By Michele Linn published November 8, 2016

9 Definitions: How Content Marketing Works Within Marketing

Here’s the go-to explainer for how content marketing relates to nine other marketing practices: content strategy, marketing content, product marketing, branded content, inbound marketing, native advertising, PR, social media, and SEO. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 10, 2016

A Simple Approach to Document Your Content Marketing Strategy

Let your competitors waste their resources publishing more and more content. You should go out and build a loyal audience that will reap rewards for years. Document your plan and create your business case with these 36 questions. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 1, 2016

The History of Content Marketing [Updated Infographic]

Want insight into where the content marketing industry is headed? Take a look at where it’s been with the updated History of Content Marketing infographic – new additions as we uncovered more of the past and news from the last few years. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 15, 2016

9 Actions Content Marketers Need to Do Right Now

I recently had the chance to talk with marketers at the largest transportation brands in the world. And I realized that sometimes we need a few reminders to keep us on track as content marketers. I hope this list is helpful. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published June 13, 2016

The Ultimate Blog Marketing Checklist: 65 Tips, Tools, and Resources

Starting to explore blog marketing, looking to spruce up your existing blog, or ready to take your efforts to the next level? Follow the 65 tips, tools, and resources on this handy checklist to support your journey to blogging success. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published April 22, 2016

Editorial Calendar Tips, Tools, and Templates

Even the most stalwart of tools in the content marketer’s arsenal – the editorial calendar – has transformed itself over the years. To help you stay in step with the progress, here’s a set of tips, tools, templates, and takeaways. Continue reading

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