Content Marketing

Content Marketing: 9 Ways to Think About it

The words ‘content marketing’ often worry people, because they can’t see how it applies to their business, particularly in more traditional industries. There’s also a perception that it’s just a fad, and not a way to build meaningful relationships with customers. To help you think about how it might be of benefit to you, I’ve…

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CMA Live 2018 – Some Musings

Attending CMA Live This year’s CMA Live experience was very different to last year, and I think that was really down to how I feel about myself and my business. In the intervening 12 months, I’ve done a lot of work on my message, my offering and my website (although not my social media –…

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Content Marketing for Consultants

If you run a marketing, PR or communications consultancy, you’re probably already creating content for your business, but you may not be as consistent or strategic as you could be. Here are five reasons why it’s worth you investing time and effort into creating content. Content Shows Your Customers You Know Your Stuff This is…

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What is a Content Manager?

Content creation and marketing is time-consuming, as we know, and it’s not a top priority for many business owners. As you get busier and your small company starts to grow, or if you’re part of a large organisation with many teams, you might want to pass some or all of the responsibility to a content…

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How to Get Started with Blogs for Your IT Business

You’re busy running your business, dealing with customers and staff, and trying to keep on top of everything. Putting time aside to write blogs is another task you can do without adding to the list. Or, you may be looking for ways to grow your business, find opportunities and win new clients, but although you’ve…

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Why You Need to Plan Your Content in Advance

I’ve mentioned previously why it’s a good idea to write blogs when you’re quiet at work, but planning and creating your content in advance is another way to get organised with your marketing. You might have heard of a content calendar or an editorial calendar – this is a tool people use to plan and…

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Blog Writing: Will Anyone Read my Posts?

will people read my blog

You’re ready to start creating content and share it with the world, and you’ve decided that a blog is the way to go. This is a good idea, because it doesn’t require any specialist equipment or knowledge, and you can produce several at a time and save them as drafts. But if you’re new to…

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