b2b content marketing agency

Hiring a B2B Content Marketing Agency: Is It Worth the Cost?

If you’re looking to build your brand and grow your business, you’ll need to have a strategic content plan in place. But what if you’re not a good writer? What if you don’t have any great marketers on staff? What if you don’t have the time to vet and hire writers and marketers on your […]

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SaaS SEO: Content Marketing for Software-as-a-Service Brands

SEO isn’t dead. Detractors might say that Google results are saturated by high-traffic corporate websites, making it impossible for small startups to get any attention, or that social media marketing has overtaken SEO as the most valuable marketing investment. But they’re wrong. 68% of online experiences still begin with a search engine. And small websites rank […]

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The 9 Core Roles on an Established Content Team

No two content marketing teams look the same. Some have dozens of writers and editors, while others only have one writer and an editor/publisher/outreach specialist. Some have a team of technical SEO specialists, while others rely on a single web developer to do back-end SEO. In some organizations, the content department exists of a single […]

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Your Keyword Research Process is Failing You

In the past few years, I’ve seen an emerging keyword research process that simplifies keyword research. However, this approach kills results. This approach is what I like to call the “Minimum Search Volume Threshold Approach.” The core of this approach is the desire to target search terms with a minimum threshold of 1,000 organic searches/month. […]

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Day-to-Day Responsibilities of a Content Strategist

A content strategist’s responsibilities vary from company to company. If you work for a large corporation, your entire job might be to develop the editorial calendar. If you work for an SMB, you may be responsible for a wide range of tasks, some of which don’t even involve strategy. The job title means different things […]

How to Hire a Content Writer

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring a Top-Tier Content Marketing Writer

Surely you’ve heard the phrase “content is king.” And while it may be a terribly overused expression, the fact remains that it’s true. Everyone knows that creating strong content is the best way to connect with your audience, increase brand awareness, drive sales, and boost ROI and profitability. But who exactly is pumping out all […]

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What is a Chief Content Officer (+ Why You Need One)

Regardless of the type of business you work in, it’s safe to assume that you already know what a CEO and CFO are. If you’re a little more in-the-know, you’re probably already aware of what a CTO does. But do you know what a CCO is? A CCO is a chief content officer. Now many […]

Building a strategic marketing plan

Building a Strategic Marketing Plan for 2021

How to Build Your 2021 Marketing Strategy (from an Agency Owner Who Helps Construct Dozens Every Year) With 2020 coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about how we should be spending our marketing dollars in 2021. That’s right: it’s time to start thinking about your 2021 marketing plan. I know, it’s a […]

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5+ Simple Link Building Techniques for Scaling Search Rankings

With Google driving 57.8% of all referral traffic on the internet, it’s no secret that SEO is a powerful marketing tactic for any business. Sure, some successful businesses ignore SEO. Some successful businesses still send me snail mail, hoping that I’ll take out a $10,000 loan from them on a whim. That doesn’t mean you […]