By Ann Gynn published November 28, 2022

25+ New, Newly Updated, and Timeless Books Content Marketers Love

Fill out your wish list or decide on a gift for a team member with this list of books about content marketing, creativity, writing, artificial intelligence, personal branding, and more. Each title comes with the recommendation of someone in the Content Marketing Institute community. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 3, 2022

Content Marketers: Here’s How To Ask for (and Get) the Salary You Want

Most content marketers believe they deserve a higher salary, according to research. You’re more likely to get one if you build your pitch based on real results you’ve achieved for your employer. These tips from your marketing peers will help you make your case. Continue reading

By Gina Balarin published October 4, 2022

How To Battle Imposter Syndrome on Your Content Marketing Team

Imposter syndrome affects as many as eight in 10 people. Given that, your content marketing team most likely feels its impact. Here’s how to recognize it, overcome it, and mitigate its impact on your organization. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published September 13, 2022

10 Hated Marketing and Business Expressions: Catch Us If You Can

Even experts get the buzzword blues. How many of these industry clichés and overused terms will you hear at Content Marketing World or on #CMWorld this week? We don’t suggest calling anyone out – but we don’t mind if you keep score. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 25, 2022

Don’t Waste Your Content Marketing Budget on These Avoidable Mistakes

A budget increase doesn’t mean you can afford to make wasteful mistakes. Trim these costly errors and oversights out of your content marketing to maximize every dollar you get. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 18, 2022

How a Silly Content Question Led to Surprisingly Delicious Answers

Does it matter if people consume your content, or is it enough for them to notice it? Maybe that’s a dumb question. But we posed it to content marketing experts anyway. And they served up a healthy portion of insight, nuance, and, yes, sass in response. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 17, 2022

How To Create a Content Marketing Strategy for Your Personal Brand

You carefully craft content marketing strategies for your employer. But do you devote the same strategic thinking to your personal brand? Here’s how to get started. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published July 29, 2022

What Do You Do When Inspiration for Your Content Marketing Wanes? [Rose-Colored Glasses]

While one author loses his inspiration for content marketing, Robert Rose uses his article to inspire this one. Take a breath and read on. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 13, 2022

Ban These Words and Phrases From Your Communications Right Now (an A-to-Y Guide)

Are you guilty of letting any of these overused, meaningless, or confusing words, phrases, or categories of no-nos slip into your content? You won’t do it again after reading this list suggested by Content Marketing World speakers. Brace yourself for the fingernails-on-blackboard effect. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 25, 2022

The Deadline Struggle Is Real. Try These 5 Tips to Manage It

Deadlines. Can’t live with ’em. Can’t get anything done without ’em. But you can make them less stressful on you and your team with a few adjustments to your approach. (Bonus: You’ll probably see more – and better – work come in on time.) Continue reading

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