By Ann Gynn published January 15, 2018

27 Reasons Why Your Content Sucks

Why would one intentionally create something utterly useless for their organization or their audience? Yet, a lot of content sucks. We’ve all seen (and sometimes created) it. Read on for a splash of cold water to wake up your content. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 29, 2017

6 Content Marketing Ideas to Steal From the Awards Finalists of 2017

To paraphrase a familiar quote, “Good content marketers copy. Great content marketers steal.” We want you to be great. That’s why we suggest you steal these six ideas executed by Content Marketer of Year finalists. Continue reading

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 Sujan Patel published May 22, 2017

19 Favorite Tools for Content Promotion in 2017

Do you want to get more out of the content you produce? Improve your promotion efforts and get your content in front of more people. Read on for 19 favorite tools (many are free) being used in the content promotion process in 2017.

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By Monina Wagner published January 2, 2017

An Inside Look at CMI’s Instagram Posting Strategy and Top Pics of 2016

At the Content Marketing Institute, our Instagram approach is simple – give our audience a glimpse into the personal side of CMI and our community with original content. Here are the top 10 posts from 2016. It’s much more than #CMWorld. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published January 1, 2017

Unsolicited Advice: 6 Letters Every Content Marketer Needs to Read

Don’t aim for perfection, but strive to be the best marketer you can. Andrew Davis, columnist for CCO magazine, writes letters to unsuspecting marketers proposing changes to help them improve their efforts. Here are six. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published December 30, 2016

Get a Jump on 2017: 11 Can’t-Miss Content Marketing E-Books

2017 is shaping up to be a year of big changes. Don’t get caught unprepared: Check out these 11 top e-books to help you achieve content marketing success no matter what the future may have in store. Continue reading