Good content marketing strategies go beyond just writing article and other onsite content. The use of valuable and high traffic keywords within your content is key to genuinely useful and strategical content. A thorough keyword analysis must be performed to truly understand your customers; you need to know your goal, and how to target and reach it.
Once you have figured out why people are searching for X, Y, and Z, you can finally create carefully crafted content that helps searchers find solutions, and lead to conversions.
SEO is there to compliment content marketing. Learn more about this subject by reading our blog below!
- Content Should Develop Relationships with Readers
Try to make your content do more than just reach a certain keyword density. Have your content mean something to potential readers. By targeting keywords that pose a question or an issue, you can use your content to be truly helpful to the searcher that stumbled upon your website. By doing this, you are creating a level of trust between you and the reader.
It’s not enough to do this on a blog here and there, either. Make every page or blog on a website a useful artifact fo answers for your visitors and potential customers or clients.
Make it potential leads to ignore you- that’s the best form of content marketing.
- Using Intent in Keyword Targeting
If you understand what words are being typed when people are searching things that are relevant to your company, you can understand what your customers are looking for. Long-tail keywords are the real revealers of what the searchers want, whether it be to “buy” or “how” or “why”.
The key to content marketing is to not only find keywords that show intent, but to create solutions to this intent. Tailor your efforts to making sure their questions are answered. Because of this, your SEO and content writing team to need join their efforts to create not only Google friendly, but also user-friendly content.