6 Tricks For Implementing Digital Content With Purpose


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Absolutely anyone can craft content. Everything is content, but not everything is worthwhile content. Your content has to have a purpose. It must fulfill a number of different criteria and it has to be implemented in order to fulfill these criteria. This guide is going to show you six of the tricks for implementing digital content with purpose.

The End Goal

Before you do anything, figure out your end goal. This could be the goal of your business at the end of the year or the goal at the end of a long campaign. Everything has to conform to this goal. Your overall objective will be what dictates whether your campaign has been a success or a failure, and this will influence your conduct in future campaigns.

Write down your end goal so it’s clear for all to see.

Develop Brand Awareness

Content is primarily about branding. Whenever someone reads a blog by one of your writers they should instantly know it’s from your brand. To implement your digital content, you have to have brand awareness. The tone and the style should be consistent across your brand.

To check for brand consistency, hire a solid team and have them work for you on a regular basis. Try not to dilute your team with too many personnel.

Generate Trust

You have to be able to generate trust. That’s how you build up authority. As part of the SEO best practices for digital content, make sure that you fact check before releasing any content. If there’s a study or a contentious point of view, make sure that you check the facts and back up what you’re saying with links to credible sources.

The last thing you want to do is make unsubstantiated claims. That can lead to disaster in the long-term.

Focus on Boosting Rankings

SEO is a big part of generating organic traffic. Even though you are writing for the market, you still have to take into account what Google wants. Be aware of the latest trends and make sure that you are conforming to the latest rules of SEO. You don’t want to inadvertently start making mistakes.

Google will change its rules at any point without any prior notice. You can’t expect them to inform you about any upcoming changes. Every so often, look at the latest news coming out of Google and consider whether you need to start changing your strategy.

Get More Viable Traffic

Traffic alone means absolutely nothing because people are not operating based on how much traffic they can pull in. That traffic has to lead to conversions. You need to target the right people and ensure that you’re converting them when they get to your website.

Think about how you can convert that traffic. This requires extensive split testing. You will need to try out different landing pages and different calls to action. There are many reasons why you may or may not be getting the traffic levels you want.

Remember, it’s the quality that matters not the quantity.

Make Social Media Your Crowning Glory

Social media is the most powerful way of getting your content seen. Any digital marketing strategy must make social media its primary method of distribution. Ensure that you are targeting the right social media networks and that you are taking your time to find out what’s trending and what your competitors are doing.

Knowledge is power with social media marketing, so make yourself powerful by doing your research. It will serve you well.

What do you think is the most important part of implementing your digital content strategy?



AJ Agrawal
I am a regular writer for Forbes, Inc., Huffington Post, Entrepreneur Media (among others), as well as CEO and Chairman of Alumnify Inc. Proud alum from 500 Startups and The University of San Diego. Follow me on Twitter @ajalumnify


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