Content Marketing

Resources to optimize your content and messaging

Why Ads and Content Are Better Together

In many organizations, digital advertising and content marketing have little overlap. They require different skills and knowledge, so they’re often managed by distinct employees, teams, or even departments.  While content teams tend to produce lead magnets for the advertising team to use in lead generation, that’s usually where the coordination [...]

2021-01-27T20:37:23+00:00

4 Reasons to Interlink Your Content

You’ve just created a brilliant blog post. It positions your brand as a thought leader in your industry, helps your customers solve a problem, and leads to a relevant call-to-action. The title is attention-grabbing and clear. There’s not a single typo. But you forgot something. You didn’t link this brilliant [...]

2020-12-17T18:19:31+00:00

5 Clever Sources for Content Ideas

Whether you’re posting on social media, writing a newsletter, or thinking about new lead magnets, it helps to have a well of ideas you can draw from. But coming up with a steady stream of topics can be tough. That’s where it helps to have a variety of sources you [...]

2020-10-29T15:51:01+00:00

5 Ways “Show Don’t Tell” Works in Marketing

“Show don’t tell” isn’t just a principle for writers. It’s for marketers, too. In creative writing, “show don’t tell” challenges you to make readers experience what characters think and feel, instead of saying it. In marketing (especially content marketing), “show don’t tell” means helping your audience see the value of [...]

2020-08-13T18:13:25+00:00

3 Reasons to Start Sending a Regular Newsletter

A lot of brands have an email newsletter of some kind. Maybe you email donors once a quarter to share stories about the people you’ve helped, thank your supporters, and ask for more donations. Or you share about product updates or new releases. That’s fine. But it’s just scratching the [...]

2020-06-18T16:55:40+00:00

Is Your Website Turning Into a Ghost Town?

A lot of websites have a problem that doesn’t get much attention: dead pages. These are pages nobody ever visits—and you may not even be aware they exist. Some dead pages are so outdated you wouldn’t want anyone to see them. They might be based on old data, use terms [...]

2020-06-11T16:41:27+00:00

3 Types of Pages Your Website Needs in 2020

The vast majority of organizations have websites. But most aren’t using them to their full potential. Whether you’ve had a website for decades or you just launched yours last week, odds are you’re missing some crucial pages your customers need to discover your brand, research your solutions, and get what [...]

2020-03-12T16:48:34+00:00

5 Steps to Create Your Content Strategy

Anyone can create content. But if you want your blog, newsletter, YouTube channel, podcast, magazine, or social media accounts to be effective, you need to start with a content strategy. And that’s not so easy. Your strategy gives every piece of content a job, so you’ll always have a thoughtful [...]

2020-04-23T20:17:33+00:00