Tuesday, 18 February 2014

How to build a strong content marketing team for your company?

As the demand to provide non-duplicate content increased the agencies have to rethink about their methods. They need to come up with new and fresh ideas in order to make their content reach to the masses. Due to the challenges faced in managing content via an agency, most companies are now planning to manage their content marketing in-house. The only challenge is to find and manage a strong team that can run a successful content marketing campaign. Unlike other marketing teams finding the people with right caliber and recruiting them as talented team members is most critical.
Let’s find out and have a closer look at the key points one should keep in mind while hiring and managing such a team to run your campaign successfully.
Let your team know your business strategy – The content marketing team should be well aware of the market you cater, your current business positioning, nature of your business and most important the goals of your company. Each team member should be on one page about these points. Explain these points to your future team so the members can understand and work with each other to achieve similar targets.
It’s all about clients - Make sure you have someone in your team who spends most of his time interacting with your clients. Sharing his best practices or some past experiences regularly will help your team understand your client base. Let the team members express their views on a particular case study. This will help your team to come-up with new ideas and methods to deal with such issues in future. Take notes while they talk, it makes them feel important.

Writing and managing content – Finding a good writer takes time and patience. Look for someone who understands your business goals and future expectations from content marketing team. A genius who can translate and showcase your projects effectively.
SEO and Online marketing – Last but certainly not the least are your SEO team members. These are the ones who will find potential future customers for your business. They should be well versed with SEO methodology on all the social media channels of different mediums like text, videos, audios and images.
While building a content marketing team, getting the right team members in place makes all the difference. If you are planning to hire an agency to manage your content, the above mentioned tips may come in handy. These can be used as a blueprint to match your business goals with the prospecting agency.