The idea of creating a blog and living off advertising is tempting. Many have tried it. But unfortunately when you decide to gain capital by inserting those first ads and announcements, things aren’t that simple. Money does not usually flow as one hopefully predicts, especially for small businesses. Bloggers end up getting discouraged and questioning whether this strategy is worth it – and rightfully so. We’ll explain here why placing ads in your blog might not be the best approach to take.
It’s that time of year when many marketing groups release predictions for 2016 and wrap up 2015. There’s one piece of research that we look forward to getting stuck into each year, the Annual Content Marketing Survey of Australian marketers from the Content Marketing Institute and ADMA.
So what did we learn this year?
Or do you run an accounting firm, lawn-mowing business, or a cleaning service?
“Content marketing? Oh yeah, it’s not applicable to my business…”
If this sounds familiar, we need to sit down for a little chat.
It may surprise you to learn the number of businesses in the “not so fun” category pulling off content marketing. You’ll even find some doing it with flair.
Landing pages are a crucial part of the modern marketer’s battle plan.
With numerous tools now available to attract customers, you need somewhere to direct them that encourages conversions – without it, the tools will inevitably fail.
Enter landing pages.
Today, they’re easier to make than ever. Providers like Unbounce, LeadPages, and Instapage, let users create almost unlimited pages for a monthly fee.
The term “10x content” was first coined by Moz’s very own Rand Fishkin back in May 2015 during one of his Whiteboard Friday videos titled “Why Good Unique Content Needs to Die.” Ever since then, 10x content has become a popular discussion topic among content marketers all over the world. And rightfully so – it embodies a new successful content strategy for 2015 and beyond. So what exactly is 10x content and why should you include it in your own content strategy?