By Chris Gillespie published May 21, 2018

How to Find a Writer Who Won’t Kill Your Content

Your writers are the ultimate arbiters of content quality. If they mangle the piece, it’s typically for one of two reasons – they aren’t the right writer or you’re feeding them garbage. Here’s how to fix both problems. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published April 26, 2018

How 3 Content Brands Tackle Their Toughest Internal Challenges

What keeps you up at night about your content marketing program? How to prove its value? How to manage the tech stack? What about your team? Your peers at brands lauded for their content approach reveal how they address the challenges. Continue reading

By Daniel Hatch published February 16, 2018

How to Train a Journalist in Content Marketing

Journalists are a great boon to any content marketing team, but some may need a little help adjusting. Follow these eight tips to ensure a good fit for the former journalist and your brand. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 30, 2018

Ready to ‘Fire’ Your Content Team?

Ever had one of those days when you want to fire everybody, figure out what you really need, and then hire (or rehire)? Take it as a signal you need to figure out what isn’t working and how you can fix it. And answer these questions. Continue reading

By Catalin Zorzini published January 10, 2018

3 Simple Tools for Hiring Great Content Creators in Less Time

Do you find hiring great content creators takes too much time? Do you struggle to weed out the vast applicant pool to find quality candidates? Discover some digital tools for a more efficient and effective selection process. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published December 6, 2017

Are B2C Content Marketing Teams Getting What They Need to Succeed? [New Research]

B2C marketers soon may find the pressure to do more outpaces the content marketing team’s ability to keep up. That’s just one takeaway from today’s release of B2C Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published November 16, 2017

Why Marketers Need to Think Like Data Scientists (And How to Do It)

If your marketing team is not working with a data scientist or at least thinking like one, you’re missing the ability to say “I know” instead of “I think.” The distinction matters to data-driven organizations – and budget approval. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 13, 2017

An Easy-to-Apply Framework to Build Your (New or Mature) Content Marketing Team

Here’s a dirty little secret: Regardless of your content marketing know-how, your program will only work if you have the right people to implement it. How do you do that? Start with this new framework for content marketers. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published November 9, 2017

Building Your Content Marketing Team? 14 Skills for New, Growing, and Mature Programs

Who do you need on your content marketing team to make it successful? Let’s take a step back and first look at what skill areas your content marketing team must cover – for the young, growing, or mature content marketing operations. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published November 3, 2017

Audience Strategist: The New, Critical Role on Your Content Team

Content marketing must provide more than one type of value to be worth the investment. It must provide value across multiple business areas. Are you ready for a new role in addition to the one you have? Enter the audience strategist. Continue reading