By David Huffman published March 25, 2011

A Content Marketing Lesson From the Study of Spaghetti Sauce

Sometime in the 1970s, Howard Moskowitz was commissioned to experiment and find THE perfect level of sweetness for Diet Pepsi.  That is, what would the perfect Diet Pepsi taste be that appealed to the largest audience? When the data came … Continue reading

By Barbra Gago published March 22, 2011

7 Ways to Research Your Buyer for Content Marketing

With just a couple Google searches, you quickly realize that while everyone is telling you to research your buyers, no one is telling you exactly how to do it. Some of your initial questions may include: What should I look … Continue reading

By Tom Pisello published February 18, 2011

Is Your Content Ready for the CFO?

According to a new Accenture study, more chief financial officers (CFOs) are expanding their role beyond finance in the wake of the recession. These new responsibilities mean CFOs are much more involved in the buying decision process, which is critically … Continue reading

By David Huffman published January 26, 2011

4 Lessons Learned from a 6-Week Email Marketing Case Study

Email marketing. Some folks will tell you it’s dead.  Others steer clear of it because they fear that it’s annoying to potential customers.

By Stephanie Tilton published January 20, 2011

How B2B Marketers Can Raise the Effectiveness of Their Content

The Content Marketing Institute just released the B2B Content Marketing 2010: Computing Software Industry Report, representing the experiences of 121 computing/software firms, mainly in the small- and mid-size business category. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 27, 2010

Using eNewsletters in Your Content Marketing? Ideas for the New Year

Continuing our series on content marketing examples, we head next to eNewsletters. They are a staple for many marketers. According to the B2B Content Marketing: 2010 Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends report, 61% of B2B marketers use eNewsletters as a tactic. … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 17, 2010

A Checklist: 7 Keys to eNewsletter Success

Over the past several months, we’ve followed the journey of Graham Kilshaw at Interference Technology as he worked to improve his eNewsletter, EMC Business Bulletin with the help of the CMI community (thanks, everyone!) Based on his experiences, Graham developed … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 14, 2010

Lessons Learned from an eNewsletter Experiment

It’s been a little while since we checked in with Graham Kilshaw over at Interference Technology. If you remember, he was working on an email newsletter called the EMC Business Bulletin, and was asking the CMI community for their feedback. … Continue reading

By Sarah Mitchell published October 25, 2010

7 Ways to Get More Value From Your eNewsletter

Email marketing is one of the most popular and effective ways for businesses to share their content and connect with customers. Besides being relatively easy, eNewsletters provide good analytics along with a low-cost way to help you manage customer engagement. … Continue reading

By Michele Linn published October 7, 2010

Content Marketing Group Therapy: How Minor Design Changes Impacted an eNewsletter

A few weeks ago, I introduced you to Graham Kilshaw from Interference Technology. If you recall, Graham had recently launched an eNewsletter targeted at advertisers and prospects of his publication. He was having some success but he was certain he … Continue reading

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