By Michele Linn published November 15, 2013

How to Create a Documented Content Marketing Strategy: 36 Questions

With most organizations churning out more content this year than last, the experts on our research roundtable call for a shift in focus from more to better, more successful content. Find out how to create a documented content marketing strategy that can help your organization make that shift. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 31, 2013

Kraft Foods: Tools to Create the Right Recipe for Your Content Marketing Plan

If you’re in content marketing, you probably struggle to strike a balance between making your content up-to-the-minute and topical but still relevant and true to your brand. Use these simple tools from the 2013 Content Marketer of the Year to create the right recipe for your content marketing plan. Continue reading

By Kevin Cain published October 30, 2013

6 Key Elements of an Effective B2B Content Marketing Strategy

To create and deliver content that attracts and retains customers, you need a strategic framework for conceptualizing, designing, and scaling your content marketing efforts. Use these 6 key elements to build an effective content strategy for your organization. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 16, 2013

How Content Strategy and Content Marketing Are Separate But Connected

Find out more about how content strategy and content marketing are separate, but connected. The two are related, and there’s often significant overlap, but as we begin budgeting and planning for 2014, it’s well worth outlining where the differences lie, so that we can resource our strategies effectively. Continue reading

By Buddy Scalera published October 14, 2013

Learn What Makes a Content Plan Successful by Taking One Apart

It’s easy to recognize and admire the slick, seamless results of a successful content plan. But take the time to break it down and carefully examine its components, and you’ll be well on the way to building (or tinkering with) your own efforts for better effectiveness. Continue reading

By Dan Stasiewski published October 10, 2013

How to Amplify Your Content Strategy with Social Media Advertising

In a highly competitive content marketplace, relying on search and social isn’t enough. It may be time to take advantage of an updated version of a tried and true technique: advertising. Learn how to amplify your content strategy with social media advertising. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 5, 2013

The 3 Content Marketing Strategies Your Program is Missing

Recent CMI research found that many brands lack a documented content strategy. And it’s not surprising then, that most marketers in that boat do not view their content efforts as effective. If your organization is in that category, find out 3 essential content marketing strategies your program is probably missing. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published September 27, 2013

Editorial Plan Best Practices: Prime Your Content Marketing for Success

An editorial plan is invaluable in the strategic planning process for marketers today. As you juggle resources, budgets, types of content and a content calendar, among other considerations, use these tips and best practices to ensure your content marketing success. Continue reading

By Charlie Nadler published August 21, 2013

Content Marketing Strategy: Lessons from Good (and Bad) Comedy

The worlds of content marketing and comedy don’t exactly overlap, but we’re here to tell you that there are lessons to be learned from comedy writing that can apply to content. Seriously, find out how you can use these lessons from good (and bad) comedy writing to improve your content marketing strategy. No joke. Continue reading

By Alan Grainger published August 12, 2013

Build a Successful Content Marketing Strategy from Scratch in 7 Steps

It’s obvious that more and more businesses are exploring the concept of content marketing and whether it is something they can use to promote their products or services. If your organization is in that position, don’t just dive in and hope for the best. Find out how to build a successful content marketing strategy from scratch with these 7 steps. Continue reading