We read a lot, and we’re on a lot of email lists. We like it that way, but we know you might not have the time to read every piece on marketing and content that comes your way. In the spirit of sharing, we will occasionally share links to our favorite tips, tricks and insights from around the web on content, marketing and business in general. In this content round-up, we share some of our favorites.
Our 5 Favorite Content Marketing Reads (This Month)
1.”85+ Expert Predictions for Content Marketing in 2019″ from Content Marketing Institute
Take a glimpse into the future as Content Marketing Institute offers insights into how new technologies, techniques, storytelling and platforms may change for content marketers in the coming year.
2. “The 9 Habits of Highly Successful Content Creators” from HubSpot
Writer Maggie Butler offers nine great tips for flexing your content marketing muscles. If you’re looking to increase your knowledge and skills in 2019, this is a good starting point.
3. “What Content Works Best for Each Level of the Marketing Sales Funnel?” from Contently
Each level of the marketing sales funnel requires a slightly different strategy. This helpful article from Contently clarifies how content marketing fits into different levels of the marketing sales funnel for better results.
4. “Why Local Businesses Will Need Websites More than Ever in 2019” from MOZ
With so many opportunities for local service ads and zero-click SERPs, companies may be tempted to think that websites aren’t necessary for local businesses. This article offers statistical proof of why local businesses still need websites and examines how Google affects local search.
5. “The Things Brands Do on Social Media That People Hate” from Hootsuite
Social media marketing can be tricky, and it doesn’t take much to upset readers. This article from Hootsuite offers some friendly reminders on how to avoid annoying your followers.