By John Hall published July 5, 2022

How To Choose the Right Publication To Pitch (and Earn Editors’ Love)

Use your content marketing skills to understand and deliver what your audience wants to craft a distributed content strategy. This time, your audience is the editors at third-party outlets. Here are some tips to help.
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By Ann Gynn published April 25, 2022

7 Questions Every Writer Should Ask To Craft an Effective Lead

Are you the writing sin committed by too many content marketers? If your leads are boring, generic, or cumbersome, you’ll get some help with these seven questions (and answers.) Continue reading

By Gina Balarin published December 13, 2021

9 Questions to Help You Prioritize Content Creation [Template]

Overwhelmed by content requests from throughout your organization? Get in better shape by creating a content request form. Here’s how to do that. Continue reading

By Raechel Duplain published September 22, 2021

How To Document Your Content Marketing Workflow

A documented content marketing strategy is a big differentiator between the most and least successful. Imagine what a documented workflow could do for your content marketing operations. Here’s how to do it in four stages. Continue reading

By Ellie Mirman published September 21, 2021

How To Do a Competitive Content Marketing Analysis

If your content is to be unique, it must be differentiated from your competitors’ content. Here’s how to assess what they’re doing so you can find gaps to fill, do it better, or avoid it altogether. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 22, 2021

The Best Proofreading and Editing Tips (Spoiler: Don’t Do Them at the Same Time)

Too many treat editing and proofreading as the same thing. You can change that. Here’s how to do each as a distinct endeavor. (Your readers will thank you.) Continue reading

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 Michelle Park Lazette published July 5, 2018

5 Sources to Inspire Unlimited Content Ideas

Not all ideas worthy of becoming content find us. Most of the time we must find them. Here are five sources that can inspire ideas during any given year. Continue reading

By Chad Zollinger published July 2, 2018

How to Turn Your Content From Lousy to Memorable

The problem with most writing is that it isn’t memorable. If you want to win loyal readers and create strong readership relationships, you must create memorable content. Let’s look at three memorable writers. Continue reading

By Aaron Orendorff published June 27, 2018

11 Content Curation and Collaboration Tools to Save You Time

How can you create a system to curate and collaborate on content that doesn’t require more people or waste your time? The answer lies in at least one of these 11 tools. Continue reading

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