By Stephanie Stahl published July 6, 2018

Content Marketer of the Year Shares the REI Story

Team builders. Innovators. Humble. Results-oriented. Excellence. Those are some of the characteristics of Content Marketer of the Year finalists. Before we roll out the 2018 list, let’s talk to the 2017 winner, REI’s Paolo Mottola. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published January 9, 2018

Video Storytelling Secrets From an Award-Winning Series

Great video storytelling doesn’t require a great budget. But it does require planning, well-selected subjects, and a willingness to adapt. Discover the 10 must-dos from the creators of Visa’s award-winning Solo Traveller series. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 29, 2017

6 Content Marketing Ideas to Steal From the Awards Finalists of 2017

To paraphrase a familiar quote, “Good content marketers copy. Great content marketers steal.” We want you to be great. That’s why we suggest you steal these six ideas executed by Content Marketer of Year finalists. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published September 7, 2017

22 Examples From Brands (and Marketers) That Are Winning at Content Marketing

Want some inspiration to advance your content marketing practices? Look no further than these Content Marketing Awards Project of the Year finalists, and the remarkable things they achieved through content marketing. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published September 1, 2017

Setting Content Free: How Health Catalyst Gets Results With Ungated Content

As Health Catalyst’s senior vice president of marketing, Paul Horstmeier didn’t follow the typical content marketing script. He tore down the email gates and found success. That’s why he is a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published August 24, 2017

How SecureWorks Took Content Strategy From Guesswork to Game Changing

When Kira Mondrus joined SecureWorks, she wouldn’t start content marketing without personas and journey maps. She and her team built that necessary foundation and found success. Now she’s a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published August 16, 2017

A Content Success Story: How FedEx Operations Now Delivers a Better Customer Experience

Redundancies, overlaps, and lack of communication kept good content marketers from delivering a great content experience for FedEx customers. Drew Bailey wanted to change that. That’s why he is a Content Marketer of the Year nominee. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published July 28, 2017

Zendesk Shares Keys to Creating an Outrageously Successful Brand Publication

Resisting the inclusion of your brand in your content is a necessary challenge – one that Zendesk accepted when it launched Relate. Its senior director of content marketing and 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist explains how. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published July 14, 2017

How REI Is Unlocking the Power of Long-Form Video

REI has a uniquely powerful opportunity for producing amazing video, but its managing editor Paolo Mottolo – Content Marketer of the Year finalist – believes any brand can get similar results if it approaches video the right way. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published December 28, 2016

6 Stolen Content Marketing Ideas from the Top Marketers of 2016

Content Marketer of the Year finalists developed and executed a lot of great ideas for their content marketing programs. CMI’s head of content shares the six ideas she’s stealing from them. Continue reading