Posts tagged with Content Planning

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Content planning doesn't need hundreds of different tools

There are loads of blog posts on the internet about content planning tools. Econsultancy has published a few of them.

It's easy to get overwhelmed by hundreds of tools out there for so many different tasks - analytics and social listening, ideation, workflow management, content creation, calendarisation etc.

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Five free content ideation tools if you're fed up of Google Keyword Planner

If you are a low spender on AdWords, Google Keyword Planner now shows only very broad traffic ranges for suggested search terms.

This is inconvenient for the many writers out there who like to use this tool to plan their content.

Here's a really quick roundup of five genuinely useful and fun alternatives if you are looking for content ideas.

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Five questions every content marketer needs to answer

The content marketing gold rush doesn’t seem to be slowing, and articles advising brands they need to jump on the bandwagon continue to plague the internet like timeshare salesmen in 1970s Spain. 

But does your brand really need content marketing? 

Maybe. Personally I’m pro-content, but I also don’t believe enough thought goes into why and how brands are doing it. 

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Nine free content planning tools to kickstart your campaign

So you’re the marketing manager at your company and your boss says, ‘Oh hi, marketing person. I’ve just been speaking with a best-in-class growth hacker who says we need to do more quality content.’

Putting aside the fact you’ve been telling your boss that very same thing for the past three years, you can’t just stagger blindly into the content jungle like a drunk dog with a flannel over its face. You need a plan.

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Five reasons why B2B marketers need a coherent approach to digital content

In an interesting though at times over-excited Marketing Manifesto ebook Velocity proposes six B2B Staples, the first of which is content marketing.

Content has always been important to B2B, so why all of a sudden am I writing a blog post about it? For the simple reason that the business audience mindset has been shifting and digital content is the new brochure. 

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