By Joe Pulizzi published July 25, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Content Marketing Budgets Still the Size of Pluto

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert talk the increase in how-to videos on YouTube, research on trust and culture, and how content marketing is a sliver of total advertising dollars. Plus raves cover Mark Zuckerberg and Comic-Con. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 24, 2015

What Skills Are Necessary to Be a Great Content Marketer?

Not only are talented content marketing professionals hard to find, but they can be hard to spot. What skills should be on the must-have list for your team? Leading content marketing experts share what they would put at the top. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 18, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Upworthy’s Big Move Combining Content and Data

Joe and Robert discuss a content upgrade at Upworthy, the debate on internal vs. agency content marketing, and claims of consumer anger over data collection by brands. Rants and raves include an article on the ROI of native advertising and a TED Talk on the history of autism. They wrap up with a salute to This Old Marketing example Kraft Music Hall. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 17, 2015

Content Marketing Experts Reveal Which Brands are Pushing the Envelope

What inspires today’s leading content marketers? We asked CMWorld 2015 presenters and friends. Their responses run the gamut, from familiar brand names to little-known companies thriving in a niche. Read on to be invigorated.
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By Joe Pulizzi published July 11, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Inside The New York Times’ Subscription Funnel

In this episode, Joe and Robert discuss backlash for CNN’s native advertising, why print really is digital’s future, plus The New York Times’ Facebook subscription funnel. Rants and raves cover the box office and customer service. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 4, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Who Didn’t Launch a Content Marketing Agency This Week?

In This Old Marketing, we talk about a flurry of new content-based agencies – Daily Mail/WPP/Snapchat, BBC, and The Washington Post. Plus, is it the end or the beginning of what might be called television? Cannes fills rants and raves. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 27, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Content Marketing Now Definitive Industry Term

Joe and Robert talk Germany and Asia’s major association initiatives, plus the ArticleBunny launch, and Facebook’s algorithm change. Rants and raves cover a bit of politics and a lesson from media business models.  Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 20, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Why Medium Is Betting on Email (and So Should You)

Joe and Robert talk Twitter’s CEO departure and its broadcasting-platform opportunities, plus Brad Pitt-Netflix deal, and content marketing’s golden age. Rants and raves cover content marketing haters and patience in publishing. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published June 18, 2015

The State of Content Marketing 2015 – Stronger With a Twist of Scale

Marketers struggle when they layer in content to power the same old marketing structures and processes. That has to change. Our annual State of Enterprise Content Marketing explores that issue and others facing the industry today. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 13, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Honda Fails to Go the Distance

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert talk Facebook and instant articles, Apple’s News Reader platform, and The Onion’s sponsored content. Plus Honda shows how a good idea can go wrong and a rave for a 12-year-old’s media empire. Continue reading