Mutual respect Play to our strengths Coordination between teams High levels of communication Sharing of informationHow we work together…Content isn’t pushed out without advice from either party.
Google+ Google Local PPC Trust SignalsAre you ticking all the boxes for Google?Creating a Brand - SEO
Demonstrating thought leadership (white papers) Regular and consistent media engagement Demonstrating innovation and “first to market” Reacting to industry milestones and movementsAre you distinct and recognisable within your sector?Creating a Brand - PR
Why create a Brand"Brands are the solution, not the problem," Mr. Schmidt said."Brands are how you sort out the cesspool.“
Brands are the Problem…oopsGoogle’s Mr Singhal calls this the problem of “brandrecognition”: where companies whose standing isbased on their success in one area, use this to “ventureout into another class of information which they maynot be as rich at”. Google uses human raters to assessthe quality of individual sites in order to counter thiseffect, he adds.
You Can’t Make This Stuff Up!* We think they might have made it up
Content Marketing has been around forever! It’s just anotherBuzzword!It is not new, content marketing is just the current buzzword ofmarketeers. Similar to "stakeholder engagement" the buzzword ofmarketeers in the early 2000s – Andy 10yetisContent Marketing is just Bullshit – Dave BroncoContent Marketing = Bullshit!
Article marketing Commenting Infographics Guest postingWhat is Acceptable ContentMarketing?Suggested these are mostly done incorrectly
Matt Cutts on Infographics…Last summer Google’s Matt Cutts saidthat he:...would not be surprised if at some pointin the future we did not start to discountthese infographic-type links to a degree.The link is often embedded in theinfographic in a way that people don’trealise, vs. a true endorsement of yoursite”.
Don’t Believe Everything You Read!96%!...really?!That was a 2 person surveyand totally made up!
Content isn’t all LOL CatsBut the internet loves a Grumpy Cat
Examples of Good Content…http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15748696
Examples of Content…http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15748696blog.interflora.co.uk/interflora-valentines-day-survey-infographic/Embed link :www.interflora.co.uk/category/valentines-gifts
Examples of Content…www.interflora.co.uk/category/valentines-gifts
Huge piece of work, 20 page white paper. Supported with: Embed able interactive infographic, dedicatedlanding pages, press release, video outlining the top line results, slideshare deck.Gangnam Style: We did a white paper on how it went viral.Something Yetis didLanding page: http://www.10yetis.co.uk/public-relations/index.php?/archives/1587-10-Yetis-Reveals---How-Did-Gangnam-Style-Go-Viral---The-Viral-Marketing-Playbook.html
Emails added to newsletter DB: 485 (only company addresseskept, had over 2000 private emails) Links to 10Y gained (not sure ;) ) Brands who have referenced it or used internally (can see fromSlideshare): McDonalds, Adobe, Precise, OgilvySomething Yetis did Video viewed: 9.5k Slideshare views: 18k Slideshare "leads": 130 Coverage secured: Global
It has to be relevant to what you do (for SEO)Death of fag-packet planning/content-must be well thought outSo, What is the Future For CM?Fundamentals are still the same:-use multiple parts of the marketing mix (cross digi platforms)Will continue to evolve until marketers find a new wanky buzzword
Content getting ‘bigger’, more thought out, more multi-platformMore industry partnerships like Bronco and 10Yetis-Strategic direction and deploymentWhat we Expect to see…Rise in hybrid marketers (cross platform skill sets)Wanky Buzzword: Inbound Growth Content Hacker?