While there are several factors that contribute towards the success of any online marketing activity, the quality of content is arguably the most important. Your reach and SEM success become inconsequential if your content isn’t actively engaging your audience.
The chances are, that if you’re trying to reach a B2B audience through your website, you’re hiding the best content you have. You may have a slick, persuasive pitch on the homepage but consider for a moment, the possibility that your prospective clients don’t want to read a brochure when they find you online.
We know the importance of keeping our content ‘real’ and relevant for our audience – if we’re not giving them what they want, they’ll find it from our competitors. But when the well of content ideas runs dry it can be hard to find the inspiration we need to produce really compelling, engaging content – what’s a marketer to do?
According to former industry leader and entrepreneur, Cindy Gallop, ad agencies need to “blow themselves up and start again” in order to become relevant. She goes on to say, “You can’t stick on solutions, you can’t just add bits on, which is what everyone’s doing. You need to restructure from the core.”
For a while now I’ve been highlighting the power of video in reaching and affecting online audiences. Well, a new infographic from Invodo shows how the persuasive power of video continues to motivate online audiences to engage with brands and… well, buy your products and services.