By Mike Murray published June 25, 2017

101+ KPI Options – Why You Need to Pick the Best Ones

If you’re not actively measuring your KPI, you’re missing opportunities to improve your business’s bottom line. Carefully selected KPIs also can be a useful reporting metric for marketers wanting to strengthen support for their work. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 24, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: The New York Times Shows That Email Is the Next Best Thing

We explore NerdWallet’s content-first business approach, and discuss how The New York Times is excelling at email. Our rants and raves include net neutrality and YouTube’s ad crisis; then we close with an example of the week from Mobil. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published June 23, 2017

Read These Books: Summer Recommendations from Content Marketers

Need something to snap you out of your slump? Turn to your fellow marketers for advice about 12 books and podcasts that are practical, inspirational, and downright fun. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published June 22, 2017

How to Stop Wasting Time on the Wrong Content

Ever spent weeks crafting a big piece of content that generated almost no response? You could have avoided that disheartening flop if you didn’t put all your eggs into the big content basket – and released minimum viable content instead. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 21, 2017

2017 Mid-Year Content Marketing Checkup

CMI’s Joe Pulizzi offers 18 items to consider in a mid-year checkup of your content marketing program – from getting rid of your writers (you’ll have to read it to understand) to sending a journalist to cover your next industry event. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 20, 2017

Higher Education: How to Raise Your Content Marketing Game

Most marketers in higher education can’t focus on the traditional buyer’s journey. Many of their buyers (i.e., parents) never attend class. Discover solutions to unique and common challenges faced in higher education content marketing. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published June 19, 2017

9 Blogging Tools That Will Make Your Job Easier

Want to boost your blog’s performance without spending hours learning new things outside of your normal routine? Use these nine tools to help pre- and post-publishing activities, from preventing plagiarism to automated analytics alerts. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published June 18, 2017

How The Weather Channel Does Social Media

The Weather Channel can literally save lives by sharing information on social media. Go behind the scenes with its social media specialist to learn what they do, why they do it, and how live-streaming can be done effectively. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 17, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: Is Google’s Ad-Blocking Plan Good or Evil?

PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both iTunes and Stitcher. If you enjoy our show, we would love it if you would rate it or post a review on iTunes. In this … Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published June 16, 2017

Print’s Very Much Alive: Magazine Examples from 9 Brands

One in four B2B companies have print magazines, and print ranks as a top contributor to their content marketing success. Discover how nine B2B companies are breathing life into their print magazines. Continue reading