By Michael Brenner published April 17, 2016

What Is the Difference Between Content and Content Marketing?

Stop creating content. Start creating a content brand. Discover why just because content is everywhere, it isn’t enough. Learn why content marketing success really requires owning the destination for all your audience-building content. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 13, 2016

Why Inbound Marketing Should Take a Back Seat to Current Customers

If you focus all your efforts on inbound marketing – attracting new customers – as your primary marketing strategy, you are missing a large opportunity. What about your current customers? Let’s discuss. Continue reading

By Melanie Seibert published March 31, 2016

A Take on 3 Confusing Terms: Content Marketing, Content Strategy, Content Marketing Strategy

Do you know the differences among “content marketing,” “content strategy,” and “content marketing strategy”? Stop using the terms interchangeably. Let’s explain the differences and similarities, and share why you need to care. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published March 6, 2016

Clarifying the Noise: The Content Marketing Spectrum [Exclusive Video]

Content marketing, native advertising, and branded content have productive uses. But how are they related? Do you know which to use? We propose a new model – a spectrum of how to operationalize these content-focused marketing terms. Continue reading

By Tim Matthews published February 16, 2016

Confessions From a (Former) Content Marketing Curmudgeon

I was a content marketing curmudgeon. I’m here to tell you my story and help all content marketing holdouts. Learn about the epiphany that changed my thinking of “content marketing” as an empty noun modifier. Reform is possible. Continue reading

By Chuck Frey published December 24, 2015

You Spoke. We Listened. 11 Top Content Marketing Challenges Solved

Are you confounded by one of the 11 pressing content marketing challenges identified by CMI University instructors? Get a tip to help now and resources to assist you short- and long-term from CMI’s director of online training.
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By Jodi Harris published October 27, 2015

Content Marketing Mistakes That Are Poisoning Your Progress

Do you know what’s poisoning your content marketing, limiting its success potential? Read CMI’s new e-book, 13 Content Marketing Mistakes That Are Poisoning Your Progress. Here are the first five mistakes and the elixirs to fix them. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 17, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: 4 Content Marketing Trends for 2016 [100th Anniversary Show]

In the centennial edition of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert celebrate and reflect, change the podcast format, share major content marketing trends for 2016, and predict 2017, plus a surprising TOM example. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 5, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Social Media Isn’t Dead, We’re Just Using It Wrong

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss whether social media marketing is dead or most brands are just using it wrong, why podcasting is bigger and better, and how native advertising is NOT content marketing, plus rants and raves.
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By Joe Pulizzi published August 26, 2015

Native Advertising Is Not Content Marketing

When you see the phrase “native advertising,” do you think of content marketing? Well, a lot of people do, so much so that I felt compelled to write about it. Know the difference and why it’s important we speak the same language. Continue reading