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Category: Content Marketing

  • Why You Need a Content Hub That You Own

    Are you spinning your wheels on social media but not getting the business results that you expected? One of the reasons for that might be that you are sending traffic to everyone else’s content hub and not your own. In this article, I’ll explore why you should invest in your own content hub as a home for your…

    19 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How To Increase Your Influence Online

    Trust and credibility are vital ingredients of an effective social media presence. Without these you may be spinning your wheels and finding it difficult to gain traction. A great way to build trust and credibility with your community online is through a process known as ‘Social Influencing’. ‘Social Influencing’ is where you regularly share valuable content through your social media…

    6 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • What Content Works Best on Social Media?

    In this article I am going to be sharing some tips on the type of content that you should be regularly sharing with your online communities. This is probably the second most common question I am asked, behind “How do I grow my fanbase on {insert name social network}?” and it is a very good question!…

    30 Sep 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Marketing So Good Your Customers Would Pay For It

    Let me ask you a quick question! Do you think that your customers would actually PAY to get your marketing materials? I know this sounds like a crazy question but it happened to me about 3 weeks ago. Let me give you the back-story to this, then I’ll explain how this relates to your marketing. Useful…

    23 Sep 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • 5 Reasons You Should Start a Blog in 2017

    Not sure if writing a blog is a waste of time? Want to know what blogging can do for your business? In this article I’ll explain 5 of the top reasons why I think you should invest your time writing, publishing and promoting regular blog articles. If you haven’t heard Marcus Sheridan’s story, about how…

    11 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • An Introduction to content marketing

    An Introduction to Content Marketing

    What is content marketing? Why is it important for your business? In this article I’ll explain what content marketing is at both a strategic and practical level, and why it should be a vital ingredient of your social media marketing. It is a mistake to think of these as two different marketing disciplines and it’s vital that you understand the…

    22 Jul 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • TCMA16: The Content Tsunami is Coming

    With all the online buzz and emotional outpourings (yes, really!!) about the TCMA conference in Edinburgh last week, I am sure you are probably fed-up hearing about it if you didn’t manage to make it to the event, but there were some really important learning points that I wanted to share with you. Some of…

    3 Jun 2016
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