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Master Content Proofreading and Editing With These Tips

Wearing two hats at the same time is an odd and uncomfortable look. Yet, content marketers do it all the time when they edit and proofread at the same time. Here’s how to make each a distinct – and more valuable – experience.
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How a Dash of Familiarity Makes Controversial Content More Palatable

Controversial content topics get attention – for better or worse. To earn the best kind, try balancing these four elements: surprise, familiarity, consensus, and controversy. This new framework can help.
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How Outsourcing Content Production Can Save Your Marketing Budget

Working with outsourced talent adds flexibility and scalability to your content marketing program – and can be more cost-effective than you might think. Here’s what to consider and how to use this approach to your best strategic advantage.
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Buyers Want To Trust Content. But Do They Value Yours? [New Research]

The 2023 Trust in Marketers research finds buyers generally trust brands’ content. But they also are less likely to find value in it. How can you bridge that gap? The answer’s pretty simple. (Well, maybe.)
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How To Build a Content-Driven, Audience-Centric Content Strategy

What does it mean to build a truly audience-centric content strategy? For the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, it meant rethinking everything (in pursuit of a noble ultimate goal). Learn how they did it in this excerpt from Robert Rose’s new book.
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How To Find (and Close) the Hidden Gaps in Your Content Strategy

Your content marketing has holes that you can’t see. They may manifest themselves from the beginning or materialize over time. But no matter how they started, it’s time to identify and fill them in with a content gap analysis.
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Out of Content Ideas? Try Borrowing One or Two (Even From Your Competitors)

You don’t need unique content ideas to differentiate your brand. You can recombine and reshape existing ideas to make them your own – even (or maybe especially) ones that didn’t work for other companies. Here’s how to get started.
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The Inside Scoop on Content Marketing Strategy (the Book and the Practice)

A new book launching Wednesday will help your company build a media brand around its content. (You won’t be too surprised by who the author is.)
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5 Content Discovery Trends To Inform Your Marketing Strategy

Content consumption patterns have stayed mostly the same in recent years. Content discovery hasn’t. Consider these five trends as you plan your content and strategy for 2024.
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How To Work AI Into Content Marketing (in a Way That Works for You)

Does the company you work for have an AI policy? Whether it does or not, you need one specific to AI’s use in content marketing. An AI operations plan will help you make (and share) sound decisions about its use, governance, and risk mitigation. Here’s what to consider.
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With Gated Content, Trust Goes Both Ways. Don’t Ask Until You’ve Earned It

Is your brand willing to trust first? Your answer can determine the success of your company’s gated and free content assets and achieving your long-term content marketing goals.
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How To Scale Content Production by Focusing on Operations [25+ Expert Ideas]

Scaling content operations isn’t always about creating more. It’s about getting more out of everything you do by focusing on strategy, people, processes, and then technology (yes, including AI). But how? These dozens of tips and ideas will help.