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Domain Extensions: .com vs .org, .net, .io & 4 Other TLDs (Study)

How important is having a .com URL?

Are newer domain extensions like .io and .blog just as good as more traditional ones?

I ran an experiment with 1,500 people to find out.

Read on for the full results, including performance data on 8 popular domain extensions.

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17 Places to Hire a Writer in 2022 (Tested and Reviewed)

Where and How to Hire a Writer

Hiring a writer is a great way to scale up your content production.

But with so many websites with writers for hire, how do you know which one to use?

To find out, I tested 17 different freelance platforms, content services and writing job boards. I spent thousands of dollars and reviewed 359 articles from hundreds of writers.

I also tried out the most popular AI writing tools.

Here are the results.

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How to Create a High-Value Content Marketing Funnel in 2022

In this post, you’ll learn how to create a content marketing funnel that drives traffic, leads and sales for your business all by itself.

To put this guide together, I studied how dozens of successful businesses use content marketing.

Then I combined those insights with common industry “best practices” and my own agency-side observations.

The result is the following step-by-step framework.

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24 Content Marketing Tips That Actually Work

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Businesses are investing more and more in content marketing each year. But with all that competition, it’s becoming harder to get results.

That’s why I’ve put together this list of 24 proven content marketing tips.

Some of these tips will help you create attention-grabbing content. Other tips will help you turn that attention into revenue. And others will help you save time.

So if you want to drive more business with your content this year, read on.

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The 51 Types of Content Marketing (And How To Use Them)

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Different types of content marketing have different strengths and weaknesses.

From free tools to Twitter threads, promotional emails and podcasts: each one excels at something different.

In this guide, we’ll look at the ​​51 different types of content marketing. Along with examples of how to use them effectively.

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The Content Development Framework (2022 Update)

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Content development is the A-to-Z process of planning, creating and distributing quality content.

And using that content to drive business results.

(Like user signups and revenue.)

In this guide, I’ll walk you through a proven content development process that will save you time and improve your results.

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Content Optimization: 24 Strategies for 2022

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Content optimization is the process of improving your content to drive more traffic, engagement or conversions.

In other words, optimizing your content turns it into a high-value asset.

In this guide, I’ll show you the major keys to content optimization. And exactly how to implement them.

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Content Distribution: The Complete Guide (2022)

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What if every piece of content you published:

  • Grew your audience
  • Reached lots of potential customers
  • And ultimately paid for itself many times over?

Effective content distribution is the key to making that happen.

Content distribution is the art of getting your content in front of the right people. And it’s exactly what this new guide covers.

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73 Useful Content Marketing Tools (Reviewed with Screenshots)

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For this guide, I tested dozens of SaaS products, software programs and resources. All to find the best content marketing tools of 2021.

And I took screenshots to show you exactly how they work.

Note: there are no affiliate links here. And no one paid me to be included. This list is purely based on my experience in 10+ years of content marketing.

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How Many Blogs Are There? (And 141 Other Blogging Stats)

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A lot of people think blogging is dying. After all, video, podcasts, and other forms of content are getting more popular.

But as this post will show you, blogging isn’t going anywhere.

Whether you’re working on a content marketing strategy for 2021 or you’re doing research for a new article, I’m going to show you 142 recent blog statistics and trends that demonstrate what’s happening in the world of blogging, what’s working well, and where it’s headed.

Read on…

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