The right technologies are essential for content marketing success. Full stop.
But most marketers struggle to get the full value from the tools and systems they have. And that affects more than marketing performance. It can ripple all across the organization – and seep into customer experiences, too.
This month, we’re looking at how to make more strategic decisions about technology, how to manage the data it provides, and how to apply the resulting insights to improve content programs. But retaining a human touch – no matter how tech-centric our strategies become – will always be key to creating content our audiences can’t wait to see.
General Manager, CMI
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You built a database of leads. But unless you can turn those casual hand raisers into an engaged audience, you’re letting marketing value slip through your fingers.
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This month, Andrew Davis dresses down an Academy Award winner for failing to make amends after her clothing line got snagged in a content controversy of its own design.
Looking to evolve your career despite (or because of) the employment crisis? Take inspiration from the stories of four content leaders who faced an uncertain future and came out with a deeper passion for their work – and remarkable career success.
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Fresh content marketing ideas, including unlikely social celebrities, exploring the journey to a Coronavirus treatment, and Zooming into a galaxy far, far away.
Move away from outdated rules and tired processes with an Agile approach that will keep your team members highly focused and functional – and keep everyone else from blocking their progress.
When content leaders fail to advance their new content ideas, fear is often the culprit. Before you can disarm this destructive force, you need to know which kind of enemy you are dealing with.
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Content marketers rely on creativity to bring innovative ideas to life. But all the creative genius in the world won’t matter if you don’t plan how you’ll inspire others to join your vision quest.
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