By Robert Rose published July 21, 2021

Beyond the PDF: Why B2B Content Marketing Demands an Evolution

Are old formats worth clinging to? Is your B2B content marketing primed to go the way of Blockbuster or Netflix? We take on the whole view of B2B marketing in the modern era. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published July 9, 2021

What to Learn From “Football Is Gay” and Other Content Examples This Week

This week, we’re talking about a takeaway from the NFL’s big statement on inclusivity (it’s not necessarily the one you’d guess) plus other good news for content pros, including a better skin-color scale and rising respect for communications work. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published June 25, 2021

UX Lessons From Top Blogs (and More Data-Driven Content Stories of the Week)

Data makes a great basis for creative content marketing. Get inspired by these examples of companies turning data sets into engaging, helpful blog posts, website pages, and reports – and learn something from the research findings in the bargain. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 16, 2021

How to Build the Best Relationship With Freelance Content Creators [New Research]

It takes time to get freelance creators up to speed on your brand messages, style, and processes. Why not make your life easier and build relationships that last? These research-backed ideas will help you connect for the long term. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published June 2, 2021

Content Management and Strategy: The Big Wave Is Here [New Research]

The 2021 Content Management and Strategy Survey finds glimpses of optimism. But we also see some lingering challenges for businesses as changes to the way we live, work, and take products to market have accelerated. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published April 30, 2021

3 Ways to Know Your Audience: Hire Them, Talk to Them, or Tease Them

Nerf knows its audience well enough to know it needed to hire one of them. Business communicators want to know their audiences, but miss out on a crucial step. An agency knows its audience so well, it pokes gentle fun at a pain point to attract them. Here’s what to make of it all. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published March 10, 2021

Conversions Attract Attention of More Tech Marketers [New Research]

More tech content marketers are looking to numbers directly tied to outcome – demand generation, leads, and conversions – to evaluate their content performance. Learn more of what they had to say in CMI’s newly released research report. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published February 24, 2021

How Top-Performing Enterprise Content Marketers Get the Work Done [New Research]

Successful enterprise content marketers sometimes have more budget and more people, but they also do things that any size team or budget can do. Find out what. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published January 27, 2021

B2C Content Marketers, Get Ready for More Responsibility in 2021 [New Research]

The pandemic accelerated the fundamental changes underway in content marketing as CMI’s newly released B2C Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends: Insights for 2021 shows. Find out what else is up for this year and beyond. Continue reading

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