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The 2021 Content Development Framework

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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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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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Content Marketing Examples: The World’s Largest List

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 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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How to Come Up With a Blog Name in 2021 [Guide + Examples]

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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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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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How to Create a High-Value Content Marketing Funnel in 2021

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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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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Data from Our Study of 1,117 Bloggers (Income, Tactics & More)

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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What 3.25 Billion Website Visits Tell Us About the Internet’s Top Traffic Sources

We recently analyzed 3.25 billion website visits to find out:

  • What are the main traffic sources for the world’s biggest websites?
  • How much do different industries rely on Google and Facebook?
  • Which social media networks send the most web traffic?

And more.

This report is filled with information that should be useful to anyone who competes for traffic online. Thanks to SimilarWeb for their data, which made this analysis possible.

Now let’s see the study results.

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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…


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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