Content Marketing Part 10: Using Social Media to Share Content

In part 10 of my Content Marketing Series, we continue with how you can use social media to share your content and gain more exposure to your blog.

By Herman Drost

If you’re not using social media these days to market your business you’re limiting the size of your audience. Some years ago if you simply submitted an article to a few of the top article directories it generated a lot of traffic back to website. This isn’t true anymore because the Internet has changed. Many people now use social media sites to interact with others. How can you harness these traffic sources so you can attract more business?

4 ways to use social media sites to distribute your articles

Content Marketing Part 9: How to Use Your Webinar as Blog Content

In part 9 of the Content Marketing Series, this article will share how to use your own free webinars as content for your blog.

Many people who have been successfully hosting their own live webinars over the Internet have been recording their live sessions. However, some webinar hosts may be at a loss as to what to do with their collection of recordings. There are a few different options available for webinar hosts, most notably the inclusion of videos into personal blog postings. Such activity may sound complicated, but it can actually be made easy for even the most tech-unfriendly user with just a few simple steps.

Content Marketing Part 8: Turning Teleseminars into Blog Content

Over the past several weeks, I shared 7 ways to create different types of content for your blog. In week 8 of the Content Marketing Series, you will see how you can use teleseminars as a way to use fresh content for your blog.

The All Mighty Teleseminar

You’ve just done another teleseminar!  Awesome.  You’ve got the audio recording and you’re sending it out to all the people who signed up to listen to it, whether they made it to the live call or not.  That’s great. I don’t always get to listen live to calls I sign up for and really like getting the recordings so I can listen to them later.

Content Marketing Part 5: Using Video to Build Your Brand

video marketing: laptop with camera tripodAs we continue on with the Content Marketing Series, this week I want to encourage you to find your voice. When it comes to blogging and creating content to share with your audience, don’t feel you have to be stuck using only one method.

Be yourself and allow your personality to shine through in a way that is comfortable to you! In part 5 of this series, you will discover different ways to use video and its value to build your brand and credibility.

By LeaAnn Morris

Content Marketing Part 4: Using Expert Interviews for Blog Content

Have you ever run out of ideas for creating content for your blog? In part 4 of my Content Marketing Series, I want to share with you a powerful way to use expert interviews to create high quality, high value blog content.

microphoneAs a business blogger, more than likely your blogs audience falls into a particular niche. Regardless of what area of interest you choose to focus on, you can always find someone willing to share their expertise on your subject matter.

An example of this is how my Co-Founder of WAHMs WIN, Donna Marie Johnson, has incorporated expert interviews into content for our blog.

What’s great about this is that you don’t have to create the content yourself, yet you still bring great value to your readers.

Content Marketing Part 3: 7 Reasons to Host Live Events

In week 3 of the Content Marketing Strategy Series, you will discover the value and importance of hosting Live Events.

By Daphne J. Bousquet

Content Marketing - Live EventsCoaches, consultants, entrepreneurs and self employed professionals are always looking for the next client and new marketing strategies. One powerful marketing strategy that is often overlooked is the live event. Live events come in many forms, such as workshops, boot camps, mastermind retreats or summits. Here are 7 reasons why hosting your own live event is essential if you want to propel your business to the next level.

Content Marketing Part 2: Digital Content

In week 2 of the Content Marketing Strategy Series, we will focus on how to create and share, Digital Content.

What exactly is Digital Content?

Wikipedia defines it as a modern term denoting the creation and modification of digital content, such as animation, audio, graphics, images and video, as part of the production process before presentation in its final medium.

So many small business owners struggle with the “idea” of having to create content for their blog on a regular basis and often become overwhelmed.

There is a huge misconception that your blog content has to be long and extremely detailed when in fact, you can produce a great blog post in less than 10 minutes as long as you focus on it being highly informative.

Content Marketing Part 1: Article and Blog Posts

Last week, I wrote an introductory post on the series I will be sharing with you over the next few weeks, about the power of having an effective content marketing strategy. Part One begins today on the topic of Article and Blog Posts and a few tips on how to get the most out of sharing your content.

Tip # 1 – Know the purpose of your article – Before you even begin to write for the sake of getting a blog post up, you have to have a purpose for writing your article. When you are in the process of deciding on your content, it should be attached to a bigger strategy. Determine ahead of time, what the next step will be for the reader – the call to action.