The AtomicBlog shares this infographic from Copyblogger.

Content marketing is here to stay, and it’s on the rise in 2017. There’s no time like the present to get involved and get your brand out there ahead of the competition — and stay there with well-written, quality information. Your goal is to engage casual browsers to the point that they turn into customers and keep purchasing your product moving forward.

In the information age people want information about a product AND the company that makes it. The more information they can lay their hands on, the better. This means that content marketing is your opportunity to get the word out about what you’re selling. The best part about content marketing is that once it’s on the internet, it’s there to stay. Although it’s not like creating a viral video that might give a company a spike in sales if the circumstances are right, content marketing works for you over time and is in it for the long haul.

Businesses often feel that content marketing simply doesn’t work or isn’t very effective. The truth of the matter is that content marketing is a lot like traditional marketing. There must be a focus, fresh content on a regular basis, and an exploration of the topic or product. Consistent efforts pay off in the form of better search engine rank, more sales, and increased awareness of the product. Read on to learn more about the current state of content marketing and how you can apply it to your overall marketing efforts.

Source: The Content Marketing Ecosytem for 2017 by CopyPress