Pillar Content Workflow

Discover content depth with comprehensive masterpieces using Pillar Content Workflows.

Picture this: your website is a beautiful, bustling city, and its content represents various buildings that make up the cityscape. Now, imagine that pillar content is like those towering skyscrapers that stand out and draw everyone's attention. They're the foundation of your online presence and are crucial in supporting your overall content strategy.

Pillar content is comprehensive, in-depth pieces covering a specific topic in great detail. It's usually a long-form article or guide that covers all aspects of a subject and provides valuable information to your audience. Pillar content's primary goal is to establish expertise, authority, and trustworthiness in your field.

These are the go-to resources for your audience when they want to learn everything about a particular subject.

But wait, there's more! Pillar content is more than just a lonely skyscraper. It's connected to other related content pieces on your website, called "cluster content." These clusters form a network of valuable information around the central pillar, creating a well-organized content ecosystem. This interlinking structure enhances user experience and signals search engines that you've got a treasure trove of relevant content, making them more likely to rank you higher.

So, if you want to make a lasting impact in the digital world, it's time to start building some pillar-content skyscrapers and watch your online city thrive! Create Pillar content today using LongShot workflows.

Benefits of Pillar Content

Let's talk about the amazing benefits of pillar content! You see, it's like the foundation of a building, providing structure and support to your entire content marketing strategy. But wait, there's more! Let's dive into some of the fantastic advantages it brings to the table:

1. Boosts SEO: Search engines absolutely love pillar content. Why? Because it's comprehensive, well-organized, and packed with valuable information. This makes it easier for search engines to crawl, index, and rank your content higher in search results.

2. Establishes authority: By creating in-depth and insightful pillar content, you position yourself as an expert in your niche. Your audience will trust you more, knowing that you're the go-to source for reliable information.

3. Increases engagement: Pillar content is designed to keep your readers hooked. With its detailed and informative nature, your audience will stay longer on your website, reading, sharing, and interacting with your content.

4. Supports content repurposing: The beauty of pillar content is that it can be broken down into smaller pieces or "cluster content." This means you can easily repurpose it into different formats, like blog posts, social media updates, podcasts, or even videos. Talk about getting the most bang for your buck!

5. Builds internal links: When you create related cluster content around your pillar piece, you can naturally link them together. This not only improves the user experience but also helps search engines understand the relationship between your content pieces.

6. Attracts backlinks: High-quality, authoritative pillar content is like a magnet for backlinks. Other websites will be more likely to link to your content, giving you a boost in domain authority and search engine rankings.

7. Simplifies content planning: With a solid pillar content strategy in place, you'll have a clear roadmap for your content creation. No more scratching your head, wondering what to write about next!

So, there you have it! Pillar content is like a secret weapon for your content marketing efforts. It helps you rank higher in search results and establishes you as an authority, engages your audience, and makes your life easier. 

Sounds like a win-win, right?

Try LongShot's Pillar Content Workflow today!

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Steps to using the Workflow

Creating a Pillar Content Blog post is pretty simple with LongShot Workflows. Follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Select Pillar Content Workflow: Open Workflows from the LongShot dashboard, and select the Pillar Content workflow.
  2. Headline: Input your topic and relevant keywords or description that go with that topic to generate many headline suggestions. If your topic is recent and requires a fresh perspective (as opposed to an evergreen topic), enable the SERP aware feature before generating headline suggestions. Choose the most relevant generated headline before moving to outline. Please note your headline suggestion depends on the workflow chosen. Your headline decides your content outline.
  3. Outline: After you've chosen the relevant headline, you'll be redirected to the Outline section. Over here, you get the outline of your Pillar Content. You can edit the outline or go ahead and generate content. 
  4. Editor: AI generates a draft for the Pillar Content based on your outline. You can go ahead and update content using in-editor tools or simply go ahead with the generated draft.

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