By Joe Pulizzi published April 30, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: The Future of Television Advertising Is Native

Joe and Robert talk Facebook looking to create its own content, another prediction of content marketing’s death, SNL’s play in native advertising, and why Google says YouTube ads are better than TV ads, plus rants, raves and more. Continue reading

By Dan Steiner published April 29, 2016

7 Less Obvious Tools to Improve Your Visual Content

To rise above the sea of content, images can be one of your best friends. You see lots of image-creation tools repeated from roundup to roundup. We bet you haven’t heard of these tools to create, to plan, and to promote visual content.
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By Jill Talvensaari published April 28, 2016

The DAM Truth: All You Need to Know About Digital Asset Management

Storage-and-sharing devices like Google Drive are insufficient if you have volumes of content and multiple teams. Digital asset management systems enable efficient content delivery to different audiences across different channels. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published April 27, 2016

24 ‘Baller’ Tactical Plays That Will Up Your Content Marketing Game

With so many content formats available, it’s not easy to figure out which ones work best for your business. The 2016 Content Marketing Playbook is your guide to select the right tactics and get the most out of every piece of content.
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By Neil Patel published April 26, 2016

15 Things to Try When Your Content is a Mind-Numbing Wall of Text

You hit the wall. Your creative juices stopped flowing, and the content got really boring. Your users can tell. What used to sizzle and pop is now a mind-numbing wall of text. Here are 15 things you should do. (No. 1 – Stop your blog.) Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 25, 2016

The Seductive Power of the Dark Side [Rented Land]

Is your brand a renter? Do you publish your content on someone else’s platform like Facebook, Medium, LinkedIn? Or are you an owner? Does your content live on your property? Do you own your audience and communicate with them directly? Continue reading

By Michele Linn published April 24, 2016

Elevate Your Marketing Career: 5 Ways to Invest in You

You likely have taken direction to “write that blog post” or “make the brochure pretty.” But your value as a content marketer is far greater. How do you elevate yourself so people know the value of a content professional? Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 23, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Is Content Marketing Actually a Thing?

Joe and Robert discuss contrarian’s view on content marketing’s existence, ask if content marketing will follow advertising’s path, and talk about publishers’ full throttle on e-commerce, BuzzFeed’s prospects, plus rants, raves and more.
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By Jodi Harris published April 22, 2016

Editorial Calendar Tips, Tools, and Templates

Even the most stalwart of tools in the content marketer’s arsenal – the editorial calendar – has transformed itself over the years. To help you stay in step with the progress, here’s a set of tips, tools, templates, and takeaways. Continue reading

By Sara Wachter-Boettcher published April 21, 2016

How Kindness Makes Your Content More Successful

When we write for people whose identities and situations aren’t average, we create experiences that work better for everyone. Kindness is a good strategy for your content – for your users and for your business. Let’s look at why. Continue reading