By Phillip Akhzar published January 23, 2023

Build Lasting Customer Connections With Sustainability Content [Sponsored]

Consumers increasingly seek brands that share their eco-conscious priorities. Follow these content tips and examples to show off your brand’s actions that support their sustainability goals. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published January 19, 2023

5 Essential Elements for a Great Newsletter

Undesirable email newsletters clutter your audience’s inboxes. That’s one reason why newsletters that once worked for you may now sit unread. Revisit your e-newsletter design, tactics, and metrics to emphasize and track these five elements of successful newsletters. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 10, 2023

How To Explain Content Marketing to Anyone [Fresh Examples]

When someone asks you to define content marketing, forgo the official definition in favor of these explanatory examples. They’re tailored to the inquisitor whether that be a partner, teen, senior, business associate, or social guest. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 21, 2022

‘Bah, Humbug!’ Why Negative Content Turns In Such Positive Results

Hate is a surprising emotion to use to sell jewelry. But the success of IHateStevenSinger.com shows how a contrarian approach can reinvigorate your content strategy and help you avoid the scourge of sameness plaguing so much content. Try these tips to surprise your audience by doing the opposite of what everyone expects. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 6, 2022

How This Outside-the-Box Approach to Content Produced Award-Winning Results

You don’t need a background in marketing to excel in content. You do need a clear focus on your audience’s needs, program goals, and story ideas that support both. Here’s how TD Bank Group’s lead content strategist applied these concepts to build an award-winning program. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 23, 2022

Feast on These 9 Content Examples Worthy of Gratitude

We give thanks for great content marketing. Savor these examples from AT&T, Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi, Captain Morgan, and more. They can help your brand do and be better for your audiences. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 22, 2022

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a Content Marketer’s Dream: 7 Inspiring Lessons

Millions gather to view your content marketing. It’s the stuff of your professional dreams. And it’s the reality for marketers at Macy’s every U.S. Thanksgiving Day. Here are seven inspiring content marketing lessons from the fun event. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published November 21, 2022

How Land O’Lakes Found a Mission Greater Than Sales

With a new CEO on board, Land O’Lakes embarked on a three-year strategic communications plan to raise her and the brand’s profile. They found a mission greater than sales along the way. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 17, 2022

How To Build an Audience by Giving Back – the #BossTalks Story

The best mentors listen, answer questions, and help. The best content marketers do, too. So #BossTalks, a multichannel content project featuring Salesforce’s unofficial mentor-in-chief Ebony Beckwith, had the ingredients of a smash hit from the start. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 8, 2022

How NBC Sports Next Medaled in Olympic Content for Kids

The content team at NBC Sports Next expertly threaded its way through executive moguls and pandemic-related detours to reach Olympic kid-content glory. Here’s how they developed a repeatable process to attract the next generation of viewers. Continue reading

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