13 ways to make a company’s marketing content stand out

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People today have access to a variety of online platforms that are flooded with an endless amount of content. While these platforms have given organizations the ability to reach current and potential customers more directly, it also means that leaders must devise effective ways to attract attention to showcase their company’s offerings.

From taking steps to determine which actions work best to developing useful content for the target audience, any action can generate positive sales. To help, 13 gotechbusiness.com Business Council members provide additional recommendations that businesses can use to differentiate themselves and make their marketing content stand out in the age of content overload.

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1. Find your niche

Content overload and data paralysis is what I’m thinking about. In this day and age, the best way to make your marketing content stand out is to find your unique twist and tailor offers to fit your authentic story or perspective. What really makes a difference today is truth, honesty and humility. People showing mercy to each other is human nature at its best, but make it personal. Showcase a new perspective from a place of education. – Dana NegerHIVE Talent Acquisition Firm

2. Know your audience

Understand your target audience and their needs, interests and pain points. Then create content that addresses these factors and provides real value. These can be educational guides, engaging stories, or immersive visual content. It’s also important to make sure your content is easily accessible and shareable across platforms, be it social media or email. – Daniel Sanchez, influence


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3. Use multiple channels

Promoting your content across different channels is crucial to getting it noticed. This means using social media, email marketing and other digital channels to reach your target audience where they are most active. By using a multichannel approach, you can increase the visibility of your content and attract more engagement from your audience. – Rakesh Soni, LoginRadius

4. Create a unique brand personality

With the fear of AI running rampant, creating differentiation in your content is more important than ever before. So while it’s easy to stick to which channel to use (they all work), focus on your or your brand’s unique personality. While this may not generate the number of likes or comments you want, what it will do is more important: attract your real fans. – Dan Nicholson, Nth Degree CPAs

5. Present your offer as a solution

A tip for making marketing content stand out in the age of content overload is to present your product or service as a way to solve problems. The moment your audience sees that your content helps them somehow overcome a problem, problem, or challenge they face in their personal or business lives, you sail across the finish line like a marketing asset. Be a problem solver to stand out from the crowd. – Ravindr Singh, Code Consulting

6. Go beyond the standard approach

While it depends on your industry, in professional service industries I’ve found that potential clients are too smart to “fall” for boilerplate or even “cute” methods of getting attention. On the contrary, providing information to a prospect that is relevant and useful can set you apart from the pack of your peers and competitors and land you a client or client. – Neil Cadman, Cadman group

7. Prioritize quality in your offerings

Focus on quality over quantity. To make your content stand out, you need to capture their attention and develop content that is tailored to their specific needs and interests. Offer real value and insights they can’t find anywhere else. – Greg Welborn, First financial advice

8. Provide insight into current issues and trends

With generative AI like ChatGPT, the bar for creating generic written content is now lower. However, thoughtful perspectives on trends and current issues are not something generative AI can master right now. Content that solves customer pain points or addresses the elephants in the room in a unique and meaningful way stands out in a crowded space. – Tyler Christiansen, Cooker

9. Tell stories

Instead of selling, tell stories about your brand that customers sell based on your offerings. This will help you create a personal connection so your content sticks. How has your product or service helped solve a problem? People connect with brands on an emotional level when they seem authentic. Discover ways to present your story in a unique way, giving customers a whole new perspective. – Adam Povlitz, Anago cleaning systems

10. Make use of data

Use data to drive your strategy. Invest in content that performs the best, model your audience, and partner with a data company to fill your funnel with similar consumers. Also set reasonable standards of success. – Nelle Callahan, Frontwood Strategies

11. Develop high-quality, relevant content

To make marketing content stand out in the age of content overload, focus on creating relevant, high-quality content that directly aligns with the needs and interests of your target audience. Don’t forget to also use eye-catching visuals, catchy headlines, and a clear call-to-action to grab your audience’s attention and interest amidst the deluge of competing content. – Zeynep “Z” Ekemen, Silver Defender

12. Create actionable content

Make your content actionable. People want content that illuminates their path. Create content that provides value and helps your audience solve problems. This will not only make your content more memorable, but also make your brand more trustworthy. – Chris Kille, Pay pilot

13. Keep it simple

Marketing content should be energetic and speak authentically. If there’s one thing the average customer will become sensitive to in this age of language-generating AI chatbots, it’s content that feels clichéd or induces deja vu. To make marketing content stand out, you need dynamic minds brainstorming the simplest ways to describe what makes your brand truly unique. – Leely Strogov, AtomicMind