By Ann Smarty published June 19, 2017

9 Blogging Tools That Will Make Your Job Easier

Want to boost your blog’s performance without spending hours learning new things outside of your normal routine? Use these nine tools to help pre- and post-publishing activities, from preventing plagiarism to automated analytics alerts. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published June 15, 2017

Why a Good Content Audit Is Your Business’s Best Friend

Yes, a content audit can seem like an overwhelming task, but it is essential to your job as a marketer. Learn what, why, how, and more about how to execute a usable content audit that will make an immediate impact on your marketing. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published June 12, 2017

5 Editorial Experiments You May Want to Try

In the early days, we experimented with content. As we learned what worked, we focused on that. But that doesn’t mean we should stop trying new things. This summer, we’re conducting five experiments and inviting you along for the ride. Continue reading

By Eva Jackson published June 8, 2017

Agile Practices: How to Avoid Mistakes Our Marketing Team Made

A marketing team practicing Agile project management made so many mistakes that half of them locked themselves in a room and didn’t leave until they addressed significant shortcomings in their approach. Here’s what they learned. Continue reading

By Deborah Holstein published May 26, 2017

How to Avoid Collaborative Overload Within Your Content Team

Is your creative team sick of the distractions that come when everybody is expected to contribute to a project? Collaboration done poorly leaves little time for critical thinking. These simple tips can help create quality collaboration. Continue reading

By Jake Athey published May 25, 2017

3 Steps to Manage Your Content Library Like a Librarian

We marketers are practically drowning in content, and librarians are experts at making content organized and findable. Make your content library useful – follow these three principles to manage your content like a librarian. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published May 24, 2017

7 Ways to Stop Flailing with Your Content Marketing in 2017

To grow as marketers – and to move the business forward with content – we can benefit from thinking beyond the usual platitudes and ideas. Consider these seven ways to stop flailing.

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By Sujan Patel published May 22, 2017

19 Favorite Tools for Content Promotion in 2017

Do you want to get more out of the content you produce? Improve your promotion efforts and get your content in front of more people. Read on for 19 favorite tools (many are free) being used in the content promotion process in 2017.

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By Ann Smarty published May 9, 2017

How to Create Useful How-To Video Content: Essential Toolbox

If you want to tap into video content, how-to videos are probably your best bet. How-to searches on YouTube are growing 70% year over year. And videos rank incredibly well in Google search results. Here’s a toolbox to get started. Continue reading

By Sujan Patel published May 8, 2017

The Secrets of Content Ideation: Why 4 Out of 5 Articles Fail

If you don’t invest in the ideation stage, your content is likely to fail. We might be rushed, unsure of objectives, or confused about what the audience wants. Here are tips to come up with ideas for content you can tick off as successes. Continue reading

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