By Pam Didner published November 12, 2018

3 Easy Ways Content Marketers Can Provide Instant Value to the Sales Teams

Do you treat sales as another marketing channel? You should want to support the revenue-generating team and to extend content’s value for your brand. Here are three easy ways content marketers can support the sales team. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published October 1, 2018

Is Your Corporate Culture Conducive to Content Success?

Today’s successful marketers recognize the need to shift their brand’s mindset to create a culture that promotes more innovative, responsive, and meaningful consumer connections. Here’s how that’s happening. Continue reading

By Steven van Vessum published September 19, 2018

How to Make Your Content Stand Out in a Crowded, Global Marketplace

If your brand operates in countries where English is not the native language, make your content a differentiator – localize it. Follow these tips to build a successful multi-language content marketing team. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published August 23, 2018

5 Tools to Help Your Content Marketing Team Be Better

No matter the configuration, a well-trained in-house content marketing team is a competitive advantage. But what makes a team exceptional? It is all in how you grow it. Here are five tools and a few tips to help in those efforts. Continue reading

By Bethany Johnson published August 2, 2018

How to Unite Brand Storytelling and Marketing Tech

Marketers didn’t invent the tech for bots, mobile apps, and productivity tools, but they can entice their audiences to use them. Welcome to the sweet spot of content and tech, a hybrid embraced by forward-thinking marketers. Continue reading

By Carla Johnson published July 20, 2018

How NASCAR Drives Better Storytelling With a Unified Team

Evan Parker led NASCAR’s new content team on a daunting mission: engage and win fans beyond the racetrack. First-year results include almost one billion views, a docu-series, and Evan’s nomination for Content Marketer of the Year. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 16, 2018

Your Editorial Calendar is Not Your Content Marketing Strategy

Stop describing a content marketing strategy by giving details of your editorial plan. They’re not the same. And it’s not just a matter of semantics. It’s a sign of big trouble in your content marketing success. Here’s the remedy. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published July 6, 2018

Content Marketer of the Year Shares the REI Story

Team builders. Innovators. Humble. Results-oriented. Excellence. Those are some of the characteristics of Content Marketer of the Year finalists. Before we roll out the 2018 list, let’s talk to the 2017 winner, REI’s Paolo Mottola. Continue reading

By Chris Gillespie published May 21, 2018

How to Find a Writer Who Won’t Kill Your Content

Your writers are the ultimate arbiters of content quality. If they mangle the piece, it’s typically for one of two reasons – they aren’t the right writer or you’re feeding them garbage. Here’s how to fix both problems. Continue reading

By Nadya Khoja published May 16, 2018

Want More Productivity? Make Your Strategy Visual

It’s not enough to assign due dates to the elements of your content marketing strategy. Your team needs a constant and visual reminder of what needs to be accomplished and when. Follow these three steps to create a visualized strategy. Continue reading