The Weekly Measure: Content Strategy in 2016, the State of Social Media & How a CDN Works
Each week we diligently seek out the best new ideas and innovative strategies for promoting clients and reaching customers and bring them together into the Weekly Measure. This compilation hosts articles ranging from content marketing, social media, paid search, SEO, link building, and highlights of upcoming Internet marketing conferences and webinars. We look forward to keeping you updated every week.
Ahead of SearchFest 2016, Todd Mintz posted a brief interview with event presenter, CEO of Vertical Measures, Arnie Kuenn. Kuenn answers questions on his background, the definition of content strategy and how to measure the effectiveness of a content piece.
Quinn Whissen of Vertical Measures wrote on Marketing Land about continuing with a solid content marketing strategy in the new year. She discusses five areas that companies can improve upon going forward to ensure continued success.
Ashley Taylor Anderson used visionary comic writer Alan Moore as a source content creators should look to for inspiration in an article on Ceros. Anderson dives into four of Moore’s most popular works and what lessons writers can take away from them to help develop stronger content.
Sara McGuire shared an infographic on how to create addictive content to hook one’s audience. Tips from forty-six content marketing experts such as Vertical Measures CEO Arnie Kuenn, Neil Patel and Lee Odden are included within the infographic.
Jill DuPre wrote an article on the Clix Marketing Blog about improving PPC strategies using micro moments. DuPre details different types of micro moments and how they can be used to understand the mindset of potential customers.
Daniel Friscia looked into the PPC sales process on PPC Hero. He goes through questions one should ask of potential clients and the information that should be taken from them in order to improve the filtering and onboarding process.
Bob Hutchins posted on Buzzplant about social media trends to look out for in 2016. Hutchins talks about the most popular social platforms and their engagement rates as well as challenges brands face from them.
Michael Stelzner listed twenty-three useful social media tools on Social Media Examiner. The tools listed can assist marketers in streamlining daily social tasks and help increase the visibility of brands.
Graham Carlton wrote about international domain structures on Search Engine Watch. Carlton looks at the pros and cons of different domain structures and how big brands with multiple websites across different countries such as Nike utilize them.
In the fifth video of Vertical Measures’ SEO 202 series posted by Brynna Baldauf, the impact a Content Delivery Network (CDN) can have on SEO is examined. The video defines what a CDN is, the benefits it can have on rankings and load times and potential downsides to its use.
Matt Banner published a story on the Majestic blog about how to create a varied and natural backlink profile. Banner begins with five link building mistakes that should be avoided before moving into what to look for in a quality site and key tips for crafting quality links.
Emma Watson posted on PromotionWorld about how to use link building to enhance search engine rankings. She goes over six resources to use to get the most out of the strategy.
- Don’t miss Arnie Kuenn’s half-day pre-conference workshop on “The Proven 8-Step Formula to Content Marketing”. Arnie will also be speaking on “Forget Keywords – Here’s How To Produce Content to Grow Your Business”
- Be sure to check out Arnie Kuenn’s half-day workshop on “The Proven 8-Step Formula to Content Marketing” as well as his presentation on research tactics for content topics.
About Glen Fisher
Glen comes to Vertical Measures with experience in the Arizona entertainment industry that helped him discover his natural flair for marketing and fueled his desire to pursue a career in the field.