What marketers are starting to figure out is that creating and publishing content alone usually isn’t enough to cut through the noise. Without an existing and established audience, published content in many industries will fall on deaf ears no matter its quality or quantity.
The business world is always trying to figure out how to use process to create scale. Makes sense, right? With good process comes scale, and with scale comes higher profitability. The same holds true in marketing. Properly deployed inbound marketing requires many different things to happen. Forgetting just one can ruin the whole campaign.
As marketing continues to evolve, so does the tried and true exercises marketers have been doing for decades. Persona development is not exempt from this trend. Traditional persona development is still a powerful tool for marketers to use.
It’s that time again to publish digital marketing predictions for the new year. Some of the below predictions were easy to make, while others weren’t so obvious. It will take us over a year to know which predictions will be spot-on and which won’t, but in the meantime let’s prognosticate together.
Only 36 percent of content marketers feel they use their content effectively. This means the rest of them are not quite so confident that their content is doing what it’s supposed to. Why is this? It’s likely because most content marketers subscribe to many or all of the below six assumptions.
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