By Carla Johnson published January 8, 2018

The One Thing Killing Your Most Creative Content Ideas (and How to Stop It)

If your creative content marketing ideas are met with a big “no!”, don’t get discouraged. The problem may be how you’re presenting the idea. Here’s how to stop bad pitches from killing your best ideas. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published January 1, 2018

3 Aha Moments to Improve Your Content Marketing in 2018

She’s read thousands of articles and written hundreds of posts about content marketing. But this author still had some aha moments on the subject in 2017. Find out her three lightbulb moments that can help you in 2018. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 29, 2017

6 Content Marketing Ideas to Steal From the Awards Finalists of 2017

To paraphrase a familiar quote, “Good content marketers copy. Great content marketers steal.” We want you to be great. That’s why we suggest you steal these six ideas executed by Content Marketer of Year finalists. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published December 27, 2017

2018 Content Marketing Toolkit: Tips, Templates, and Checklists

Ready or not, the new year is on its way. Keep your content maturity on pace with innovation, and your efforts on track with your competition with this content marketing toolkit full of our best tips, checklists, and templates. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 26, 2017

Unsolicited Advice: How to Avoid 4 Content Marketing Blunders

If there’s one thing that never fails to cheer many, it’s unsolicited advice. Catch letters to marketers of brands like Dollar Shave Club and Georgia’s tourism brand about their marketing missteps and gaffes – and some useful remedies. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published December 18, 2017

The Goal Setting Activity That Makes a Big Impact

CMI founder Joe Pulizzi shares his answer to the question he’s frequently asked: “What’s the one thing you did that made the greatest impact to where you are at now?” And his response is something you can customize for your own success. Continue reading

By Roger C. Parker published November 22, 2017

The Best Content Marketing Books of 2017 to Boost Your Creativity and Productivity

If you’re a chief content officer, copywriter, designer, or programmer searching for ways to create more and better content in less time, you’ll find fresh ideas for improving your creativity, productivity, and writing skills with these best books from 2017.
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By Roger C. Parker published November 19, 2017

11 Insightful Content Marketing Books From 2017 for Newcomers and Seasoned Pros

Are you a content marketing newcomer? Are you an experienced content marketer? Or perhaps you’re an innovator, renegade, or visionary? Ready to grow your thinking? This curated, detailed review of the most relevant books can help. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published November 10, 2017

The Rare White Squirrel Who Eats Pumpkins (and Other Stories of Creativity)

How does a white squirrel inspire creative content? Learn that and discover more ideas to make your content more creative – even if you work in a boring industry – with practical tactics from CMI’s Content Creativity Day presenters. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published October 29, 2017

A Content Marketing Love Letter

CMI founder Joe Pulizzi pens a letter from his heart. Beginning with one of the worst days in his professional life, Joe shares how content marketing took off for him and CMI and looks at what’s ahead for him. Continue reading

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