What is syndication and how does it relate to content marketing?

Syndication, in marketing, refers to the process of sharing your content with the world.

YouTube is an example of a syndication platform. A place you can share your content.

We’ve all heard the stories of someone sharing something on YouTube and then becoming famous over night. But there is both a science, and an art, to going viral and developing a reputation online that generates revenue for you and your business – not just “Likes”.

But know what syndication is simply isn’t enough.


The Anatomy of Content Syndication

Content syndication is complex, and requires educated and experienced discretion. Here is a brief overview of what goes into content syndication:

  • Develop a complete understanding of the business.
  • Research & study the industry of the business.
  • Monitor and track competitors techniques, learn from them when applicable.
  • Identify the most relevant outlets to syndicate content to.
  • Outline the key performance indicators for each syndication outlet.
  • Develop a relationship with the syndication outlet, if necessary.
  • Identify a schedule to release the content.
  • Prepare appropriate tracking and monitoring systems such as Google Analytics and it’s Event & Goal Tracking.
  • Release the content.
  • Track and monitor it’s performance against the KPIs.
  • Learn from the data and repeat these steps with new content.


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Additional Notes

Social Media Marketing is a child of content syndication. It refers to the process of syndicating content specifically through social media outlets. Opposed to news outlets, television, radio, billboards, etc…

Spencer Hill
Categorized in: Content Marketing
This post is related to: content marketing seo, content syndication companies, content syndication services, search engine optimization services,


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