A Look at Business Content Types
Irrespective of which industry/sector your business operates in, your content inventory will typically contain the following elements:
- Website: Perhaps the first point of contact for your business with your customers, your website is the primary source of company & brand information for your present customers as well as prospects.
- Social media content: The content that you distribute across social media channels, including FB, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, among many others.
- Video content: A proven way to grab your viewers’ attention and tell them your brand story through an impressive corporate video.
- Articles: Lucidly written, focused articles are an excellent tool for brand advocacy; they bring out thought leadership, inspire trust and create goodwill.
- Blog posts: Casual insights into specific genres and industries with step by step guides, tips or bullet points on mastering various related topics.
- Infographics: Well researched, detailed data on specialized or technical topics requiring graphs, diagrams, images and the like to make the required points.
- Letters: A creative way to express specific thoughts, ideas and points of view, which the target audience can resonate with, quickly and efficiently.
- Research pieces: Content with statistics, the in-depth information offering valuable takeaways for the reader.
- Interviews: One-on-one interactions with knowledgeable spokespeople who can give insights into a particular industry, issue, community or themselves to familiarize readers with the subject matter.
- Profiles: Third person write-ups with salient points of a particular location or personality.
- Case studies: Examples of people or organizations with a problem and the process towards finding successful solutions using an idea, method or particular technology.
- Creative stories: Imaginative, sometimes fictitious pieces that appeal to the visionary senses of the reader that can be used for entertainment and intellectual stimulation.
- Customer reviews: Testimonials via real-life users to allow happy customers to speak for themselves; a proven way to promote a service or product.
- How-to guides: Educational pieces related to your business that add value to the reader as an indirect selling technique.
- DIY notes: Similar to how-to guides, DIY notes involve readers and allow them to utilize their abilities. These can be empowering and highly beneficial to the right target audience.
- Product reviews: Expert analysis of products or services with practical inputs via personal trials.
- White papers: Formal analysis and report on a particular topic that gives insight to the reader and helps him or her to understand it and form informed decisions.
- News reports: Media reports on topical events or announcements in an impersonal manner that only records the facts without opinions.
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