As I've built mezzolio, I've been thinking a lot about marketing. Does content creation even matter for your brand? What has your experience been?
If content creation for SEO or brand building purposes is part of your strategy, or could be... I wanted to share some stuff with you.
One of the helpful things I picked up somewhere (can't remember the source) was
1. Clear Value
In addition to keeping these in mind as you write new blog and social posts, I would add to this one more: consistency. (no matter how meagre!). Making it a habit is tough, but once it is, you'll find more engagement and organic discovery of your site.
Creating new content can be really difficult, but I want to share with you some great resources & tools that I've collected. Let me know if any of these seem helpful, and if there's any additional tools you'd suggest we all check out!
https://www.crowdcast.io/features — Video chat meets webinar for creating evergreen content or standups
https://socialweaver.com — Discover the top-performing content for any topic and expertly manage it
https://videoteleprompter.com/ — A teleprompter app for iOS to help shoot great video
https://missinglettr.com — Turns each of your blog posts into a 12 month social campaign, which is then dripped out to your social channels.
https://www.tldr.one — Turn any google slides presentation into a social story
https://proofree.com/ — free proofreading
https://www.marketmuse.com/ — MarketMuse uses AI to help marketers measure and improve the quality of their content.
https://www.brightedge.com/ — AI-powered to help content marketing with SEO
https://storrito.com/ — Create and schedule instagram stories from your desktop
https://visual.ly/view — Find popular infographics
https://www.quuu.co/ — QuuuContent API to get handpicked content in your app
https://app.quuu.co/discover — Examples of quuu's content
https://www.genial.ly/ — Telling great stories has never been so simple; So easy that it seems like magic
https://contentstrategychecklist.com/ - 7 steps to create a solid content marketing strategy
https://problogger.com/jobs/ — hire great content writers
Picsew — Stitch together multiple screenshots / images
https://publicate.it/tools/twitter-rss-feed-generator/ — Convert Twitter Lists, Hashtags, User Feeds and Searches Into RSS
https://rocketium.com/workspace — Transform writers into video creators
https://contentfly.co/ — Hire a writer for just 250/mo.
https://typito.com/templates — video text animation templates
https://www.uscreen.tv/ -- all the features at your fingertips to create a powerful, fully-customized video on demand business.
https://riv.yt/ -- Distraction-Free YouTube Video Sharing
http://www.hashcut.com/ — lets you clip a youtube video easily, and add text.
http://feltmusic.com/production-music/tracks/track/suns-risen — Jacob Smith music track -Sun's Risen
http://www.hellothematic.com/ — Enabling creators to find & use great music in their videos.
https://app.soundstripe.com/ — Unlimited music for videos etc.
https://speakpage.com — make any article text to speech
https://www.diffbot.com — Extract content from articles, products, videos and more
https://www.quuu.co/ — posts target market specific content to your social media for you! Pretty great.
https://icons8.com/music = free music
https://bentensound.com — free stock music
https://www.bootkik.com/ — Create step by step instructions and track engagement in a linkable format
http://www.contentforest.com/ -- find content your market interacts with
https://contentmart.com — Commission written content
https://contently.com — Commission written content
From Social Animal.io —find people talking about specific topics or keywords, find potential influencers using those words, and chart trending keywords and shares of articles and images containing your chosen keywords. Monitor your competition.
Which is the best day to post?
What title length should I consider?
How long should my article be?
>1000 words saw significantly higher shares.