@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

How to Win at Search, Social &
Content Marketing
Arnie Kuenn, CEO, Vertical Measures
@ArnieK #CopyP...
About Your Presenter…

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

• CEO of Vertical Measures –
A Search, Social & Content Marketing
Agency
• I...
What is Content Marketing?

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

• Content marketing is the art of providing relevant,
valuable content ...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

This is not a 30 day R.O.I.

BUT THE LONG-TERM PAYOFFS CAN BE
HUGE
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Achieving Content Success is a Continuous,
Planned Out Process
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Think Like a Publisher!

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Develop Your Strategy

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Strategy will evolve through the whole process
• Why are you creating the co...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
What Are We Searching For?

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Start Your Research Here!

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Google Research Tools
Google Keyword Suggest

Relate Searches

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
More Research Tools
YouTube Related Searches

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

More than 410
questions about “visit
the grand canyon”
(exact match).
More than 3,400
using broad m...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
List All Content Ideas in a Spreadsheet

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
List All Content Ideas in a Spreadsheet

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Longer Search String = More Clicks

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Source: http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/keyword-stats.html - 9/...
Put Together an Editorial Calendar

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Put Together an Editorial Calendar

VerticalMeasures.com/calendar

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Address Pricing / Cost

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Comparisons

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Showcase your product or service then compare and contrast to others.
Lists – People Still Love Them

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Resource pages

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

38 links to this page

111 links to this page
Free Guides & White Papers

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

- Lead generator
- Link attractor
- Long life span
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Buyers need information that helps
them make an informed decision.
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Buyers need information that helps
them make an informed decision.
Businesses that provide the
cont...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Optimize Your Content!!

More
than 80%
will click
here!

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Sharing New Content Can Be Very Simple

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Distribute or Repurpose Your Content

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

Source: CMI & MarketingProfs
Presentation Distribution (PPT)

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Presentation Distribution (PPT)

@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Build Links to Your Content
•

•

Identify low hanging fruit
– Internal links
– Fix 404 and 302 errors
– Guest blog posts ...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
Measure!
• Measure for
successes… and failures
• Check your rankings,
traffic, conversions and
other key metrics
• Focus o...
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

The best time to start a
content marketing program
is 5 years ago.
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

The best time to start a
content marketing program
is 5 years ago.
The second best time is
NOW!
@ArnieK #CopyPressHoA

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Shameless Plugs:
1) We offer the best ½ and full day content marketing
worksho...
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How to increase your odds of being found in search and social media
How search and social can be combined and leveraged to work better together than individually
The role of content in the equation
What content you should be creating – that you probably aren’t
Why and how to consistently create content that your target market will enjoy

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CopyPress Webinar - How to Win at Content Marketing

  1. 1. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA How to Win at Search, Social & Content Marketing Arnie Kuenn, CEO, Vertical Measures @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  2. 2. About Your Presenter… @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA • CEO of Vertical Measures – A Search, Social & Content Marketing Agency • Instructor for the Content Marketing Institute & Online Marketing Institute • Write for Marketing Land and Chief Content Officer • Been an Internet marketer longer than Google has existed.
  3. 3. What is Content Marketing? @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA • Content marketing is the art of providing relevant, valuable content to your customers without selling or interrupting them. • Instead of pitching your products or services, you are delivering information that makes your prospects more informed before they buy. • If you deliver consistent, ongoing valuable information to your prospects, they ultimately reward you with their business and loyalty.
  4. 4. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA This is not a 30 day R.O.I. BUT THE LONG-TERM PAYOFFS CAN BE HUGE
  5. 5. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Achieving Content Success is a Continuous, Planned Out Process
  6. 6. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  7. 7. Think Like a Publisher! @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  8. 8. Develop Your Strategy @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Strategy will evolve through the whole process • Why are you creating the content you are creating? • Who is your audience? • What types of content will you create? • Who will create your content? • When will you develop your content? • What does success look like?
  9. 9. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  10. 10. What Are We Searching For? @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  11. 11. Start Your Research Here! @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  12. 12. Google Research Tools Google Keyword Suggest Relate Searches @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  13. 13. More Research Tools YouTube Related Searches @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  14. 14. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  15. 15. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA More than 410 questions about “visit the grand canyon” (exact match). More than 3,400 using broad match!
  16. 16. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  17. 17. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  18. 18. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  19. 19. List All Content Ideas in a Spreadsheet @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  20. 20. List All Content Ideas in a Spreadsheet @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  21. 21. Longer Search String = More Clicks @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Source: http://www.keyworddiscovery.com/keyword-stats.html - 9/01/2013
  22. 22. Put Together an Editorial Calendar @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  23. 23. Put Together an Editorial Calendar VerticalMeasures.com/calendar @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  24. 24. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  25. 25. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  26. 26. Address Pricing / Cost @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  27. 27. Comparisons @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Showcase your product or service then compare and contrast to others.
  28. 28. Lists – People Still Love Them @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  29. 29. Resource pages @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA 38 links to this page 111 links to this page
  30. 30. Free Guides & White Papers @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA - Lead generator - Link attractor - Long life span
  31. 31. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Buyers need information that helps them make an informed decision.
  32. 32. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Buyers need information that helps them make an informed decision. Businesses that provide the content those people are searching for - will win.
  33. 33. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  34. 34. Optimize Your Content!! More than 80% will click here! @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  35. 35. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  36. 36. Sharing New Content Can Be Very Simple @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  37. 37. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  38. 38. Distribute or Repurpose Your Content @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA Source: CMI & MarketingProfs
  39. 39. Presentation Distribution (PPT) @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  40. 40. Presentation Distribution (PPT) @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  41. 41. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  42. 42. Build Links to Your Content • • Identify low hanging fruit – Internal links – Fix 404 and 302 errors – Guest blog posts or articles – Blog & forum participation – Where you have relationships – Local partners & listings The best links: – Are from trusted sites – Have varied anchor text – Are from many different, relevant websites – Determined editorially @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  43. 43. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  44. 44. Measure! • Measure for successes… and failures • Check your rankings, traffic, conversions and other key metrics • Focus on the strategies that are providing the best ROI and keep rolling out the content @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  45. 45. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  46. 46. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  47. 47. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA
  48. 48. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA The best time to start a content marketing program is 5 years ago.
  49. 49. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA The best time to start a content marketing program is 5 years ago. The second best time is NOW!
  50. 50. @ArnieK #CopyPressHoA THANK YOU VERY MUCH! Shameless Plugs: 1) We offer the best ½ and full day content marketing workshops in the industry and can bring them to you. 2) I speak 30-40 times a year, if you think you would like to have me at your company or association, let me know. 3) Let us know if we can develop a comprehensive content marketing strategy for you. Questions?
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