October 23, 2019 Marketing

The Practical Guide to Producing Long-Form Content

My preference goes towards writing comprehensive, long-form articles. My usual blog posts would normally end up between 2,000 and 3,000 words, some resulting in 4,000 – 6,000 in specific cases. However, 90% of the traffic to my own website comes from organic search and about 75–80% of our agency’s traffic is organic as well. Choosing

October 2, 2019 Marketing

Why Brand Recognition Is A Key Metric In Measuring Marketing Campaigns

Most organizations out there have a really hard time measuring the majority of their KPIs. Their marketing process is flat, measuring solely money in, money out. Those that keep evolving and strive to bring excellence at work act in several different ways (also contingent on industry/business size, but here’s what usually happens). How Different Companies

September 25, 2019 Marketing

4 Common Mistakes You Must Avoid In Content Repurposing

Repurposing content sparks joy. One of the reasons I canceled most of my training contracts back in the day was the limited impact. Training 20-30 people at a time is great. You can bond with them and work with every single one. But I switched to blogging, conferences, and then content repurposing because I felt

September 18, 2019 Marketing

The 6 Most Pressing LinkedIn Questions

I know a lot of people who have accepted recruitment offers through LinkedIn. Most of the HR messages are standard templates to cold leads which is obviously annoying. This leads to major dissatisfaction by experienced folks. LinkedIn is also one of the channels we use for hiring. Internal network and personal contacts often work better

August 14, 2019 Marketing

Why And How Hybrid Marketing Can Work For Businesses

Hybrid marketing, which refers to the hybrid between the styles of digital and traditional marketing campaigns, continues to become popular. Some of the best examples of hybrid marketing that can be found at King Content, among others, show the refreshing potential that this combo can offer to businesses. In the current business landscape, it is

June 19, 2019 Marketing

10 Major Digital Marketing Strategies SME Execs Must Upgrade Now

According to Joel House, businesses that show up on the first page of results get 92% of consumer traffic. Hence, it is not surprising when WordStream’s report showed that just 8% of advertisers are decreasing their advertising investments on Search this year; this compared to a whopping 46% that are increasing them. With this, it

March 27, 2019 Marketing

The Practical Guide To Marketing Yourself As A Public Speaker

Public speaking is one of the best globally recognized ways to establish yourself as an authority. But how to start your “side job” as a notable speaker at the beginning? In a contributed piece for Inc. Magazine, I shared my custom framework I apply when launching products in-house and consulting customers. Product marketing is just

March 6, 2019 Marketing

Website Optimization: Ranking Higher On Google With Less Content

While I’m a proponent of Inbound Marketing (and produce loads of long-form content), this isn’t necessarily the “holy grail” of website optimization and ranking a website on page 1. Why? Google Ranks Based On High Quality The way Google ranks content is solely based on “quality”. And the reason “long-form” is often described as the

February 27, 2019 Marketing

8 Different Approaches to Marketing (Practical Breakdown)

The reason I see so much backlash against marketing courses is primarily context. Given that marketing is applicable to each and every business model and organization, context is the first thing you want to determine. There are various approaches to marketing. Some tend to be more specific and complex than others, especially when it comes to