By Andrew Davis published August 13, 2010

How to Identify Where Your Audience is Participating Online

In my first post at Content Marketing Institute, I spent a couple minutes introducing you to two tools that are designed to help you better understand your web-browsing audience. Today, I’ll help you identify where they are hanging out online.

By Wendy Marx published August 12, 2010

The Role of PR in Content Marketing

So, you’ve created some remarkable content. But before you pop the cork, ask yourself: If you build it, will they engage and interact? With everyone creating content these days, it’s no longer true that people will rush to read content. … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published August 11, 2010

7 Reasons Print Will Make a Comeback in 2011

Okay…there, I said it. You’ll find no greater supporter of online content marketing than me, but marketers and agencies are talking up print for 2011. Yes, in the era of iPads and Apps, there is still a role for print. … Continue reading

By Daniel Burstein published August 11, 2010

Blog Case Study: Three Lessons Learned from a 232% Increase in Visits over Eight Months

Almost every company, whether they see themselves as investing in content marketing or not, has a blog. In fact, so do many individuals. And even a few pets. There are many blog posts around the Web about exactly what you … Continue reading

By Joanne Grey published August 10, 2010

How to Use Content Marketing to Build Trust

One of the goals of content marketing is to constantly provide your customers with educational and relevant content so you can be the go-to resource for their questions on a certain topic. Consumers are smart. They won’t believe you if … Continue reading

By Jim OHare published August 9, 2010

How to Begin Mobile Content Publishing: Survey Audience Needs

For his skill in anticipating and fulfilling consumer appetite, Henry Ford was the Steve Jobs of the early 20th century. Savvy and a bit cocky, Ford famously patted himself on the back: “If I had asked people what they wanted, … Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published August 5, 2010

There are two types of marketers: Content marketers and everyone else

I spent my lunch hour today enjoying this video from Jason Calacanis about entrepreneurship. Toward the beginning of the video, Jason makes this comment: There are two types of people: Entrepreneurs and everyone else. Jason then goes on to talk about … Continue reading

By Jenny Lemmons Magic published August 5, 2010

How to Repurpose Content to Stay Consistent

As much as its advocates hate to admit it, sometimes content marketing fails – or more accurately, sometimes people fail at content marketing. Consistency is key, because without consistency, you can’t gain momentum, and without momentum, content marketing success is … Continue reading

By Elise Gould published August 4, 2010

How to Find the Right Keywords for Your Content Marketing Efforts

Keyword research is a critical piece of creating an effective content strategy. By using the right keywords, you’ll increase the visibility of your content and drive even more traffic to your website. But how do you find the best keywords … Continue reading

By Nate Riggs published August 2, 2010

A Simple Framework for Building Your Social Media Marketing Team

For years, marketing departments of all shapes and sizes have built teams of individuals charged with the task of reaching audiences. But the tasks of marketing have changed in recent years. To reference the Cluetrain Manifesto, the markets themselves have … Continue reading