The Week in Content Marketing: Content Trumps Ads, Pinterest, the New Press Release, and More

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Curating the best from around the content marketing web. Tip us off to your favorite sources in the comments or via email.

GE Study Proves Consumers Respond More to Shared Content Than to Paid Placements: BuzzFeed and Vizu team up to test perceptions of “The GE Show,” finding a more significant increase in positive attitudes toward GE based on exposure to shared content over paid ads. Via AdAge

How Content Marketing Can Improve Brands’ Online Marketing: A video interview with David Spark, of Spark Media Solutions, who agrees that “content is the currency for social media and search.” Via AdRants

Rethinking the Press Release: A Content Marketing and SEO View of a Proven Tool: Author and publicity expert Deb McAlister-Holland explains how the function of the press release has changed and evolved in our increasingly connected world. Via The Publicity Hound’s Blog

How to Use Pinterest for Content Marketing: Are you using the seventh most popular social network (more than Google+) to market your business yet? Get pinning!  Via Shareaholic

Four Priceless Personal-Finance Content Marketing Examples: How Mint, Visa, Citi, and Coupon Cabin are driving traffic and customer engagement with content. Via Outbrain

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