By Joe Pulizzi published September 10, 2009

The B.E.S.T. Method for Content Strategy (what you do before Content Marketing)

Core point: Don’t start executing on your content marketing until you have a sound content strategy. Yes, easier said than done, but so many of us get infatuated with a tactic before really planning out what should happen and why. … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 8, 2009

The Changing Face of Communication according to IBM

Following in the footsteps of their previous white paper on marketing trends (The End of Advertising as We Know It), IBM Global Business Services has developed another dandy for your reading pleasure called The Changing Face of Communication (download the … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 3, 2009

Print Custom Magazines Still Work: Q&A with financial custom publisher T3 Publishing

Almost a year ago I came upon a custom magazine called thinkMoney from the company thinkorswim.  It’s just one of those custom magazines that I like to keep around and refer to on occasion.  Design, content, calls-to-action…they are all working … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published August 13, 2009

What if? (no one cares and why you need to be a publisher)

What if? (questions posed to a marketing professional) What if your customers saw your company as the industry thought leader? What if they signed up for your enewsletters and white papers because they were interested in what you had to … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 24, 2009

The Ultimate Guide to Creating an eBook – The eBook eBook

Wanted to pass on an outstanding eBook from Jonathan Kranz on the what, how and why for developing an eBook.  First off, this is a great example of how to do an eBook: inviting design, easy-to-follow organization, great examples, and … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 8, 2009

The Decline of Advertising and the Rise of Content Spending

Just read through a very interesting post from Brian Solis on Forrester’s Five-Year Media Spending Forecast. From the results, this quote from Forrester’s Shar VanBoskirk is worth some discussion: “The most interesting takeaway from the research is that overall advertising … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 7, 2009

Why You Need a Branded Content Tool of Your Own

I love branded content tools and applications. If you aren’t thinking about creating one, you need to be…now! What is a branded content tool? Simply put, it’s an online application that comes from a brand (i.e., Kraft) that solves a … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 18, 2009

Create these 10 Media Channels for Your Content Marketing Strategy

Had the pleasure of presenting “Please Stop Talking about Yourself” at the Web Content Conference 2009 in Chicago this week.  As usual, I was discussing the importance of brands creating their own media channels, and putting their publishing hats on … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 8, 2009

10 Steps to Personal Branding Success

I was invited by the great teams at Advancement and DATAForge to  talk about personal branding success and wanted to share the presentation. There are some excellent personal branding specialists that I follow (thanks Dan Schawbel), but the presentation below … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 14, 2009

Three Things Now! – Content Marketing, Listening and Social Media

I gave this presentation last week at the Esource Utility Marketing Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Three Things NOW! – Content Marketing, Listening and Social Media View more presentations from Joe Pulizzi. Here are a couple key takeaways from the presentation … Continue reading