That’s a wrap, 2014! Thanks for a great year, packed with some pretty interesting, fun and sometimes out-there content.
We know you’re getting ready to ring in the new year with a sparkling night out on the town (or, if you’re like us, some sparkling wine on the couch). But instead of going overboard on the champagne, pop open these top blog posts from 2014. Believe us, you’ll thank us in the morning.
Here are 10 of our top-read articles of the year, covering everything from Snapchat to secrets to Scoop.it.
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1. 20 Best Tips for Using Snapchat, Instagram Direct and Other Chat Apps in Your Content Marketing Efforts
Popular chat apps are quickly evolving from messages between friends to content-rich platforms. Here are 20 tips from leading content marketing and social media experts on how to use chat apps in content marketing.
We asked the content marketers we most admire to give us the dirt about what makes them so darn good. And they delivered. Learn content marketing secrets from Joe Pulizzi, Jay Baer, Ann Handley, Doug Kessler, Lee Odden, Jeff Bullas, Michael Brenner and Marcus Sheridan.
To help avoid content marketer’s content shock, here is a list of the top 10 fundamental content and inbound marketing resources, including books, blogs, ebooks and white papers.
If you’re not using Google+ Communities, then you’re missing out on a huge part of what Google+ has to offer. Here’s how to make the most of this unique feature.
Shared circles on Google+ take everything that makes circles beneficial and undoes it. Here are things to consider before you add a shared circle.
From content aggregation to content discovery, here’s how to determine the content curation tools that will work best for you.
Get the content marketing ammunition you need to make a sound social media strategy with insights from Pew Research Center’s Social Media Update 2013.
Writing an ebook can be a seriously strategic content marketing step. Here are 10 ebook idea starters that will hopefully add fuel to your writing fire.
Scoop.it allows you to create boards of curated content, share your thoughts on that content, and connect with others who have similar interests. Here’s what you need to know about this new platform.
Follow these tips from the best minds in content marketing & search engine optimization to creating content that both Google and your audience will love.
Did your favorite make the list? If not, let us know! Are there any topics that you’d like to see explored in 2015? Add them to the comments below, or join the conversation on Twitter or Google+. And Happy New Year!
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