By Clare McDermott published August 11, 2017

Video-Phobic Marketers: It’s Time to Get Over Your Fear of Producing Video

Still tentative when it comes to video? Get over it. A longtime video tinkerer says all marketers should be producing video in-house. Read his advice for fearful marketers and tips to shoot your very first video. Continue reading

By Dawn Papandrea published August 9, 2017

How Financial Services Companies Build Relationships Through Content

As customer relationships evolve from in-person transactions to omnichannel engagement, consumer-facing banks and insurance companies have realized it’s time to step up their game. Here are some innovative examples. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published August 8, 2017

The Art of the Cart: How Retail Brands Can Cash in on Content Marketing

Every moment counts when competing for attention of today’s demanding and discerning retail consumers. Use these tips and examples to make sure your content efforts deliver the goods while supporting your brand’s overall value. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published August 7, 2017

Convert Your Most Vital (and Most Ignored) Audience Into Brand Ambassadors

Do you ignore your organization’s most important audience? Chances are, you put all your brand-building energy into external messages. But if company employees aren’t part of your content marketing strategy, you miss an opportunity. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published August 6, 2017

Comedy Pro Reveals How to Bring Funny to Content [Video]

A professional humor writer (think The Colbert Report and SNL) who’s also a B2B social media manager reveals why businesses need to use humor and how you can exercise your comedic creativity muscles. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published July 28, 2017

Zendesk Shares Keys to Creating an Outrageously Successful Brand Publication

Resisting the inclusion of your brand in your content is a necessary challenge – one that Zendesk accepted when it launched Relate. Its senior director of content marketing and 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist explains how. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 25, 2017

How Professional Services Marketers Can Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace

Information overload. Multiple decision-makers. Service of diverse industries. Ubiquity of thought leaders and experts. Industry or governmental regulations. All professional services marketers face these pervasive challenges, but the successful ones tackle them head-on. Let’s get started. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published July 24, 2017

Trends Driving Automotive Content in 2017

Few industries are subject to as much consumer scrutiny and marketing complexity as the automotive category. Follow these tips, insights, and examples to make sure your content efforts make it into buyers’ consideration set. Continue reading

By Pratik Dholakiya published July 21, 2017

The Content Marketer’s Guide to Story Structure

Best-selling fiction authors know something that you ought to know too if you want to be heard. We talk a lot about storytelling in the content marketing industry. But how much do we really know about it? Let’s start with these lessons. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 18, 2017

How to Define and Create Quality Content: Tips From 35+ Experts

Quality wins over quantity. More than 35 experts from Google, Microsoft, REI, Monster, agencies, government, and more share what quality content means to them and share tips to help you enhance your content too. Continue reading