Topic clusters are revolutionizing SEO and content marketing strategies all over the internet. Their goal is to please Google algorithms while providing a seamless experience for the target audience.
Creating content is difficult, but aligning a content strategy might be a more significant challenge. Should you focus on gated or ungated pieces? Should you emphasize video? Should you start a podcast?
You can write all of the content and cover every topic possible in your industry to build a complete content strategy, but that content won't get you anywhere if it isn't engaging. Even if you do everything you can to implement a reliable SEO strategy across your website, you won't get the results you want if Google sees that people aren't interacting with your content.
As you developed buyer personas in an attempt to better understand your customers, you probably conducted hours of interviews, performed ample research on buying behavior, and gained a clear, full picture of your ideal customers. You've done your best to empathize with your target audience and identify their pain points, their favorite online hangouts, their likes and dislikes, and general attitudes.
Before taking on your first persona interview, it’s necessary to understand not only the top-line questions to which you need answers but also how to reach the answers appropriately. In this blog, we’ll break down the five top-line questions you can’t build your personas without, including demographics, goals, challenges, research habits, and values.
There is no easy way around it. The Coronavirus has hit many industries hard and some will have to fight hard to bounce back.
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One of the biggest mistakes people can make when using video is trying to make one video serve too many purposes. That doesn’t mean one video can’t serve two or three audiences at the same time. However, you have to keep in mind that folks are at different stages of the buyers journey. Taking them through each stage of the buyer's journey requires a different type of video. We’ll start from the top and work our way down with how to attract, convert, close and delight.