I enjoyed this infographic from JBH and the story and imagery it produces as you think about content. 77% of marketers now utilize content marketing and 69% of brands create more content than they did a year ago. And just as everyone has a taste for their favorite cocktail, it’s important to remember that your audience is diverse – with many enjoying some types of content over others. To help you improve your content marketing
Last year was an banner year for our agency’s infographic program. I don’t think there’s a week going by that we don’t have a handful in production for our clients. Every time we see a lull in our client’s performance, we begin researching topics for their next infographic. (Contact us for a quote!) Many times we combine those strategies with whitepapers, interactive microsites and other promotional campaigns – but there’s no doubt that leveraging and
With the popularity of social media, I would hope that the majority of businesses are analyzing every campaign they execute with the hope of it being shared through word of mouth to increase it’s reach and potency. What is Viral marketing? Viral marketing refers to a technique where content strategists purposely design content that’s both easily transportable and highly engaging so that it’s shared quickly by many people. The vehicle is the key component –
We’ve shared other infographics on the elements of viral content and I’m always hesitant at pushing viral as a strategy. Viral content can bring brand awareness – we see that often with videos. However, I’ve never seen anyone hit it out of the park every time. Some try to hard, some fall short… it’s truly a combination of talent and luck that skyrockets your content virally. That said, I believe the tactics utilized when focusing
Our very own Jenn Lisak was showcased for her advice when developing content. What does it take, exactly, for content to become contagious? Marketing professor Jonah Berger wrote about it in his book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On. According to Professor Berger, the first step is emotion. If your content fails to connect with the audience emotionally, there’s no chance of the content becoming contagious. WhoIsHostingThis.com has put together this infographic of Professor Berger’s findings!
The good folks at Social Media Explorer have posted an infographic, 5 Key Elements of Viral Content, from Intersection Consulting. Personally, I don’t like the word viral for this infographic… I like the word shareable. Many times you can exceed expectations on each key element within this infographic – but it doesn’t mean that it’s going viral. Leo Widrich over on the Buffer Blog wrote a great post about what makes content spread. In it,