Why Educational Content Marketing is So Powerful

Content Marketing

Content marketing is the art of using valuable information to promote your brand, and this information has to have relevance and be useful to a good percentage of your site users. There is one way you can provide useful details to your visitors so that they keep coming back for more and that is by providing educational content on your website.

Educational content marketing is where you not only focus on selling or promoting your brand but rather on educating your site visitors’ about important subjects within your niche.

With educational content, your purpose is concentrated more on educating your visitors rather than just promoting your brand on every post. The visitor wields the power to buy, and instead of forcing a sale on them, why not draw their attention to important issues about your niche and drive engaging discussions with them?

So, instead of selling, why not teach?

That is what educational content seeks to do; teaching your visitors so they can become better buyers. In teaching your online visitors about topics related to your niche, you tend to reach a wider audience, because many online visitors come to your site looking for vital information that will enable them to make informative decisions. 

So, in providing educational content, you are helping your visitors to solve some of their problems, provided you publish top-quality educational content to achieve that goal. 

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10 Reasons Why Your Landing Pages Are Not Generating Enough Leads

Landing pages are important, as they are the pages that get visitors to consider signing up for a newsletter, getting a free copy of your e-book, or ultimately buying a product or a service you’re offering. A website’s lead generation efforts and conversions hinge heavily on how effective a landing page is, and that is something all good inbound marketers know.

Landing Pages

However, when a landing page doesn’t deliver the expected leads and conversions, there must be something wrong with it. Take a closer look at your site’s current landing page, and see if it has one, two, or any of the following possible reasons it is not working as it should be.

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11 Ways to Amplify & Promote your Content

Content Promotion starts much before you publish a piece of content. There are few things you should consider doing before publishing your content and after publishing your content.

Here is a summary of the points mentioned in the video:

Pre-publishing Phase

Step 1 – Influencer Grooming
Try to attract the attention of potential experts or influencers in the topic that you are writing about.
– Ego Bait
– Asking for Opinion
– Collaboration

Step 2- Keyword Optimization
Do Keyword Research and identify your potential target term

Post – Publishing Phase

Step 3 – Internal Linking
Make sure that you appropriately link to the newly published content piece from other pages within your site

Step 4 – Outreach
Reach out to the influencers you’ve identified in step 1 notifying them about the post. Alternatively, try to build some links back to by offering to guest post on other authoritative blogs.

Step 5 – Newsletter
Leverage your captive audience by sending out a newsletter to them updating them about the newly published piece of content.

Step 6 – Social Channels
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How do you generate Quality Email Leads from your Blog?

We all write content on a regular basis, or hopefully we do, and we don’t necessarily get a direct ROI from all that content we publish on our blogs. Is there a smart and easy way to actually get leads from the content we develop?

Sameer Panjwani covers some quick and practical tips that you can apply when writing your next few pieces of content.

Do watch, learn and apply! Make your Blog work for you. Don’t waste any opportunity to convert your visitors into email leads.

If you have any follow up questions, do post them in the comments section below.

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How to Avoid “Accidental Evil” In Your Agency Business?

Summary:

Casey_1792Casey Cobb helps organizations thrive by keeping founders focused on delivering value. Casey believes in testing assumptions early and often — and puts that theory in practice as a software engineer, inventor, angel investor, writer, and speaker. He has co-founded three companies, including web development agency Project Ricochet, and speaks regularly at conferences, accelerators, and companies on topics ranging from co-founder selection to his popular “Avoiding Accidental Evil” keynote.

He’s written 30+ articles on the intersection of technology and management, and gives back as an entrepreneur by advising several software startups. Casey lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and 3-year old son.

https://projectricochet.com/    project-ricochet-facebook    project-ricochet-google-plus    project-ricochet-twitter    project-ricochet-linkedin

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