By Rachel Foster published April 11, 2011

The Pros and Cons of Tweeting at Live Events

I recently had the pleasure of attending a TEDx event. Many of my clients, friends and tweeps were interested in the content, so I told them I would tweet live from the event. However, ten minutes into the first talk, … Continue reading

By Bob Leonard published April 8, 2011

9 Steps to Continuous Content Marketing Improvement

Closed-loop marketing is the process by which market intelligence learned during a marketing campaign is fed back into the strategy and plan. This can result in more focused targeting, more effective messaging and improved resonance of your marketing content. Until … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 7, 2011

Chief Content Officer Job Description

UPDATE 5/2/11 – Here is the final Chief Content Officer Job Description Sample as sourced from the comments below and on Facebook. Since the release of Chief Content Officer magazine, we’ve been inundated with emails about a Chief Content Officer … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 7, 2011

Creating a Multimedia Content Package that Drives Business

I had the pleasure of presenting at a recent PR Newswire sales meeting where they discussed their new ARC Engagement Platform [disclaimer: PR Newswire is a Content Marketing Institute benefactor]. One of the samples came from Rodale Custom Content & … Continue reading

By Ahava Leibtag published April 6, 2011

Using the Valuable Content Checklist: A Step-by-Step Guide for Different Content Types

We are all looking for the silver bullet that will make our content sparkle. What if from the time of content creation we already had the benchmarks in place that we know forms valuable content? Yesterday, I introduced the Creating … Continue reading

By Ahava Leibtag published April 5, 2011

Creating Valuable Content: An Essential Checklist

To help you manage the execution details of your content marketing, use this Creating Valuable Content Checklist. Continue reading

By Kathy Hanbury published April 4, 2011

5 Things You Need to Know about Content Strategy

There’s been a ton of great discussion about content activities, methodologies and deliverables. For most of us, that makes up the bulk of our work. But if you don’t have a conceptual framework for those activities, I’d argue that you’re … Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published April 1, 2011

LEGO: From Toy Company to Multi-Media Brand

How does a toy company that sells easily replicable building blocks build an iconic brand? Our April issue of Chief Content Officer magazine explains the strategy LEGO used to fight copy-cat toy companies. In the 1980s and 1990s, LEGO faced … Continue reading

By Barbra Gago published March 31, 2011

How Do Your Buyers Consume Content? Ask These 20 Questions

Great content marketing starts with one thing: understanding your audience, whether it’s a prospect or customer. Sounds simple in theory, but it can be difficult to collect the important info. Last week, I shared some ideas on how to research … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 30, 2011

Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key

I first heard the term content curation in this post by Rohit Bhargava back in 2009. Rohit positioned that, as more corporations and individuals create content, the role of the content curator is needed.  Rohit describes this position as: Someone whose … Continue reading