By Joe Pulizzi published September 20, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: Was Apple’s U2 Giveaway Creepy or Smart?

pnr logoPNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both iTunes and Stitcher.

In this episode, Robert and I debate whether Apple’s decision to give away 500 million copies of U2′s new album was a brilliant content marketing coup or a creepy cautionary tale. We marvel at the growing number of software solutions for content marketers, and explore the growing gap between ad agencies and client needs. Rants and raves include a brilliant response to an online advertising critic’s rant about its shortcomings, an amazing example of storytelling as advertising by a nonprofit, and a smart viewpoint on how Content Marketing World can evolve to help break down silos within organizations. Our #This Old Marketing example of the week focuses on AllRecipes.com.Continue Reading

By Noz Urbina published September 19, 2014

Adaptive Content: The Omni-Channel Technique You Need to Implement

guy viewing water, mountains-scenicAdaptive content is a content strategy technique designed to support meaningful, personalized, interactions across all channels. The urgency of supporting personalization that considers multiple channels is apparent from stats like 94 percent of businesses saying personalization is key to success, and 48 percent of shoppers saying they’d like to use a phone to shop while in stores. But it’s more than retail and B2C. Every business model is impacted. We’re now in a multi-channel world where all consumers want tailored delivery.

As we explore adaptive content’s very significant potential, we will also define and contextualize omni-channel content strategy and examine the value proposition they hold for content marketing.Continue Reading

By Carlijn Postma published September 18, 2014

Why We Should Take the Brand out of Branded Content

By Dave Landry published September 17, 2014

5 Steps to Get Followers to Amplify Your Best Content Marketing

By Dan Kimball published September 16, 2014

Use These 3 ‘Cs’ for More Popular, Engaging Content

By Joe Pulizzi published September 15, 2014

Beyond Storytelling: 7 Highlights from Content Marketing World 2014

By Kirk Cheyfitz published September 14, 2014

The Future Is Now: 4 Rules for the Post-Advertising Age

By Joe Pulizzi published September 13, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: Live from Content Marketing World 2014

By Jodi Harris published September 12, 2014

The Visual Content Inspiration You Need: Standout Examples

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