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Analyzing The Top 10: Insights from Top-Performing ERP/CRM Software Blog Posts

What makes a blog post get into the Top 10 list? In this mini training session webinar, Jeff Foreman analyzed what worked. Let's take a closer look at the key highlights and insights shared during this enlightening session.

Mini-training highlights:

Understanding Success in Blogging

- Defining Success: Success in the context of this webinar refers to posts that garner significant views and clicks.

- Tailoring Success: Success may vary depending on individual needs, with some prioritizing highly qualified clicks over sheer volume.

- Data Analysis: Top-performing posts from 2023 were analyzed to extract valuable lessons applicable to crafting better posts in 2024.

Deciphering Top-Performing Posts

- Categorization: Posts were classified into distinct categories based on their topics, including:

  - Listicle (e.g., Top 10)

  - AI-focused

  - Comparison

  - Vertical-specific

  - Explainer

  - How-to guides

  - Price-related

  - Announcements

Key Insights and Learnings

- Content Analysis: Examination of the top 50 posts revealed trends and preferences among readers.

- SEO Best Practices: Emphasized the importance of adhering to SEO best practices for improved visibility.

- Trending Topics: Identified AI and Co-Pilot topics as trending subjects with high engagement potential.

- Vertical Focus: Highlighted the effectiveness of vertical-specific content in attracting targeted traffic.

- The Power of 'How-To': 'How-to' posts emerged as highly engaging content pieces, particularly for attracting prospects.

Case Study: AI and Co-Pilot Posts

- Success Factors: Analyzed successful AI posts to understand their underlying factors, including niche focus and relevance.

- Optimization Strategies: Emphasized the significance of incorporating vertical and specific business processes into posts for enhanced performance.

- Keyword Research: Advocated for thorough keyword research and leveraging internal industry knowledge for content ideation.

Crafting Successful Blog Posts

- Striking a Balance: Aimed to strike a balance between broad topics and niche focus to maximize visibility.

- Adaptability: Encouraged iterative adjustments to post titles and content based on performance metrics.

- Trending Topics: Acknowledged the impact of trending topics such as AI and Co-Pilot on post engagement.

- Targeted Content: Stressed the potential of 'how-to' posts in attracting relevant prospects and driving click rates.


Crafting a successful blog post requires a nuanced understanding of audience preferences, SEO best practices, and trending topics. By leveraging insights from top-performing posts and adopting a targeted approach to content creation, businesses can enhance their online visibility and engage with their target audience effectively.

Are you ready to elevate your blogging game and unlock the potential of your ERP/CRM software blog? Keep these insights in mind as you embark on your blogging journey in 2024 and beyond. Remember, success lies in the careful balance between relevance, specificity, and adaptability.

By Anya Ciecierski, ERP/CRM Software Blog Editor, 


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