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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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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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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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The First 90 Days of GrowthBadger: a Roadmap

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Over the next 90 days, I’m going to test several different strategies for bringing in traffic, and share the results with you. For anything that works, I’ll show you details on how I did it so you can do the same for your blog or business.

Then over the following 90 days, I’ll repeat the process.

What strategies am I going to try?

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