Innovation, creativity and data knowledge
How we use data to define content title choice can be loosely gathered into six points.
To help and assist our content creation, we have to research and analyse the below topic funnels to mould our data into content that sells.
Pre-Steps to creating the right content
- Identify Content Marketing Goals and Substance
- Research and Understand Your Audience
- Determine Structure, how content is prioritised and URL organised
- Outline the Roles and Workflow, who is responsible and when
- Identify Policies and Standards: most companies have rules and processes
We leverage the power of machine learning tools to create data-driven content that we harnessed to VC’s creative edge.
Trust the research
Everyone knows about keywords; everyone who answers the phone to a customer can guess the correct key phrases, right? There is some truth in this. However, do you know which keywords convert the best?
Do you know how your customers use words around keywords (keyphrases)? Are you aware of the questions they are asking, the doubt (barriers to sale) they have been expressing in a search?
Keyword research is not a question of using an app to create a list of high traffic possible keywords; it is about testing and trialling keywords and seeing how they convert into customers. You would be surprised which variations of keywords make companies the most money.
What your competitors are doing with their website is always interesting to keep an eye on. We have numerous tools that let us know when they create new pages of blogs.
The most important competitors who may not be on your radar are those (websites) that rank above you. Therefore, analysing exactly why this is time very well spent.
Also, Industry News. Is there mileage in responding or reporting on news that is reported off-site?
Improving content closest to the money. We determine the most popular landing pages and look to optimise the content using Google’s Analytical data. We identify the worst performing pages where users leave the website and look for reasons and solutions using the same data.
- Landing Page Optimisation
- Exit page Optimisation
- Bounce rates
- Conversion rates
Existing content is always the first phase in our overall website optimisation process that takes place before any new content is added to the site.
Results of modernising, re-writing and re-designing old content are often staggering with improved traffic and conversion rates of over 130% a norm.
Value proposition/Content objectives
These are content ideas to support a client value proposition. They are determined by how best to persuade new customers to buy. The success or failure of each page is determined by:
- traffic from google
- page views by users
- convention rates
Long-tail keywords/Marketing content: Q&A/Research/People Asked (questions)
To show a clients range of knowledge and expertise, commonly asked questions are documented from Google and other sources. This type of content creation supports a keyword’s position in Google and effect a rise in ranking. It is a bit crude.
In what areas of the UK does the client sell. What about geography (geo-target or local SEO)? How far will your customers travel?
This content is always popular as it often leads to quick wins. Therefore, it is crucial to create quality geo-target content.
This is to make sure the content is future proof and does not get a Google penalty in future updates.
How much content
The amount of content is dictated by the current amount of pages
The amount of content required is dictated by the amount of pages currently displayed on the websites that ranks number 1 to 3 in Google. If they have a 100 pages on average then here is your benchmark.
Google’s algorithm is a computer programme; all computers follow logical rules.
So it follows that if website A which is ranked #1 for your keyword, has ten pages on product x, then it follows that if you create ten pages on product x, you should rank number above or together.
There are 200+ other SEO factors that need considering; however, it is a valuable guide to benchmarking content amounts.
In reality, not all content can be created in one go. We need information and feedback from Google. When content is added and interlinked into a website, we need to monitor and log Google’s reaction to the new content, using SERPs data.
Did the website go up in Google’s rankings? Did the traffic increase? Which keywords were affected by this new content?
All of these questions need to be answered.
Your content strategy needs to be revised to include content created for the keywords not ranking highly in Google. For example, content planned to support particular keyword groups where the website ranks #1 for keywords to be put on hold.
Call 020 8405 6418 and we will see if we can help answer these questions.
Did you know: “In Q1 of 2021, there are over five million WordPress blog posts every day.”
See some of the below for more websites that can help you find the correct data to determine what you could write.
Just bear in mind that the data the report has been used before, so try and use a creative spin on the topics you discover. Otherwise, there is a real danger you are just following the crowd.
Every year just over 15% of searches on Google have never been searched for before
Page Updated: March 21, 2022