With all the thought that goes into making sure your customers read your news and blog updates, it’s easy to lose a feeling for the fundamentals. Today, we’re going to the most important piece of content for your company ever – the name. It may same banal, but a good name could be worth gold!
Everyone is reading about it. Everyone wants it. And almost everyone is writing about it. Content Writing is the Holy Grail of Online Marketing – today, we’re talking about writing with real value.
As difficult as it might be to define exactly what counts as real value in content, it’s significantly easier to define its opposite. Filler content is the hidden evil, the dark saboteur which lies in wait, ready to take any content down into the forgotten realm of unread blibber-blubber. Recognising what filler content is will inevitably help you fine tune your instincts for identifying that much sought-after value.
It’s not important how you do it. It’s not even too important when you do it. Making sure you have an up-to-date editorial calendar is, however, one of the most fundamental requirements in ensuring your content strategy delivers more traffic, leads, conversions and sales.
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If you've not thought about interactive content yet, then now is the right time to start. Interactive content won't just increase the time readers spend on your website; it also comes with a number of positive side effects that will help your bottom line. The number of formats with interactive components is now so immense that even if you've got limited resources, you'll still find something to work with. Although implementing interactive content takes a bit more effort, it'll pay off.
When it comes to globalising your marketing campaign, it’s worthwhile remembering that this is no simple translation task. Indeed, whilst you wouldn’t be the first to just to fall into the trap of mis-translated slogans, this is the kind of…misshap…that sticks to a brand. Much as the Japanese car manufacturer, Toyota, discovered when they launched their “MR2” in France. Little did they realise that the MR2 is spoken as “merde”.