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Miranda Miller

Creative Content Marketing Strategy from Brands Killing It with Content

Miranda Miller on May 1st, 2013     Content Marketing

Brands killing it with contentContent marketing has exploded over the past year and will continue to grow in importance throughout 2013. Still, many marketers make the mistake of rushing to publish or producing content without a purpose in an effort to capitalize on the trend.

Quality rules the day when it comes to content creation. We write often here on the importance of content planning and optimization and Lee Odden offered a complete framework for optimizing across SEO, social media and content marketing in his book, Optimize.

Here are just a few examples of brands killing it with great content. Check them out and see what lessons you can take away to improve your own content strategy:

Miranda Miller

Creative Content Marketing at Scale: Lee Odden at #SESNY

Miranda Miller on Mar 28th, 2013     Content Marketing, Online Marketing, Search Engine Strategies

Creative Content Marketing: Winning Hearts, Wallets and Minds - Lee OddenContent marketing is all the rage, though brands still struggle to attract the right audience, engage readers and convert them to buyers. Simply publishing content is no guarantee anyone is going to see it – or that they’d even want to, if quantity is currently trumping quality.

Great content isn’t great until it’s discovered, consumed and shared, says Lee Odden, our CEO at TopRank Online Marketing and SES New York speaker. Lee gave his Creative Content Marketing: Winning Hearts, Minds & Wallets presentation this morning to a room packed with marketers striving to improve their content strategy.

Lee Odden

The Creative Content Marketing Bar is Higher. Can You Reach It?

Lee Odden on Mar 11th, 2013     Content Marketing, Online Marketing

creative content marketingThe increasing popularity of the visual web as evidenced by the growth of sites like Pinterest and Instagram along with the recent updates to the Facebook News Feed and Google+ cover images has raised the bar on creative content marketing.

Not long ago, it was progressive just to create blog posts and a few social shares every day. Now so many brands have adopted a publisher model for content marketing that the web is flush with content marketing tactics.

Brands are hard pressed to stand out with their content marketing, often taking a “more is better” approach. As David Meerman Scott says, the marketing one hundred is now the marketing ten thousand.

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