Why Marketing Strategies Should Incorporate Content Marketing

Marketing is the key for the development of any brand and smart storytelling is all about how well customers can associate with any brand in everyday life. Content marketing is one of the most important marketing strategies which can change the game for any brand. The entire idea behind content marketers is to work on a strategy which can help a brand boost its revenue, at the end, by gaining more and more customers, who can relate with the brand and its essence. So, content marketing is actually taking brands on a totally new “digital journey” these days. To explore more, keep reading.

Content Marketing Is Adopted By All Successful Brands

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Businesses and expert content marketing professionals are actively utilizing content marketing tools to spread and boost their content on multiple digital platforms with the help of Google Analytics, Hootsuite, BuzzSumo and Hubspot etc. (Source: Forbes). Not only that, they are also making sure that they get detailed analysis of the content they share on those platforms. This is digital age and content can make or break a brand. Take a moment from your busy schedule and meetings, pay attention to what people are doing with their brands. Notice closely how marketing teams are now paying “extra” attention to their content strategies to boost their content marketing. This is happening very seriously. You need to take part in it too.

Taking Content Marketing To Next Level

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One simple way to take content marketing to the next level is to utilize the social media platforms and let your customers or users share your content. Content that is shared excessively is very significant, initially it connects your brand with your customers and then it has high chances to go viral, with the increased number of shares. Numerous brands are emphasizing on this practice and enjoying the benefits which are associated with this drill.

There are famous brands, like CNN, which are using the help of branded content to boost their content marketing and it has actually helped them to reach to a greater number of audience (Source: CNN). Keeping this in close focus, it is not wrong to conclude that marketing strategies which don’t include content planning or content marketing plans are in need to be revised, as they can make a greater impact on your brand’s marketing and brand image. If you need to develop a positive perception of your brand then you need to invest time and other resources to first create highly interesting plus relate-able content and then market it aggressively.

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About Shafiq Ul Hasan Siddiqui

Shafiq Siddiqui is a Digital Brand Strategist and Inbound Marketer. He has 8 plus years of extensive experience in the field of content writing, content curation and content marketing. Shafiq Siddiqui provides consultation to businesses and entrepreneurs for the creation and management of their social media marketing strategies. He has worked with international clients, based in US, UK, Canada and Europe. Shafiq Siddiqui has also worked for a Goal Based Social Network from Silicon Valley as Content Analyst and Social Media Director. Currently Shafiq Ul Hasan Siddiqui is working as Digital Brand Manager / Strategist at an international IT concern.

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