By Ann Gynn published August 15, 2017

24 Experts Share How to Avoid Big Mistakes in Content Marketing

Though we hate to admit our mistakes, they can be our best teachers. But you don’t always have to make them to learn from them. Experts presenting at Content Marketing World reveal 24 mistakes they’ve encountered – and how to fix them. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 30, 2017

How to Explain Content Marketing to Anyone

What is content marketing? The perpetual question deserves another explanation. If you’re new to the practice, want a new way to look at what you’re doing, or just want help in explaining it to your relatives, this post is for you. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 17, 2017

10 Most Common Content Marketing Questions: Real-World Insights for Enterprise Marketers

Questions. At CMI, we field a lot of them: what is content marketing, how do we find success, how do we generate leads, etc. We pull together the answers in our e-book, 10 Most Common Content Marketing Questions. Here’s a glimpse. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published June 23, 2017

Read These Books: Summer Recommendations from Content Marketers

Need something to snap you out of your slump? Turn to your fellow marketers for advice about 12 books and podcasts that are practical, inspirational, and downright fun. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 21, 2017

2017 Mid-Year Content Marketing Checkup

CMI’s Joe Pulizzi offers 18 items to consider in a mid-year checkup of your content marketing program – from getting rid of your writers (you’ll have to read it to understand) to sending a journalist to cover your next industry event. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published June 19, 2017

9 Blogging Tools That Will Make Your Job Easier

Want to boost your blog’s performance without spending hours learning new things outside of your normal routine? Use these nine tools to help pre- and post-publishing activities, from preventing plagiarism to automated analytics alerts. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published June 9, 2017

Is Your Brand Really Who It Says It Is?

Are any of us – brands and individuals alike – really who we say we are? Welcome to the quagmire that is authenticity in social media and watch your step. It’s a minefield. How can you be authentic in a self-selected shiny world? Continue reading

By Michele Linn published May 24, 2017

7 Ways to Stop Flailing with Your Content Marketing in 2017

To grow as marketers – and to move the business forward with content – we can benefit from thinking beyond the usual platitudes and ideas. Consider these seven ways to stop flailing.

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By Joe Elliott published May 1, 2017

21 Experts Share Their Best Tips to Create Content Your Audience Will Love

How do you create content that connects with your audience? That’s the billion-dollar question. Twenty-one content marketers share their No. 1 tip to create content their audience will love. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published April 26, 2017

23 Quotes to Inspire Your Content Marketing and the Difference You Can Make

Are you feeling in a rut with your marketing? Or are you looking to be energized? Turn to these 23 quotes – from inside and outside our industry – for an injection of inspiration. Think differently, do less, and find space to create. Continue reading