One Formula to learn when creating blog content

I ran across a post that could immediately help you. One clear takeaway is to write your headlines to any blog piece in a formula designed to increase clickthroughs which will then improve your rankings and traffic. Here's the full article. Key takeaways: - find your bottom 10% blog posts in terms of Click Through Rate (CTR) - Rewrite your blog titles using this formula: NUMBER + EMOTIONAL HOOK + CONTENT TYPE + SUBJECT - test (with Facebook) and see...

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What Is A Social Media Calendar?

Our friends at Hootsuite have build out an excellent draft of the importance of having a calendar around your social media messaging. Whether you use Hootsuite, Buffer, or other tools, we strongly recommend using a social media calendar for both scheduling and planning your social media for maximum effectiveness.   What is a social media content calendar? A social media content calendar should organize the way you curate and create content, and help develop your editorial strategy. A social media...

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Modern Keyword Research

Finding the right keyword, either for SEM or SEO, is still the basis for almost any campaign. Neil Patel has a great writeup of how keyword research tools have evolved. Over the decade plus that Addion has been an agency, we've tried a number of off-the-shelf tools (anyone remember The Permutator?) and built a number of proprietary keyword tools (The Beast was the name of one of our first efforts). Regardless of which method you use, remember you can get into...

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