Posts tagged with Content Strategy

Why Kraft's content strategy generates 1.1bn impressions a year

Last week I wrote about IBM’s content strategy and why I think it’s one of the best I’ve seen from a tech company. 

I find it interesting to focus on individual brands to see if there’s anything to be learnt from what they’re doing content-wise, and this time I wanted to cover the Creme Egg-ruining food giant Kraft.

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Four key content marketing observations from the B2C travel sector

The B2C travel sector should be a sector that is ripe for content marketing.

Similar to fashion, for many people it is a pursuit in itself, while it's also an out and out leisure activity.

It is also wedded to social media. Many people can barely resist going on beach holidays without snapping a ‘hot dogs’ as legs shot or a refreshing mojito and putting it on Instagram.

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Why IBM's content strategy hits the mark

Content marketing can be a tricky area for brands whose products or services are not traditionally seen as ‘sexy.’ But IBM has turned that idea on its head and produced some of the most exciting content I’ve seen in any industry.   

In this post I’m going to take a look at some of the best examples of IBM’s content, and why I think this company’s strategy is so effective.

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How well are you combining content and commerce?

No marketing strategy is effective anymore without good content.

It’s the cornerstone of engaging with customers on social media channels, ranking in search and your vehicle to demonstrate your brand and values as a business. 

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15 indispensable content marketing tips

Some people may hate the term, but there's no doubt that content marketing has caught on big time. 

As many people point out, there isn't anything especially new in the concept of using content to attract customers, but what's new is that content marketing roles are being created, and teams are being restructured.

Content is becoming more tactical as a result. 

Here's a selection of 15 of the best content marketing tips...

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Tug Life pop-up expo

Three great content tips from the Tug Life pop-up expo

As I squeezed into a sweltering room outside Old Street tube station yesterday, I wasn’t sure what to expect (particularly as I’m still relatively new to this industry).

I have to say I wasn’t disappointed. With events like this there is always going to be an element of self-promotion, but between all that there were some great tips on content marketing that I’m going to share with you in this post.

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What do clients really need from their SEO agency?

I’ve been working in digital for more years than I care to mention, witnessing a huge amount of change in that time, especially where SEO is concerned. 

Clearly SEO is no longer the ‘stand-alone’ technically-led discipline that it once was back in the day. 

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Eight surprisingly interesting examples of finance content

Finance brands perhaps have more of a challenge when creating content but, with a little imagination, this can be overcome. 

Here are eight interesting examples of finance content, and what we can learn from them...

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The three biggest discussions driving content strategy transformation

The focus and opportunity around content is causing organisations to reassess their businesses at a variety of levels. 

Content marketing has been identified as one of the most exciting opportunities for marketers today, based on the Digital Trends for 2015 report.

The growth of corporate blogs, podcasts and increased focus of video are some of the more obvious manifestations of this.

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How Coggles uses content marketing for ecommerce

I've recently been looking at how ecommerce sites are using content, and Coggles is one that we picked out as as example. 

I've been talking to Clare Potts, Head of Search, Social and PR,  Prestige Luxury at The Hut Group, which looks after Coggles. 

Clare talked about the brand's content strategy, the part that SEO plays, and how Coggles measures content...

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Why content marketers should spend 50% of their resources on distribution

What comes first: the distribution or the content?

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Long Tail Search Opportunity

Unlock the power of long tail with content and data

Too many brands are focused on vanity terms and overlooking the long tail opportunity.

Unlock this ever growing potential by taking a data informed approach to your content strategy!

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