By Jodi Harris published October 27, 2015

Content Marketing Mistakes That Are Poisoning Your Progress

Do you know what’s poisoning your content marketing, limiting its success potential? Read CMI’s new e-book, 13 Content Marketing Mistakes That Are Poisoning Your Progress. Here are the first five mistakes and the elixirs to fix them. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 17, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: 4 Content Marketing Trends for 2016 [100th Anniversary Show]

In the centennial edition of This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert celebrate and reflect, change the podcast format, share major content marketing trends for 2016, and predict 2017, plus a surprising TOM example. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published September 5, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Social Media Isn’t Dead, We’re Just Using It Wrong

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert discuss whether social media marketing is dead or most brands are just using it wrong, why podcasting is bigger and better, and how native advertising is NOT content marketing, plus rants and raves.
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By Joe Pulizzi published August 26, 2015

Native Advertising

When you see the phrase “native advertising,” do you think of content marketing? Well, a lot of people do, so much so that I felt compelled to write about it. Know the difference and why it’s important we speak the same language. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 11, 2015

This Week in Content Marketing: Like It or Not, Advertising Is Booming

In This Old Marketing, Joe and Robert talk the finer points of content marketing’s definition. The boys banter about Google’s mobile friendly deadline, comment on the advertising industry’s boom, and share the week’s rants and raves. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published January 12, 2015

The Evolution of Content Marketing Will Include Intelligent Content

Creating more valuable content that isn’t tagged properly, isn’t scalable, or isn’t easily reusable seems completely wrong. Joe Pulizzi reveals why content marketing as many enterprises practice it today isn’t enough for it to thrive. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published January 1, 2015

A Blueprint to Jump-Start Your Content Marketing Strategy

In 2014, CMI published a series of posts to help marketers get back to the basics of content marketing. In case you missed it, here is a quick 10-step primer with practical tips to jump-start your content marketing blueprint in 2015. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 6, 2014

Hey WSJ – Content Marketing Is NOT Native Advertising

This is one of those “inside baseball” posts. It is devoid of any helpful how-to information. Joe Pulizzi wrote this post because he believes it needs to be said. So there. Read on to learn why Joe’s ranting about a sentence in The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 1, 2014

This Week in Content Marketing: A Scary Attempt at Defining Content Marketing

This week, Joe and Robert discuss the real definition of content marketing, ponder if publishers can succeed with time-based metrics, give some love to Mozilla’s new media platform, and disagree with Snapchat’s native advertising approach. Rants include an amazingly inaccurate infographic and why the Wall Street Journaldoesn’t understand what content marketing really is. The show wraps up with a #This Old Marketing example from Scandinavian Airlines. Continue reading

By Allen Graves published October 16, 2014

Content Marketing Strategy 101: Make it a Game

To get buy-in and in-house advocates for your content marketing projects, don’t think a boring PowerPoint presentation will do the trick. Play to their spirited competitiveness and gamify your content marketing lessons. Learn how to create a good game plan for your company team. Continue reading