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Is Curated Content a Quick Fix for Your Business?

Inbound Marketing June 7, 2016

Publishing multiple pieces of content weekly is the cornerstone of an effective inbound marketing program. Yet maintaining a consistent stream of content can be a challenge. Many marketers are looking for alternatives to generating original content. Curated content is one approach marketers are exploring. Marketers are often debating whether their organization should be considering curated versus original content.

 

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4 Components to a Successful Content Marketing Blogging Strategy

Inbound Marketing January 12, 2016

technology-791034_1920These days, most companies that have an online presence also have a blog. What began in the 1990s as a “weblog,” where individuals could log their thoughts on the Internet, has evolved into a powerful marketing tool for businesses. To online customers, blogs are a go-to source for information on new strategies and products on the market that could better their business. Blogs play a key role in demand generation as current and potential customers seek new ways to solve identified issues or discover better ways to run a business that they never considered.

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Are you successfully promoting content or just yelling at your audience?

Inbound Marketing December 1, 2015


All too often, when businesses begin crafting a marketing strategy, they default to promotion.

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3 reasons consumers are thankful for content marketing this holiday season

Inbound Marketing November 24, 2015


This holiday season, consumers are counting themselves thankful that businesses are taming down on overt self-promotions. Over are the days of companies bombarding consumers with advertisements solely focused on telling them to “buy now.” We are entering a new era of useful and—dare I say it?—interesting content for consumers.

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5 editing tips that ensure quality content creation

Inbound Marketing November 10, 2015

writing-828911_1920Editors have a lot of power over content creation. Just ask any writer.

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What type of content should you be creating?

Inbound Marketing October 21, 2015


If the marketing industry was giving out trophies, content marketing would be this year’s most valuable player (MVP). The digital strategy has quickly become one of the most popular marketing tactics. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 70% of surveyed marketers say they are creating more content than they did a year ago. As more businesses implement content into their marketing strategies, the competition to engage consumers is growing fierce.

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Live from Inbound 2015: It’s Jacobs and Clevenger!

Inbound Marketing, Uncategorized September 22, 2015

Inbound marketing. At Jacobs & Clevenger, it’s a way of life for our digital and content marketing teams, the heart of our demand and lead generation strategies, which is why we once again attended HubSpot’s Inbound marketing event. Calling Inbound 2015 a conference is too tame a word. From best-selling author Seth Godin to comedians Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer, the event was chock full of inspiring content and educational lessons for marketers and sales teams who want to move to the next step (whatever that may be).

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Live from Inbound 2015: It’s Jacobs and Clevenger!

Inbound Marketing September 22, 2015

Inbound marketing. At Jacobs & Clevenger, it’s a way of life for our digital and content marketing teams, the heart of our demand and lead generation strategies, which is why we once again attended HubSpot’s Inbound marketing event. Calling Inbound 2015 a conference is too tame a word. From best-selling author Seth Godin to comedians Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer, the event was chock full of inspiring content and educational lessons for marketers and sales teams who want to move to the next step (whatever that may be).

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Creating content is only half the battle

Inbound Marketing September 15, 2015

finger-769300_1280Today the average B2B organization spends 28% of its marketing budget on content, while the average B2C business spends 25%, according to the Content Marketing Institute. Therefore, more content is being created than in previous years.

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The biggest obstacles businesses face when creating content

Inbound Marketing September 9, 2015


Today, content marketing is becoming more popular than ever. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 70% of surveyed marketers say they are creating more content than they did a year ago.

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