By Michele Linn published August 12, 2011

12 Technologies and Tools Content Marketers Can Get Excited About

We’re getting very excited about Content Marketing World next month in Cleveland, and we thought it would be fun to introduce you to some of our speakers. Over the several weeks, we’ll share some of our speakers’ opinions on all things … Continue reading

By Nate Riggs published July 19, 2011

3 Ways To Use Google Plus In Your Content Marketing Efforts

If you’ve been on the web in the last few weeks, you are well aware of the buzz surrounding Google’s new social network: Google Plus. Forward-thinking efforts of companies like Ford and Mashable jumped into early company adoption and use of … Continue reading

By Katie McCaskey published July 10, 2011

Tech Tools

SOCIAL INFLUENCERS SHARE THE TOOLS THAT HELP THEM KEEP THEIR EDGE Faster, Leaner Productivity. SCHEDULING Rachel Foster Fresh Perspective Copywriting @CopywriterTO I use TimeTrade to schedule appointments. The software lets you place a link on your website or in an … Continue reading

By Nate Riggs published June 20, 2011

Mastering 3 Styles of Blog Lists for More Effective Content Marketing

As a CMI reader, you probably don’t need to be sold on the benefits of blogging as a hub in your content marketing mix, but you’re probably looking for ways to be more effective. As blogging has become more common, … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published May 6, 2011

25 Tools for Content Marketing Collaboration, Productivity, Monitoring and Distribution

Using tools to make your life easier sounds great in theory, but with the myriad of options available, and the time it takes to learn each one, which are the ones you should consider? We asked our trusty CMI contributors … Continue reading

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