By Rachel Foster published May 26, 2011

3 Keys to Creating Social Media Content That Converts

According to a recent study by FUSION b2b, the top B2B marketing priority for 2011 is lead generation. This supports what I’ve been hearing from my clients and peers – that their biggest challenge is attracting high-quality leads their sales … 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 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 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 Jennifer Watson published September 20, 2010

The Audience Content Marketers Can’t Afford To Ignore – But Almost Always Do

We content marketers take a lot of pride in writing material that engages, inspires and motivates our customers. We talk about having a crystal clear focus on key messages that are relevant to our audience. We spout platitudes about “adding … Continue reading