By Joe Pulizzi published March 25, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: Is Native Advertising’s Fail on Brands or Publishers?

We dissect new stats on the state of native advertising and explore some optimistic CMO research. We also share rants and raves on creative energy and siloed measurement standards, and take on March Madness in our example of the week. Continue reading

By Will Blunt published March 24, 2017

7 Promotion Tactics to Get Your Content Noticed

If you want your content to serve its purpose and drive marketing goals, you need to be proactive with your content promotion. Here are seven content promotion tactics you can use to get your website noticed, and some tools to help. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 18, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: It Doesn’t Matter If You Call It Content Marketing

We reveal reasons why publishers struggle with the content studio model, explore print’s potential for targeting teens and tweens, and share views on new video research. We also share rants, raves, and an artful example of the week. Continue reading

By Susan Moeller published March 13, 2017

LinkedIn Publishing Trends Every Marketer Must Know

B2B content marketers need to pay more attention to LinkedIn. A five-year study of content published and shared on LinkedIn reveals its explosive growth, preferred post lengths, increasing role as a content distributor, and much more. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 12, 2017

How to Build a Smart Yet Simple Social Media Marketing Plan [Template]

Not sure if you are distributing your content on the right channels or in the right way to drive action? Here’s how to build a social media marketing plan to put all the essential decision-making info right at your fingertips.

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By Karola Karlson published March 8, 2017

9 Brilliant Tactics to Promote Your Blog Content on Facebook

Facebook is a great place to promote your content because highly specific audience targeting allows you to reach just the right people at the right time. Follow these nine best practices to get the most from your content promotion. Continue reading

By Sujan Patel published February 12, 2017

How to Use Content to Get Your Audience to Trust You

Content is one way to demonstrate your brand’s integrity and, in turn, help your audience trust you. Here are five ways to use content as a truth vehicle. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published February 11, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: Could Snapchat Be the Next Myspace?

We explore new standards for media placements and wonder if Snapchat will follow in Myspace’s footsteps of failure. Our rants and raves include making sense of sensibility; then we close the show with an example of the week from GE. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published February 4, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: Digital Advertising Shrinking, Except for Google and Facebook

We explore the Upworthy/Good merger, suggest new revenue models for Medium, and examine the case of shrinking ad revenue. We try to make Digital Sense of our rants and raves, before serving up a frosty mug of an example of the week. Continue reading

By Gini Dietrich published January 24, 2017

How to Use Earned Media to Boost Your SEO

Google and other search engines have grown the impact of earned media. Once a goal of traditional PR, earned media is even more crucial today to gain authority for your content efforts and improve your SEO. Start with these three steps. Continue reading