By Joe Pulizzi published May 20, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: In 10 Years, Content Marketing Will Just Be Marketing

We forecast Snap’s financial future, and explore the shifting role of the CMO. Rants and raves feature a golden nugget of opportunity and the Vivendi/Havas merger; then we close with an example of the week from United Feature Syndicate. Continue reading

By Shane Barker published May 17, 2017

How to Create High-Converting Content

Is your content driving sufficient conversions? Do you really want to settle for sufficient? Let’s improve your rates with these five ways to create better-converting content. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published May 16, 2017

7 Organic Tips for Growing Your Email ROI

How much would you pay for six amazing ways to enhance the value and impact of your email marketing program? Act now for tips to overcome deliverability issues, leverage optimization, and achieve measureable results – free of charge. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 13, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: 2017 Is the Year Brands Buy Media Companies

We explore Whirlpool’s purchase of Yummly, and debate publishers’ level of accountability for user-posted content. Our rants and raves feature John Green and Airbnb; then we close with an example of the week from UnitedHealthcare. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 6, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: New York Times Leverages Snapchat as a Marketing Tool

We bond over a Heineken spot that bridges the gap between opposing viewpoints, and explore the New York Times’ Snapchat debut. We cover net neutrality in our rants and raves, then wrap up with an example of the week from Pirelli. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published May 2, 2017

Cover All the Bases With 21 Winning Content Marketing Tactics

It’s not always clear how to get the best performance out of the content marketing tactics on your roster. Let our 2017 Content Marketing Playbook be your guide to selecting the right players, and positioning them to your best brand advantage. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 29, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: The Bull Market in Marketing Is Just Beginning

We discuss Google’s proposed ad blocking feature and dig into research on high-demand marketing skills. Our rants and raves cover content workflow and mission statements; we wrap up with details on a content event from 1916. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published April 27, 2017

Are Your Buyer Personas Ready to Take on the World?

Customers’ concerns vary across regions and cultures. Yet, many companies don’t consider regionalization in their buyer personas and miss valuable business opportunities. Learn from three companies that recognized their persona mistakes. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 22, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: Yes, Apple Will Buy Disney (Someday)

We discuss a rumor about Apple buying Disney, and explore whether Netflix has a new billion-dollar business model on its hands. Our rants and raves include a content studio critique; and we close with an example of the week from Mint.  Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 15, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: The New Content Business Model Awaits

We do a deep dive into the Pepsi video fiasco and explore the only content business model that matters. Our rants and raves include advertising blinders; then we close the show with an example of the week from Farmer-Stockman.  Continue reading