By Clare McDermott published August 9, 2018

Are You Really Smart About How AI Works in Marketing?

What are the most interesting, unusual, and worthwhile applications of AI in marketing? Discover how machine learning and predictive analytics are reshaping the marketing landscape and what new tools marketers are piloting. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published August 8, 2018

Why You May Want to Rethink Data, Privacy, and Content

No matter how diligent you’ve been with GDPR compliance, the full implications of digital data collection, usage, and protection go much deeper than you may think. Consider these examples – and the lessons they hold for content marketers. Continue reading

By Bethany Johnson published August 2, 2018

How to Unite Brand Storytelling and Marketing Tech

Marketers didn’t invent the tech for bots, mobile apps, and productivity tools, but they can entice their audiences to use them. Welcome to the sweet spot of content and tech, a hybrid embraced by forward-thinking marketers. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published July 30, 2018

You Must Win Every Moment of Trust to Win the Moment of Truth

If you equate an audience’s attention with its trust, you’re headed down a dangerous path. Discover why and how you can find a better road to trust through your content marketing strategy. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published July 18, 2018

How Tech Debt Is Bankrupting Content Marketing

Three months shy of its 5th birthday, the company’s digital magazine was killed. The C-suite underestimated the cost of tech upgrades. Content marketing was the victim. Yes, technical debt is now one of your biggest threats. Continue reading

By Michelle Park Lazette published July 5, 2018

5 Sources to Inspire Unlimited Content Ideas

Not all ideas worthy of becoming content find us. Most of the time we must find them. Here are five sources that can inspire ideas during any given year. Continue reading

By Konrad Sanders published June 21, 2018

It’s Not About the Tea: How to Make Buyer Personas That Really Satisfy

CMO Sarah Cunningham likes to drink Earl Grey in the morning. And thus, a useless buyer persona filled with frivolous detail begins. If you want useful buyer personas, make sure they include this one essential component. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published May 30, 2018

4 Paths to Better Content Management and Strategy [New Research]

Struggling to manage content in a responsive, automated, scalable way? You’re not alone. In our newly released Content Management & Strategy Survey, 72% of respondents say they’re challenged too. Here are some ideas to change that. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published May 3, 2018

Content Tech Overload? 3 Questions to Ask Before You Buy

Do you have a strategy for building your content-tech stack? You should. Start with these three questions to get more use of your tech, make it last longer, and see if you really need that shiny new thing. Continue reading

By Bethany Johnson published April 30, 2018

How Content Can Create a Self-Sustaining Customer Referral Engine

Don’t be tempted to celebrate wins in your conventional sales and marketing funnels. Those “conversions” should only be the start. What you do next matters more – and that next step should be to build super users. Continue reading

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