140 Bite-sized Ideas to Create and Market Compelling Content
by Ambal Balakrishnan
If you are under high pressure to develop and publish content quickly in order to reach your customers and prospects, you must read this book. As a digital marketer, you are told to develop blogs, wikis, podcasts, webcasts, YouTube videos–the list goes on. But have you stopped to ask:
- Why? What purpose does this content serve?
- How does this content fit in with my overall marketing strategy?
- How does marketing change with social media?
- What can content marketing do for my business?
- How do I reach prospects and customers by providing valuable content?
Get answers to all of these questions and more in ‘#CONTENTMARKETINGtweet Book01‘ by ClickDocuments Co-Founder Ambal Balakrishnan. Based on more than a decade of experience in engineering, program management, business development, and strategy and marketing, Balakrishnan’s collection of 140 bite-sized lessons will help you learn how to successfully navigate the world of content marketing and create compelling content that your customers and prospects will love.
This is a book that you can read again and again. It’s Twitter-style format means you only have to spend a little of your time in order to gain a lot of insight. Read one or two tweets a day, or read the entire book in one sitting in thirty minutes or less. And then revisit its pages again and again to revive and relearn the important concepts you need to know to effectively and successfully create and market your content.
‘#CONTENTMARKETINGtweet Book01‘ is part of the THiNKaha series whose 100-page books contain 140 well-thought-out quotes (tweets/ahas).
Read about the AHAthat
#1 If you don’t know the purpose of your content marketing, don’t expect your customers to figure it out.
#27 A “piecemeal” content marketing approach will not lead you to “blockbuster” success.
#58 Every piece of your content is telling a story. Make sure that it is a story your customers want to listen to and act on.
#102 Posing a “good” question may be the quickest way to get attention from the reader of your content.
#138 You have a choice: You can assume what your customers are thinking or ask them questions and paraphrase to confirm your understanding.
MORE ADVANCE PRAISE
“Adding to the content marketing revolution 140 characters at a time. Valuable, compelling, relevant, and priceless.”
Joe Pulizzi, @juntajoe, Speaker and Evangelist for Content Marketing, Founder of Content Marketing Institute, Co-author, Get Content. Get Customers. and Managing Content Marketing
“Great ideas often die because they lack proper care and nurturing. This simple little book contains profound truths that will guide any marketer, ensuring ideas grow into powerful marketing tools that drive traffic, increase exposure, and improve revenue.”
Michael A. Stelzner, @mike_stelzner, Founder, Social Media Examiner, Author, Launch
“Ambal makes content marketing concise and compelling in true Twitterstyle for time-starved marketers driven to change their broken model
Newt Barrett, @newtbarrett, President and Chief Content Officer, Content Marketing Strategies, a division of Voyager Media, Inc., Coauthor, Get Content. Get Customers.
“140 great tips on creating relevant content your customers and prospects will love. This book should be every content marketer’s guide.”
Brian Carroll, @brianjcarroll, CEO, InTouch, Author, Lead Generation for the Complex Sale