By Joe Pulizzi published July 26, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: Weird Al’s Diabolically Brilliant Strategy

In this episode, Robert and Joe discuss the important implications of LinkedIn’s acquisition of Bizo, congratulate blogger Scott Monty on his recent move from Ford to an agency role, and speculate on what will happen to Forbes now that it’s owned by foreign investors. They also ruminate on the continuing fall of newspaper ad revenue and rave about the marketing genius of Weird Al Yankovic. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 3, 2014

Content Marketing Momentum Picks Up on Rapidly Evolving Online Channels

In this episode of This Old Marketing, Robert and Joe debate whether or not Google+ is closing its doors, come to grips with the fact that consumers now use the web more than watching television, explore LinkedIn’s latest move to accommodate branded content, and speculate on potential acquisitions that could further the publisher’s goals. Listen in. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 4, 2014

Content Marketing News: Fresh Tools and Acquisitions

This week, Joe, Robert and some special guests report live from Content Marketing World in Sydney, Australia. The conversation focuses on a new report about sustainable digital business models, LinkedIn’s latest content marketing tools for top brands, the acquisition of Klout by Lithium, and Copyblogger’s controversial decision to remove comments from its blog. Continue reading

By Mike Bailey published March 29, 2014

LinkedIn’s Content Publishing Flood: 4 Tips for Staying Afloat

LinkedIn’s Influencer program promises great opportunity and exposure for thought leaders. However, if the quality of discussion in many LinkedIn groups is an indication, the platform may soon have a cesspool of substandard stories on its hands. Use these 4 tips to stay afloat in LinkedIn’s content publishing flood. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 8, 2014

Stop Building Your Branded Content on “Rented Land”

This week, Joe and Robert discuss the LinkedIn job bank fiasco and debate whether or not agencies really can do content marketing well. They also share their thoughts on why marketers shouldn’t publish on “rented land” and offer some critical reviews of Facebook’s algorithm changes, before exploring Patagonia’s content initiative aimed at reducing the adverse impact of its social and environmental footprint. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 1, 2014

LinkedIn Moves to Dominate Content Publishing

In this week’s PNR podcast, Joe and Robert talk about the big content publishing news that LinkedIn has decided to open its publishing program to all users, discuss BuzzFeed’s advice for content success, explore the implications of Sprinklr’s purchase of Dachis, and share content marketing examples from Toyota and Chevron, before looking at how an early 20th century baking powder company used content to help it rise to the top of the food industry in New Zealand. Continue reading

By Mark Sherbin published October 4, 2013

4 Tips for Native Advertising With LinkedIn Sponsored Updates

LinkedIn’s new Sponsored Updates program is a huge development for content marketers. How can you run your own successful sponsored updates campaign? Find out how it works and what the Content Marketing Institute learned during a trial run. Continue reading

By Mark Sherbin published August 8, 2013

How to Use Social Listening on LinkedIn for Real-Time Publishing

Augmenting a typical content strategy with real-time understanding of trends gives content marketers a huge advantage. To join the conversation, you have to hear what your audience is saying. Find out how to use social listening on LinkedIn to boost your real-time publishing efforts. Continue reading

By Mark Sherbin published June 5, 2013

The LinkedIn Guide to Personalized Content Creation

LinkedIn is already a powerful content marketing platform. Little by little, the social network for professionals is becoming a personalized content creation hub. Learn more about why this has major implications for content marketers, especially those of you in the B2B space. Continue reading

By Gregg Schwartz published January 11, 2013

5 B2B Content Marketing Tips for Boosting Your LinkedIn Group

If you’d like to start a LinkedIn group — or boost the membership and raise the profile of a LinkedIn group you already have — try these five time-tested B2B content marketing tips to drive traffic, attract new members, and increase engagement. Continue reading