By Ann Gynn published March 21, 2018

6 Content Marketing Plays Inspired by Basketball Madness

If your bracket is busted (or even if you don’t know what a bracket is), you still can get something from this month’s basketball craziness. Look at these six tournament-inspired plays for your content marketing playbook. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published March 2, 2018

Definition for Content: What It Means in Content Marketing

How do you define content? Does everyone on your team agree with your definition? Do the people on other teams define content the same way? And, though definitions exist, why does this question keep coming up? Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published February 19, 2018

Personal vs. Corporate Branding: Is It Me or We?

Should personal and corporate brands work in harmony? The short answer is yes – research shows it helps the bottom line. But how? Let’s explore how employers – and employees – can take a proactive, mutually beneficial approach. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published February 12, 2018

16 Apps and Tools to Keep You Productive and Sane

A few months ago, Clare McDermott committed to evaluating her personal tech stack with the goal to find worthwhile shortcuts and work-arounds. Now she shares how she learned to make her life simpler and more productive with 16 tools. Continue reading

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

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