By Ann Gynn published April 6, 2021

Guest Blogging: A Step-by-Step Guide

Unsuccessful prospective guest bloggers act like door-to-door salespeople. Successful prospective guest bloggers act like invited guests who show up with a nice host gift. How can you be the door knockers welcomed by publishing sites? Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published February 2, 2021

You Can’t Rely on Speaker Proposals Alone for Diverse Events

CMI’s Stephanie Stahl shares how we program ContentTECH Summit and Content Marketing World and asks for suggestions to ensure the community’s breadth of ideas, backgrounds, interests, and experiences are represented in 2021. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 15, 2020

Should Your Brand Take a Stand? Luvvie Ajayi Jones Offers Useful Advice

The pressure on brands to take a stand on headline-grabbing issues won’t disappear in 2021. Self-described “professional troublemaker” Luvvie Ajayi Jones offers useful advice for navigating the challenges. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 9, 2020

How Marriott, NerdWallet, and Adobe Measure Content Marketing

Though you can’t copy a brand’s content measurement strategy, you can take inspiration from their philosophies and practices. Learn more about how Marriott, NerdWallet, and Adobe approach content marketing metrics. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 23, 2020

How to Do Inclusive Content That Helps Your Audience and Business

Inclusive content doesn’t require your brand to take a big stand on a hot topic. It does require your team to think differently, recognize what you don’t know, and use words more purposefully. Here’s how to do it well.
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By Jodi Harris published November 17, 2020

How to Make the Google Algorithm Work for You

You don’t need to panic when Google messes around with its algorithm. Follow these approaches that bring deeper insights to help you create delightful content experiences that attract audiences. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published October 28, 2020

How to Get Big Results From Small Content Marketing Teams

Most content marketing teams are small. With few hands on the content marketing deck, everything you do should perform. Put these tips into practice to get results – no matter how many people you have on the team.
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By Stephanie Stahl published October 22, 2020

The Future of Content Marketing? (Spoiler: It Doesn’t Require Doing More)

Doing the hard work of content marketing doesn’t require being grandiose or controversial. But it does require “being more.” Only then can you have positive impact on your audience, your brand, your team, and even yourself. Continue reading

By Penny Gralewski published October 14, 2020

Help Your Writing With These 2 Short Tips

Do you write and edit for a world that consumes your content in short bursts? Try these two writing tips for content that resonates better with your readers.
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By Ann Gynn published October 12, 2020

What’s Up in 2021 for Content Marketing?

Peer into the 2021 crystal balls of 20 content marketing experts. Let them help you ready your content marketing programs as best as possible for the year ahead – no matter what COVID-19 is doing (or not doing). Continue reading

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