By Joe Pulizzi published April 11, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Like It or Not, Advertising Is Booming

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert talk the finer points of content marketing’s definition. The boys banter about Google’s mobile friendly deadline, comment on the advertising industry’s boom, and share the week’s rants and raves. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published January 12, 2015

The Evolution of Content Marketing Will Include Intelligent Content

Creating more valuable content that isn’t tagged properly, isn’t scalable, or isn’t easily reusable seems completely wrong. Joe Pulizzi reveals why content marketing as many enterprises practice it today isn’t enough for it to thrive. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 6, 2014

Hey WSJ – Content Marketing Is NOT Native Advertising

This is one of those “inside baseball” posts. It is devoid of any helpful how-to information. Joe Pulizzi wrote this post because he believes it needs to be said. So there. Read on to learn why Joe’s ranting about a sentence in The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 1, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: A Scary Attempt at Defining Content Marketing

This week, Joe and Robert discuss the real definition of content marketing, ponder if publishers can succeed with time-based metrics, give some love to Mozilla’s new media platform, and disagree with Snapchat’s native advertising approach. Rants include an amazingly inaccurate infographic and why the Wall Street Journaldoesn’t understand what content marketing really is. The show wraps up with a #This Old Marketing example from Scandinavian Airlines. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 3, 2014

Why Fewer People Are Using Content Marketing — and Why It’s Good News

In CMI’s latest research, the number of people who described their marketing efforts as content marketing actually declined — from 93 to 86 percent. At first glance, that stat was a bit startling, but it may actually be an encouraging sign. Find out why it’s a good thing that fewer B2B marketers say they use content marketing. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 14, 2014

Where Content Marketing Fits in Your Marketing Plan

To help you understand how content marketing should mesh with your organization’s other marketing efforts, the Content Marketing Institute team took a fresh look at the discipline and examined how it relates to other common techniques. Find out how content marketing fits with your marketing plan. Continue reading

By Luke Cope published March 13, 2014

Why Your Branded Content Shouldn’t Always Be About Your Brand

Creating branded content that doesn’t specifically showcase the brand through its products or services can be a tricky prospect for many businesses, but experienced content marketers agree it shouldn’t always be about your brand. Learn more about the benefits — and blurred lines — of developing non-promotional branded content. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 1, 2014

LinkedIn Moves to Dominate Content Publishing

In this week’s PNR podcast, Joe and Robert talk about the big content publishing news that LinkedIn has decided to open its publishing program to all users, discuss BuzzFeed’s advice for content success, explore the implications of Sprinklr’s purchase of Dachis, and share content marketing examples from Toyota and Chevron, before looking at how an early 20th century baking powder company used content to help it rise to the top of the food industry in New Zealand. Continue reading

By Colleen Jones published February 6, 2014

Has Content Marketing Hijacked Content Strategy?

There is often debate about the distinctions between content marketing and content strategy, but whatever their differences, they shouldn’t be working at cross purposes. There is an opportunity for both fields of practice to inform each other as we move into 2014. Find out what content marketing and content strategy can learn from one another. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 16, 2013

How Content Strategy and Content Marketing Are Separate But Connected

Find out more about how content strategy and content marketing are separate, but connected. The two are related, and there’s often significant overlap, but as we begin budgeting and planning for 2014, it’s well worth outlining where the differences lie, so that we can resource our strategies effectively. Continue reading