How To Improve Content Amplification On The Cheap: Network

Improve content amplification by networkingContent amplification is an on-going process to attract awareness and interest in your content.

To improve content amplification, focus on the first 3 days post-publication.

The results of these 3 days set the course for longer-term content distribution reach. Continue reading

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Social Media Strategy – Book Interview

Heidi Cohen Interviews Keith Quesenberry

New book: Social Media Strategy: Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations in the Consumer Revolution

Q: What’s your best piece of advice for marketers?

A: The biggest mistake I see is starting with social media objectives. In social media strategy you must always start with broader business objectives. Many brands entered social media without a clear strategy. It was added to existing plans as another outlet to deliver the marketing message. Often brands simply take their existing social channels and set goals for raising their numbers of likes, comments, and shares.

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5 Content Distribution Planning Secrets You Need To Boost Results

Content distribution planning secretsWhen do you start your content distribution planning?

Don’t be ashamed to tell me.

I promise I won’t tell anyone—it can be our secret!

Many content marketers start their content distribution process sometime after creating their content and hitting publish. Continue reading

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Boost Your Mobile Content: How To Profit From Emerging TV Habits [Research]

Mobile Content MarketingGoodbye television viewing – Hello mobile content marketing!

Are you scratching your head wondering what you missed?

Maybe you were too busy binge watching the latest offering on Netflix. Continue reading

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Dad’s Social Media Lessons That Will Improve Your Results

Dad's Social Media LessonsBefore sharing my dad’s social media lessons, I have to come clean.

My father never had a social media account.

Unless you count email, but there’s still a hitch because my parents shared an email address.

However, don’t let this minor fact stop you from learning from my dad. Continue reading

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Attention Pays – Book Interview

Heidi Cohen Interviews Neen James

New book: Attention Pays: How to Drive Profitability, Productivity, and Accountability

Q: What’s your best piece of advice for marketers?

A: Pay attention to the needs of your audience and customize your message specifically in a way that will grab (and keep) their attention.

Marketing is about getting people’s attention, for marketers to be highly successful they need to know how to KEEP their audiences attention and understand many of their audiences are highly distracted, this makes it even more important to keep their attention and design programs that will do that.

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Visual Content Challenges: Missing Out On Marketing Success?

visual content challengesVisuals are content marketing sugar.

Marketers call visuals eye-candy for a reason!

You add sugar to your coffee makes it taste better—right?

Similarly adding images and/or video to each piece of content will sweeten it for your audience. Continue reading

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The Creative Curve – Book Interview

Heidi Cohen Interviews Allen Gannett

New book: The Creative Curve: How To Develop The Right Idea At The Right Time

Q: What’s your best piece of advice for readers looking to improve their marketing?

A: Thanks for taking the time to chat with me Heidi! I’m a big fan of everything you’ve done with the Actionable Marketing Guide.

So, here’s my best piece of advice for marketers: Good marketing is good storytelling. And if you want to be a good storyteller, you’ll need to get good at listening to your audience.

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