February 18, 2018
Creating content for your business’s website can certainly be a daunting task, especially because producing consistent, quality content is more important than ever. Your audience and the livelihood of your business depend on this content, so we have organized 4 content marketing tips for you to use towards enhancing your marketing strategy.
Clearly Express Your Objective
Be sure you are clearly communicating your objective through your page organization and content. Organizing your web page with an introduction and conclusion as well as titled sections will encourage viewers to continue reading your content.
The meta-description of your page is also an important feature that you can utilize. Max out the character count so you potentially can gain your webpage higher viewership. Meta-descriptions to your webpage are like trailers to movies. You want to ensure that you are able to entice your target audience to enter and stay on your page, just as a trailer works to get people to come watch a movie.
Also consider incorporating key phrases and terminology which match the theme of your topic. Be aware of what your target audience is searching for so you can utilize these queries within your content. This will attract viewers if you have content that is valuable and can make life easier for them. Make use of sites like LSI Graph to gain keyword insight on what your audience is searching for. You can also search for your topic in Google, and then check the bottom of the search engine result for keywords or searches similar to your query.
Do Your Research
Many businesses fail in doing adequate research to understand what their target audience is actually looking for. Making an assumption of what your target audience might want will more than likely not satisfy their actual needs or desires.
Consider conducting qualitative research to acquire more personalized data. Qualitative surveys ask for direct opinions and statements, rather than quantitative which offer you general statistics.
Though both forms can be beneficial depending on the goal of your research, quantitative methods allow you to understand more specifically what your audience likes and what is meaningful to them.
Apps like Wyzerr are a fun and easy way to gain data while also keeping your surveyors captivated. Get creative when conducting and distributing surveys to keep your participants interested and results unbiased.
Utilizing your current clients for surveys may benefit you in the long run, as they have first-hand knowledge of your company and what your services include. Though they may not always be available to assist, surveying your target demographic for product research is also a smart choice.
Enhance the Consumer Experience
Viewers undergo an experience upon exposure to your website, brand, or business. Keep these experiences in mind; you will want to ensure that audiences are viewing your content and adapting a positive outlook of your brand.
Content without a focus is like a movie without a title. Your audience wants to know what your content is about, but if they don’t know, you may want to check out your webpage’s bounce rates for the answer. Clearly express what you webpage’s are about and what value it has to offer the viewer.
Preserving the social status of your brand on media platforms will serve you well. Posting consistent content to the platforms you’re a part of can attribute to a positive label so your brand or business. Don’t forget to actively engage on social media with your audience in a professional yet conversational manner. After all, it’s called “social” media for a reason; your viewers will appreciate it.
Seek Expert Advice
If you are completely unsure about how to determine your objective, begin research, or organize the layout of your audience’s experience, you may want to consider seeking guidance from an SEO specialist or Content Marketer.
At Brave River Solutions, we are primed to provide you with a personalized approach in creating a content strategy tailored to the needs of your business. Give us a call to get started today!