By Jodi Harris published July 22, 2019

Agencies: How to Set Your Clients’ Content Marketing Expectations

Knowing how to apply content marketing, branded content, and native advertising is different than being able to clearly explain their value to your clients. Use this primer to align expectations and deliver better results.

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By Michael Brenner published July 12, 2019

Content Is NOT the Same as Content Marketing

An e-book is not content marketing. Social media posts are not content marketing. Does your brand market with content? Or do you do content marketing? Explore the difference and learn the eight steps to really do content marketing.

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By Jodi Harris published July 5, 2019

A Crash Course in ABM-Powered Content Marketing

A transformational approach like account-based marketing can be worth the extra effort for B2B companies. ABM can add targeting precision, enhance team collaboration, and drive stronger bottom-line results from content marketing. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published June 12, 2019

3 Strategies to Connect With Your Audience (Hint: Start With Mutual Truths)

Liz High spent four minutes and 15 images introducing herself at her Content Marketing World presentation. Why? She had a point to make. Continue reading

By James Tennant published June 3, 2019

Stop Thinking About Personalized Content as an Extra

Personalization is not a detail or an add-on when it comes to your content. It should be an integral part of your content marketing strategy so you can build the sort of audience loyalty we all dream of. Continue reading

By Aaron Agius published May 20, 2019

Buyer Personas: One Method Doesn’t Fit All

One size does NOT fit all when it comes to developing your personas. After negative response to his post about a three-question method, Aaron Agius is back to offer a more expansive take on personas. Continue reading

By Larry Lubin published May 8, 2019

How to Make Your Content Personalized but Not Creepy

Do you face the personalization paradox? You want to create content customized for your audience. But you don’t want to seem overly knowing or familiar and raise their privacy flags. Here’s how to strike a good balance. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 3, 2019

Do You Think Stereotypes and Personas Are Synonymous?

NASCAR dads. Soccer moms. Millennials. Those words conjure images of a person or group. Are they stereotypes or personas? Does it matter? And how does it all fit with your content marketing? Ten marketing experts share their thoughts. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 11, 2019

Is Your Content Ready to Zig and Zag With Your Buyers?

Prospects follow a messy path to buying. Does that mean you should give up on the straight path buyer-journey model? Nope. Organize your content so it’s ready for the mess, while keeping those stages in mind. Here’s how. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 1, 2019

Is April Fools’ Day Worth the Risk for Brands?

April Fools’ Day is a tempting conundrum. Does it provide a good enough reason to break the rules and betray your audience’s trust with fake content, absurd headlines, or fictional products? Let’s give it some serious thought. Continue reading

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