By Joe Pulizzi published October 22, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Is Content Marketing Actually a Thing?

This week, the guys challenge content marketing’s critics to prove their points, and implore inbound marketers to emphasize differentiation. They also share rants, raves, and a rare example of the week that missed its Millennial mark. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 15, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Thought Leadership Requires Actual Leading Thoughts

This week, the guys dissect the art of thought leadership and grill McDonald’s on its YouTube fail. They also review the NFL’s crackdown on game-day social spoilers and share rants, raves, and an example of the week from Pressed Juicery. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 8, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Audience, Not Content, Is the Real Asset

This week, the guys discuss findings from CMI’s new research and explore a music product company’s content purchase. They also join an agency debate on content creation, and share rants, raves, and an example of the week from Sainsbury’s. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 1, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: How to Create a Successful Podcast

This week, the guys share secrets of successful podcasting and look at why journalists are hating on Facebook more than ever. They also explore a possible Twitter acquisition, rants, raves, and an example of the week from Petfinder. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 24, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Digital Advertising Will Survive by Limiting Inventory

This week, the guys debate an ad blocker’s curious new ad initiative, analyze AT&T’s possible media company aims, and talk about content measurement options, plus rants, raves and an empowering example of the week from Walmart.

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By Aaron Agius published September 20, 2016

Will the Content Bubble Burst? What’s Next?

Will the content bubble burst like the dot-com bubble? No. But content marketers do need to always be preparing for where content marketing is going next to set themselves up for success. Here are some of the predictions. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 17, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: The Business Model of More vs. Less Content

This week, the guys review the highlights of Content Marketing World 2016, discuss the merits of creating less content, and shut down complaints about YouTube’s latest ad model, plus rants, raves and an example of the week from Kodak. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 10, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: 2017 Content Marketing Predictions

In this very special episode, the guys each offer three content marketing predictions, which (in their minds) will almost certainly come true in 2017, followed by a lesson from Loot Crate on how to extend the value of your brand. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 3, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: Google Lays Down Pop-Over Punishment

The guys explore Google’s punitive stance on ad units that visually obscure content, the future of “bad advertising,” and the value proposition of YouTube’s new Backstage experience – plus rants, raves, and our example of the week. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published August 27, 2016

This Week in Content Marketing: The Future Owners of Newspapers? Brand Marketers 

The guys discuss John Oliver’s take on the broken business model of newspapers, and explain why marketers should view social media shutdowns as an expectation, not an exception – plus rants, raves, and our example of the week. Continue reading