Hot Marketing Reads: November 11, 2013

Here are some great reads which caught my eye today. Discover: a brilliant way to add Slideshare to SEO content strategy; a plethora (lovely word ;-) of social media management tools; lots of great tools to get ideas for content; blog post templates; and some “rules” of content marketing.

SEO: 6 Steps for Successful Content Marketing Using SlideShare’s Secret Search Sauce (CMI).

Are you making the most of Slideshare? It’s one of the top 150 most-visited websites in the world, and you can get a share of that traffic. This article gives you an entire strategy for making the most of Slideshare.

This is something I need to do for myself, as well as for my clients. I love Haiku Deck and Bunkr. I’ll definitely be creating a couple of presentations just for Slideshare this week.

Social Media: 46 Experts Share Their Top Social Media Management Tools (BloggingWizard).

If you’ve been avoiding social media, give up the thought that you can keep your head in the sand. It’s time to front up on social. 46 social media experts share their top tools. You’re sure to find several tools which will help you to make the most of social marketing opportunities.

15 Free Tools for Instant Content Ideas (and 2 Paid Ones) (Raven)

Looking for content ideas? The content-creation To Do list never ends. Some great ideas here.

Hmmm… Play the audio file link in the first paragraph. The word I said aloud was “camera.”  What word did you think of? (It’s a lesson in how word association helps you with creating content.)

A Blog Post to Help You Write Blog Posts, plus 5 Free Blogging Templates (hubspot)

Hate writing, but need to blog anyway? Sometimes you can’t get out of it. This article teaches you how to create a How To post, step by step. There’s some templates you’ll find useful too.

Infographic: Findability – 21 New Rules of Content Marketing (Marketing Tech Blog)

I hate rules for anything, but these aren’t so much rules, as common sense advice for your content marketing. I love #16, “stop buying content from the bargain bin.”

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Author: Angela Booth

Copywriter Angela Booth's clients tell her she performs "word magic." Whether she's writing advertising materials, Web content, or ghostwriting for her clients, she's committed to helping them to achieve results, fast. Author of one of the first books about online business, Making The Internet Work For Your Business, Angela's written many business books which have been published by major publishers. She's an enthusiastic self-publisher and writing teacher.