8 Characteristics of a Successful Content Marketer

8 Characteristics of a Successful Content Marketer

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Want to make a big splash on the web? The simple ideas provided below, when taken to heart and applied with an unwavering devotion toward being the best, will take your site from one of many to a successful content marketer. This list might even be something you’ll want to post on your fridge.

Note: Pin scheduler Traffic Wonker has sadly gone out of business, but owner and CEO Andy Fling has given me permission to share his useful Pinterest research and other information on my site. I jumped at the chance as Andy is the smartest guy I know when it comes to Pinterest!

Characteristics of a Successful Content Marketer

The Successful Content Marketer…

Thinks Visually.

The successful content marketer includes images in each post, which gets their content shared twice as often.  See our post on Pinterest Design Tools.

Strives for Epic.

They all want to be epic. Great ideas, good grammar and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) all play a part.  See our post on Pinterest SEO.

Thinks Automation.

He or she saves valuable time by automating marketing tasks whenever possible.  See our post on Automating your Social Media.

Adds Humor.

All successful marketers know that funny and entertaining content gets people talking.

Uses Email Marketing and Social Media.

The successful content marketer knows that social media is great, but email marketing remains the best way to connect with people and convert looky-loos into customers.

Studies the Stats.

The successful content marketer studies the stats to know what’s working and what isn’t, and changes their game plan based on stats and feedback.  See our post on Using Pinterest Analytics for your Pinterest Marketing

Tells Great Stories.

The best content marketers tell a great stories to hold readers until the very end. Revealing a little bit about you and your experience will keep readers coming back.  This is critical to a proper marketing strategy.

Tries New Things.

The successful content marketer isn’t afraid to try new things. Everything won’t succeed, but some things will. Those things will define your value as a content producer. Make it epic, and you will be a leader in the field of Pinterest Marketing.

 

8 Characteristics of a Successful Content Marketer

by Andy Fling
Founder and CEO of TrafficWonker.com

Here are some other posts from Andy that you might find helpful:

How to Make Your Pins Go Viral

Is Your Pinterest Account Leaking Massive Traffic?

Social Media Scheduling Tips

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