By Dawn Papandrea published December 5, 2017

Education as a Marketing Strategy: 8 Brands Doing Online Classes and More

Marketers often create and distribute educational content through a blog, white paper or how-to video. However, some brands develop full-fledged online and in-person classes and curricula. Look at what eight diverse brands are doing. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published December 4, 2017

Pre-Event Content: 5 Tips for Creating Excitement (and a Bit of FOMO)

Marketers often center campaigns on content, but unfortunately too many marketers of events think about content too late. Learn how to create high-quality and engaging pre-event content with these five tips and examples. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 28, 2017

How to Develop and Grow a Successful Podcast

How can a brand’s podcast lead to nearly 2 million downloads with listeners in 200 countries and generate about $500,000 in direct revenue in four years? Joe Pulizzi goes step by step into how This Old Marketing was created. Continue reading

By Arvind Kesh published November 27, 2017

The Hub-and-Spoke Method of Guest Posting: Do More With Less Effort

Do you use the hub-and-spoke model for your guest blogging strategy? Learn how this method can free up your time while you still create relevant, effective guest blog posts that organically – and deservedly – link to your own site. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 23, 2017

How Inspiring Brands Give Thanks on Social Media

Isn’t it time you thanked those who make your business successes possible? From grand gestures of goodwill to simple social shout-outs, here are just a few of the ways you can use content to show gratitude to your audience. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 21, 2017

17+ Guest Blogging Rules All Blog Managers Wish You Knew

Miss Manners hasn’t written the handbook on how to be a good guest blogger. Yet, if your content marketing strategy includes guest blogging, knowing how to be a good guest improves your chance for success. Here’s a start. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 17, 2017

How to Capture Captive Audiences With Content

Do you have an opportunity to connect with a captive audience? Gas stations air Gas Station TV at the pumps. Panera has a landing page for its Wi-Fi users. Explore how your brand can use content to engage your captive audiences. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published November 8, 2017

What to Do After You Press Record: A Formula for Videos People Love

People are flocking to Amy Schmittauer’s YouTube series, Savvy Sexy Social. Why? Her popularity comes, at least in part, from her discovery of a formula for making videos that people love. Here’s her nine-part formula. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published October 30, 2017

How Brands Use Pop-Up Experiences to Make a Lasting Impression

How can pop-up experiences deliver something a little more meaningful? Maybe an experience that transcends the selfie moment and has more staying power? Discover how five brands are doing just that. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published October 24, 2017

10 Tips (and a Ton of Tricks) to Maximize Your Video Content Investment

To be successful with video content, you should understand how to leverage the medium’s tremendous power. Use this guide to keep your efforts focused on the right goals, while delivering delightful stories your audience will love to watch. Continue reading

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