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5 Actions Backed by Research to Improve Your Content Marketing

Now is a great time to evaluate your content marketing. If your program isn’t yet where you want it to be, now’s the time to start making some tweaks. Here’s a refresher of CMI’s 2019 research and resources to help.
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B2C Content Marketing: What a Difference Commitment Makes [2019 Research]

The outlook for B2C content marketing looks bright if budgets are any indication. That’s one of the findings in Content Marketing Institute’s newly released B2C Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends report.
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The One Thing Manufacturing Content Marketers Must Do Now [New Research]

Too many manufacturing organizations are still talking about themselves in the content they create. That’s just one of the findings of CMI’s newly released research, Manufacturing Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends.
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2019 B2B Content Marketing Research: It Pays to Put Audience First

90% of top-performing B2B content marketers put their audience’s informational needs ahead of their company’s promotional message. That’s just one of the findings of the 2019 B2B content marketing research report released today.
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5 Research-Based Actions to Improve Your Content Marketing

Are you looking for insights into how to maximize your content marketing efforts? Or do you need some great stats to build your business case for content marketing? Glean insights and help in this refresher of 2018 CMI research results.
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4 Paths to Better Content Management and Strategy [New Research]

Struggling to manage content in a responsive, automated, scalable way? You’re not alone. In our newly released Content Management & Strategy Survey, 72% of respondents say they’re challenged too. Here are some ideas to change that.
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Thinking of Creating Original Research? 8 Things to Consider

Conducting original research to gather data for e-books, reports, blog posts, etc., requires planning. These eight things are essential for high-quality research to position your brand as a thought leader and helpful resource.
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Tech Marketers Think Outside the Buyer’s Journey [New Research]

Are technology marketers moving away from creating content for the buyer’s journey? The CMI research team asked that question as it analyzed the data from the eighth annual content marketing survey. Learn that answer and more.
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5 Things Highly Committed Content Marketers Do Better [New UK Research]

New CMI research shows even a small shift in commitment level can make a big difference in your content marketing success. Discover the five things more committed U.K. marketers do that the less committed don’t. Which ones do you do?
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Are B2C Content Marketing Teams Getting What They Need to Succeed? [New Research]

B2C marketers soon may find the pressure to do more outpaces the content marketing team’s ability to keep up. That’s just one takeaway from today’s release of B2C Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America.
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Beyond the Build – What Content Marketers in Australia Must Do Next [New Research]

More Australian content marketers say their organizations focus on building audiences. But CMI’s latest research also reveals too few marketers are taking the long view – providing audience-first content and building trust over time.
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6 Ways Manufacturing Marketers Can Improve Their Content Marketing [New Research]

With today’s release of Manufacturing Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America, we share six ways sophisticated/mature content marketing programs are operating differently than young/first step programs.