By Jodi Harris published December 27, 2016

Create, Distribute, and Share: 15 Essential Content Marketing Templates

No matter your content marketing goals, you need to master content creation, distribution, and social amplification if you expect to succeed. Here are 15 tools, templates, and checklists to get you started in the right direction. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 24, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Fake News and Why It Spells Opportunity for Brands

This week, we talk truth about Facebook’s plan for dealing with fake news, and get stirred up by some murky stat soup. We also beg an author to reach his moment of zen, and share rants, raves, and a TOM example from OpenView Partners.   Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 19, 2016

Five Content Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

A number of newsworthy activities related to the content marketing industry appeared on the radar this month, and CMI founder Joe Pulizzi believes they could work as a crystal ball for content marketers as we move into 2017. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 19, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: WordPress and Medium Begin Turf War for Owned Media

This week, the guys debate the IAB’s latest ad revenue findings, and explore a fearless stance from WordPress. They also examine new data on blogging trends, then share rants, raves, and an example of the week from Autodesk. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 17, 2016

Feed Your Hungry Content Channels With a Powerful COPE-ing Strategy 

Zillow’s director of content marketing talks Create Once, Publish Everywhere, a highly sustainable technique of building strong, foundational assets that can be expressed in different forms on multiple content channels. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 12, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Deep Content Insights After Three Years of Podcasting

The guys ring in PNR’s third anniversary with some advice on how to build a successful career. They also offer rants, raves, and a toast to Chief Content Officer magazine, continuing to provide multiple levels of value to their business. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 15, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Thought Leadership Requires Actual Leading Thoughts

This week, the guys dissect the art of thought leadership and grill McDonald’s on its YouTube fail. They also review the NFL’s crackdown on game-day social spoilers and share rants, raves, and an example of the week from Pressed Juicery. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published October 11, 2016

An 8-Step Process to Use Influencers to Elevate Your Brand

Do you have a successful influencer marketing program to elevate your content marketing strategy? Stand out from the noise by following the steps in CMI’s latest guide: Influencer Marketing: The Latest Strategies, Templates, and Tools.

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By Julie Gauthier published October 4, 2016

3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Content

If you want to save your content from the sad fate of being forgotten and left to die immediately after you post, leverage these three techniques to extend your content’s life from 18 minutes to forever. Continue reading

By Dawn Papandrea published October 3, 2016

Make Media Research a Content Priority

Are you under-investing in research — the type of research that will help uncover how you will distribute and promote your content to influencers and media before you create it? Then you’ll want to read this. Continue reading