By Carmen Hill published November 30, 2018

How to Make Your Bland Content Strategy Delicious

It may be tempting to cut straight to creative ideation, but don’t. Think strategically because when you follow a storytelling approach informed by data, your content will be more relevant to your customers’ needs and interests. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published November 26, 2018

5 Research Options You May Never Have Considered for Your Content

You don’t need to execute a traditional survey-based study to freshen up your content marketing. Think outside the check box and let your data-freak flag fly. Consider one of these five options from studious to quirky. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 19, 2018

Non-Gaming Brands Find Value in the Twitch Audience

Twitch executive shares insights on tapping into the huge audiences for livestreaming video for gamers without alienating the core fan base or losing brand identity. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published November 13, 2018

Data Privacy Law: Ignorance Is No Excuse

How do you adapt to a world far less forgiving and far more skeptical of the ways you capture and use data? Ruth Carter – internet, intellectual property, and business attorney – offers some perspective and advice. Continue reading

By Sarah Mitchell published November 9, 2018

Are You Measuring Right in Your Content Marketing?

How you measure the past influences how you shape the future. Yet some commonly used metrics give the illusion of 24-karat success when they’re not much more than fool’s gold. Do you know what content marketing success really looks like? Continue reading

By Jay Acunzo published October 19, 2018

Fundamentals Are Essential for Content Success

Average content marketers are far too concerned with the incremental instead of the fundamentals. This industry needs to reset to first principles – and fast. Find out why first principles are more important than best practices. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published October 2, 2018

Brands Often Overlook This Superhero of Storytelling

Comics aren’t just SMASH, WHAM, KAPOW! One of the oldest mediums is one of the most powerful and overlooked in content marketing. Yet some brands are working with top comics creators and publishers such as Marvel Comics. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published September 18, 2018

Want Engaging Social Media Content? Lessons From a Viral Smash

Want your social content to go viral? Go for the heart. That’s one of the lessons from the success of a 2106 smash image. But don’t stop there. Once you have people’s attention, keep the give and take going. Continue reading

By Susan Hartman published September 11, 2018

The Best Content Distribution Channel You’re Overlooking

Are you bypassing a direct line to a primed audience? Here’s how to find new content distribution opportunities by staying inside the (organizational) box. (Hint: Start with your sales team.) Continue reading

By Andrew Davis published August 13, 2018

Discover the Real Value of the E Word (and How to Embrace It)

Great content isn’t about being more clickable, more “like”-able, more shareable. Like a good book, truly great content is unputdownable. Here’s how to engage in captivating – and effective – ways. Continue reading