By Marcia Riefer Johnston published December 28, 2017

The Zen of Content Marketing: Higher Consciousness, Better Performance

Let these highlights from Robert Rose’s zen-sensible columns in 2017 give you an opportunity to step back from the demands of your job and rekindle your enthusiasm for what this marketing business is all about. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published December 27, 2017

2018 Content Marketing Toolkit: Tips, Templates, and Checklists

Ready or not, the new year is on its way. Keep your content maturity on pace with innovation, and your efforts on track with your competition with this content marketing toolkit full of our best tips, checklists, and templates. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 26, 2017

Unsolicited Advice: How to Avoid 4 Content Marketing Blunders

If there’s one thing that never fails to cheer many, it’s unsolicited advice. Catch letters to marketers of brands like Dollar Shave Club and Georgia’s tourism brand about their marketing missteps and gaffes – and some useful remedies. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published December 25, 2017

A Year Full of ‘No Way!?’ Moments for CCO Magazine

More exclamations flew out of the mouth of the editor of Chief Content Officer in 2017 than in any year since the magazine began in 2011. Discover 10 articles that had her saying, “No way?!” Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 22, 2017

This Old Marketing Farewell Episode: Sometimes the End Is a Beginning

In our grand finale episode, we answer listener-submitted queries, ask a few of our own, and offer our take on what happens after our storytelling heroes ride off into the sunset. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 21, 2017

CCO Opens the Idea Garage for Inspiring B2B and B2C Content Marketing Examples

B2B and B2C brands delight their audiences with relevant, entertaining, or unique content opportunities, from Instagram to YouTube to media partnerships. Get inspired by 15 brands doing just that as shared in CCO’s Idea Garage in 2017. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published December 20, 2017

Is Your Marketing Ready for 2018?

In 2018, marketers must expand their view of their role and their sense of how they contribute to the business. Learn how with these takeaways from Content Marketing World and Intelligent Content Conference in 2017. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published December 19, 2017

Amplify Your Top-Performing Assets With This 3-Step Curation Process

Is the stress of continually creating something of value for everyone on your subscriber list starting to wear you down? Re-gift your best-performing content assets by following this three-step internal content curation process. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 18, 2017

This Goal-Setting Activity That Made All the Difference

CMI founder Joe Pulizzi shares his answer to the question he’s frequently asked: “What’s the one thing you did that made the greatest impact to where you are at now?” And his response is something you can customize for your own success. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published December 15, 2017

How Tom’s of Maine Found Success in Micro-Influencer Marketing

Tom’s of Maine uses a micro-influencer model that has grown to 20,000 influencers and a community reach of 19 million. It’s a brand that values influencer substance over sizzle. Learn how they did it. Continue reading