By Jodi Harris published July 22, 2019

Agencies: How to Set Your Clients’ Content Marketing Expectations

Knowing how to apply content marketing, branded content, and native advertising is different than being able to clearly explain their value to your clients. Use this primer to align expectations and deliver better results.

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By Robert Rose published July 19, 2019

The Big Difference an Apostrophe Makes in a Brand’s Stories

What are your brand’s stories? What’s your brand story? If you don’t appreciate the apostrophe, your content marketing will hit a dead end. Here’s how to recognize the difference and cultivate a framework to do better.

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By Michael Brenner published July 18, 2019

7 Easy Ways to Super Boost Your Newsletter Open Rate

Your newsletter isn’t beans. You can’t sprout the open rate overnight. However, if you lay the groundwork with targeted and well-researched strategies, your newsletter will grow uncannily fast just like bamboo shoots.

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By Andrew Raso published July 17, 2019

3 Fixes for Your Engagement Measurement Mistakes

Are you making these three mistakes when measuring engagement? If you’re analyzing reach, time on page, and shares, you are. Here’s how to do it better.

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By Ann Gynn published July 16, 2019

32 (Surprising?) Ways to Define a Home Run in Content Marketing

You know what a home run is in baseball – it gets the biggest crowd reaction. But what’s its equivalent in content marketing? We asked Content Marketing World 2019 speakers to define it. Their answers may surprise you.

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By Nadya Khoja published July 15, 2019

Make Your Content Marketing Strategy Useful – Do It in Visuals

Do execs’ eyes gloss over when you present the brand’s content marketing strategy? Is the text-based document collecting dust on your team’s desks? Ensure that your content marketing strategy is understood – and used – think visuals.

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By Michael Brenner published July 12, 2019

Content Is NOT the Same as Content Marketing

An e-book is not content marketing. Social media posts are not content marketing. Does your brand market with content? Or do you do content marketing? Explore the difference and learn the eight steps to really do content marketing.

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By Maureen Jann published July 11, 2019

How to Choose a Successful Topic for Your Next Guest Article

You’ve got ideas for a guest blog article, but what if you submit something already covered (embarrassing) or too elementary for the audience (insulting)? Take control of the situation with a systematic approach to develop a fresh idea. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published July 10, 2019

Get More Content Noticed, Stop the Bad Metadata

Only 30% to 40% of B2B content gets used. That’s the sad truth for many B2B marketers, according to SiriusDecisions. Want to get most of your quality content used? Craft a metadata strategy. Learn the what, why, and how of this elixir. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 9, 2019

What Content Really Engages? The Inside Scoop From 30 Marketers

Don’t worry, this isn’t yet another attempt to define content engagement. We’re going inside the minds of 30 marketers to learn what engagement looks like from their content consumer perspective. Continue reading