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How to Create A+ Content with a Content Development Process

Content Development

Content marketing. Content strategy. Content… development? 🤯

There are so many content-related words buzzing around the world wide web.

Confused?

I don’t blame you.

However, any marketer or content creator worth their salt will know that content development is not a process to skimp out on.

That’s why, in this article, I’ll be discussing – and all in plain terms – what content development is and why it’s important. Plus, I’ll provide you with a content development process that’ll ensure you’ll research, create, edit, and promote stellar content audiences will want to engage with. Every. Single. Time.

Simply read through the following sections to get the complete low-down on content development:

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Boost Site Traffic with a 4-Step Content Marketing Framework

Content marketing framework

This is a guest post by Ronita Mohan. Ronita is a content marketer at Venngage, the online infographic and design platform. Ronita is interested in a variety of topics related to digital marketing, visual content, and online engagement, which she enjoys researching and writing about.

Content marketing has certainly become popular.

In fact, it’s become a lynchpin for marketing strategies.

Businesses of all sizes are employing content marketers left, right, and center to ensure that content is created and distributed on a regular schedule.

The purpose of content marketing may have started as a way for businesses to communicate with their audiences, but it has taken on another angle altogether. Content marketing is now seen as a primary driver of SEO and organic web traffic, and content needs to be tailored accordingly.

Unsurprisingly, content marketers are spending huge amounts of time developing blog post ideas that will gain them traction, incite visitors to their websites, and tempt users to use the businesses’ products or services. But without a solid content strategy, the content itself could be insubstantial and ineffective.

That’s why in this informative post I’ll be discussing content marketing in detail, and presenting you with an easy-to-understand, four-step content marketing framework you can follow straight away. Just read the following sections:

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Choice Architecture Explained: How To Remove Human Bias From Your Business Today

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How rational do you think you are?

According to Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, the answer is not very.

Thaler and Sunstein were pioneers who developed the choice architecture framework. According to them, humans are prone to hundreds of proven biases causing us to both think and act irrationally.

For our prehistoric ancestors, these biases saved time and cognitive effort. In our modern-day, business world, however, cognitive bias can impose significant drawbacks. Choice architecture is a framework that acts to prevent the negative repercussions of cognitive bias.

In this article, before we do anything, we will time-hop backward to discover the history of choice architecture. From knowing this history, we at Process Street will reveal what choice architecture is.  We will then consider the elements (common human biases) that the choice architecture framework acknowledges.

Finally, we examine the challenges choice architecture faces and ways those challenges can be resolved through the use of checklists as an alternative method. We will show you how you can use Process Street for free, along with choice architecture, to remove the negative repercussions human bias presents. Just read through the sections below:

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3 Ways to Repurpose Instagram Content for Your Email Marketing

email marketing contentNatasha Ponomaroff is the Senior Marketing Director of Instasize – a content creating tool-kit for anyone editing photos and online content on mobile. A weekly contributor on the site’s blog, Natasha tracks social media trends and updates the millions of “creatives” who are currently using Instasize to curate awesome online content.

Seeking to establish a well-rounded online presence?

There are many different digital marketing channels to choose from, and all of them contribute to a holistic online strategy.

However, to succeed you need to know how to pair the right kind of content with the most suitable platform.

For marketers, there’s a constant pressure to create new content while maintaining a high level of quality.

To alleviate that burden, look to social media content.

Social media content, especially the kind of content you’ll find on a visual-focusedchannel like Instagram, is perfect for repurposing. Consider the fact that not all audiences favor social media as their communication medium of choice.

While effective in its own way, studies have shown that email marketing is 40 times more effective at reaching target customers than some social media channels.

With that in mind, and to cover multiple audience bases at once, here’s how you can bring Instagram content into your email marketing campaigns and save time in the process.

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30 Insanely Useful Chrome Extensions For Digital Marketers

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Sandra Dufrene is a freelance writer and editor at Essayshark reviews. She has a keen interest in photography and dedicates all her free time to it. Sandra has extensive knowledge in different fields such as marketing, education, and blogging. You can contact her on Twitter.

Google Chrome is by far the most popular web browser with more than a billion users and over two billion installations globally. This is no surprise given the fact that Chrome offers super-fast functions, loading, and web-page display.

Besides that, the platform is free and gives users a number of additional benefits:

  • Easy setup
  • A minimalistic but user-friendly design
  • Simple drag-and-drop features
  • Automatic translations for greater convenience
  • An address bar that supports direct searches
  • A private browsing option called Incognito

The advantages of installing Chrome are evident, but these are not the only reasons to use it. On the contrary, Chrome extensions are yet another detail that makes the platform so useful. The extension gallery contains over 10 thousand tools that can augment and improve the functioning of your web browser.

In this article, Process Street has summarized 30 Chrome extensions that every digital marketer should know and check out. Let’s take a look!

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How to Use Your Personal Branding Profile to Drive B2B Leads

personal brandingThis is a guest post from Oren Greenberg, a growth marketer and founder of the Kurve consultancy in London. He helps startups and corporate innovation projects scale using digital channels. He has written for leading marketing blogs and has been featured in the international press.

A business is an abstract entity, which is brought to life by its people. Every team member has a part to play in representing their organization – not in the sense of blindly flying the flag or sacrificing their own identity, but in the sense of owning their area of expertise and sharing their deepest knowledge.

These days, it’s normal for a business leader to build their own personal brand. These are the “thought-leaders” we hear about so often. But I believe that too many organizations stop here, and miss the chance to create a team of people who all have strong personal brands.

In turn, I believe this limits the opportunity to build credibility, reliability, and authority – three of the key considerations for B2B buyers.

So, the tactics I discuss in this Process Street article are designed to apply to team members at every level of the hierarchy. They are suitable for business leaders, but also for executives and junior staff.

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The 10 Most Effective SEO Link Building Strategies of 2019

Link Building Strategies

This is a guest post from Martha Jameson. As an educator at PhDKingdom.com and AcademicBrits.com, Martha found her calling as a writer, after pursuing web design and management. Her main goals are to share her experience, motivation and knowledge with her readers.

Link building has been a contested subject in SEO circles, not least because of the amount of speculation that goes into figuring out what factors are most important for securing you a top SERP spot.

Despite the controversy around Google’s search algorithm, a great deal of research has actually gone into figuring out what’s happening under the hood. At this point, we can be fairly sure that link building is a significant factor in the SEO of your website.

In fact, it’s actually quite difficult to get your website ranking without the help of link building.

SparkToro’s recent survey of over 1,500 professional SEOs placed the quality of linking sites and pages as the second most important factor, out of 26. That’s a big deal.

Building links is all about linking your website to others, and theirs to yours. As you increase your links, you increase the ability for your readers to access more relevant data, thereby increasing your own website’s relevance.

You’ve got to approach link building seriously in order to use it to your utmost advantage. Search engines will crawl through each page of your website in search of this information.

When you do this right, you can help boost your website rankings and help more readers find and access your content.

Here are 10 of the most effective SEO link building tips of 2019:

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How to Gain Customers and Influence People with Digital Storytelling

Digital storytelling

“Once upon a time…
A fledgling young business set upon a quest…
To incorporate digital storytelling…
After hearing of its success.

They scoured the web…
During all hours of night and day…

For digital storytelling techniques…
So their customers would stay.


But they couldn’t quite find…
The resources they sought to seek…
Until, that is, they found this blog post…
Written by the team at Process Street.”

– Anon

Storytelling.

It’s a medium nearly as old as time itself.

From the visual scribblings made over 30,000 years ago by our cavemen cousins to the 18th-century fairy tales about dwarves, goblins, ghouls and demons made popular by the Brothers Grimm, the human need for stories runs deep.

Luckily for us living in the 21st century, we have the digital and technological means to bolster the stories we tell in unprecedented ways.

And from a marketing standpoint, digital storytelling is something of a holy grail; with it, businesses can gain, engage, connect, influence, and retain customers.

So, if you’re on a quest to learn about digital storytelling and how to incorporate it into your marketing plans, you’ve come to the right place, adventurer. Read through the sections below:

Let’s begin.

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What is CRO? How to Increase Conversion Rates (Free Template)

What is CRO?

You may remember from Latin 101 at college that conversiĹŤ is the process of turning around, altering, changing, or converting.

And whether you’re now a WeWork-dwelling solopreneur or a newly-hired marketer at an SMB, it’s crucial for your leads to undergo conversiĹŤ.

After all, without conversions site visitors aren’t as likely to sign up to newsletters, put an item in a cart, or proceed to the checkout page and order that product or service. Conversions, therefore, are a major contributor to your business’ longevity.

This could be the point where you’re frantically thinking: “I want to secure my business’ longevity! How can I help facilitate conversions? And how can I optimize conversion rates for the better?!”

Slow down.

We’ve got you covered.

During this post we’ll be explaining all things CRO – conversion rate optimization.

First we’ll tackle what CRO is, then we’ll delve into an actionable framework for increasing your conversion rates, and then we’ll provide you with a Process Street-made template which has everything you need to hike those conversion rates up!

All you have to do is read the different sections below:

Let’s jump straight in.

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Customer Research: 5 Ways to Read Your Target Customers’ Minds

Ben Mulholland
September 19, 2019

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The following is a guest post by Priscilla Tan, a freelance content marketer for SaaS and Tech companies that care about making small businesses successful. Certified by SmartBlogger, her works have been spotlighted on places like Forbes, Inc Magazine, and CNBC Make It.

Did this happen to you?

You spent brutal months building your product solely based on your gut.

In a bid to keep your head in the game, you assured yourself, repeatedly, that success is just around the corner.

And yet, when you released your product to the public… it tanked. Sure, you had a few sign-ups, but no one stuck around.

As you slumped your shoulders in defeat, you questioned yourself, what went wrong?

You tweeted for help, hoping to find comfort. And you did. In fact, your tweet even went a little viral.

Founders, developers, and marketers in the SaaS space flocked in to share similar experiences. You read every single one of them, nodding your head along to their demoralizing tales.

Then… horror struck.

It hit you: you built your product based on false assumptions. And so did they.

Just as you were about to close Twitter, you stumbled on this tweet and it straight up punched you in the gut:

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And there it is, the guilty culprit of unsuccessful products: the lack of customer research.

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