Content Pros Podcast (content marketing)

Ilana Rabinowitz, Vice President of Marketing and Product Development at Lion Brand Yarn Company, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss how Lion Brand works with influencers to create and promote new products and engage with customers.

 

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In This Episode

  • How to create opportunities for your customers to engage and advocate for your company
  • How direct communication with your customers can help grow your business
  • Why free content can be incredibly valuable
  • How to reach out to influencers and even allow them to influence your business
  • How to build and manage an effective influencer program

 

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Salma Jafri, Video Content Strategist and Owner of Salma Jafri Media, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss why and how she starts her entire content strategy with video first.

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In This Episode

  • Why a video first content strategy means building your entire content strategy out from and around video
  • How focusing on help, hero, and hub content leads to a stellar content strategy model
  • Why upcycling content means starting with the richest format and letting content spin-off from there
  • The false content myth of "One Video to Rule Them All"

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Andrea Fryrear, President and Lead Trainer at AgileSherpas, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss the three rules of agile marketing and steps to take to become more flexible and responsive to your customers.

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In This Episode

  • Why a faster, more responsive, and successful campaign means putting it out there before you think it's ready
  • How limiting your work leads to greater progress and success in the long run
  • Why a well-made content strategy calendar means looking ahead while also looking back
  • How internal silos lead to trouble in sales funnel handoffs

Resources

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Andy Crestodina, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Orbit Media, joins the Content Pros Podcast to share a first-look at the insights gleaned from his annual survey of 1,000+ bloggers and how you can build your lifetime body of work. 

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In This Episode

  • Why embracing fun, free content promotion means getting involved in influencer outreach
  • How updating old stuff leads to conversions and even a possible book deal down the road
  • Why creating evergreen blog content means leaving off the posting date
  • How planning your lifetime body of work leads to content that stands the tests of time

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Robert Rose, Chief Strategy Officer for the Content Marketing Institute, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss why he thinks it's time to kill marketing and start fresh with content that stands apart from sales.

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In This Episode

  • Why being a leader in your field means creating content that stands apart from sales as its own business asset
  • How the campaign approach to content leads to diluted and unoriginal material
  • Why content marketing doesn't mean the same thing as advertising
  • How a well-thought out strategic plan for content marketing leads to the content team being pro-active partners instead of reactive machines

Resources

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Melanie Deziel, Branded Content Consultant and Speaker for Mdeziel Media, joins the Content Pros Podcast to share how native advertising is the most underrated form of content marketing. 

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In This Episode

  • How outbound content leads to new customers in unlikely places
  • Why becoming a customer's natural choice means answering questions about your role and the emotions associated with it
  • How approaching placement without a story pre-written leads to better, more engaging content
  • Why finding the best placement means looking at your alignment, sources, and format

Resources

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Michele Linn, VP of Content for the Content Marketing Institute, joins the Content Pros Podcast to share her three pillars to a successful content strategy. 

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In This Episode

  • Why having a content marketing strategy means having more than just content
  • How a lot of noise in the content marketplace leads to the perfect opportunity for a talented marketer
  • Why creating better content means doing less of it
  • How stepping back leads to stepping forward in content strat

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Delaney Turner, Director of Content Strategy for Demand Spring, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss why long-form documentary videos are the type of content that keeps on giving when it comes to qualified leads and long-range content planning.

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In This Episode

  • How short-form documentary-style video content leads to new revelations about your customers
  • Why top-of-funnel content doesn’t mean sticking to only short clips or still images
  • How humanizing your brand through long-form videos leads to highly qualified leads and a positive reframing of your brand in the eyes of potential customers
  • Why planning a year’s worth of content means shooting one documentary

Resources

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Nate Skinner, VP of Product Marketing for Salesforce Pardot, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss the power of AI's place in all of the marketing puzzle, from the administrative operations to sales.

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In This Episode

  • How using AI in your marketing strategy leads to streamlined business operations and effective sales teams
  • Why successfully incorporating AI means keeping some of your old tools to complement the new ones
  • How mining for prospects with the help of AI leads to customers you didn’t even know existed
  • Why AI integration means alignment between sales and marketing

Resources

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Melissa Hodai, Digital Content Team Manager for Allstate, joins the Content Pros Podcast to discuss how a content strategy that focuses on long-term cultivation instead of immediate viral success has lead to conversions and industry awards.

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In This Episode

  • Why cultivating a good content strategy means looking to Google and data first
  • How chasing unicorn viral content leads to uninspiring and failing content over the long term
  • Why reviewing metrics successfully means understanding that not all metrics are equally important
  • How understanding and embracing your workhorse content leads to a focused strategy with strong conversion points

Resources

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