This is Episode 32 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Joe Chernov, VP of Content Marketing for Eloqua. Read on for insights from Joe about content marketing, thought leadership, and the power of visuals. Listen Now Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio [...]
Video has an important place in your overall content marketing strategy, and YouTube’s rise in popularity has taken a front seat in social media marketing news. I shared 4 Mistakes You Make When You Post Video on Your Blog in my last Convince & Convert post, with number four being neglecting to include a call-to-action (CTA). Here are [...]
The psychology behind what causes people to purchase, and the impact of social and content on that dynamic, is a massive research project (and one we’ll be tackling with The Social Habit project). But one thing we know can be effective are companies that wrap the pitch in information. It’s the spoonful of sugar that [...]
As content marketing matures, marketers continue to identify appropriate channels where their investments will pay off with content that sells. Content creation remains a huge undertaking, however, and as Jay Baer puts it, the opportunity costs are significant. The drivers behind a potentially long sales cycle involves content created and distributed over a broad array [...]
Dial Corporation this week announced a new campaign that integrates its long-standing Facebook Page with its new-ish Pinterest page, giving its Facebook community a challenge to create cause-related boards on Pinterest. The top organizations featured on those user-generated boards will compete to win a $5,000 prize. This isn’t an entirely new type of campaign, of [...]
Content marketing works and brands everywhere are getting on board, writing, editing and posting fresh content. That’s nice. But for most bloggers, ideas for post come along almost randomly. Inspiration strikes and something gets written. But was it what the audience needed? Does it relate to other content? …or is it just another post within [...]
If you viewed your content marketing operations from a 35,000 foot level, what would they look like? Would your organization’s content assets, social media networks and web/mobile properties all be aligned and grouped in a cohesive, self-supporting structure? Would they appear to feed audience traffic to one another? Would you have any assets that stand alone, away from the others in isolation?
If your answer to that last question is “yes,” you are not alone. With the best intentions, many brands concept, create and eventually forget about assets once utilized for content marketing purposes. There are countless mobile apps, videos, infographics, research summaries, podcasts and even networks that are like content archipelagos – untouched, inconsequential and alone.
Excerpt of my interview with Lee Odden. Video production by my friends at Candidio. Fast, inexpensive, quality video production. Transcription services from Speechpad. For full conversation, watch the video! Jay: Hey, everybody. It’s Jay Baer from Convince & Convert joined today by a very special guest, my friend Lee Odden, live from somewhere. . . [...]