Archives for June 2019

Burger King Teaches You How to Do Cause Marketing Wrong

Audiences are shouting at brands through the “silence, brand” memes to stick to their mission. Yet brands are still doing cause marketing. Unfortunately, sometimes they do it the wrong way. Here’s how the Burger King team ran amok when they did it their way. Continue reading

How to Run a Strategy-Focused Content Workshop

Document your content marketing strategy with a hands-on, insightful company-wide workshop if you want to achieve big success. Follow these nine steps to lead a session to get everybody on board and working toward the same goals. Continue reading

Shares Don’t Cut It: Pick Better Metrics for Demand and Lead Gen

The only way to know the value content brings to your business is to establish standards. But it’s impossible to know how close your content is to achieving its goals without the right metrics. Continue reading

What’s Missing From Your Content Marketing Tech?

When asked what’s missing in a content marketer’s tech stack, CMWorld presenters waxed poetic, imagined the possibilities, and got practical. Read on for 13 tools to use now and 21 tech concepts that should exist if they don’t already. Continue reading

101+ Key Performance Indicators and Tips – Make the Best KPI Choices

A long list of key performance indicators (KPIs) can be overwhelming, but don’t let that stop you from reading. You don’t need to use them all. You just need to use them wisely. Continue reading

Must-Have Checklist to Creating Valuable Content

Successful content marketing strategies take all the guesswork out of execution, letting the creative flourish. To help get the details straight, use this Creating Valuable Content™ checklist. Continue reading

AR/VR Storytelling for Marketing: 4 Things to Know

A select few use augmented and virtual reality in marketing. Allen Martinez is one of them. Learn what he says are the four principals of using AR/VR for successful storytelling in your marketing. Continue reading

Agencies See Growth in Content Marketing Business [New Research]

Agencies are banking on content marketing. At least half their business comes from those services. That finding and more are in the new CMI 2019 Agency Survey. The report also reveals some fresh opportunities for many agencies. Continue reading

Think Micro if You Want to Do Influencer Marketing Right

Stop dreaming big when it comes to your influencer marketing program. You don’t have to pay $1 million for Kylie Jenner to post or even $2,500 for Martha Stewart to do one. Design your campaigns around microinfluencers. Continue reading

10 Tips From Best-Selling Authors That Will Polish Your Content

What can you learn from those best-selling fiction authors to make your content marketing shine? A lot. They know how to keep readers turning the page. Here are 10 tips from Stephen King, F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Orwell, and more. Continue reading

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