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Why is it important to Distribute the Content?

All of us know that “content is the king.” That is old news in the world of marketing. Content is what attracts people to your website and gives them all the information about what your company is all about. Ideally, the content we create would attract the audience naturally, but that does not happen always. Over four million blog posts are published regularly, which means there is too much competition and your content should stand out.

But how will people find your content when there is so much content already present online. With content distribution.

What is content distribution?

It is what it sounds like- a method of promoting your website’s content so that it reaches your target audience. It is applicable to all kind of content, whether it is a podcast, infographic, or how-to-guide.  

How can it be helpful for a website?

As discussed before, many people will read your content. Moreover, there are many other added benefits of distributing content.

  • Brand awareness- When people read your content, it will be linked to your company. When so many people will see your brand name, they will keep it in mind-whether it is in a subconscious or conscious level. At any point in time, if they see your brand name up popping up somewhere, it will remind them about your content.
  • Build credibility- Readers will not only remember your name, but they will consider it as a source of information or expertise in your specific field. If you are the owner of a company that sells chairs and you make an infographic about choosing the right chair, the next time when someone wants to purchase a chair, they will recall your infographic and visit your site.
  • Get the links- When other websites share your content, they will probably link back to your website. Backlinks have always been one of the important Google ranking factors, which means that they are very important, and it will improve your website’s SEO.
  • Increase website traffic- Another advantage of getting links is traffic referrals. When readers click that link, they will be taken back to your website where they have a high chance of a conversion. Even if they do not convert, just spending some valuable time on your website will help you build brand awareness.
  • High organic search engines- All the above-mentioned benefits help in your site’s organic search rankings. When your website has high-quality content, it will be considered as a credible source of information. It will have a large backlink profile and attains a lot of traffic and ultimately it will rank high in search engines. And that is what every company wants.
  • Ways to promote content- Getting your content out there can be a long and tedious task, but well it is worth the effort.
  • Identify your target audience and online publication- Next, find out who is your target audience and where do they spend most of their time online. If you are into selling surfboards, your target audience possibly spends time reading surf magazines online. Or for example, if you sell designer outfits, your target audience might visit beauty and fashion sites.  

As you follow this process, you will not only realize the significance of content distribution, but you will also notice an increase in website traffic and search engine rankings.

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