Ever had that moment when you thought you had all you need to write your masterpiece – just to be stopped point-blank by what people would often attribute as a ‘writer’s block’? Oh it happens. Brilliant ideas do fly away. Outlines are how to pull them own from the sky – to be written out in a grand, orderly manner.
The web is a place for people. Truth is, the Human Emotional Filter (HEF) plays a big role in SEO. That’s plain, simple fact. SEO has extended to just being a technical, code guru into a job that requires multiple masteries that extend to the field of marketing, copywriting, functionality, and even design. So what’s the human emotional filter and how does it affect SEO?
Content Strategy is now a rocket taking off to take your website to the moon – it has generated a lot of buzz and news and is the trending topic for SEO sites. We all know that branding is important, especially with the latest launch of Google’s EMD update – which is Google’s way of cleaning up the web from spammy, EMD-dependent money sites. So how does Content Strategy Relate to branding? Better yet, how does branding affect SEO?
You and I are created as emotional beings. We fear. We hate. We love. We laugh. We want. We feel. Feelings have a lot to do with your decisions – especially quick ones. Ones made when browsing the internet.
More and more, content is becoming a solid, sure-win strategy approach to SEO. Cornerstone content is becoming a vital necessity to attract word of mouth links. Value in content is becoming more and more competitive. Writing style matters in user experience. So how exactly should you structure your content strategy to leverage your site’s SEO?
Did you know that you can make your content strategy designed in such a way that it looks for its target users? Uh-huh, yeah – you just need to let your content out and let it do the sniffing out of you users for you.
Content should exist because there is a target set of audience - people who will read, watch, and/or look at your stuff. Keep in mind that the reason we are making content is not to make ourselves feel good, or to archive and document what our company is about. We make content for people – users who drop by in your site because they want to know you!
So many published content in the web today – it is an infinite sea of words. Do we need another SEO article published from SEO Hacker when there are so many SEO articles to choose from already? Why don’t you just sit back and relax Sean – we have more than enough publishers choking out content about SEO.
Content, content, content – aren’t you ever contented? The web today is a place where content is vast, and many, to an almost infinite degree. Even in SEO we argue that content is the way to go – and it is. If you want to keep it clean and strong for the long run.