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Rebecca Bakken

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How to Create a Sales-Driven Content Strategy

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Aug 22, 2017 12:27:52 PM

Content marketers need to wear many hats as they strive to meet business goals while producing blogs, articles, and resources that are engaging, informative, and well-written. It’s not always easy, but you can get by with a little help from your sales team.

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Topics: Content Marketing, Planning, Content Creation, Strategy, Sales

Four Ways to Streamline Your Content Creation Process

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Aug 1, 2017 3:48:53 PM

If you work with a team of content writers, you know that the going isn’t always easy. Project timelines shrink, priorities shift, and writers go rogue – sometimes all in the course of a day. Any way to save time and set your content creation process to set-it-and-forget-it mode is a godsend to a content marketer.

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Topics: Content Marketing, Planning, Content Creation

Case Study: How SelectHub Used MarketMuse to Establish a Content Strategy

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Jun 26, 2017 10:44:35 AM

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Topics: Case Study

­­­­­­Our 2017 Guide to Keyword Research Tools

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Jun 22, 2017 3:25:30 PM

There are a lot of keywords tools out there, take it from us. We know our platform is unique and how it differentiates from the competition, but how is the average marketer to know which keyword research tools they need in their kit?

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Topics: keyword research, MarketMuse, tools, marketing automation, martech, keyword platform, content marketing software, keyword tools

How to Plan Your Editorial Calendar with MarketMuse

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Jun 7, 2017 11:38:53 AM

You know that having up-to-date content on your site is important, and you’re probably well aware that sites with comprehensive topic coverage tend to rank better in SERPs. But whether you’re starting from scratch or looking to re-vamp an existing blog, planning an editorial calendar presents some challenges.

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Topics: editorial calendar, how to

Case Study: How MarketMuse Helped a Property Management Company Secure Top Spots in Google

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on May 19, 2017 1:13:25 PM

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Topics: Content Marketing, Case Study

How To Develop a Topic-Centered Keyword Strategy

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Apr 24, 2017 4:53:37 PM

When Google’s Hummingbird rolled out, some SEOs wondered whether it signaled the end of keywords as we know them, because the algorithm knocked keyword strategy out of the limelight. The new star of the show? Topic relevancy.

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Topics: Content Marketing, content strategy, keyword research, keywords, topic comprehensiveness, topics

Is Bad Content Costing Your Company?

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Apr 12, 2017 4:33:18 PM

Clicks and increased traffic have dominated the minds of marketers as they race to show ROI for their digital efforts. However, what many content strategists fail to see is that these factors don’t necessarily equate to dollars, and that putting up content purely for the sake of drawing in viewers can be detrimental, both to their rankings and to their reputation.

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Topics: bad content, content cost, Content Marketing, content quality

What is “High-Quality Content,” and Why is It So Important for Your Business?

Posted by Rebecca Bakken on Mar 30, 2017 12:42:37 PM

Analytical marketers are obsessed with tracking metrics. As an industry, we’ve gotten very good at it. But when it comes to the more subjective elements of a content marketing strategy, like creating “high-quality content,” the to-do’s become a little more foggy.

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Topics: content, Content Marketing, high-quality content, quality content, SEO, Topical Authority

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