4 Content Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business
Posted on 09/05/2016
The future of marketing is all about content. Consumers want to see exactly what your business has to offer and how it can benefit their lives in a real way.
But what, exactly, does content marketing mean? Literally speaking, content marketing can be defined as a strategic marketing approach which focuses on creating consistent content materials to drive customer and lead generation. So how can your business get involved with content marketing? Here are four big ideas to get you started.
1. Start a blog.
A blog is an excellent opportunity for your business to show clients its relatability. Write about topics such as how your product or service can improve lives, testimonials about people you’ve served or why your business is a better option than competition. You can even get personal and write about daily news topics or expert tips from your field.
2. Give a guided tour.
Record a video while touring your facilities and show clients the inner-workings of your business. Afterwards, you can share this video as part of your content marketing plan.n Customers will feel engaged and attended-to, while also gaining a sense of trust for your small business.
3. Host a webinar.
The most important part of hosting a webinar is offering real value to people. If consumers feel like your business has something important to offer them, the webinar will be more successful and generate more leads. Once you’ve given the webinar a try, see about making it a weekly or even monthly part of your business’s marketing strategy.
4. Develop a (blank) of the week.
One specific example is promoting a Question of the Week. Allow customers to write in via email, social media or snail mail with questions for your business, then answer them every week. This shows your organization’s transparency and eagerness to work with clients on a personal and relatable level.
When it comes to content marketing for your small business, jump on board with these main ideas. The more content you provide, the more involved your customers will feel, and your lead generation will skyrocket. So give it a try, and give it some content.
Shawnee Copy Center, Inc.
12211 Shawnee Mission Parkway • PO BOX 860730 • Shawnee, Kansas 66286-0730
Phone: (913) 268-4343 • Fax: (913) 268-1071