By Ann Gynn published October 13, 2017

Experts Talk Content Workflow Challenges, Bottlenecks, and Solutions

A lot of B2B companies are challenged in content creation. How do those problems arise? What bottlenecks are created? How can you address them? Learn what four experts, including two Content Marketer of the Year finalists, say. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published September 27, 2017

New Research Reveals Habits of Top Content Marketers

Almost two-thirds of B2B marketers say they’re more successful with their content marketing than a year ago. That’s just one of the findings in the newly released research, B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 10, 2017

Quick and Dirty Guide for Creating Actionable Content Marketing Personas

Not only will documented personas help you understand your audience’s needs, it can help surface the most relevant content ideas. Here’s how to build a portrait for a single version of truth for your content creators. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 27, 2017

How Content Influences the Purchasing Process: Tips for Content Marketers [Research]

Want to know how content affects the purchasing process? Gain insight from the latest research from SmartBrief and CMI exploring what type of content is most influential, how decision-makers perceive content from vendors, and more. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 13, 2017

Marketers: 14 Opportunities to Make Your Content Efforts More Scalable [New Research]

Though most marketers say their brand views content as an asset, only a minority have the people and processes in place, according to new research on content management and strategy from the Content Marketing Institute. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published June 7, 2017

Interactive Content Fuels Customer Experiences [Research]

Nearly half of marketers surveyed by CMI are using interactive content. Their top reason? Engagement, followed by audience engagement and brand awareness. Learn more about marketers and interactive content in our latest research. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published May 2, 2017

Cover All the Bases With 21 Winning Content Marketing Tactics

It’s not always clear how to get the best performance out of the content marketing tactics on your roster. Let our 2017 Content Marketing Playbook be your guide to selecting the right players, and positioning them to your best brand advantage. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published April 12, 2017

Time for B2B Enterprise Marketers to Get Focused on Their Audience vs. Their Brands [New Research]

Too many B2B enterprise marketers create content focused on their brand, not their audience. That’s one of the key findings in our new research report, B2B Enterprise Content Marketing 2017: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published March 22, 2017

7 Things Top-Performing Technology Marketers Do With Their Content [New Research]

Technology marketers have tough jobs. Not only must they master their company’s sometimes complex products and offerings, but they also need to communicate quickly and succinctly. But, there’s good news according to our latest research. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published February 24, 2017

5 Research Insights to Drive Your Content Marketing

Successful marketers no longer dabble in content marketing. They recognize it’s a complex discipline. Discover five key insights from Content Marketing Institute’s B2B research and how you can use them to help your own programs. Continue reading