Social Media Marketing (SMM)

Guide to getting Winning Content Ideas

By Nicole
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Compelling Content as part of the Modern Marketing Strategy

Nowadays many companies invest their money, time, and energy in different content marketing strategies. Content Marketing is all about attracting and retaining a clearly-defined audience. The ultimate goal that can be achieved is profitable customer action.

The main focus is on creation. The most important element that everybody should consider is the creation part, but after that, the companies should choose carefully where they’ll distribute their creation, then make sure to attract customers and analyze the results. No matter how profitable one strategy seems, it needs to be improved all the time to adapt to the new trends and all the changes that come with time.

First of all, it should be determined who is the target audience, what kind of content is important for them, and how it can be delivered to them.

Set Up a Group Brainstorming Session

The first step is to determine the most important value of the company, which will become an important part of the new content and make sure that it will be useful, and entertaining for the customers. Since almost everybody tries to do some internet research, the content has to be interesting and helpful.

The group that works on content should research what’s happening right now. It’s important to research other companies and check the competitors and the post titles which are more popular on their webpage.

The group should work on the news as well, just follow daily updates on the internet. They have to know which trends are starting to become more popular now, which ideas would be more useful for improvement and research frequently asked questions.

After going through the forums, it’s easy to discover what people are looking for and what they are interested in. When they ask questions, it means that they are interested in a certain topic and require help. Observing these kinds of questions is a good way to get another winning content idea.

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See What’s Trending

It’s easy to check the popular trends on social media, the best part is that inventing new conversation topics to redirect people somewhere else is not necessary. You can just get involved in the current trends and make them work for you.

When we observe such trends, different academic writings, just blog posts or forums, going through the comment section is another advantage. No matter what kind of content we want to create, we have to research everything related to that and find ways to understand more about people’s opinions.

Another option would be to communicate with the clients, let them participate in different surveys, do the interviews or just use the records that are available to get a better understanding of their interests and minds. Attracting people to do surveys can be done via giveaways as well. When people can get a gift from the company, of course, the chances of them participating are only increased.

Building your Winning Content Idea

Since most industries need different target audiences and have different values as well, they want to find the content idea which is more suitable for them, but after so many ideas being gathered up and tried out around us, it’s hard to be inventive sometimes.

The result should be getting more customers and drawing in the target audience. After coming up with an idea and creating the content, comes the next element of great importance, it’s making the content famous. If people don’t know about its existence what’s the point?

After brainstorming about the content ideas, it’s important to evaluate all the internal resources and think one more time about how executing the plan could help the company. It’s important to determine the specific timelines as well, for example when the company should start to work with the content idea.

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By Nicole

Social Media Expert



Nicole is an expert in social media marketing. Having worked for several well-known brands in different sectors in Switzerland and internationally, she is responsible for strategy and execution, enabling our clients to reach a new wave of digital consumers through a variety of touch-points.


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