By Jodi Harris published December 27, 2016

Create, Distribute, and Share: 15 Essential Content Marketing Templates

No matter your content marketing goals, you need to master content creation, distribution, and social amplification if you expect to succeed. Here are 15 tools, templates, and checklists to get you started in the right direction. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 30, 2016

Get Control of Your Content Marketing Ideas So You Can Take Action

Do you have lots of content ideas but aren’t sure which ones to pursue? Or never finish one idea before a new one distracts you? These tools and tips will help you gain control of ideas and make time to create something meaningful. Continue reading

By Marcus Varner published November 28, 2016

4 Ways to Use Data to Better Understand Your Content Production Process

You understand the value of tracking, measuring, and making content decisions based on data. But for some reason, you haven’t connected data to improve your content production process. Here are four steps to get started. Continue reading

By Roger C. Parker published November 25, 2016

Holiday Gift Guide: The Most Significant Content Marketing Books Published During 2016

There’s something for every content marketer and entrepreneur on your list in this year’s holiday gift book suggestions for content marketers. It’s our largest gift guide with 24 recently published books and eight old favorites. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 24, 2016

22 Blog Posts That Content Marketers Can Be Thankful For

In the spirit of giving thanks, the CMI team shares some of the blogs, articles, and videos we admire, including some of our own contributors, as well as outside voices we think every content marketer should be listening to. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published October 28, 2016

How to Make Content Creation the Star Quarterback

Content marketing is a team sport. Measurement, distribution, and technology all have roles to play, but high-quality content creation, like the quarterback, has a disproportionate effect on content marketing’s success (or failure). Continue reading

By Roger C. Parker published October 26, 2016

How to Train Your Brain for Content Marketing Greatness

Wonder how can you be more productive in creating high-quality content. You may think the answer is to make better use of technology or to work longer hours for the same pay. But there’s an alternative – train your brain. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 25, 2016

How to Find and Use Your Content Essentials: A Template and Step-by-Step Guide

A wardrobe of staples has saved me so much time, and I feel much more confident. Do you want to regain some time and come across as more put together? Let me help you put together your content essentials. Continue reading

By Aaron Orendorff published October 5, 2016

How to Network a Conference Like a Jedi: 55 Tips

Does the thought of starting meaningful conversations in a sea of thousands at a conference paralyze you? Relax and read these 55 tips for networking at a big conference from Content Marketing World attendees, staff, and presenters. Continue reading

By Itai Sadan published September 23, 2016

Say Cheese for These 7 Free Stock-Photo Sites

Images draw more attention and understanding from your readers than text alone. Here are seven sites that won’t bust your budget (they’re free) and will help boost your audience’s willingness to consume your content. Continue reading