Tagged Under: content marketing strategies

Sheetal Pinto - 9/6/2017 20:00

How to Make Your Content Meaningful for Your Audience
One of the universal lessons of content writing is that even the most perfectly crafted, highly engaging material can fall flat. If you are not truly reaching your audience, and if your content does not resonate with them, it will not have the impact you intend for it. Even the best content writers in North America struggle with this issue from time to time.

Sheetal Pinto - 8/23/2017 20:00

Break the Monotony with Tips and Tricks from the Top SEO Writers in Canada
If you run a blog or website long enough, you will inevitably run into the boredom that plagues all writers and content creators. When this happens, make note that this is not a cause for alarm. You can overcome these phases by applying proven industry techniques.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/29/2017 20:00

Become the Expert Your Audience Turns to for News and Views they Can Use
Have you been trying to establish content marketing strategies for what is traditionally seen as a boring industry? At MintCopy, we are often approached by business owners and marketing heads at manufacturing and industrial companies, electronics and telecommunications companies, equipment manufacturers, farming operations, technology firms, and more. When we ask them about marketing stories and news worthy content, we often hear them lament, “We are very boring; we have no stories to share, and we are scared that our content will put readers to sleep!” That does not stop us from probing and prodding though, because we believe that if you are a profitable business and you have customers, you must have something interesting to share. Your industry is relevant and useful for your customers, so they don’t find you boring. Now how can you ensure that they don’t find your content boring either?

Sheetal Pinto - 6/3/2015 20:00

The answer to this question is yes. However, is your brand a ranking factor in Google's algorithm? Technically, no it isn't.

Sheetal Pinto - 5/27/2015 20:00

The world of content marketing is like the Pacific Ocean. It is vast (most businesses today use content marketing in some form), it is stormy (lots of competition) and it is mostly the same from Los Angeles to Tokyo.

Sheetal Pinto - 7/24/2013 20:00

The Latest Content Marketing Trends - What To Watch For
One of the most exciting things for us as a copywriting agency is that content marketing strategies are constantly evolving and very often, at lightning speed.  New social media platforms, media channels and search engine insights help us to ensure we provide the most effective services when it comes to content creation, delivery and value. 


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Sheetal Pinto - 5/19/2022 06:00

What You Need to Know

If there’s one thing you can count on, it’s that Google is going to update its search algorithm. Some experts estimate that Google makes 500 to 600 updates annually, or once or twice each day. Most of these changes don’t have a significant impact on your SEO strategy, but every now and then, one comes along that can have serious repercussions. Learn more about two new features of Google search that help users verify and evaluate search results.

Sheetal Pinto - 5/5/2022 06:00

Google, one of the largest companies in the world, relies on artificial intelligence for hundreds of it projects. It can seem a little hypocritical for Google to tell businesses that they can’t use AI-generated content on their website. Back in 2010, Google’s John Mueller said that using automated translation tools to create content for your website “could be viewed as being against our Webmaster guidelines.” Here we are, over 10 years later, and Mueller just tweeted that “content generators have been around since the start of the web…Most sites…don’t need help creating low-quality content.” There’s a big discussion in the SEO industry about AI-generated content.

Sheetal Pinto - 4/21/2022 06:00

One of the toughest things about creating content is coming up with ideas. You can research keywords all day long, but if you can’t come up with topics around those keywords, your content may fall flat. If your in-house copywriter is struggling to keep up with a content calendar, you might be thinking about working with a content agency. Use these questions to prepare for a meeting with the project manager or as starting points to create your own content. 

Sheetal Pinto - 4/7/2022 05:54

There just isn't a 'softer' way to say this; it's bad. Duplicate content, as defined by Google, “refers to substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely match other content in the same language or are appreciably similar.” Google highly recommends avoiding duplicate content. The key reason is that the ranking of the page on search engine results may suffer. This means, your audiences will not find your content, and when they do, they are unlikely to consider it useful. Understanding how Google handles duplicate content can help you elevate user experience and create a better content marketing plan.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/24/2022 06:00

Modern customer expectations have dramatically changed over the past few years. Although the pandemic certainly influenced customer behaviour in many ways, customers were already trending towards transparency and social responsibility from the companies they patronized. Creating content that shares your values and mission can bring your audience together to support your brand. Here are some ways to create connections to your audience through content marketing.

Sheetal Pinto - 3/10/2022 06:00

If you just keep churning out content without reviewing what you’ve already done, you’re missing out on opportunities to make your content perform better. A content audit exercise involves systematically reviewing what you’ve published on your website and blog. As you adjust your content marketing plan to your business goals, this audit can help you find gaps in your content and see what’s been successful. When reviewing your content, look for these things that can negatively impact your content strategy.

Sheetal Pinto - 2/24/2022 06:00

Search has changed a lot over the years. Search results are displayed to be more efficient for users. Users search for information differently than they used to. There’s still a lot that search can’t do right now. Google aims to change the power of search again with their latest update, Multitask Unified Model, aka MUM. This new update will expand search capability to make search deliver more accurate and relevant information in seconds. Here’s what your content writers need to know about MUM.

Sheetal Pinto - 2/10/2022 06:00

Refine Your Content So it Resonates with Your Audience

Many websites churn out content as part of their online digital strategy without considering how their audience will respond to the content. Contextualizing content is a way of adding value to the reader. But what does it mean to put your content in context? It’s a way of approaching content that considers the why and when of your content, not just the person who is reading it. A person who needs a plumber to fix a leak needs different content than someone who is thinking about how to install a new toilet. The first customer needs access to a list of quick tips to prevent damage until a plumber can help while the second customer may want to read through a detailed outline of updating a bathroom for aging-in-place.

Sheetal Pinto - 1/27/2022 06:00

A Simple Guide from Your Content Agency in Toronto

A blog post is an accessible, versatile format that has the potential to reach and engage a wide audience. You can write the blog posts in-house, or you can outsource content writing for your blog. The important thing is to ensure that your blog presents a professional image, offers memorable and shareable content, and proves effective in helping to achieve your business goals. If you're just starting your blogging journey, read through our ‘Step-by-Step Guide to Start Blogging' - parts one and two.

Sheetal Pinto - 1/13/2022 06:00

Writing SEO content requires a seamless blend of three skills to get the best results. In order to be a skilled SEO copywriter, you must be able to produce creative and engaging writing, have sufficient knowledge of the topic, and be able to use relevant keywords seamlessly into your writing. Are you at a loss on how to create informative and creative content? Here are ten tips that can be added to your copywriting cheat sheet to help you improve your SEO content.