By Heidi Cohen published November 24, 2010

9 Must-Have Elements for Company Blogs

Congratulations, your company has decided to start a blog and you’ve been appointed to guide it. What do you do? Before you jump in and get someone in your web department to develop the site, take some time to think … Continue reading

By Mark Schaefer published November 19, 2010

How to Use Micro-Content in Your Marketing Strategy

Are you interested in content marketing but are starved for time and resources? My suggestion: create micro-content. Micro-content is different from creating content such white papers, case studies and blogs on your website. Instead, it’s content you post to blogs … Continue reading

By Kevin Lund published November 12, 2010

How a Print Strategy Could Save the World: A Case Study

Recently, I finished reading the book Let My People Go Surfing, by Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. It’s a fascinating story by an inspirational business leader. He not only grew a successful company while being beloved by his employees and revered … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 9, 2010

How to Explain the Value of Content Marketing

Our recent B2B Content Marketing research compared the practices of self-described effective content marketers with those who are less effective. One of the most striking differences between these groups is the level of executive buy-in. Fewer than 10% of effective marketers … Continue reading

By Dianna Huff published November 5, 2010

The Three Biggest Mistakes Companies Make with B2B Websites

In the early days of the Internet, web content was an afterthought. The main focus was the printed product brochure. Once the brochure was complete, it was then added to the website, usually in the same format in which it … Continue reading

By Elizabeth Sosnow published November 3, 2010

How to Grow a Content Creator: A 3-Month Boot Camp (The First Month)

If you’re like me, you’re best friends with a hungry beast called content. Despite your committed efforts to feed it, you are sadly and increasingly aware that you can’t do it alone. You want help. You need a team of … Continue reading

By Katie McCaskey published November 1, 2010

QR Codes: 4 Tips to Release Content to the Wild

Where are the wild things? Not always on your website – which is why it’s important to release your online content into the wilds of the “real world” with mobile tagging. What’s your tagging vehicle? QR codes! QR, shorthand for … Continue reading

By Patsi Krakoff published October 29, 2010

Content Marketing with Blogs: Guidelines to Save You Time and Get Better Results

Are you blogging but are struggling with getting ideas, keeping up with writing or drawing attention or traffic to your blog? If so, you sound like most of the bloggers  I know. There is no doubt that blogging takes time … Continue reading

By Amanda Maksymiw published October 27, 2010

How to Curate Content for an Aggregated Content Site

OpenView Labs, my firm’s new content site, was launched last month. The site includes articles written by the OpenView team from repurposed blog posts, articles from the community, and summaries of content created from others outside of OpenView. For this … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 26, 2010

13 Examples of Content that Engages

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 four weeks, our contributors answered these questions: First things first – … Continue reading