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Research Tells You How to Pick Better Images for Social Media

Sure, you already use images. But are you selecting the best ones to engage your audience based on what’s shown to be successful overall and each platform’s unique factors? Read on for research-based tips and examples.
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5 Research-Based Actions to Improve Your Content Marketing

Are you looking for insights into how to maximize your content marketing efforts? Or do you need some great stats to build your business case for content marketing? Glean insights and help in this refresher of 2018 CMI research results.
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Your Editorial Calendar Is Not Your Content Marketing Strategy

Stop describing a content marketing strategy by giving details of your editorial plan. They’re not the same. And it’s not just a matter of semantics. It’s a sign of big trouble in your content marketing success. Here’s the remedy.
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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.
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How to Win at Content Marketing [New Playbook]

Determining which content types and distribution formats work best for your business should never involve a roll of the dice. Make smart, strategic choices by letting CMI’s essential guide illuminate the path to success.
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Content Marketing and Sales Alignment: Bridging the Gap [New Research]

Tension between sales and marketing in the B2B environment persists. It can create an innovative atmosphere. Or it can be the blame game. Learn how content has changed (and can change) the sales and marketing environment.
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Tech Marketers Think Outside the Buyer’s Journey [New Research]

Are technology marketers moving away from creating content for the buyer’s journey? The CMI research team asked that question as it analyzed the data from the eighth annual content marketing survey. Learn that answer and more.
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3 Aha Moments to Improve Your Content Marketing in 2018

She’s read thousands of articles and written hundreds of posts about content marketing. But this author still had some aha moments on the subject in 2017. Find out her three lightbulb moments that can help you in 2018.
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The Future of Content and SEO: 5 Trends Every Marketer Needs to Know

Wouldn't it be great if you could turn your brand into a content powerhouse of the future – today? You can. Start with adapting to and adopting these five trends now before the audience leaves your brand behind.
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New Research Reveals Habits of Top Content Marketers

Almost two-thirds of B2B marketers say they’re more successful with their content marketing than a year ago. That’s just one of the findings in the newly released research, B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America.
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How Content Influences the Purchasing Process: Tips for Content Marketers [Research]

Want to know how content affects the purchasing process? Gain insight from the latest research from SmartBrief and CMI exploring what type of content is most influential, how decision-makers perceive content from vendors, and more.
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Marketers: 14 Opportunities to Make Your Content Efforts More Scalable [New Research]

Though most marketers say their brand views content as an asset, only a minority have the people and processes in place, according to new research on content management and strategy from the Content Marketing Institute.