In Google’s eyes, content syndication and distribution are legal; however, large-scale publishing, duplicating content, and cannibalization are grounds for penalties.
According to one recent survey, making a strategic investment in content marketing is at the top of many CMO’s priority lists. 43% of people say that spending in 2021 was higher to that end than the year before, and 66% of respondents expected another increase in 2022 as well. In fact, one out of five said that their increase would be almost 10%.
Google E-A-T Overview E-A-T is a relatively new SEO-based acronym that’s generating a lot of buzz in the digital marketing cosmos. But what exactly is E-A-T? The truth—algorithmically speaking—is complex. Yet some of the core elements that marketers can leverage are actually straightforward and non-technical. Let’s start out with the basics. Google E-A-T stands for: …
It’s trivia night and a friend invites you to join them. Surprisingly, when the first round starts the category isn’t about pop culture (e.g. 90s music, movies, or popular Oscar hosts). Instead, let’s pretend the trivia host throws the crowd a curveball with SEO history and the future of content marketing.
If content marketers want to capture diverse and meaningful audiences, they need to look deep into their marketing toolbox. The digital marketing cosmos is full of many different types of content marketing formats that can dramatically improve (and even reshape) the most clever marketing strategies.
At Spectrum we believe it’s important to create quality content. That’s why going forward we’re going to be reducing the amount of content we share. Instead of writing for Google, to keep the SEO gods happy, we’re going to start writing content that we would want to read, aimed at our customers.
Web browsers have developed a great deal in the last few years. Now with Google Chrome dominating the market it’s strange to think that not that long ago most internet users were using Internet Explorer. One of Chrome’s great features is that you can add plugins into your Chrome interface, so, much like a smartphone, if there’s a feature missing you can probably add it yourself. Here are some of our favorite chrome extensions that we use on a day-to-day basis that help us be better digital marketers.
Do you need a content calendar? In short, yes. We think so. If you want to blog, even semi-regularly, you should have some sort of plan to ensure that your content keeps on track, you keep your sanity and that your writing fits with what the rest of the business is doing. So how do you build a content calendar?
Getting more out of your blog can be a difficult ask. Often blogging regularly is enough of a strain on resources that you don’t have time to take a step back and look at how your blog is doing, and if it is really engaging your readers. Well, here are some simple tips on how to get more from your blog without discussing the content itself.
A lot of content created for content marketing purposes is glorified sales copy. Subtlety is not always valued in businesses, and if you’re writing for a sales brochure you don’t want to hide your light under a bushel. Loud and proud is the way to go. But if you’re writing four or five blog posts a week, countless social media posts, white papers and infographics, you can afford to be a little bit more obtuse.