By Stephanie Stahl published December 5, 2022

80+ Content Marketing Trends for Success in 2023

Will your content marketing plans weather the changes ahead? More than 80 thought leaders, award winners, and subject matter experts offer their advice and insights on the content trends that will have the most impact on your plans and success in 2023. Find out if you’re adequately prepared (and where to focus if you’re not). Continue reading

By Robert Rose published November 18, 2022

How a Spoonful of Story Helps Even ‘Boring’ Content Go Down [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Mary Poppins had it almost right ¬¬– just find the story and –snap – the content’s job’s a game. Then even the boring tasks you undertake become – well, if not a piece of cake, a more creative endeavor rather than a mundane construction project. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published November 15, 2022

The New Chief Content Officer: Why the Job Description Must Change

Content leadership today covers more than marketing. The chief content officer (regardless of the actual title) guides the content that makes up every experience a customer, audience member, or prospect has with your brand. Use this updated job description to find the right leader – or as a guide to becoming one. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published November 4, 2022

Don’t Make SEO the Reason for Your Content Marketing Strategy [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Too many marketers fall into the trap of making search the foundation of their content marketing. Here’s why that doesn’t work and why you should be thinking about content discovery. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 28, 2022

The Key to Sales Enablement? Teach Your Storytellers Well [Rose-Colored Glasses]

How do you tell a compelling story to an audience that already knows the ending? That’s the challenge sales teams face every day. Teach them how to tell the stories you create – and you’ll both get better results. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 21, 2022

How Story Packages Help You Scale SME-Driven Thought Leadership Content [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Have you ever waited and waited for SME-driven content only to get 5,000 words explaining something that could have been handled in 500? Architected story packages help you avoid that – and get something you can turn into a whole portfolio of stories. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published October 20, 2022

Why (and How To) Write a Strategy for Your Cause-Related Marketing

Your brand talks the talk. But does it walk the walk? Many brands take a few steps toward supporting a social cause but falter when it comes to sustaining the focus. What if your content team took the lead? You’d help the brand achieve its cause-related objectives and elevate your importance, too. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published October 19, 2022

7 Things B2B Content Marketers Need in 2023 [New Research]

CMI released today B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends: Insights for 2023. Find out what your peers have to say about their challenges, operations, teams, and success. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 18, 2022

Digital Brand Compliance: A New Responsibility of Content Marketing

As content grows as a strategic business function, a new market has arisen. It’s a solution that orchestrates and automates the complexities of legal, licensing, compliance, and aspects of managing the quality of brand content. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 14, 2022

Your 2023 Planning Shouldn’t Be All About That Tech [Rose-Colored Glasses]

New tools and tech seem like reasonable investments to set your content program for success next year. If that’s the extent of your plan, though, you might be creating the roadblock that delays (or, worse, derails) your vision. Continue reading

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