Shriya Garg
Shriya Garg

A book-lover with dual degrees in finance, Shriya has created (and abandoned) eight blogs, started her first company at 12, published two books (first one at 16), edited dozens for others, and worked with five interesting startups in her career so far. Prior to joining ContentNinja, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers, and has a deferred admit from ISB, Hyderabad. She is an SLP Fellow and a Quora Top Writer. When she’s not fielding client calls, she can be found cleaning cat hair from her clothes.

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10 Must-use Content Marketing Tools for Small businesses

Content marketing is the ‘new age philosophy’ of digital marketing.  In fact, estimates suggest that by 2019, the content marketing industry will reach $300 billion. The reason behind this is pretty simple. Content sells. Content marketing does not mean just churning out articles and blogs – there is a strategy involved. You need to be aware of the right tools – ones that can help you create attractive and meaningful content.Let’s introduce you to some of the most resourceful content …

Cold Email Marketing Templates that Work

6 seconds. In 6 seconds, people decide whether they like you or not. Given the statistic, it is no doubt that Tom Cruise’s strategy was an effective one – if he had not impressed Renée Zellweger at ‘Hello’, he probably would have never impressed her at all! First impressions count- and all our personal and professional interactions count on it. In real life, we can work around this by presenting ourselves better, or by choosing our best jokes to impress …

Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report

With an extensive 294 slides, Mary Meeker’s 2018 edition of the annual Internet Trends report has sparked many a conversation. Before you find yourself drowning in all the debate and discussion, pause. We’re here with a handy little guide to the report, so you can understand it in minutes! Let’s go: So what’s Mary Meeker’s report all about? If you’ve been on the marketing playground for a while, then you’re probably no stranger to Mary Meeker and her decades-long …

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WTF is GDPR and how will it affect my work?

April 2018. You open your email. You’re flooded with a hundred emails, all parroting the same thing- ‘We have updated our privacy policy, as per GDPR’. We’re sure there was one thought that came into your mind. ‘WTF is GDPR, and why should I care?’ Well, if you’re a business owner, there is a very good reason why you should care. Or should we say, up to €20 million worth of a reason. After all, according to the European Union …

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Build a content marketing strategy that gets traffic in 3 simple steps

Ever since the digital boom, it’s been clear that content is king- and this adage has not changed over the years. 2017 saw a huge upwards trend in content strategy among marketers, with 70% polling in to say they were going to create more content. More is good, right? Of course- but you have to remember that quality and quantity will have to go hand in hand for your content marketing to succeed. In practice, this means that you’ll have …

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Is Social Media Marketing an effective marketing strategy in 2018?

2018 is here, and there seems to be no stopping the social media frenzy. The President of United States seems to prefer the convenience of Twitter over the formality of press releases. Instagram has continued seducing more 18-34 year olds than other social platforms (especially now that Stories are a thing). Fitbits have integrated our health and fitness activities with our social media feeds quite seamlessly. We have to face it- there is no avoiding social media in personal life, …

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Local SEO Tips That Work For Small Businesses

SEO is a trend that’s here to stay. With the online community expanding exponentially, it has become more critical than ever that all businesses, whether global or local, have a powerful online foothold. And as we all know, to gain a strong online presence, any organization needs to have strong search rankings. In comes – SEO!. Although many local entrepreneurs think that SEO isn’t necessary for the targeting the local market, let us break this notion for you. Granted that …

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10 tips to write excellent content for the web

A few numbers before we get down to business: 77% of internet users read blogs. Content creation is touted as the most effective SEO technique, pulling in 434% more search engine indexed pages in contrast to those websites that don’t publish. Good content can record 6 times more conversion rates than other methods. Small businesses with blogs rope in 126% more lead growth than small businesses that don’t have a blog. And when you see what these numbers really mean …

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7 Digital Marketing techniques guaranteed to give you success!

We’re living the boom of Digital Marketing, a shape-shifting trend that has significantly flourished in the past decade and is only reaching new heights. Given how greatly digital marketing can leverage a business, marketers are constantly thinking of money-minting strategies to work their way up in this electric atmosphere. Some succeed. Some don’t. And, nobody likes talking about failures, right? So today, we’ve decided to give you a lowdown on the best digital marketing techniques & practices a successful organization …

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Avoiding the dreadful “just checking in” mails

“Hey, I’m just checking in..” We have seen the words…and we have written them, flushed with embarrassment. The curse of the “just checking in” email is widely known, but still it is a practice. A practice which directly opposes what marketing hopes to achieve. The “just checking in” is used by a sales representative who is looking to reconnect with a prospect prior to a booked phone call, or when the rep is looking to re-engage the prospect after the …