By Ann Gynn published May 10, 2018

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Editorial Mission Statements

Know what the ugly is of editorial mission statements? Too many brands don’t have one. Ready to create or refine yours? Take note of the good and the bad from these three examples so your brand’s editorial mission statement is great. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published May 3, 2018

Content Tech Overload? 3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

Do you have a strategy for building your content-tech stack? You should. Start with these three questions to get more use of your tech, make it last longer, and see if you really need that shiny new thing. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published April 26, 2018

How 3 Content Brands Tackle Their Toughest Internal Challenges

What keeps you up at night about your content marketing program? How to prove its value? How to manage the tech stack? What about your team? Your peers at brands lauded for their content approach reveal how they address the challenges. Continue reading

By Irina Weber published April 20, 2018

How to Find and Reuse Your Best Content [Tools]

Reusing your content pieces is a powerful way to expand your reach across media channels in different formats. Try these practical tools to find the best candidates, plan (and even automate) their reuse, and track your results. Continue reading

By Garrett Moon published April 18, 2018

How to Brainstorm and Prioritize Your Best Content Ideas

How does your team prioritize marketing projects? Are you focused relentlessly on nothing but potentially high growth ideas? Or are your priorities unclear, leaving you stuck in a constant scramble? Let the 10x vs. 10% framework help. Continue reading

By Erika Heald published April 17, 2018

5 Steps to Find Your Brand Voice

If your logo didn’t appear with your content, could your audience identify the content as coming from your brand? If not, it’s time to find your brand voice. Follow these five steps to make your brand voice sing. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published April 12, 2018

Falling Behind Your Competitors? Build a Content Brand

Though clients trusted the company, its marketing was immature. It lagged in thought leadership and digital marketing – far behind its competitors. Then, the financial services company created a content brand. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published April 5, 2018

How to Create Unified Content That Works in Diverse Global Markets [Examples]

As a marketer in a global company, your content must be unified everywhere in the world. But rigid consistency across cultures can backfire or undercut your business goals. You need a two-direction approach – top-down and bottom-up. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 20, 2018

Road Map to Success: Creating the Content of Your Audience’s Dreams

Ready to discover how to produce well-conceived, well-written stories? Read this handy tutorial on the essentials, plus helpful guidance for taking content creation efforts to the next level. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published March 19, 2018

Words That Convert: Test, Learn, Repeat

One of the most effective ways to boost your conversion rate is to test and tweak your words. Read on for real-life proof and learn why “submit” isn’t necessarily a bad word. Continue reading

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