Choosing the Right Types of Content Marketing for Every Stage of the Buyer’s Journey


The problem many marketers have with effectively using various types of content marketing is when they focus on only one part of the buyer journey. They pigeonhole themselves into creating all of their content for boosting awareness (i.e., top of the funnel) or generating conversions (i.e., middle and bottom of the funnel). This lopsided strategy […]

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How to Increase Brand Awareness With Content


It’s difficult to vie for a customer’s business if they don’t know who you are. Of course, alerting them to your presence isn’t as easy as riding a bike downhill. When you’re searching for how to increase brand awareness, you’ll likely see that advertising is an option – but it’s not always the best one […]

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16 Takeaways From a Year of Fractl Marketing Research


’Tis the season of end-of-year roundups. Throughout 2016, we produced 23 research-based marketing campaigns that explored various topics and pending questions in our industry; they earned more than 340 media placements and nearly 34,000 social shares. It’s no secret our team at Fractl lives and breathes data. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to plan […]

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The Viral Equation: Breaking Down the Variables in Massively Shared Content


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Online publishing rates are astronomical; they make marketer’s jobs incredibly difficult. Putting the right message in front of the right audience at the right time is an art – and somewhat of a science as well. It’s especially challenging when the objective is to broaden awareness at the top of the sales funnel because often, […]

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Why Some Marketers Struggle to Quantify the Value of Content Marketing


Last year, 46 percent of B2C marketers reported that measuring the ROI of a content marketing program was one of the top challenges facing their brand, with 50 percent citing measuring content effectiveness as another top concern. There are so many metrics and peripheral benefits to keep track of, and many marketers find it overwhelming to […]

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