By Joe Pulizzi published September 25, 2009

How can I get more people to my website?

Somewhat interesting Bloomberg video from Ad legend Jerry Della Femina on the future of advertising and ad agencies. The key points: The advertising industry is not run by creative anymore, but the bean counters. The “good-old days” for advertising is … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 17, 2009

Social Media Starts with a Content Strategy

Had the pleasure of giving this presentation for Virtual MENG (Marketing Executives Networking Group) yesterday on social media and content marketing. Some key takeaways from the presentation: The key to social media is understanding that no one cares about you.  … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 14, 2009

Six Steps to Content Marketing Execution Success

Just finished this last post on content strategy before content marketing, then saw this perfect post from Seth Godin. It really puts what we are trying to accomplish with content marketing in perspective. Seth maps out six specific steps when … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 10, 2009

The B.E.S.T. Method for Content Strategy (what you do before Content Marketing)

Core point: Don’t start executing on your content marketing until you have a sound content strategy. Yes, easier said than done, but so many of us get infatuated with a tactic before really planning out what should happen and why. … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published August 13, 2009

What if? (no one cares and why you need to be a publisher)

What if? (questions posed to a marketing professional) What if your customers saw your company as the industry thought leader? What if they signed up for your enewsletters and white papers because they were interested in what you had to … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 8, 2009

The Decline of Advertising and the Rise of Content Spending

Just read through a very interesting post from Brian Solis on Forrester’s Five-Year Media Spending Forecast. From the results, this quote from Forrester’s Shar VanBoskirk is worth some discussion: “The most interesting takeaway from the research is that overall advertising … Continue reading