Technology is constantly changing, and all businesses are using, or trying to shift their work to be more digitally focused as time goes on. Also, all businesses have one thing in common: they want to deliver results and gain client loyalty. By creating content that is both helpful and engaging, it creates that relationship with the target audience, thus driving more traffic to the website. But the questions still remain, what exactly is content marketing? How and why does it work? We will answer these questions throughout this blog. Let’s get started. 

  • Builds Trust and Authority
    • The one thing clients are looking for, especially when using a business for the first time, is trust. Having trust in your business allows clients to choose you, and stay with you. When you are consistently providing helpful, and informative content, your audience and potential clients will begin to trust you and what your business can provide for them. With time, this continuous trust will build your authority against your competitors in the same market as you. When you have a business, you are not only providing a product or a service, you are providing easily accessible information and solutions for your clients. 
  • Drives Organic Traffic
    • When it comes to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) content marketing is extremely critical to its overall success. All content that you use for your business must be thoroughly researched, as well as having worthwhile keywords to improve your website’s ranking on search engines. This makes your site much more digitally visible to returning and new clients. So what is organic traffic? Organic traffic is the results of visitors paying your website a visit due to unpaid (organic) search results on a search engine. This is ideal due to the fact that it is unpaid, and it means that your hard work in improving your business digitally is working. This organic traffic driving visitors to your site will vastly improve any opportunity for sales. 
  • Engages and Nurtures Your Audience
    • Your content on your website, social media, and even ads is made to be a form of conversation with your audience and potential clients. It allows you to show what your business is, how you work, and what kind of voice that the company has as a whole. That form of conversation can be a turning point in a decision making process by said potential client. So, that means that you want your content to be engaging, attention grabbing, interest sparking, and most importantly, content that encourages interaction; you want your audience to reach out to you for your business. 
  • Boosts Conversion Rates
    • Content marketing, as we stated above, increases traffic to your website, but also leads to higher conversion rates. If your site is filled with content that speaks to your audience and truly helps them in what they need and are looking for, they are more likely to purchase your products or use your services. On your website, you can have eye-catching headlines and call-to-action buttons to make them more likely to choose you. 
  • Enhances Your Social Media and Email Marketing Efforts
    • The content that you provide on your website can be used for every other form of social media that you might have. It is recommended to have all forms of social media regardless, because the more your content, services, or products are shown on the internet, the more people are able to see them. Using content in this way keeps your brand consistent, and maximizes your ROI (return-on-investment) which is what we strive to achieve here at VIE Media. 
  • Provides Long-Term Results
    • At the end of the day, using your content to its fullest potential only benefits you as a business. Content marketing is that form of marketing that offers long-term benefits for anyone that puts the time and effort into it. The more content you put into the marketing, the more it provides you with engagement and sustained traffic, long after it’s even published. 

Building trust and truly caring about your audience and what they want to see is essential for success with a business in today’s digital age. Content marketing is a win-win for everyone involved. If you want to thrive, gain an audience, and acquire long-lasting client relationships, use content marketing strategies to your full potential. 

Are you ready to use content marketing for your business? Contact VIE Media today and let our experts help you create engaging content and traffic-driven information for your website.