By Stephanie Tilton published January 20, 2011

How B2B Marketers Can Raise the Effectiveness of Their Content

The Content Marketing Institute just released the B2B Content Marketing 2010: Computing Software Industry Report, representing the experiences of 121 computing/software firms, mainly in the small- and mid-size business category. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 27, 2010

Using eNewsletters in Your Content Marketing? Ideas for the New Year

Continuing our series on content marketing examples, we head next to eNewsletters. They are a staple for many marketers. According to the B2B Content Marketing: 2010 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, 61% of B2B marketers use eNewsletters as a tactic. … 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 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 Sarah Mitchell published October 25, 2010

7 Ways to Get More Value From Your eNewsletter

Email marketing is one of the most popular and effective ways for businesses to share their content and connect with customers. Besides being relatively easy, eNewsletters provide good analytics along with a low-cost way to help you manage customer engagement. … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 7, 2010

Content Marketing Group Therapy: How Minor Design Changes Impacted an eNewsletter

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to Graham Kilshaw from Interference Technology. If you recall, Graham had recently launched an eNewsletter targeted at advertisers and prospects of his publication. He was having some success but he was certain he … Continue reading

By Brian Massey published August 30, 2010

The Anatomy of a Great Web Persona

Melanie is your market research with an attitude, your analytics in a skirt. Bill is the voice that rings through the headsets of your customer support people, unwavering in his desire to get what he wants. Amy is that segment … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published August 23, 2010

Content Marketing Group Therapy: What Suggestions Do You Have for This eNewsletter?

Several weeks ago, Joe and I received an email from Graham Kilshaw from Interference Technology. He believes in the power of content marketing and had recently launched an eNewsletter (titled the EMC Business Bulletin) to educate his prospects. The problem was … Continue reading

By Andrew Davis published August 13, 2010

How to Identify Where Your Audience is Participating Online

In my first post at Content Marketing Institute, I spent a couple minutes introducing you to two tools that are designed to help you better understand your web-browsing audience. Today, I’ll help you identify where they are hanging out online.

By Jim OHare published August 9, 2010

How to Begin Mobile Content Publishing: Survey Audience Needs

For his skill in anticipating and fulfilling consumer appetite, Henry Ford was the Steve Jobs of the early 20th century. Savvy and a bit cocky, Ford famously patted himself on the back: “If I had asked people what they wanted, … Continue reading