With each algorithmic change that goes by there seems to be increased emphasis placed on producing great content and obtaining links through ‘white-hat’ means. Creating great content is something that many in the SEO industry seem to talk about all the time, but what is great content and how can you create it?
What Is Great Content
Great content is useful or interesting to it’s users and can be in the form of interactive content, images, blog posts. Great content will often be reused, shared, linked to and referenced and can help to establish your business as an authority in the market place, which is why it can be a powerful tool for link building and online branding.
#1 Best Tip For Creating Great Content
Write down your ideas. As soon as you think of something that might be a good idea, write it down. It’s easy to forget what you were thinking and once it’s gone its gone.
What Makes Great Content
- Easy to share
Easy Content Development Ideas
You might not be a hard core coder or a graphic designer but you can still create useful link worthy content simply by becoming a source of useful information. These ideas should get you started.
- FAQs – You probably know more about your product, service, business location than most. Writing answers to specific questions people might have is an easy way to create content that people will search for, find useful and link to.
- Detailed reviews of your products, services or related products in your industry. People are always on the lookout for information about products and services they are about to buy. If you can create detailed and reliable information and remove the ambiguity of buying online then you will quickly become a trusted resource that people will visit frequently and recommend to others. Just ask CNET.
- How To’s explaining your products, add on’s or activities related to your product. These are similar to FAQs but in more depth, you can use videos, infographics and detailed but easy to read articles. Taking the time to create this sort of content, ensuring it is of high quality will help you become an authority source of information that is linked to and recommended by others.
- Steal other peoples ideas and then do it better – If you think you can do a better job at creating a certain piece of content. Do it. The really hard work of coming up with an idea has been done for you. Now you just need to create something with more information, laid out in a clearer format, using higher quality images and perhaps some interactive functionality. Simple.
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