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 April 14, 2021

How Well Does Content and Marketing Help Sales Teams? [New Research]

Sales enablement boils down to helping your sales team be successful. How well are marketers working with sales to do that with content? Check out the findings from CMI’s latest research. 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

By Robert Rose published January 13, 2021

Demand Gen for Content Marketing in the Next Decade [New Research]

Leading up to 2020, demand gen goals involved creating content for search discovery and satisfying prospects’ information needs. Well, guess what? That’s no longer enough. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published November 18, 2020

Manufacturing Content Marketers Shift Gears in a COVID-19 World [New Research]

In today’s turbulent times, manufacturing content marketers have done the big things to adapt in a COVID-19 world. Learn from CMI’s latest research what they’re doing differently, what’s kept pace, and what’s growing as you wrap up 2020 and prepare for 2021. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published September 30, 2020

2021 B2B Content Marketing: What Now? [New Research]

In its 11th year, the annual Content Marketing Institute B2B research delves into industry benchmarks, budgets, and trends. But this year we added one more category – how you and your peers responded to the pandemic and plan for the new normal. Continue reading

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