A question that comes up at nearly every content marketing meeting is “How will we come up with new content?”. For marketers new to creating constant, relevant content this can look like a long desert road.
The good news is there is a simple way to hyper-focus on a topic and cover all its facets. I call this process a topic sprint.
Topic sprints sprung from a design process called, appropriately, a logo sprint. Like topic sprints, logo sprints explore every angle of an idea. Both are meant to produce a lot of ideas in short, focused bursts.
Buyers of marketing automation systems look for 3 key features according to a recent report by Software Advice. Those features are Lead Nurturing, Reporting & Analytics and Lead Scoring.
While these great, buzzword-y features grab a lion share of votes, they don’t mean much without the most unsexy and overlooked marketing automation feature of them all.
Breaking Bad. Weeds. Boardwalk Empire. If we’ve learned anything from our favorite prime time cable shows, it’s that you can have the best smack on the block, but it’s worthless without a foolproof distribution system. Walt, Nancy, and Nucky demonstrate time and again that access to the best product is only part of the equation. […]
Wistia, a video hosting service for business, has just launched their Wistia Learning site. It’s a great example of knowing their target buyer and creating the content that speaks to that audience. Their topics and use of the medium they host is a great example of content marketing.