By Michele Linn published December 21, 2010

The How-to of Content Marketing: 10 Posts to Get You Started

One of the things I love about my job as the editor of this blog is that I get to work with – and read – thoughts from my favorite content marketers. I learn something new every day. We’re in … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 20, 2010

Custom Publishing vs. Content Marketing

Kristina Halvorson (one of our upcoming Content Marketing World speakers) asked me the difference between custom publishing and content marketing. It’s a good question…and I soon realized that there has never been a really good post or article on it.  So, … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 20, 2010

A Content Marketing Mission Statement: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage?

As you read this piece, think of Jerry McGuire and his mission statement. I have something important to say, but I’m not really sure of the direction (yet). I’m a regular reader of Jason Calicanis’ enewsletter on technology and new product … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 17, 2010

A Checklist: 7 Keys to eNewsletter Success

Over the past several months, we’ve followed the journey of Graham Kilshaw at Interference Technology as he worked to improve his eNewsletter, EMC Business Bulletin with the help of the CMI community (thanks, everyone!) Based on his experiences, Graham developed … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 17, 2010

Content Marketing Tips from the Late, Great Bob Feller

This article from Cleveland’s own Joe Posnanski at Sports Illustrated on Mr. Bob Feller (Rapid Robert) is worth the read. Bob Feller, who died yesterday at the age of 92, will forever be known as the most famous pitcher in … Continue reading

By Tom Pisello published December 16, 2010

How to Choose the Right Content Type for Social Media Success

As B2B marketers invest more time and effort into social media marketing, many are trying to figure out the practices that work best, and whether their investments are yielding results. In our research to determine the ROI of social media, … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 16, 2010

Special Holiday Offer for Content Marketing World 2011

If you haven’t seen it yet, the Content Marketing World 2011 site is up and running. The CMWorld team is putting together an amazing lineup of speakers including David Pogue, David Meerman Scott, Brian Clark, Kristina Halvorson, Ann Handley, as … Continue reading

By Heidi Cohen published December 15, 2010

How to Keep Bloggers Engaged

One of the biggest challenges for any blog, whether it’s corporate, group or personal, is to keep the momentum going. Let’s face it: writing, which is at the heart of blogging, is hard work and it takes motivation to continually … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 14, 2010

Lessons Learned from an eNewsletter Experiment

It’s been a little while since we checked in with Graham Kilshaw over at Interference Technology. If you remember, he was working on an email newsletter called the EMC Business Bulletin, and was asking the CMI community for their feedback. … Continue reading

By Ahava Leibtag published December 13, 2010

Five Personality Types You Need on Your Digital Communications Team

There is a lot of great conversation around building a great digital communications team.  Most of the conversation centers around the types of professionals you should hire, grow and promote.  But, what if your budget is small? Or, what if … Continue reading