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CONTENT TYPE: Article | TOPIC: Marketing Content
Topic clusters arranged around a pillar page are SEO-friendly as well as helpful for keeping your website visitors from hopping off to learn more somewhere else. Here's how to create a topic-cluster content plan.
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Most small business owners and managers say they plan to increase or maintain their spend on content marketing over the next 12 months, according to recent research from Service Direct.
CONTENT TYPE: Infographic | TOPIC: Marketing Content
How can you level-up your writing so that your content pieces resonate with audiences, compel action, and rank well in search? This infographic provides 16 tips from experts on how to become a better writer.
Your case studies are probably boring, but don't panic. It's not the cases that are the problem; it's the way you're presenting them. Fix it with this four-step cure.
Who are the must-follow content marketing experts? According to Semrush, the top content marketing influencer in 2022 is MarketingProfs' very own head of content, Ann Handley.
CONTENT TYPE: Master Class | TOPIC: Marketing Content
To build brand authority, you must know what truly matters to your customers. Join Mantis Research co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Michele Linn in her new Master Class, Using Research for Content and Thought Leadership—learn her 4-step survey method strategy and position yourself as a thought leader!
CONTENT TYPE: Master Class Lesson | TOPIC: Marketing Content
Research can mean different things to people. This lesson provides examples of original survey-based research to help you achieve your goals and shares why this type of content is effective.
This is not your typical lesson about mindset; instead, it focuses on when you should (and should not) conduct research. It also offers an overview of the IDEA model so marketers can understand the flow of the following lessons and explore a sample timeline.
Learn the Pros and Cons of three basic ways you can get people to answer your survey: asking your audience, forming a partnership, and using a panel. When you understand the difference between B2B and B2C responses, you can decide the best path forward for your survey.
Once you decide to conduct research, you need to determine what you want to study in alignment with your brand. This lesson walks through the three core things every great research topic has in common so you present something new and bring meaning to your audience.
One easy-to-make mistake is to ask survey questions that result in boring insights. This lesson provides a general overview of making your research more meaningful and offers specific exercises like key dimensions, potential headlines, and inventory vs. story statistics.
This lesson focuses on drafting your initial survey questions using the typical survey outline to uncover the story you want to tell. You'll see a lot of examples of questions you can ask.
Once you draft your survey, it's time to refine it so the data is as clear and credible as possible. We'll explain why you need to remove jargon, look for words that can be interpreted in different ways, use write-in questions, plan for PSA, and test your survey.
This lesson shares some high-level ideas on how to program and launch your survey, including the importance of a soft launch. You’ll also learn the basics of cleaning your data.
It’s time to dig into the data! This lesson will walk you through the basic process of analyzing the initial data, how to revisit the big picture questions, consider the result segments and how to best present your data to your team.
It's time to get your research into the hands of your ideal audience. Understand the critical elements of a basic launch plan, including deciding if/what you want to gate from your findings, choosing a key page, and determining the next steps.
A well-structured research report enables you to tell a powerful and effective story. Learn all of the aspects you need to include in your report to tell a powerful story.
The true power of doing research is not just in the data that you collect but in all of the different ways you can repurpose that data to help your audience and grow your brand recognition and authority.
You now understand how important doing your own research is, so now what? What you should do next to get started.
The best research tells a story, and properly designed survey questions ensure that you tell a story that makes your data sing and increases your reputation.
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