Content Strategies for Business Blogging
This article is part three of a ten part series by Wishpond. We explore the business benefits of blogging, and how it can help your online marketing efforts.
To increase your blog readership - create strategic themes based on your business, brand, and target markets.
Determine themes that will support your goals to:
show your industry leadership
drive traffic to your website
develop better customer relationships
Defining your overall topics and keeping it consistent gives you a focus for your writing. As a fellow content marketer/ blogger, believe me, this will help you come up with ideas for what to blog.
Some general content themes include:
Solutions for common problems
News updates about your company, product or industry
Ways to make life better
Points of interest
Integrate these general themes with topics relevant to your overall business marketing strategy.
Wishpond, for example, is a company that makes easy to use social marketing apps. Our blog is about Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing & Ecommerce.
Combining our marketing strategy with the general themes, we create our blog post topics.
Examples of our blog posts include:
- Solutions for common problems.
Example: case studies and tips of successful social media marketing companies
- News updates about your company, product or industry.
Example: breaking news about the industry
- Ways to make life better.
Example: how our product makes your online marketing life easier
- Points of interest.
Example: how to use various social media platforms
Written by Krista Bunskoek, Director of PR @ Wishpond
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