If you’ve been online for any amount of time recently, you know content marketing is the way to go–it increases website traffic and saves you money over traditional advertising costs.

So you brainstorm content topic ideas and create a strategy, and then you realize:

That’s a lot of content.

According to to this article on Hubspot, increased blogging frequency means more traffic and leads. If you’re creating articles, white papers, videos, case studies, and other content in addition to blogging, your editorial calendar is full.

So how are you supposed to create so much content?

With the rise of inbound marketing, one of the most popular options is to outsource and automate. Consider these 10 reasons to use reputable article writing services in your content marketing strategy.

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You know there are people who just enter the room and the atmosphere changes. You feel their energy, feel their attitude to life, feel their wisdom and strength. I got a chance to sit down and talk to such a person.

Lights on. Guy Kawasaki.

Venture capitalist, entrepreneur, a former evangelist at Apple and the author of 12 books now.

Meet his new creation – Ape: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book.

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Getting to spend a few days is Las Vegas is always a pleasure, but the experience is all the better when you’re surrounded by some of the best and brightest minds in the content creation world today. I’m in Vegas having attended the New Media Expo (NMX) 2013, which is billed as the world’s first industry-wide tradeshow, conference and media event geared exclusively for content creators. And I’m going to post update with insights from the expo’s experts in blogging, podcasts, web and video innovations, and social business.

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If you’re a small business or new startup, you don’t have money to waste on expensive advertising like your bigger competitors can. To compete on the same level but with a smaller budget, you have to market smarter.

Start by brainstorming with your business partners and connections to come up with several cheap outside-the-box marketing tricks.

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In Content Marketing Tips for Small Businesses, Part 1, we talked about basics, trends, and creating great content. But marketing with content doesn’t end there.

The best content involves lots of people to make creation and promotion easier. And when you’re  a small business counting every minute and dollar, maximizing your content for the most exposure is critical.

So in part 2 of Content Marketing Tips for Small Businesses, you’ll find tips for involving people and promoting and maximizing your content.

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As 2013 is approaching, it is high time for marketers to sit down and think it all over again. If you don’t know where exactly you are going, most likely you will not get there. Staying with the trend and going with the wind rather than against it – is what is important.

I personally believe that there must be time for everything – for acting fast and for taking time to just sit down, look inside your company, look outside your company, digest it and come up with an efficient and fruitful plan.

As 2013 is at the door – let’s stop and think together…

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For entrepreneurs and small business owners, content marketing can seem out of reach. Although proven to be an effective way to attract prospects, generate leads, and retain customers, content marketing appears to require more time and money than you have to invest in it.

Enter micro-content and the following content marketing tips for small businesses.

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You know that  inbound marketing is the hot new trend and that attracting customers with compelling content really works.

The problem is creating and distributing all that content.

Knowing what works and actually making it work for you are separated by a vast chasm, and the bridge that connects the two is a plan. Creating a content marketing strategy that incorporates customer research, quality content, and methodical distribution is key to successful inbound marketing.

Use these steps to create a content marketing strategy that will take your business to the next level.

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