By Shane Barker published December 3, 2018

12 Expert Ideas to Improve Your Content Marketing for Better Leads

Done strategically, content marketing is a good way to generate leads in a cost-effective way. If lead generation is a goal of your brand, read on for a dozen ideas on how to do it well from industry experts. Continue reading

By Sarah Mitchell published November 9, 2018

Are You Measuring Right in Your Content Marketing?

How you measure the past influences how you shape the future. Yet some commonly used metrics give the illusion of 24-karat success when they’re not much more than fool’s gold. Do you know what content marketing success really looks like? Continue reading

By Mike Kamo published October 17, 2018

11 Things to Do Every Month to Boost Your Conversion Rates

How do you improve your conversion rates month after month? Do these 11 tasks regularly to keep upping the ante because even if your conversion rate outperforms every competitor, you still want better numbers. Continue reading

By Sujan Patel published September 7, 2018

How to Know If Your Content Impacts Brand Awareness [Tools]

Not all content types work if your goal is brand awareness. Learn what formats work best and then discover four ways – plus the tools – to track their impact. Continue reading

By Cathy McPhillips published September 3, 2018

How to Measure Your Content Marketing Effectiveness

Measuring your content marketing effectiveness can be as simple or as complicated as you make it. Here’s an easy plan for finding and analyzing metrics you can act on right away. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 21, 2018

How to Use Your Analytics for Smarter Content Decisions

A digital world is an overwhelming blessing for marketers. You can follow almost every interaction your clients and prospects have. But how do you use all those analytics to make smarter content choices? Here are 17 options. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published August 15, 2018

Want to Prove Content’s Success? Stop Measuring It

The business value of content marketing cannot be measured by standard content metrics (views, time on page, shares, etc.) Value lies in the behavior change of the audience affected by the content. How can you measure real value? Continue reading

By Carla Johnson published August 3, 2018

Aon Shares Why Its Content Scorecard Is a Must

One-dimensional views of a story’s effectiveness don’t cut it at Aon. Evaluating the impact of its brand journalism platform led its senior director of content to customize a scorecard. She’s a Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 12, 2018

How to Get Content Marketing Wrong? Think Like a PR Person

If you want to be taken seriously as a content marketer, stop acting like a member of the PR team. If you want to show that content marketing is a distinct contributor to business results, stop using only PR metrics. Do this instead. Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published June 7, 2018

How to Explain Content Marketing ROI to Win (or Keep) Buy-In

How can you explain content marketing and its potential ROI in a way that’s persuasive, urgent, and incredibly convincing? Fear not. You can make it happen. Start reading. Continue reading