10 Tips To Increase Eyeballs And Conversion

By on June 29th, 2015

1. Deliver a clear brand promise.  What is the value you offer to customers? Say it crisply and hit a drumbeat.  Many brands do this very well.  Coke – happiness.  Red Bull – energy.  Verizon – works everywhere.  Make your brand value prop crystal clear and preferably differentiated.    Consistently hit that drumbeat across all channels.  Be known for something.  Acid test — if asked what your company stands for, could your…

Content Marketing That Converts

By on June 25th, 2015

How Do You Create Content Marketing That Converts? There’s been a fundamental shift in the way marketers and customers create, consume, and share content. Every day, billions of photos are uploaded, tweets are posted, snapchats are sent, and pieces of content are shared. As marketers, we need to consider how our customers are consuming content and where, when, and how to engage them. A content marketing strategy should be designed…

3 Steps To Creating Content Like A Journalist

By on June 24th, 2015

Content marketers are not journalists. However, because of layoffs, economic circumstances, and the opportunity to expand their portfolios, many journalists have become content marketers. With them, they bring their journalism school education, years of experience writing for print and online publications, excellent research and interviewing skills, a code of ethics that informs their work, and the ability to find a great story almost anywhere. Brands producing content, as well as…

7 Essential Roles for a Successful Content Marketing Strategy

By on June 24th, 2015

All too often a brand’s content marketing “team” is a one-person show. In reality, this is the same as asking someone to perform a seven-person job. Understandably when an project is just starting out, its tough to get all the right players involved. However, it’s important to be realistic and aware of all the different roles and responsibilities needed to execute a successful content marketing strategy. Although some may outsourced…

The Best In Automotive Content Marketing

By on June 18th, 2015

In a recent study by J.D. Power and Associates, new-vehicle owners were asked to cite the reasons they chose a particular make and model of a vehicle they purchased. Not surprisingly, out of 10 factors, the most frequently cited was, “like the image the vehicle portrays.” So what if an automotive brand doesn’t portray the image it wants? Content marketing can help. The Lincoln Motor Company, Land Rover and Cadillac…