By Michele Linn published February 18, 2013

Content Marketing Strategy: 3 Experts on Tapping Influencers

When you think of influencer marketing, you may think about tapping those who have the broadest social reach to share your content. But it can be beneficial to look beyond the most obvious. Learn where to find influencers and how to use them in your content marketing strategy. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 27, 2012

For Influential Content Marketing, Go Beyond Your Brand Fans

Find out how creating content that is aimed beyond your “first circle” connections can help expand your reach and influence in your industry. Continue reading

By Carl Friesen published October 14, 2012

How to Build Third-Party Credibility for Your Content

When it comes to demonstrating thought leadership through content, it’s not just about getting your content published anywhere online in hopes that Google will find it. Find out how to build third-party credibility for your content. Continue reading

By Manya Chylinski published September 23, 2012

How to Help Your Customers Help You by Sharing Their Stories

Customer stories can be just as much of a content gold mine as case studies — sometimes even more so. In this example, a single customer interview netted more than 38 pieces of content. And here are the essentials on how to get your customers to help you in the same way. Continue reading

By Chris Birk published July 5, 2012

A Smart Strategy for Letting Your Customers Do the Talking

Businesses can talk about their great service or incredible products all day, but self-promotion can’t come close to instilling the kind of credibility and authority that comes from customer stories. Here’s a smart strategy for letting your customers do the talking. Continue reading

By Steven Van Belleghem published July 4, 2012

The Conversation Company: Teaching Content Marketers to Tap into the Unused Conversation Potential

Steven Van Belleghem, author of “The Conversation Company,” says his book is about tapping into unused conversation potential within companies. He advises content marketers to take advantage of client happiness and empowered employees. Continue reading

By Thomas Clifford published September 23, 2011

3 Steps to Making Your Content More Credible (Prior to Publication)

Out of 42 different content marketing tactics, the CMI Content Marketing Playbook and CMI community ranked testimonials as one of the top 10 tactics. Testimonials can definitely give your content that extra boost — and credibility —your audience is looking … Continue reading