By Ann Gynn published November 20, 2019

Stop Wanting to Be Liked (Instagram Is Doing It For You Anyway)

What’s a content marketer to do with the news Instagram is piloting elimination of public “like” counts in the United States? Take it as an opportunity to strengthen your overall social media program. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published November 14, 2019

The One Way to Stand Out in the Crowd of Content

When a Dairy Queen opened next to the family’s frozen yogurt shop, Brian Fanzo’s father didn’t worry. He knew they had the one thing to stand out. It’s a lesson Brian turned into a business. It’s one you should learn today. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published November 11, 2019

Marketing 2030: 7 Laws for Content Marketing Success

These recommendations are not for the weak of heart. To move forward you must be strong-willed. Read on for the seven laws for the next decade of marketing from the founder of the Content Marketing Institute. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published November 7, 2019

Analyze 6 Elements to Land Better Conversion Rates

If you think you know what combination of copy, layout, and design on landing pages will convert better, think again. Thousands of users may prove you wrong. That’s why you need to do this testing. Continue reading

By Lin Ying published November 4, 2019

Channel Broadcast News to Better Your Content Marketing

The production processes of a broadcast news story and a piece of content marketing are more similar than they appear. A former journalist turned content marketer shares seven techniques you should consider implementing. Continue reading

By Justin Champion published October 30, 2019

Which of These 3 Content Pillar Types Should You Build?

Pillar pages can help you create a user experience that works for visitors AND search engines. Learn three of the most common types and see them in real-life examples. Then get to building.

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By Ann Gynn published October 24, 2019

Guest Blogging: A Step-by-Step Guide

Unsuccessful prospective guest bloggers act like door-to-door salespeople. Successful prospective guest bloggers act like invited guests who show up with a nice host gift. How can you be the door knockers welcomed by publishing sites? Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published October 23, 2019

How to Make a More Confident, Compelling Case for Content Innovation

Advocating for content innovation takes a convincing presentation and a confident delivery. Take your business case to the next level with these tips for overcoming the pain of the pitch and getting the thumbs-up for your ideas. Continue reading

By Amanda Milligan published October 14, 2019

6 Content Marketing Tips That Will Give You an Aha Moment

A lot of content exists about content marketing. You may wonder how to distill everything you see and hear into action. Pick one of these six great – sometimes contrarian – content marketing lessons. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published October 9, 2019

Get the Audience Greenlight: A Lesson From a 19th Century Nurse

How did a British nurse get a greenlight, while a Hungarian doctor got a red light for the same lifesaving remedy in the 1800s? It’s a lesson all marketers should heed for their smart, capable, and good audiences.

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