marketing plans it can feel daunting coming up with brand new, original content that will generate new leads and a huge surge in traffic but with an optimised content marketing strategy tailored to your customers, curating content can be one of your most valuable marketing assets.
In this post we discuss the most effective ways to take advantage of content marketing and its benefits to your business.
1. Define Your Audience
Before you start writing up lists of possible blog topics and social media updates it’s vital that you know who your audience is – who will be reading or watching your content? Although it may sometimes seem like a case of filling up blank space on a company blog or website, the real reasons for publishing interesting and compelling content is to attract, and ultimately, retain customers.
If you’re an old hand at marketing and have produced materials – whether for social media or general promotion …