By Joe Pulizzi published December 31, 2010

How to Develop a Microsite: 5 Examples to Get You Started

A popular way to present content is through a microsite. As described in the Content Marketing Playbook, a microsite “concentrates on a narrow topic or issue, featuring rich content developed by the sponsoring brand itself. Correctly executed, the microsite creates … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 30, 2010

Want to Give Your Users Something Different? Try Interactive Online Tools

Oftentimes, great content isn’t just words – or even pictures. Instead, consider interactive online tools that educate or entertain your audience. Here are a couple of examples of companies that are doing this well.

By Michele Linn published December 23, 2010

Content Marketing e-books: 8 Examples that Work

People learn about content marketing in different ways, and sometimes the best way to understand something is to see it in action. Over the holidays, we’ll be sharing a bunch of different content marketing examples submitted by our contributors. First … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 20, 2010

A Content Marketing Mission Statement: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage?

As you read this piece, think of Jerry McGuire and his mission statement. I have something important to say, but I’m not really sure of the direction (yet). I’m a regular reader of Jason Calicanis’ enewsletter on technology and new product … Continue reading

By Tom Pisello published December 16, 2010

How to Choose the Right Content Type for Social Media Success

As B2B marketers invest more time and effort into social media marketing, many are trying to figure out the practices that work best, and whether their investments are yielding results. In our research to determine the ROI of social media, … Continue reading

By Heidi Cohen published December 15, 2010

How to Keep Bloggers Engaged

One of the biggest challenges for any blog, whether it’s corporate, group or personal, is to keep the momentum going. Let’s face it: writing, which is at the heart of blogging, is hard work and it takes motivation to continually … Continue reading

By John Nawn published December 10, 2010

Mobile Apps for Meeting Professionals and Content Marketers

One of the most popular tactics used by B2B content marketers is in-person events, which is why I have been excited to see that 2010 has been ‘The Year of the Meeting App.’ What started as a trickle has ended … Continue reading

By Ann-Christin Lindstedt published December 8, 2010

Content Marketing “Show and Tell”: How One Company Diversifies Content for Utility

How do you prefer to get information? Do you learn best by reading, hearing, seeing a demonstration, trying it yourself, or a unique combination of these things? I think it’s safe to say if you poll an audience of more … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 7, 2010

Content Marketing in Action: 13 Examples to Get You Inspired

In our ongoing series, we’re helping B2B marketers overcome the challenges highlighted in our recent B2B Content Marketing: 2010 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends. Most recently, our contributors are providing insights and examples to help you make the case for content marketing … Continue reading

By Heidi Cohen published December 6, 2010

How to Organize Your Blog Team [Hint: It’s NOT Just Marketing!]

A lot of content marketers have started or are thinking about starting a blog. Why? One in three US companies use blogs for marketing purposes. This helps these firms reach the roughly 50% of Internet users who regularly read blogs … Continue reading