When you spend so long creating content you want engagement, virality, retweets, likes, shares, followers, that goes without saying. What kind of social media content gets those hits? More importantly, what content type gives you the most value?
Most blog post have a very short life span. Even if you are sending them to your email subscribers, the most traffic that a blog post receives is in the first 24 hours of being published. How can you utilise social media to maximise the long term impact of your posts? Through the use of social distribution.
Content strategy and content planning are not the same thing much to popular belief. Strategy is the process you go through to get to the planning step, which then leads you to execution.
Strategy, then planning, then execution. If you intend to be successful with your content creation and your content marketing, you need to be able to separate one from the other and do them in the right order.
When it comes to getting started with creating your content the first factor to consider is who are you actually targeting and why is that customer a target. Each person has different intents, motivations, problems and each person requires different content to move them through the buyers journey. You need to determine which content to create to get that move happening from the very beginning.
Northern Ireland businesses are facing a really tough time and are trying to digest the new lockdown restrictions in place for the next month due to the rising number of covid-19 cases. Local business owners have ticked all the boxes and paid considerable amounts of money to open their doors and serve their customers with some businesses not having the ability to even do that. Our small to medium businesses have gone above and beyond to pull together only to be told they are to close for the next 4 weeks at very short notice. I want to try and help with marketing and content ideas for these businesses.
What is User Generated content?
User-generated content, (UGC) alternatively known as user-created content (UCC), is any form of content, such as images, videos, text, and audio, that has been posted by people rather than the actual business or brand onto online platforms.
Have you questioned if blogging is even relevant anymore? Or are you just starting a business and wondering if starting a blog is where your focus should be?
You are not alone in wondering how blogging can have a place in your business, why it should be a priority and what goes into writing the perfect blog post that will benefit your business for years to come.