By Clare McDermott published March 29, 2011

Quora for Content Marketing: Is it Worth Your Time?

In the second issue of Chief Content Officer magazine, to be released next week, we share our befuddlement about Quora. The premise of the super-hot social site seems sound: posit a question and get crowd-sourced answers back, prioritized by their popularity. But … Continue reading

By David Reich published March 15, 2011

It’s Not About You: Four Tips To Make Your Blog More Reader-Centric

Why do you read the Content Marketing Institute blog? Is it to find out what services Joe Pulizzi and his team at CMI and Junta42 have to offer? Or are you more interested in their analysis of the latest trends, … Continue reading

By Scott Frangos published March 10, 2011

Three Tests to Optimize Your Website: VBO, LPO and CRO

This is the second post in a CMI series on Connection Cycle Marketing (CCM).  Our first article in this series offered an overview of CCM. Next up, we’ll look at one of the strategies and tactics to help with one … Continue reading

By Nate Riggs published February 25, 2011

3 Examples of Media Production Equipment That Will Enhance Your Content Marketing Program

For most businesses working to integrate online content into their marketing mix, it’s essential to produce high-quality video and image content. If you don’t have a background in media production, it can be a daunting challenge.  While having a solid strategy for … Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published January 3, 2011

Hot iPad Apps for Content Marketers

I’m not a cultish Apple fan, but the iPad has me swooning. For online content fanatics, it’s the ultimate consumption gadget… sort of like a Big Gulp for technophiles. For those of you lucky enough to have an iPad under … Continue reading

By Thomas Clifford published November 18, 2010

How to Optimize Your Online Content (Without Being an SEO Wizard)

Hey, I’m no mechanic. But here’s one thing I know for sure. A car has hundreds of moving parts and even I know that a tune-up helps it run better. I’m no webmaster, either. But web content can have a … Continue reading

By Nate Riggs published October 28, 2010

5 Simple Steps To Using Yammer for Content Marketing Team Collaboration

Content marketing can take a good deal of collaboration and teamwork. And, oftentimes,  getting and keeping everyone on the same page can take some time. One of my favorite tools for this is Yammer. Read on to see what this … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 19, 2010

More Than 20 Tools to Measure Content Engagement

With the help of our CMI contributors, we’re tackling how to make content more engaging, which was the biggest challenge identified in the new research about B2B Content Marketing. Over the past three weeks, our contributors answered these questions: First things first – … Continue reading

By Robert Rose published September 16, 2010

How to Choose a CMS for Content Marketing: Don’t Hammer with a Screwdriver

My college roommate used to hold up his giant screwdriver and say – “this is the only tool I’ll ever need.” And, he’d hammer nails with it, open boxes with it, open beer bottles with it (yes, college was like … Continue reading

By Andrew Davis published August 13, 2010

How to Identify Where Your Audience is Participating Online

In my first post at Content Marketing Institute, I spent a couple minutes introducing you to two tools that are designed to help you better understand your web-browsing audience. Today, I’ll help you identify where they are hanging out online.