By Robert Rose published June 12, 2020

The Power of a Pause: More Effective Than Words? [The Weekly Wrap]

This week, Robert Rose ponders conversational pauses, gives a take on content paywalls, chats about brand publishing changes over 20 years, and points to an article about how content marketers can do something about racism and inequity. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published June 11, 2020

15 Resources to Help You Check Your Content Marketing Now

About three months ago, CMI began sharing ideas to help you adjust your content marketing in light of the pandemic’s impact. Now, we pull together 15 of those resources in a single article to help you reorient your content marketing.
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By Ann Smarty published June 10, 2020

3 Types of Backlinks You Want Your Content to Get (and How to Get Them)

Let’s forget about the SEO value of backlinks for now. Let’s focus on building links that really deliver traffic to your site. Here are three ways to do that. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published June 9, 2020

Content Can Perpetuate Racism and Inequity. It’s Time to Do Better

Recent tragic events should serve as a catalyst prompting content marketers to tackle the overarching issue of racism in our professional environment. Continue reading

By Stephen Spiewak published June 8, 2020

No Need to Survey, You Already Have Data for Great Storytelling [Examples]

Data visualizations are some of the most-read content on The New York Times and The Washington Post. Spotify’s personalized data-informed subscriber emails get shared widely. Is your brand telling data-driven stories? Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 5, 2020

How to Do Diverse and Inclusive Content Marketing That Matters

Truly diverse and inclusive content marketing – the kind that resonates with your audience – requires far more than an image. It requires deep thinking, from audience research to team structure, from a style guide to user experience. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 4, 2020

25 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions in Content Marketing

Are you asked a lot of questions about content marketing by your executives or clients? Want a handy dandy cheat sheet to those questions? We are here to help. Read on for 25 of the most frequently asked questions (and their answers). Continue reading

By Daisy Quaker published June 3, 2020

5 Steps to Create Empathetic Content Right Now [Examples]

Out-of-touch content can lose customers and subscribers. What’s the secret to content that wins new customers and evangelists for your brand? Empathy. Learn how to create it and get inspired by four brands doing it. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published June 2, 2020

How to Transform Your LinkedIn Presence So It’s Not Just a Resume

Michaela Alexis shares how she built a mega personal brand on LinkedIn. It started a few years ago when her post, How I Landed My Dream Job in Two Weeks on LinkedIn, went viral. Now, she runs a LinkedIn consulting business. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published June 1, 2020

17+ Free Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Content

Maybe your content promotion budget’s been slashed. Maybe you never had one. Whatever the reason, these ideas will help your audience find your content and you only have to spend time to do them.
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