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 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 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

By Michael Schreiber published December 11, 2017

Content Syndication: More Than a Traffic Boost

Discover how a documentarian-turned-marketer discovered content distribution, syndication, and SEO by accident. Learn the difference between content syndication, licensing, and discovery engines, and the reasons you want to use each. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published December 8, 2017

The Murky World of Influencer Marketing: How Non-Disclosure Can Hurt Your Brand

If consumers are skeptical toward brands talking about themselves, fire up the social media machine and get more trusted and relatable influencers talking about you. But wait, what about those transparency and disclosure rules? Continue reading

By Dawn Papandrea published December 5, 2017

Education as a Marketing Strategy: 8 Brands Doing Online Classes and More

Marketers often create and distribute educational content through a blog, white paper or how-to video. However, some brands develop full-fledged online and in-person classes and curricula. Look at what eight diverse brands are doing. Continue reading

By Kevin Lund published September 22, 2017

How to Keep Your Content Marketing Strategy From Getting Hijacked

Early success in content marketing may draw attention from other areas of the organization … but not all attention is positive. Consider these risks before your content triumphs turn into liabilities. Continue reading

By Cameron Conaway published September 17, 2017

How to Establish the Best Social Media KPIs for Your Content Marketing Goals

Invest in creating a social media strategy tailored to your content goals. And that begins with establishing the right social media KPIs. To help get started, read what the author of Going Social and Getting to Like has to say. Continue reading

By Kirk Cheyfitz published September 8, 2017

Ads Are Killing the Web: Are You Part of the Problem?

The switch from crappy ads to valuable content is long overdue in online marketing. Is it too late to save the web? Plus, learn the six steps to digital decency for your brand. Continue reading