Chief Content Officer (CCO) is the print and digital magazine offered by the Content Marketing Institute that is published quarterly.

CCO is the first globally-distributed magazine devoted to the fast-growing, evolving field of content marketing. It is written by, for, and about the most innovative, influential global content marketers.


The magazine showcases how content marketers are finding success in the field, focusing on the tools, technologies and processes they use to help marketers learn new publishing skills and apply lessons to their own organizations.


CCO is available in both print and digital editions. The print edition is FREE to anyone in the continental United States and is mailed quarterly as it is published. Every issue of CCO is available in a free digital edition.


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Interested in Advertising in CCO? Please contact Peter Loibl at Peter [at] for more information.
By Monina Wagner published March 15, 2018

Stories, Filters, and Bots: What You Need to Know Now

Are you aware of latest features and tools available on major social and distribution channels? CMI’s community manager walks you through the possibilities to stay at the forefront of social plus get insight on Medium and chatbot. Continue reading

By Fergal McGovern published March 8, 2018

How to Make Your Content More Readable

If reading your content takes too much effort, interaction falls off and you have churn. You know this anecdotally. Yet you likely don’t measure it scientifically. It’s time to change that and improve the user experience. Continue reading

By Jessika Phillips published March 5, 2018

Ready to Go Live? All You Need to Know Now

Do you want to livestream but struggle to make sense of all the platforms and options? Here are the major considerations plus the pros and cons of Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, YouTube Live, Periscope, Twitch, and YouNow. Continue reading

By Lisa Kalner Williams published March 1, 2018

What One Brand Did After It Created a Top 10 Blog

What do you do when your company blog is named a top 10 resource? You resolve to do even better. Find out how the team at Agorapulse reinvented its approach to original content. Continue reading

By Daniel Hatch published February 16, 2018

How to Train a Journalist in Content Marketing

Journalists are a great boon to any content marketing team, but some may need a little help adjusting. Follow these eight tips to ensure a good fit for the former journalist and your brand. Continue reading

By Natalya Minkovsky published February 14, 2018

For the Love of Libraries: How Libraries Use Content to Tell New Stories

Marketers live by the mantra “you can’t be all things to all people.” But that’s what a library does. How do they do that with content marketing? Learn how one Ohio library tackles the challenge in strategic, fun, and creative ways. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published February 13, 2018

What B2B Brands Need to Know to Succeed on LinkedIn

“Why so serious?” B2B social media content can be just as creative, individual, and trusted as any other content, particularly on LinkedIn. Get an insider’s perspective from the content marketing evangelist from LinkedIn Australia. Continue reading