Why Invest in Organic Marketing?

Published October 15, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

It’s no secret that the world’s top social networks have been making it harder and harder for users to see content from the businesses and brands they follow. The meticulously curated feeds of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram mean that many companies struggle to reach more than a tiny fraction of their followers when they post to their social platforms. Social…

What Kinds of Blogs Are There?

Published September 25, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

One of the most common questions we get here at Content Cucumber is “what kinds of articles should I be requesting?” To help customers answer this question, we offer several tools. The Content Cucumber Content Strategy Builder is our newest and shiniest addition, but we’re always happy to perform an SEO audit of your content or simply hop on a strategy call,…

The Mavericks of Content Marketing

Published September 9, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

If you’ve read the New York Times bestselling novel The Outliers you’ve probably heard of the 10,000-hour rule. In the nonfiction novel, Malcolm Gladwell repeatedly claims to become in any field, you need to practice that job or skill for 10,000 hours. This rule stands true for sports stars, musicians, and business leaders. The same concept can be applied to the world…

Blogging is a wicked cool way to engage your customers, increase your online visibility, and ramp up your social media content game to boot. But how do you go about providing great content for your customers? Here are eight tips to keep in mind when starting a blog for your company. 1. BE CONSISTENT There’s nothing worse than visiting a…

Why Organic Marketing Rocks

Categories: Content Marketing, SEO
Published July 4, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

Let’s face it: we’ve all become somewhat desensitized to internet advertisement. What were once innocent banner adshave devolved into annoying clickbait one-liners about how “Doctors hate him for creating this miracle pill!” These primal grabs for our attention have trained us to largely ignore web page sidebars full of paid ads. Even if it does sometimes work, paid advertising is a…

Whether it’s a twenty character tweet or a professional mission statement, strong writing is crucial to effective social media marketing. But what exactly is “good” writing? The answer is more complicated than most people (content writers included) realize. Here’s a couple of interesting examples to consider: When motivational speaker Robin Sharma tweeted his inspirational phrase “don’t live the same year 75 times and…

When it comes to online marketing, long-term investments will always generate more revenue than short-sighted campaigns. Building an online presence doesn’t happen overnight, but the payoff is huge. If you haven’t begun investing in content writing, these numbers might be enough to inspire and motivate you!  1. 81% OF PEOPLE PERFORM SOME TYPE OF ONLINE RESEARCH BEFORE MAKING A LARGE PURCHASE….

Is Your SEO Strategy From 2008 Or 2018?

Categories: Content Marketing, SEO
Published April 18, 2018

Written by Content Cucumber

Many tech experts consider Google’s algorithm-learning AI RankBrain the most powerful artificial intelligence system in human history. Nonetheless, countless business owners and self-proclaimed marketing gurus hold themselves back by using grossly outdated SEO strategies. Let’s take a quick look at the SEO writing strategies that actually work in 2018 — and which ones don’t. METRICS THAT MATTER IN 2018 Here are some…