Top 50 Content Marketing Posts of 2013 from @sharebloc

I was not as good as others at wrapping up the year BEFORE the end of the year. We are working so hard at TOPO that I needed time to sleep and be with my family. With that in mind, today’s post was supposed to go out last week but since everyone was out of the office anyway, I figured I was safe.

This post contains the results of the ShareBloc Top 50 Content Marketing Posts of 2013. ShareBloc ran the contest from December 3 to December 17, 2013. The contest received 7,678 votes and narrowed 175 nominations to the top 50.  The content was a mix of sales and marketing and without a doubt showcased some of the best work created in 2013. Here is a link for the official page of the ShareBloc content winners. See the list below…

content marketing, marketing, sales

And the winners:

  1. Content Is King, But Distribution Is Queen and She Wears the Pants | Author: Chad Politt
  2. Marketing Automation 101| Author: Jon Miller
  3. Crap. The Content Marketing Deluge | Author: Velocity Partners
  4. Marketing’s Rise Misses Bigger Opportunities | Author: Jeff Pundyk
  5. 3 Things Every Business Needs to Succeed in Social Media | Author: Rachel Strella
  6. Content Marketing Isn’t for Everybody | Author: Barry Feldman
  7. 99 Facts on the Future of Business | Author: SAP
  8. Big data – something for everyone | Author: Richard Francis
  9. B2B Content Marketing 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets & Trends – North America by Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs | Author: Content Marketing Institute
  10. Objection-Handling Technique: The Agreement Frame | Author: Alen Mayer
  11. Staying Optimistic in Social Media Marketing | Author: Barry Ricks
  12. Social Signals Are So Last Week – Use Infographics to Drive Real Leads | Author: Will Scott
  13. The Definitive Guide to Copywriting | Author: Neil Patel
  14. 17 Ways to Conquer Blog Traffic Plateaus | Author: Crystal Ponti
  15. The Sales Development Team:  A Proven Framework for Success | Author: Craig Rosenberg
  16. 50 Small Business Blogs to Watch | Author: Andrea Parker
  17. Getting Content Caught by the B2B Buyers Filter | Author: Ardath Albee
  18. The Scarecrow | Author: Chipotle
  19. The 3 Rock Solid Questions To Guide 2013 Social Media Success | Author: Jay Baer
  20. Experiential Selling is What Leads to Buyer “Aha Revelations” An SSTools Classic | Author: Nancy Nardin
  21. Demand Generation 2013: The New State of Enlightenment | Author: Craig Rosenberg
  22. 12 Skills You Need to Keep Your Job in Sales | Author: Kyle Porter
  23. How to Get The Most Out of Your Chamber of Commerce Membership | Author: Mike Wolfe
  24. Hire the Right Type of VP of Marketing or You’ll End up with a Bunch of Blue Pens | Author: Jason Lemkin
  25. What Separates the Top 13% of Salespeople From the Bottom 87% | Author: Mike Bosworth
  26. Creating Snappy Sales Presentations | Author: Jill Konrath
  27. Content Marketing Show 2013: The Future of Content Marketing in 2014 | Author: Fergus Parker
  28. Find the Heart of Your Brand Storytelling with These 6 Questions | Author: Debbie Williams
  29. What Physics Taught Me about Marketing | Author: Jon Miller
  30. 5 Quick Tips for Engaging Facebook Fans | Author: Kristy Barken
  31. The Best Political Ad Ever | Author: Ann Handley
  32. 7 insights from Brian Solis on marketing to the new connected consumer | Author: Susan Young
  33. The Secret To Amazing Customer Experience: Know Thy Customer | Author: Michael Brenner
  34. The SaaS Buying Experience:  Mapping How Businesses Buy Software | Author: Scott Albro
  35. Sales Reps on LinkedIn: You’re Doing It Wrong | Author: The Bridge Group
  36. New Ways to Pitch and Other Advice for Sellers | Author: Christopher Cabrera
  37. Beeps and Tweets: Car Companies’ Social Media Customer Service Compared | Author: Katie Tandy
  38. How to consistently produce amazing content? 8 top bloggers and content marketers know the answer | Author: Olga Gabdulhakova
  39. 8 Must-Know Facebook Tips for Small Businesses | Author: Socially Stacked
  40. Announcing the Next Generation of HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing Platform [INBOUND 2013 Keynote Video] | Author: Darmesh Shah
  41. Beat Status Quo With a Great Value Proposition | Author: Jill Konrath
  42. 9 Simple Tips To Make Your Hashtags Work Read | Author: Rupert Staines
  43. 7 Key Performance Indicators That Every Sales Manager Should Use | Author: William Tyree
  44. Is It Time to Close Your Facebook Page? | Author: Alon Popilskis
  45. Six Digital Media and PR Lessons From 2013 | Author: Martin Waxman
  46. The 9 Facebook Ad Mistakes that are Hurting your Click-Through-Rate | Author: James Scherer
  47. Intensely personal revelations via Marketing Automation | Author: Justin Gray
  48. The emerging third-party era of marketing automation | Author: Scott Brinker
  49. The Top 10 Things You’ll NEVER Hear Good Content Marketers Say | Author: Kevin Cain
  50. B2B Marketing: Why Marketing shouldn’t promise BANT qualified leads for Sales | Author: David Green


Craig Rosenberg is the Funnelholic and a co-founder of Topo. He loves sales, marketing, and things that drive revenue. Follow him on Google+ or Twitter

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