4 Ways Content Writing Can Energize Your Marketing

Daniel Woodward
3 min readFeb 1, 2022
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The explosion of media platforms in the 21st century has created a great opportunity to creatively market your products and services. No longer are old-fashioned advertisements the only way to appeal to your audience. Enter the Era of Content Writing: using the written word in the form of blogs, case studies, published articles and more to intrigue, educate and promote your brand to your customers, whether they be other businesses or consumers. Utilizing this creative strategy, content writing can amplify your message to reach and sustain new and returning customers in ways simple advertising cannot, resulting in increased return on investment and turning leads into profits. Here are four ways this can be done:

Demonstrate Your Niche Knowledge

Potential customers want to know how your product or service will benefit them. Content marketing allows for a more in-depth portrayal of your product or service than mere advertisements. It demonstrates knowledge of your field and can explicitly show the customer exactly what is being offered, as well as give specifics as to how it will be of benefit. This demonstration of knowledge generates trust between the buyer and the seller. It communicates that the seller knows their product or service and values creating something of quality for the customer. It is about more than sales, it’s about quality and service. These are the things customers are looking for.

Awareness

Furthermore, writing about your brand creates consumer awareness. You may be offering a product or service hitherto unknown, or marketing a competitive edge over Brand X. What differentiates you from the other? With content marketing, you can explain in detail and make your pitch by captivating your customer. Advertisements come and go and are easily forgotten. But reading an article or a blog post about a product or service and exactly how it can make their world better is something that will stick. It creates a more lasting impression both from the time investment it takes to read it as well as from the educational value of the written material.

No Pressure

Content marketing also offers a way to advertise your product without putting pressure on the customer to buy. Done right, it shouldn’t have the…

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