By Kim Moutsos published March 30, 2018

How to Use Non-Obvious Thinking to Create Better Content

Though we’re in the middle of a believability crisis, as Non-Obvious author Rohit Bhargava says, don’t be discouraged. Get inspired by the deeper meaning uncovered – and steal these non-obvious ideas for your content marketing. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published March 29, 2018

Chatbots, AI, and Context: Top Takeaways From Intelligent Content Conference

What do we do as technology outpaces our ability to comprehend what we can do with it? Listen to the counsel of Intelligent Content Conference presenters and these three takeaways around chatbots, artificial intelligence, and context. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published March 28, 2018

Thinking of Creating Original Research? 8 Things to Consider

Conducting original research to gather data for e-books, reports, blog posts, etc., requires planning. These eight things are essential for high-quality research to position your brand as a thought leader and helpful resource. Continue reading

By Chad Pollitt published March 27, 2018

2 Simple-to-Implement Checklists to Use in Your Influencer Marketing Planning

Marketers make a big mistake in not leveraging influencers in their mix. Studies show that every dollar invested in influencer marketing returns $6.50. Here’s how to make sense of two popular influencer tactics (with checklists). Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published March 26, 2018

News Powerhouse Gives Pointers for Great Content

Want to create content that gives your readers palpitations? Read this insider’s view of how a new kind of global business news outlet is creating content that its audience freaking loves. Continue reading

By Chris Frascella published March 23, 2018

Conversational Content: How to Market Through Text Messaging and Chatbots

Conversational interactions between content consumers and brands – via text messaging and chatbots – are redefining engagement. It’s time to prepare your brand to provide that greater immediacy and convenience to your audience. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published March 22, 2018

A Step-by-Step Guide to Audience Development

In 2017, Intel’s iQ digital magazine team borrowed a page from the traditional media playbook – focusing on sustaining loyal readers rather than getting more eyeballs. Luke Kintigh, Intel IQ’s head of publishing, shares how they did it. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published March 21, 2018

6 Content Marketing Plays Inspired by Basketball Madness

If your bracket is busted (or even if you don’t know what a bracket is), you still can get something from this month’s basketball craziness. Look at these six tournament-inspired plays for your content marketing playbook. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 20, 2018

Road Map to Success: Creating the Content of Your Audience’s Dreams

Ready to discover how to produce well-conceived, well-written stories? Read this handy tutorial on the essentials, plus helpful guidance for taking content creation efforts to the next level. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published March 19, 2018

Words That Convert: Test, Learn, Repeat

One of the most effective ways to boost your conversion rate is to test and tweak your words. Read on for real-life proof and learn why “submit” isn’t necessarily a bad word. Continue reading