Content Marketing Guide: How 10 Startups Became Thought Leaders & Generated Massive Revenue Growth

Content Marketing Guide - How Top Companies Generate 1000's of Visitors Each MonthContent marketing has been around for a very long time, but has grown sharply in popularity in recent years. Google’s crack down on just about every easy link building tactic and the growth of social media marketing have made content marketing a compelling choice for growing a business.

Content marketing can benefit just about any business. By creating useful content targeted towards your desired audience, you can generate more leads, become an authoritative source of information and build brand awareness.

More website content through activities like blogging and tool creation can also result in more traffic through search engines, social media and people sharing your content with others.

Why Develop a Content Strategy?

A lot of people think that content marketing is just blasting content out on a blog, but developing a documented content strategy often produces much better results.

According to Content Marketing Institute, only 35% of organizations have a documented content strategy. Out of those with a documented strategy, 60% say that their organization is effective versus 32% with only a verbal strategy and 7% for organizations with no content strategy.

For Small Business Ideas Blog, traffic grew at a slow rate when there was no strategy at all. Once I approached blogging more strategically, traffic increased considerably, including a 1,310% increase in 2014.Read More

70+ Keyword Research Tool Alternatives to Google Keyword Planner

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In recent years, Google has made moves to obscure keyword data both in their keyword research tool and Google Analytics. Many online marketers and even SEO’s have started to give up on keyword research and just use what limited information is available.

However, there are still many alternatives and good tools for generating keyword ideas. Here are some suggestions for generating keyword ideas now that over 70% of keyword data is hidden.

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2014 Recap: 1380% Traffic Increase, Pinterest Rankings & Plans for 2015

2014 Recap - Traffic & Rankings Increase in 2014 & 2015 Plans

2014 was a good year in terms of traffic improvements to my websites and I also got a #1 Pinterest ranking. Here are some of my top posts and plans to do even better for 2015.

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Pinterest Marketing: How I Became One of the Top Pinners for “Baby Shower”

Pinterest keyword suggestions

Ranking well on Pinterest can greatly improve your ability to gain followers and tap into the traffic potential of this popular social media channel. Here’s how I became one of the top ranked pinners for the competitive term “baby shower”.

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GoAnimate Review: Make Your Own Business Videos & Video Infographics Online

GoAnimate Review: Make Your Own Videos & Video Infographics Online by @sbizideasblog

Intimidated by online video? GoAnimate is a tool you may want to consider to tap into the effectiveness of online video without breaking your budget.

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