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Now that audiences are faced with more choices than ever before, brands need a more sophisticated approach to stand out from the competition – and relevant, consumable content is the new currency to fulfil this by providing tangible added value and a satisfying customer experience
“Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them”
This digital revolution has shifted the balance of power between businesses and consumers. Customer expectations have changed and they’re now setting the agenda in terms of how they interact with brands, research their options and make purchasing decisions.
Content marketing is pull, not push
In other words, content marketing is an inbound technique that focuses on the customer’s needs: the aim is to empower customers to make their own decisions with content that educates, inspires and entertains, rather than taking a pushy, interruptive, sales-orientated approach.
Successful content creation requires a thorough understanding of your target audience, so that you can create and deliver unique, highly-relevant content that meets their needs, and engages them at just the right time and in just the right way.
Why content marketing?
Great quality, well-targeted content that offers value to the customer is rewarded on search engine results pages; the smarter you are with your content and campaigns, the better the results in terms of:
- Acquiring relevant, authoritative backlinks to your website through outreach and social sharing
- Improving your search engine performance (SEO) by signalling to Google that your website has trust and authority
- Encouraging new visitors to the site, increasing traffic and boosting conversions
- Increasing brand awareness helping to broaden your audience reach
How does content marketing affect SEO?
As well as raising brand awareness, building trust and credibility for your brand and creating connections with customers, the quality and relevance of your content is a major influencing factor for SEO.
As Google aims to return the most relevant and useful results to answer users’ queries, the brands that rank highly in search results are those which provide a great customer experience by regularly publishing unique, customer-focused content.
When your assets are shared, this helps to spread your message and increase brand awareness. The higher the relevance and quality of those shares, the greater the chance your content gets seen by the right audience, and attracts the right kind of traffic.
Last, but not least, content also has an important role to play in helping to create genuine, organic inbound links from influential and trustworthy sources: another important factor Google takes into account when ranking your site.
Why choose us as your content marketing agency?
At Click Consult, content creation is something of a speciality. Our strategies are bespoke, designed to build and strengthen trust with current and potential customers, raise awareness of your brand and establish you as an expert in your field, setting the groundwork for long-term business relationships.
With so many businesses and individuals creating and publishing content online, we can help you to differentiate your brand with a bespoke content marketing strategy that truly resonates with your customer base and helps to enhance your search engine visibility.