By Robert Rose published June 26, 2020

Do You Know Flat-Earth Marketers? [The Weekly Wrap]

This week, Robert Rose ponders flat-earth marketing. He talks with A. Lee Judge about whether marketing is keeping its fair share of budget, and all things video. Plus, he points to an article on when to make –and break – content rules. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 25, 2020

Create a Content Marketing Strategy in 3 Steps

We can’t offer a magic formula that guarantees content marketing success. But we can help you create the success differentiator – a content marketing strategy. Let this process guide your efforts for that strong foundation. Continue reading

By Sarah Mitchell published June 24, 2020

8 Things to Know Before You Start a Research Project

Sarah Mitchell had analyzed other people’s research. But when she took on the challenge of original research for her company, she discovered it was a lot harder than she anticipated. Now, she shares eight lessons she learned. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 23, 2020

18 Ideas to Overcome Your Writer’s Block

Do you ever want to curse the cursor? You can’t write that lead. You feel like you’re crafting the same content as yesterday. You can’t imagine another way to talk about your topic. Here’s some help to get you out of a writing slump. Continue reading

By Scott Aughtmon published June 22, 2020

5 Content Lessons From John Krasinski’s Some Good News

Ever have a good idea but not the time to do it? That was John Krasinski. But then the pandemic hit and he had the time to create the Some Good News series. Here are five content lessons learned while watching the eight episodes.
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By Robert Rose published June 19, 2020

Are You Measuring the Right Things? [The Weekly Wrap]

This week, Robert Rose wonders if we’re measuring the right things, talks about stay-at-home trends that Google thinks will stick, and contemplates if engagement really is a valuable metric. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 18, 2020

Even B2B Audiences Want Emotion in Their Content

Content marketers always want to learn about B2B audience’s rational preferences, logical needs, and transactional behaviors. But their feelings? It’s probably the most important information we can receive right now. Continue reading

By Alex Chris published June 17, 2020

How to Optimize Your How-to and List Posts

How can more people find your how-to and list content? Apply one or a combination of these four easy-to-implement SEO methods – with real-life examples – to your posts and increase your Google rankings and traffic. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published June 16, 2020

3 Keyword Research Trends to Get Your Content Seen

Keyword research is different from what it was even a couple of years ago. Search engines are becoming smarter and keyword research tools are getting more advanced. Here are three SEO trends reshaping the keyword research concept. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published June 15, 2020

Your Audience Is Not the Same as Your Marketing Database

Your marketing database is NOT your audience. It has a different value. Explore what an audience really is, why it’s valuable to your brand, and how to build one. Continue reading

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