By Jodi Harris published November 16, 2018

How to Survive the Ongoing Confusion With SEO

In CMI’s Mastering Content Marketing video series, Courtney Cox Wakefield, Children’s Health digital marketing manager, shares her view of the latest search trends, and what they hold for content marketing. Read on (and watch too). Continue reading

By Mike Murray published November 14, 2018

Slow Page Load Time Not Always the Culprit in Poor SEO Rankings

You could have page load issues, but that deficiency might not be to blame for your Google keyword rankings. Check out the load-time grades for four Fortune 500 sites and learn what other factors may have more power over their rankings. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published November 8, 2018

15 Search Intent Tips, Examples, and Resources for SEO Keywords

If you want to leverage search intent with SEO keywords, it’s best to balance the methods with the false hopes. Here is a closer look at types of user intent keywords and some advice to help your keyword choices. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 6, 2018

How to Build a Smart Yet Simple Social Media Marketing Plan [Template]

Not sure if you are distributing your content on the right channels or in the right way to drive action? Here’s how to build a social media marketing plan to put all the essential decision-making info right at your fingertips. Continue reading

By Aleh Barysevich published November 2, 2018

4 Steps to Speed Up Your Website and Look Better to Google

Even if you can boast of impeccable content marketing skills and strategy, a slow-loading blog with poor user experience can cost you a fortune – from visitors and Google. Do a checkup on your website, following these four tips. Continue reading

By Susan Moeller published October 26, 2018

How to Make an Amplification Strategy With Shares AND Backlinks

Competition for attention is fierce. Successful content marketing depends on creating and amplifying exceptional content. But social sharing alone won’t do it. Your content needs an amplification strategy. Continue reading

By Katelyn Berkshire published October 25, 2018

Are You Still Content Marketing Like It’s 2018?

With 2019 coming in hot, don’t find yourself out of the loop using techniques that will hurt your content marketing efforts, or worse, cause a mass extinction of ROI. See how many of these five downward trends your brand needs to address. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published October 24, 2018

3 New Content Distribution Tech Trends to Embrace Now [Tools]

You are either keeping up or falling behind. Today’s content distribution tactics call for experimenting with many emerging channels, so let’s look at how to diversify and empower your content marketing. Continue reading

By Rebekah Bek published October 22, 2018

How to Stop the Vanity of Your Search Metrics

You publish two blog posts. In one week, one page shows up in 1,500 searches. The other post appears in 850 searches. It’s clear which one is on the right track. Or is it? Don’t deceive yourself with these three search metrics. Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published October 16, 2018

How to Make Your Content Powerful in Eyes of Searchers (and Google)

The value of building SEO content is second to none. But keyword optimization is only one step. Learn how to pack your content full of value for targeted searchers, which along with SEO techniques can bring powerful organic results. Continue reading