How to Become a Content Marketing Ninja

Listen and follow Neil’s steps on curating content so you too become a Content Marketing Ninja!

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Marketing Automation for Small Business [Podcast]

Content Discovery precludes Content Marketing. Most SMB’s struggle with finding the time and resources to develop and deploy a cohesive content marketing campaign that produces the desired results.

Listen to +Mark Tennant Podcast on how an SMB can accomplish all of the above in less than 1 hour a Day.

Content Marketing Ninja Hack

This is an advanced Content Marketing Ninja Hack I’ve been using to drive targeted traffic to my Blog.

By following this content marketing routine, you can quickly find and curate quality content and share it with your target audience on multiple social networks.

You will need to have the following social profiles and apps set-up in advance to clone this content marketing routine.

Social Media Tools
Feedly Reader (Pro)
Scoop.it (Pro Account)
Snip.ly (Basic Account)
Buffer App (Basic Account)

Social Media Profiles
Twitter
LinkedIn
Facebook
Google+ Page
Step #1 Search Feed

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This Content Marketing Ninja Hack uses some of the best social content marketing tools and apps around so the average CMer can find and share great content without spending a ton of time/

Get in touch if you would like to arrange a 1-on-1 sessions to see this system in action and decide if this routine is a good fit for you and your CM plan.

6 Facts About Content Curation and SEO You May Not Know | Scoop.it Blog

If you struggle with providing a steady stream of fresh, relevant content for your website, you’re not alone.

Perhaps one of the best ways to overcome this challenge, while also increasing the value you provide to your audience, is through the process of editorialized content curation.

But while we know that this process (when done right) is beneficial in terms of driving traffic, extending reach and providing interesting and valuable content, what does Google think about content curation?

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Curated content that is combined with original content can rank just as well as original content alone

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How to Dramatically Increase Your Online Visibility and Your Brand Awareness

There are 2 primary tasks involved to dramatically increase your online visibility and brand awareness;

  • Content Discovery
  • Content Sharing
For many of us, Feedly replaced Google Reader as the primary RSS reader. One of the things I like about Feedly is that it will show how many times an article has been shared by the feedly community. I won’t usually share an article that hasn’t been shared at least 100 times.

Why bother sharing an article that nobody wants to read and possibly share to their fans and followers?With a feedly Pro account, you can create a shared collectio

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Using Scoop.it and Feedly will save you tons of time for finding quality content your target audience is hungry for.

Snip.ly and the Buffer App are ideal content sharing tools that semi-automate the social sharing process but still allow you to properly frame the shared content so you can advise your readers why and how they will benefit from reading (and sharing) your curated content.

Social Media Profiles + Tools + Apps

Its pretty clear why you want to have a fully populated and optimized social profile on the top social networks.


Posting updates on your top socials is commonplace these days. Knowing what tools to use and how to use them is becoming more important.


Social content marketing is not just for big brands anymore. SMB’s must up their SMM game to stay in step and effectively compete in their niche markets.


Here’s my top socials, tools and apps I use daily.

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Back in the day, I used to follow the be everywhere model.


That was then, this is now. Today, I find that having a presence on the top social networks (e.g.) Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+ YouTube and SlideShare is more than adequate. How about you? What are your top socials?

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How To Plan + Build A Successful Content Marketing Strategy

Did you know that every day on the internet:

4.75 billion pieces of content are hared
1.8 billion photos are uploaded
700 million Snapchats taken
500 million tweets tweeted


Marketing, as we know it, is being transformed right in front of our eyes. More and more messages are being promoted every day, on more channels, and as a result, consumers are learning to simply tune out the noise. 

Because of this, brands must leverage content marketing to deliver the useful…

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Content Marketing System Best Practices is one way to increase your online visibility and dramatically increase your social media presence.

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17 Ideas on How to Do Clever Content Marketing

You don’t have to create original content every time. So how do you re-mix and repurpose content to save time and effort with your content marketing?

Source: snip.ly

Not only do you NOT have to create original content every time you want to post a useful update to your top socials but when you use a content curation model (like I do) you can curate killer content from awesome authors and post you updates to your top social with a CTA link back to your Blog, YouTube channel, SlideShare deck or any page you control that compliments the original content piece.