By Julia McCoy published January 14, 2019

Dump the Sales Funnel in Favor of Lifecycle Marketing

The sales funnel is too rigid to accommodate the modern buyer’s journey, and too cold to represent the nurturing stance of content marketing. That’s why we need a more fluid, holistic model. Enter the marketing lifecycle. Continue reading

By Jug Babic published January 10, 2019

How to Use Scrum for Content Marketing

Once a tech-focused Agile framework, Scrum has a role in content marketing. Learn the terms, framework, and implement tips that can bring transparency, critical review, and adaptation to your content team’s work. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 28, 2018

4 Content Marketing Gems to Inspire You and Your Strategy

Every week, CMI’s chief strategy advisor writes a column. Today, its editor recaps the gems that challenge us to think differently about our roles as content marketers, the role of content marketing, and what success feels like. Continue reading

By Sydni Craig-Hart published December 17, 2018

Multicultural Marketing: Why You Need to Get Started

Don’t launch a campaign only to have to issue an apology because your company offended a group in your target audience. Multicultural marketing isn’t an option. It’s mandatory for any business that wants to retain and grow its audience. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published December 11, 2018

85+ Expert Predictions for Content Marketing in 2019

What are some of the changes content marketers are likely to encounter over the next 12 months and beyond? Find out what dozens of experts see on the horizon in our 11th annual e-book of content marketing predictions. Continue reading

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 Kim Moutsos published November 20, 2018

Want More Creative Content Ideas? Break These 6 ‘Rules’

The most interesting ideas come from flipping expectations on their head, breaking molds, and taking risks. Learn how to do that in the new Mastering Content Marketing video and read six rules you should set about breaking. 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 Bethany Johnson published November 15, 2018

Build a Great Brand: Align What You Think, Do, and Say

Content marketers need to elevate every conversation to something greater than a marketing tactic. Doing that is the only way to win and keep the audience’s attention. Read on to learn about the think, do, say strategy. 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