If you want to draw potential customers to your website with inbound marketing, your blog is an important part of building an effective strategy. Your blog is a place where you can continually add relevant, up-to-date content while keeping your website’s navigation clean and easy to use—both of which will help your site gain visibility in search engine results. More important that the existence of your blog, however, is what it contains. If you want to engage your potential customers and inspire them to become actual customers and promoters of your brand, then you’ll have to be sure you’re providing quality content that they want to read.
So, you have a beautifully designed website that’s attracting new visitors and increasing awareness of your brand. Congratulations! You’ve laid an important foundation for growing your business. Now you can take it a step further, and turn your website into a lead-generating machine.
Content marketing is an effective way to raise brand awareness, attract customers, educate people about your products, services, or industry, generate leads, and increase sales for your business. It's important, however, to spend time planning your strategy to lead your website visitors from being complete strangers to your brand through the buyer’s journey to become your customers. In this two-part series, we’re giving you the basics you need to begin building your content marketing strategy.
You may have heard that blogging is an important aspect of optimizing your website for search engines (SEO), making it easier for users to find, but can your blog actually help you generate leads for your business? The short answer, of course, is yes. Read on to learn exactly how you can use your blog to attract your ideal customers, engage them with your business, and build opportunities to nurture them into becoming loyal customers.