By Ahava Leibtag published December 13, 2010

Five Personality Types You Need on Your Digital Communications Team

There is a lot of great conversation around building a great digital communications team.  Most of the conversation centers around the types of professionals you should hire, grow and promote.  But, what if your budget is small? Or, what if … Continue reading

By Russell Sparkman published December 9, 2010

How To Be a Successful Content Marketing Client

The first advertising agency is credited to George Reynell, who started what became known as Reynell & Sons in London, in 1812. The first PR agency, started by Edward Bernays, opened in 1919. So, we’ve had several centuries now of … Continue reading

By Heidi Cohen published December 6, 2010

How to Organize Your Blog Team [Hint: It’s NOT Just Marketing!]

A lot of content marketers have started or are thinking about starting a blog. Why? One in three US companies use blogs for marketing purposes. This helps these firms reach the roughly 50% of Internet users who regularly read blogs … Continue reading

By Sandra Zoratti published December 3, 2010

How to Make the Case for Data-Driven Marketing

One of the best ways to get the right data to the right person at the right time is to have the right data. Here are some tips on how to fix common data problems. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 30, 2010

How to Find Internal Allies for Content Marketing

In our ongoing series, we’re helping B2B marketers overcome the challenges highlighted in our recent B2B Content Marketing: 2010 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends. Most recently, our contributors are providing insights and examples to help you make the case for content marketing … Continue reading

By Ahava Leibtag published November 29, 2010

Moving Toward User Engagement Strategy Teams

With digital communications, social media, content strategy, content marketing and decentralized publishing, the world of information moves at an amazing pace—one that many biologists say our brains aren’t even evolved enough to manage.  The ever-accelerating flow of information impacts many … Continue reading

By Elizabeth Sosnow published November 4, 2010

How to Grow a Content Creator: A 3-Month Boot Camp (Months Two and Three)

In yesterday’s post, we discussed a common problem that many marketing agencies face today: helping younger professionals become content creators. The problem? As senior professionals, we don’t have the luxury of time to mentor in the way we might like. … Continue reading

By Elizabeth Sosnow published November 3, 2010

How to Grow a Content Creator: A 3-Month Boot Camp (The First Month)

If you’re like me, you’re best friends with a hungry beast called content. Despite your committed efforts to feed it, you are sadly and increasingly aware that you can’t do it alone. You want help. You need a team of … Continue reading

By Jennifer Watson published October 15, 2010

Using a Thought Leadership Council to Serve Up Great Content

Executing a content marketing strategy is a daunting task.  As the wealth of information on this site and popularity of how-to posts attest, there is great interest in the key pillars of content marketing process. Joe Pulizzi’s post How To … Continue reading

By Russell Sparkman published October 11, 2010

How To Plan a Video Budget

Content marketing clients interested in incorporating video into their publishing understandably start by asking the question, “how much does a video cost?” There’s no easy answer, of course. My own answer is usually prefaced with the analogy of trying to … Continue reading