By Alex Jasin published April 28, 2017

6 Quick-and-Dirty Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

Instead of battling your writer’s block by publishing less, combat it by using these six valuable inspiration sources that will help you deliver relevant content to your audience. Continue reading

By Doug Kessler published April 25, 2017

The Content Assembly Line is Broken

Our own little content marketing industrial revolution is happening. We’ve moved the content creation process from the craft workshop to the high-volume assembly line. But we shouldn’t be treating content like a Ford Focus. Continue reading

By Daniel Knowlton published April 23, 2017

A Proven Process to Curate and Publish a Roundup of Industry Influencers

Have you tried putting together a list of top industry influencers? Curating and publishing this list can create a lot of exposure for your blog. This tutorial will walk you through the process. Continue reading

By Joe Griffin published April 14, 2017

3 Best Practices to Nurture a Content Writer Into an Industry Expert

The nurturing process for content writers has far less to do with helping them become better writers and more to do with teaching them how to learn a new landscape quickly and effectively. Start with these three best practices. Continue reading

By Kane Jamison published April 11, 2017

5 Questions to Ask Your Customer Support Team to Help Build Buyer Personas

The customer support team knows why people contact your company. Do you? Reach out to your customer support team members to better understand your audience so you can improve your buyer personas and deliver more relevant content. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published April 4, 2017

What Do Fast Company’s Innovative Companies Do Differently? 5 Examples for Marketers

Fast Company released its Most Innovative Companies issue and CMI devoured it to find great content marketing practices. Learn about five inspiring companies with innovative ideas that you should consider for your content marketing. Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published March 27, 2017

Google’s Featured Snippets: How to Get Your Content to Appear

Many marketers assume Google’s featured snippets are the territory of SEO masters or million-dollar marketing budgets; that isn’t true. It’s easy to rank for featured snippets with organic content only. You just need to know how.  Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published March 20, 2017

Why Does User Intent Matter So Much to Your SEO?

Google’s algorithm standards have developed into incredibly human friendly, reader-oriented practices. As such, user intent is the key to creating the content that enhances the relevance of your pages and improves your SEO. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 18, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: It Doesn’t Matter If You Call It Content Marketing

We reveal reasons why publishers struggle with the content studio model, explore print’s potential for targeting teens and tweens, and share views on new video research. We also share rants, raves, and an artful example of the week. Continue reading

By Juan Mendez published March 17, 2017

5 Types of Video Content Perfect for Each Stage of the Customer Journey

How do you create engaging content to help prospects get through the customer journey? Video is an ideal tool. But one video won’t work for all stages of your sales funnel. Learn what types work best at each level. Continue reading