Capturing the Attention of Gen Z with Content Marketing

Capturing the Attention of Gen Z with Content Marketing India’s Gen Z population is predicted to reach 472 million in 2019 according to the analysis by Bloomberg. This has forced

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Content Marketing is the New ‘IT’ Thing and here’s why!

As a content writer, I have come across this one phrase over and over again! The phrase that I am referring to is very common in the digital marketing industry and that is- “content is the king”. You can actually do a Google search for this phrase and find thousands of other bloggers using the very phrase time and again. But do you know why this phrase is still in vogue? BECAUSE IT’S TRUE! Content is, in fact, the ruling king and seems like it is going to be ruling for a long time until something really ground shaking comes along and de-thrones it. But do you know what makes it the king? Well, here are some stats that explain what makes content the king.

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How can businesses benefit from content marketing?

Content marketing has been around for years now. A majority of businesses are already using it to capture the much-needed attention of their audience. But there are still some businesses that are cynical about the idea of using content to sell products and promote services. This is because they are still unaware of the amazing benefits that content marketing can have on their business. Well, we plan to bridge this knowledge gap by sharing some of the amazing benefits of content marketing for your business.

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Why you should start with email marketing?

“Email has an ability many channels don’t: creating valuable personal touch- at scale.”⎼ David Newman, a speaker, a marketer, and the author of ‘Do It! Marketing’. Today’s marketers believe in doing ‘more’ with ‘less’. Connecting with the audience in a highly personalized way, while staying on a budget, is what email marketing offers. The email marketing realm is constantly evolving! According to VentureBeat insight reports, personalized emails increase transaction rates and revenue per email 6 times higher than non-personalised emails. This determines how exactly email marketing makes a difference in the conversion of most customer segments in the marketing funnel. While various other marketing strategies are used on regular basis, email still remains the most powerful channel for modern marketers and business owners.

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Benefits of content marketing for technical firms

In this fast-changing digital and modern era, businesses are rushing to identify a reliable marketing strategy that would create an impeccable reputation for their brands. A well-scrutinized solution in this online world is the use of the Internet to better their product advertising and marketing. This holds true for tech as well as non-tech companies. The major difference between a tech and a non-tech company is the audience. The tech companies have to focus on a more niche audience like CIOs, CTOs, CAOs, developers, data scientists, researchers, and the tech-enthusiasts, while non-tech companies focus on the more general, larger public. Earlier, the tech companies carried out a different marketing approach, including,

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Why you should have content on your website?

In this digitally driven world, creating a footprint on the Internet can help a business stand out of the crowd. Whether you’ve got a decade of experience or you’re a fledgling business, promoting your business online would help you drive website traffic, engage with more customers, and build credibility and authority in your field. Companies aiming for an effective online presence for their brand or effective lead generation must focus on content for website. The exposure of businesses on the Internet, with high-quality and keyword-rich content, helps a website rank higher on the SERPs. And when that happens, it helps a business to:

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Challenges that content marketers face

Consumers are getting smarter. A catchy tagline or a well-made advertisement studded with celebrities doesn’t help in selling products as well as it did before. People want to know more about a product and the brand that’s selling it before they buy. And that, probably, I feel is the reason for the growth of content marketing in India, and the world in general, too. But as the practice and efficacy of content marketing continue to grow,  content marketers do face certain challenges, in addition to the perpetual challenge of creating content that is not as pushy as an ad, yet not as dry as Facebook's privacy policy. Read on to know what those challenges are and how to go about addressing them.

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Difference between Content Writing and Content Marketing

Are you reading this in the newspaper? Exactly. The whole world is online and looking at stuff they either have some interest in or have no idea about at all. The web is an ever flowing river of content. Everything you see, read or listen to on the internet is a different category of content. There is content for sales or advertisements, content on awareness about a certain social issue, campaign content and many more. Writing or creating content is a creative process and content writers are people who engage their creativity into making credible content that brings the reader to a predefined destination or experience. But, content doesn’t sell itself and content writers are not salesmen either. That’s where the broader umbrella of content marketing comes in. Content marketing in India is fast becoming a sought-after service, and its important for businesses to understand how it is different from content writing.

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Things to consider when writing technical articles

I work as a technical writer for an organization that specializes in content marketing in India. Based on my experience of writing multiple tech and non-tech articles, I can confidently say that there are key differences between the tech and non-tech articles. One of the most significant things I learned after becoming a technical writer is that I needed to be well informed about various technologies, how these technologies work, and their applications. To write an effective technical article, you must also do what I did religiously - reading and analyzing various technical articles published by popular sources such as Techcrunch, Forbes, Business Insider, Medium, and Digital Journal. In addition to reading, you should also consider the following tips for writing interesting technical articles:

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7 social media apps you should be using

Social media platforms have built virtual communities allowing users to be expressive about their demands, thoughts, and feedback through various content formats like images, blogs, videos, etc. You can always use certain social media tools to create content with zero errors! There are quite a few apps that help in social media efforts. These tools make social media for business a cake-walk! Tools make it easy for marketers to analyze, edit and revise their content. This is necessary to have fewer errors in your well-written article. Let’s take a look at some of these tools that ease the management of your social media pages

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