Stacy Theobald
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5 Indisputable Reasons Why You Need a Blogging Strategy

Posted by @stacytheobald, Fri, Aug 30 7:44am

Today’s consumers expect to be educated before they buy. Education-based marketing is not new, but today, it’s almost a non-negotiable for businesses of all sizes, and in all industries. And one of the best ways to educate and build authority in the marketplace is to have a solid blogging strategy in place.

In fact, according to a recent inbound marketing report, nearly 80% of companies which use blogging as part of their marketing strategy report acquiring customers through their blogging efforts. Additionally, 82% of businesses admit that blogging is now critical to their business.

But blogging, like any business activity, needs to have both a purpose and a plan to ensure that you’re getting the best results from the time and resources invested. This means having a blogging strategy that’s focused on achieving your desired business goals. Read more.

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Great strategies provided in the article. Thanks for sharing this.

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My old clinic embedded the blog subtly but directly on the home page and it really took off, also getting picked up by a regional newspaper. Hosting a physicians blog – especially on a busy corporate home page – can create a virtuous cycle which develops both the physicians platform and the corporate platform – but it does take a a deep sns of trust between the two to do this well. If you have the right blogger, it can also dramatically increase a specialty departments revenue … but the key is getting the right blogger.

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