By Joe Pulizzi published July 26, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: Weird Al’s Diabolically Brilliant Strategy

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

In this episode, Robert and I discuss the important implications of LinkedIn’s acquisition of Bizo, congratulate blogger Scott Monty on his recent move from Ford to an agency role, and speculate on what will happen to Forbes now that it’s owned by foreign investors. We also ruminate on the continuing fall of newspaper ad revenue, puzzle over Time Inc.’s decision to form a new native advertising group, and rave about the marketing genius of Weird Al Yankovic before exploring this week’s TOM example: Makeup.com.Continue Reading

By Jodi Harris published July 25, 2014

How to Make Content Creation a Benefit for Your Team—Not a Burden

keyboard-coffee cup-hand on mouseThese days, everyone is a brand evangelist. Consumers express their love of Vans on Instagram; Sephora supporters can show off their favorite looks on the brand’s Pinterest page; and Facebook is practically rebuilding its business model around connecting fans with the companies they “like” by initiating compelling conversations. 

Inspirations and opportunities abound for your loyal customers to express their brand devotion — and to express their personalities through the brands they choose to champion. But what about your own workforce? Is your business doing enough to engage your employees in your content creation efforts, regardless of their level of experience or the functional role they play in your organization?Continue Reading

By Arnie Kuenn published July 24, 2014

Play Ball: How Your Content Marketing Plan Should Load the Bases

By Stephanie Beadell published July 23, 2014

Thought Leadership Strategy: A 3-Step Framework for Influencer Outreach

By Scott Aughtmon published July 22, 2014

3 Ways to Tap Into the Most Powerful Content Tool Ever Created

By Joe Pulizzi published July 21, 2014

Why We Are Hiring for a New Content Role (and You Should Too)

By Jodi Harris published July 20, 2014

How to Find the Right Writer for Content Creation

By Joe Pulizzi published July 19, 2014

The Week in Content Marketing: Do We Have a Credibility Problem?

By Michele Linn published July 18, 2014

Effective Content Marketing: 5 Steps to Track Your Efforts

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