By Ann Gynn published December 19, 2018

Sample 11 of the Best B2B and B2C Content Marketing Ideas of 2018

A legal team stars in a music video. A cruise line writes romance stories. A fast-food chain creates an investigative podcast. B2B and B2C brands elevated creativity to inspiring levels in 2018 and CCO magazine shared some of the best. Continue reading

By Carla Johnson published August 24, 2018

How LinkedIn Spun to the Top of Search for LinkedIn Marketing

Five years ago, LinkedIn wasn’t the top result for searches related to LinkedIn for marketing. That’s changed as this Content Marketer of the Year finalist and team went from a single song to a symphony of multimedia jams. Continue reading

By Jay Acunzo published June 13, 2018

The Most Important Question to Ask Before Launching a Podcast

Deciding to launch a podcast requires brands to consider a lot. Therefore, they have a ton of questions to ask. But one question is the most foundational and crucial thing to ponder – and marketers aren’t asking it often enough. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published January 31, 2018

How to Get Listeners to Push Play on Your Podcast [Examples From Boss Brands]

With a sound strategy and some creativity, podcasts can bring big content marketing benefits to just about any business. Learn how to attract listeners and boost your bottom line from these brand success stories. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 21, 2017

CCO Opens the Idea Garage for Inspiring B2B and B2C Content Marketing Examples

B2B and B2C brands delight their audiences with relevant, entertaining, or unique content opportunities, from Instagram to YouTube to media partnerships. Get inspired by 15 brands doing just that as shared in CCO’s Idea Garage in 2017. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 28, 2017

How to Develop and Grow a Successful Podcast

How can a brand’s podcast lead to nearly 2 million downloads with listeners in 200 countries and generate about $500,000 in direct revenue in four years? Joe Pulizzi goes step by step into how This Old Marketing was created. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published September 7, 2017

22 Examples From Brands (and Marketers) That Are Winning at Content Marketing

Want some inspiration to advance your content marketing practices? Look no further than these Content Marketing Awards Project of the Year finalists, and the remarkable things they achieved through content marketing. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published July 28, 2017

Zendesk Shares Keys to Creating an Outrageously Successful Brand Publication

Resisting the inclusion of your brand in your content is a necessary challenge – one that Zendesk accepted when it launched Relate. Its senior director of content marketing and 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist explains how. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 15, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: The New Content Business Model Awaits

We do a deep dive into the Pepsi video fiasco and explore the only content business model that matters. Our rants and raves include advertising blinders; then we close the show with an example of the week from Farmer-Stockman.  Continue reading