By Chris Gillespie published September 28, 2020

How to Find Writers and Help Them Deliver Successful Content

Alas, many readers consider much of the content produced today as junk. There are two reasons: (1) The writer isn’t the right writer and (2) You’re feeding the writers garbage (or nothing at all). Here’s how to fix both. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 25, 2020

Drumming Up Fans, Battling Beautifully, and Voicing Makers [The Weekly Wrap]

This week, we talk about a famous drummer who thrilled a YouTube phenom (and us), a pharmacy that knows how to battle beautifully, and a cheeky clothing brand that tells stories of makers, from a pastry chef to a chainsaw artist. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published September 24, 2020

2020 B2C Content Marketer of Year Finalists Empower Audiences

In an extraordinary year, extraordinary B2C content marketers rose to the occasion. Here are a group and two individuals who are at the top of their game – the 2020 B2C Content Marketer of the Year finalists. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published September 23, 2020

Go Behind the Scenes With 3 Finalists for B2B Content Marketer of the Year

What makes a B2B content marketer great? It’s the ability to lead out of the status quo, show how things can be better, and act to make it so. Here’s how the three 2020 B2B Content Marketer of the Year finalists did it. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published September 22, 2020

How to Optimize Your Site for Google Carousel Results

Google’s search results are becoming richer and more interactive. Here’s a guide to one of its newest and fastest developing elements – carousels. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 21, 2020

User-Generated Content: Let Your Fans Do Content Creation Work for You

Content creation is hard. But you don’t have to do all the heavy lifting on your own. Let your fans and followers put all their passion, knowledge, and artistic talent on display for others to see, learn from, and enjoy. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 18, 2020

An Oops, a Kick, and a Rebrand Get Noticed [The Weekly Wrap]

The Weekly Wrap debuts its new format – three notable things in content marketing: VRBO’s big oops, Toggl’s rebrand, and Keds kicking up of the power of women. Get the what, where, and why now. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published September 17, 2020

These Content Marketing Rules Are Made to Be Broken

Should you let content marketing “rules” rule your content marketing? Twenty-three experts speaking at Content Marketing World say NO. Here are the rules they want you to consider breaking in 2020 and beyond.
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By Clare McDermott published September 16, 2020

4 Ways to Get the Most From Your Content Marketing Operations

Reliance on productivity tools can mask operational concerns that lead to low content quality and sub-par team performance. Focus on these four concepts to improve productivity, energize creativity, and stay focused. Continue reading

By Darek Black published September 15, 2020

How to Get Your Content to Stick

Time fades away. Unforgettable messages endure. How? They’re made to stick, as Chip and Dan Heath noted in their marketing classic. Let’s look at five sticky tips along with examples so your content adheres better.
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