In the world of online business, content marketing is quickly becoming one of the most overused terms in the industry. Now there is no refuting that it is crucial, and I don’t want to take any power away from all that content marketing can do for a business, but there is another term just as important (if not more) that I don’t hear nearly as much. The term of which I am referring to is “Content Strategy.”
But aren’t content marketing strategy and content strategy the same thing, you might ask? The simple answer is… no! Content strategy is all-inclusive while content marketing refers to a single part of an overall content strategy.
In fact, understanding the differences between content marketing and content strategy, as well as planning how they can both work together, is one of the most important things you can do fundamentally for your business to succeed online and beyond.
With that said, let’s delve a little deeper into how these two terms differ as well as how they complement each other.