Content marketing is an ever-evolving beast. However, throughout its ongoing evolution, the bottom line for businesses has remained the same: ROI.
With this in mind, I have listed 6 actionable tips that will help you increase your bottom line and put extra dollars in your company’s back pocket.
Remember that the key to profitable content marketing is tracking – set out clear KPIs and goals before you embark on a campaign, and get comfortable with content metrics.
Chris Out from Dutch Growth Hacking Agency RockBoost recently wrote a case study on a feedback generation strategy I used for one of my clients. Here it is, in full.
Let’s say you’re an Australian Broadband service provider, and although most of your competitors have awful customer service, yours is actually pretty good.
The problem is that people tend to assume you’ll have terrible service as well. They kind of project their preconceived notions of enmity on you in advance. Totally undeserved. Not fair.
So, how do you survive in such a parched and hostile land? How do you convince the masses that you’re different? How do you beat back the bias and become known for being the provider with exceptionally good service?
There’s a tendency in business – as with most things in life – for people to copy one another. That’s why we get fashions. People are afraid to be different, so we follow one another like sheep.
The way we shop is changing. As consumers we are always looking for the next best thing when it comes to products, services and convenience. As online shopping continues to become more popular, with total online spending by New Zealanders in January up 16 percent compared to last year, smart ecommerce entrepreneurs need to be prepared to up their game. From SEO and A/B testing to web design and content marketing, there’s a lot that needs doing to ensure your online store stands out. Unfortunately, not everybody gets it right.
Here are 6 marketing mistakes you should avoid when launching your great ecommerce venture.
Its hard to predict what will happen in the future of tech and marketing and even harder to get it right but one of the best presentations that ive seen on the topic does a pretty good job. Benedict Evans works for a16z, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley and presented “Mobile is eating the world” at its inaugural summit event. In it he covers the growth of tech as a whole on a scale never seen before, mobile smartphone users surpassing PC’s and showing no signs of stopping as we head towards 5 billion smartphones on earth, machine learning and the shift by companies to an “AI-first” approach and how this may affect the eCommerce & Car industries in the future.
If you’ve got thirty minutes, the presentation is definitely worth watching or you can read the full transcription below.