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Linkable Content vs. Shareable Content: When and How to Do Both

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Your content strategy should include specific goals for everything you publish. Consistently creating new, valuable content is incredibly important for SEO, lead generation and general visibility, but there's just so much content currently being produced that "publishing for the sake of publishing" simply doesn't cut it in many industries. The best content is both valuable to users and specifically designed to help you achieve your goals.

Two of the most popular goals for content include generating backlinks and getting social shares. The content you create in pursuit of these two goals will most likely have specific and opposing characteristics.

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A Spoonful of Sugar: Why Entertaining Content Is Great For Any Brand

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Between programs like The Daily Show and comics sites like The Oatmeal, we've been seeing it for years: people love to get a spoonful of humor while learning about important or otherwise "dry" topics. It's no different with content intended to drive sales.

Content marketers know that entertaining content can be incredibly effective for getting social shares and directing traffic to your site. Sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy have even made an entire business out of creating sharable, entertaining content. But is it really right for your business? What strategies work the best?

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