How to Get a Better Handle on Who Is Reading Your Content

Writing amazing content isn’t worth much if you don’t know who is reading it, why they’re interested, or whether or not you’ve hit the mark.

To answer these questions you need to work to get a better handle on who is reading your content. Only then will you be able to respond to those insights and create blog posts, articles, infographics, and lead magnets that really resonate with your audience.

To start, let’s dive into some of the best tools you can use to better understand your readers.

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The Basics of Design When Creating Content

Creating a successful lead magnet is about more than just coming up with the perfect idea, pulling from your old blog posts, and sharing it with your readers. It’s also about design. Unfortunately, that’s easier said than done, as many of us are not professional designers. To help you avoid some of the more common design mistakes when it comes to creating lead magnets, we’ve got some very helpful tips for you.

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Picking a High Conversion Topic for a Lead Magnet

Picking the right topic for your lead magnets isn’t easy. You don’t want to pour your heart and soul — or, more importantly, your time and money — into a lead magnet only to have no one even click on it.

Of course, you could look for inspiration elsewhere, but that’s only going to get you so far. After all, you can’t just rip off someone else’s idea.

At the end of the day, picking topics for your lead magnets is all about conversion and the potential conversion rate that every lead magnet topic has.

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Content Marketing 101: Why Every Blog Post Needs a Lead Magnet

We’re committed to making sure you’re prepared to generate new leads using content marketing. We don’t want you to be stuck in the 70% of marketers who are ineffective at using content marketing, per Hubspot’s latest statistics.

To start, we want to help you get your head around lead magnets, why they’re important, who should be using them, and how to get started with lead magnets as soon as possible – preferably today.

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Why You Must Promote Lead Magnets Outside of Your Site Too

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Here’s a common mistake I see marketers make when promoting their lead magnets:

They think that since they created an eBook or a content upgrade to generate leads from the site, then, naturally, they resort to only promoting it there.

They create relevant calls to action, build landing pages, and use a multitude of strategies to drive traffic to them.

But in the process, they greatly miss out on many incredible (and simple) lead generation opportunities.

So, in this post, I decided to discuss why you absolutely must promote lead magnets outside of your site.

And then, show you a couple of simple opportunities to do so.

Ready? Then let’s do it.

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Lead Nurturing: How to Engage and Nurture Readers of Your Lead Magnets

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Lead nurturing is so tricky, isn’t it?

After all, it’s relatively easy to get someone onto the email list. But how do you engage them, and ensure that they move deeper into your sales funnel?

That’s exactly what I’m going to help you with today.

I’ll show you what types of calls to action to create within your lead magnets to nurture your leads and move them deeper into your funnel.

Intrigued? Let’s take it from the top then.

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How to Make Your Call to Action to Really Stand Out on a Page

How to make call to action to stand out on a page

Let’s face it – the success of your lead magnet (and your entire lead generation efforts) greatly depends on whether visitors can notice your calls to action.

After all, it doesn’t matter how great your ebook might be or what useful information you’ve packed into it…

it will still fail miserably if no one spots, and acts on its call to action.

And in this post, I’m going to help you overcome just that.

I’ll show you 3 super-simple ways to ensure your lead magnet call to action will truly stand out on a page. And what’s great about them is that they don’t require any hard work or special skills to implement.

Intrigued what they are? Then let’s get cracking.

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How to Design a Lead Magnet That Will Engage Readers From the Get Go

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You may not have realized it yet, but your lead magnet design affects its conversions too.

In fact, whether someone will want to engage with your company after reading your eBook or content upgrade will largely depend on the information it contains BUT ALSO, on how you’ve presented it.

So far, I’ve shown you various strategies to improve your lead magnet’s content, drive more traffic to it, and boost its downloads.

I think it’s about time we look at how you could make your lead magnet more visually appealing.

So, in this post, I’ll show you a couple of design tricks that will help you boost your lead magnet’s engagement.

Intrigued what they are? Then all you need to do is keep on reading.

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