By Aaron Agius published May 20, 2019

Buyer Personas: One Method Doesn’t Fit All

One size does NOT fit all when it comes to developing your personas. After negative response to his post about a three-question method, Aaron Agius is back to offer a more expansive take on personas. Continue reading

By Larry Lubin published May 8, 2019

How to Make Your Content Personalized but Not Creepy

Do you face the personalization paradox? You want to create content customized for your audience. But you don’t want to seem overly knowing or familiar and raise their privacy flags. Here’s how to strike a good balance. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published May 6, 2019

You Say You Want a Digital Transformation?

Aetna embarked on a multifaceted transformation to enhance its delivery of valuable, frictionless content experiences across its digital platforms. Its vice president of marketing technology and digital experience shares what it took. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 3, 2019

Do You Think Stereotypes and Personas Are Synonymous?

NASCAR dads. Soccer moms. Millennials. Those words conjure images of a person or group. Are they stereotypes or personas? Does it matter? And how does it all fit with your content marketing? Ten marketing experts share their thoughts. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published April 30, 2019

Try These 5 Agile Marketing Values to Sharpen Your Content Process

Want your content marketing program to be more successful? Don’t be oblivious to process. Get your hands dirty by exploring and optimizing the process of content marketing. And here’s how to begin – with some Agile thoughts. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published April 29, 2019

How to Stand Out in an Overpopulated World of Content Marketing Experts

A lot of people live in Expertville. Too few live in the Land of the Visionary. To truly stand out and make a bigger impact, make the move to the visionary world – and be inspired by these real-life examples. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published April 18, 2019

Content + Tech: How to Create Better Audience Experiences

Better is a simple word. But the path to better isn’t simple. At ContentTECH Summit, experts united to help content pros figure out the processes and technology to provide audiences with better experiences. Here’s how to get better. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 11, 2019

Is Your Content Ready to Zig and Zag With Your Buyers?

Prospects follow a messy path to buying. Does that mean you should give up on the straight path buyer-journey model? Nope. Organize your content so it’s ready for the mess, while keeping those stages in mind. Here’s how. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published April 9, 2019

Successful Content Marketers Have These 7 Traits

Written 82 years ago, Think and Grow Rich still inspires CMI founder Joe Pulizzi. He finds seven chapters speak powerfully about the characteristics possessed by a successful content marketer. Read on for Joe’s insight. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published April 5, 2019

Don’t Fail in the Future: Develop an Audio Strategy Today

As more people move to a sound-based, voice-activated world, content marketers aren’t listening well. Audio is the most underused medium in their toolkit. But that changes now with this counsel on a holistic audio content strategy. Continue reading