By Jodi Harris published January 5, 2023

5 Strategic Frameworks To Take the Guesswork Out of Content Planning

Update your strategic approach with these five frameworks to better align your content experience with the way buying decisions are really made today. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 4, 2023

5 Ways To Be a Better Content Team Leader in 2023

Hard truth: Content marketing team members won’t stay in their roles forever. Great content team leaders nurture their employee’s professional development – even if that development prepares them to move on. Here’s why (and how) to start taking the long view. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published January 3, 2023

SEO for Digital Content Marketing: How To Optimize for Search in 2023

Expect SEO in 2023 to be more nuanced than ever. Creating helpful content remains the best SEO strategy. And paying extra attention to these eight areas will help your content remain (or become) a digital marketing powerhouse. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published December 23, 2022

‘Twas the Night Before Break – 2022 Edition [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Relive the highs and lows of content, marketing, social media, and pop culture news from 2022 in Robert Rose’s lighthearted reimagining of a holiday classic.   Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 22, 2022

5 Content Marketing Articles From 2022 That Deserve Another Look

Most marketers tout the top content performers and scrutinize the biggest duds. But what about the content assets that did OK but didn’t quite get all the love you think they deserve? We found a set of those from CMI – and we’re resharing them to help you in 2023. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 21, 2022

‘Bah, Humbug!’ Why Negative Content Turns In Such Positive Results

Hate is a surprising emotion to use to sell jewelry. But the success of IHateStevenSinger.com shows how a contrarian approach can reinvigorate your content strategy and help you avoid the scourge of sameness plaguing so much content. Try these tips to surprise your audience by doing the opposite of what everyone expects. Continue reading

By Lisa Dougherty published December 20, 2022

10 Content Marketing Articles Readers (Like You) Loved in 2022

Browse this list of the 10 most popular content marketing articles to see if you missed any among the 249 CMI published in 2022. You can read them all in 108 minutes – or take just five minutes to read the first one. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 19, 2022

How a Content Formula Helps You Create Bingeable Series (Proven by Hallmark)

Hallmark holiday movies are variations of the same plot. That familiarity has drawn millions and inspired other networks and streaming services to do the same. Here are seven ways to use that strategy in your content marketing. Continue reading

By Brooke Gocklin published December 19, 2022

The Content Director’s Secret to Measurable Impact [Sponsored]

How do you measure content’s impact? Learn to prove the value of your content campaigns with these metrics pointers. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published December 16, 2022

ChatGPT: The Future of AI in Content Is in Your Hands [Rose-Colored Glasses]

No one knows how ChatGPT and generative AI might change marketing, but Robert Rose says the technology isn’t ready to write humans out of the equation yet. Instead of worrying about AI taking your job, focus on how it might change it (and you) for the better. Continue reading

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