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How to Create a High-Value Content Marketing Funnel in 2020

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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100+ Great Content Marketing Examples (With Results)

Content marketing is incredibly powerful.

But one of the hardest parts is coming up with a good idea that will actually work.

So with the help of some experts in the industry, I’ve put together this resource of over 100 amazing content marketing examples.

You can filter them by format and strategy, see their results, and get ideas to inspire your own content.

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What 3.25 Billion Site Visits Tell Us About Google, Facebook, and Where Different Niches Get Their Traffic

I recently analyzed 3.25 billion website visits to find out:

  • How much do different industries rely on Google and Facebook?
  • What are the other main traffic sources for the top sites in those industries?
  • Which social media networks send the most traffic to each industry?
  • And what are the largest traffic drivers overall, on average?

The following report is filled with information that should be useful to anyone who competes for traffic online.

Now let’s take a look at the data.

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Content Marketing Case Study: How I Got 843% More Traffic From 1 Blog Post

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Creating content that people want to share and link to isn’t easy.

You might spend weeks putting together an in-depth article, but when you hit publish…

Crickets.

But I’ve found a nearly surefire method to get traffic, shares, and backlinks for your next piece of content.

It’s called the “Double Survey Technique,” and the first article I created with it resulted in total traffic to this entire site increasing by 843% in the first week.

In this case study, I’ll show you exactly how it works.

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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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Blog Statistics: New Data from Study of 1,117 Bloggers

We asked 1,117 bloggers about their techniques and results to find out what’s working best right now.

In this post, you’ll learn what they said about their traffic sources, how they make money, article quality vs. quantity, blog post formats, video, podcasting, and lots more.

Let’s get to the data.

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Remarketing: the Ultimate Guide for 2020

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Fun fact: you’re going to lose 96% of the people who visit your site today.

On average, only about 4% of site visitors convert before leaving.

Luckily you can use remarketing to bring those people back and convert them into paying customers or engaged users.

In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know to use remarketing like an expert.

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Blog Names: How to Name a Blog in 4 Steps [Complete Guide]

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Bad blog names are confusing, hard to remember, hard to spell, and hard to tell people about. A bad name makes it harder to gain traction and build an audience.

A good name makes all those things much easier.

But most people don’t think properly about naming their blog or business, and they don’t test their ideas either.

Big mistake.

This guide will help you find an awesome blog name and URL in 4 steps by using psychology, a little creativity, and a dash of science.

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

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Because video, podcasts, and other forms of content are getting more popular, a lot of people assume that long-form blogging is dying.

As this post will show you, nothing could be further from the truth.

Whether you’re working on a content marketing strategy for 2019 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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The Results of the First 90 Days of Marketing Experiments

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In the first post on this blog, I shared a plan to test 3 marketing tactics over the following 3 months.

That time has passed, and now I’m going to show you the results in detail, including:

  • Which post has gotten 73% of GrowthBadger’s pageviews (and which article has only gotten 1% of them)
  • The top 5 traffic sources for the site
  • The number of visitors, revenue, and email subscribers I’ve gotten so far

I’ll also share my plan for growing this blog over the next 90 days.

Okay, let’s get into it!

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