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Content marketing is any effort to create or curate content with the goal of attracting new prospects into your business. Videos, blog posts, social media posts and any other form of content would fall under the ‘Content Marketing’ umbrella. Content marketing helps customers by informing them about important topics, educating them on a subject, and inspiring the customer to move forward.
The Goal of Content Marketing
Content marketing isn’t sales copy, so its purpose is not to convert visitors into buyers. The goal of great content is to generate leads while providing some brand awareness. Content should be high-quality, valuable to the target audience, and will attract people into your business and brand.
You can post content through blogs, social media posts, emails, videos, or live calls. This helps reach audiences across all touch points and gives prospects many ways into your business. Spreading across multiple channels also increases the amount of content sharing, bringing more customers into your business.
3 Main Benefits of Effective Content Marketing
There are three enormous benefits to using engaging content marketing. It helps with increasing your traffic, subscribers, and sales.
Traffic: Content improves your SEO and lands you in the search engine rankings so google searchers can find your content. You can then share posts social media, promoting engagement and more social sharing, all getting you more website traffic.
Subscribers: When people consume your content and enjoy it, they’ll want to subscribe for more great information. Send people from your article pages to a sign up page or give them the option to subscribe on your site page.
Sales: Creating relevant content for your target audience will drive people who search for information on your business, service or industry to your helpful content. These motivated potential buyers are to learn, so content marketing a great way to drive likely them to your business.
If you’re ready to begin or scale your content marketing strategy and reach more consumers and clients, then reach out to one of our marketing experts at The Archangel Group today and we’ll have a chat about improving your strategy.