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How to Create a Topic Strategy to Increase SOV

July 8, 2021 - Content Marketing

Selecting topics that improve your share of voice (SOV) is one of the most important details in content marketing. When marketing to a technically-savvy audience, topic selection itself can become a particularly daunting problem because it requires a certain amount of subject matter expertise to…

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Creating a Practitioner Marketing Content Distribution Strategy

June 3, 2021 - Practitioner Marketing

Effective content distribution is essential to the success of a practitioner marketing campaign. While structuring practitioner content with the right keywords and links for search engine optimization and discoverability will help, SEO alone is not sufficient. As one of our lead practitioners, Chris Tozzi, has…

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How Much Does Original Blog Content Cost?

March 28, 2021 - Practitioner Marketing

Fixate created this awesome infographic that represents an ROI calculation for in-house content versus influencer-generated content from an agency such as ourselves. Note the magnitude of difference in cost. Many think that creating content in-house results in a greater ROI. In actuality, investing in influencer-generated…

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Why Technical Content Marketing Beats Face-to-Face Sales

March 31, 2020 - Practitioner Marketing

They say nothing beats face-to-face communication. In general, that may be true. But when it comes to technical sales – selling to a technical audience – we beg to differ. When used the right way, quality technical content can have even more of an impact…

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How to Tell When Content is Ready to Publish

March 28, 2019 - Practitioner Marketing

By its nature, content is subjective. It would be nice if there were a quantifiable, black-or-white, metrics-based assessment we could perform to determine objectively whether content is “good” and ready to be published, but there isn’t. That doesn’t mean you should publish content without first…

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Don’t Pay Per Word

January 15, 2019 - Content Marketing

In the business of content creation, charging by the number of words is the original business model. While there are situations where this is fine, if your purpose is creating content, your goal is to provide value to the market. You should not be paying…

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Comparing User Generated vs Freelance vs Practitioner tech blog content

December 18, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

Not all content is created equal. If it were, it would be impossible to tell good from bad. But as it turns out (especially in the world of technical content), separating a good blog post from a bad one is very easy. There are three…

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The Practitioner Whisperer: Magical Onboarding

February 27, 2018 - Practitioner Marketing

Our network of 65-plus contributors includes practitioners from all over the world, with different backgrounds. Because of this, it can be easy for group members to get lost in the mix. But keeping contributors engaged is an important part of getting great content. And it…

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Avoid the Q1 Content Drought

October 31, 2017 - Content Marketing

For those of us in certain sectors, the day after Thanksgiving brings a whole new leisurely pace. Your task list stops growing, you find it easier to take an extra coffee break in the middle of the day, and the messages in your inbox seem…

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Magical On-boarding

July 18, 2017 - Business Psychology

Our network of 65-plus influencers comes from all over the world, with different backgrounds. Because of this, it can be easy for group members to get lost in the mix. But keeping contributors engaged is an important part of getting great content. And it all…

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