By Stephanie Stahl published July 12, 2017

Excellence in Content Marketing: Be Inspired by Some of our Judges’ Favs

Excellence in content marketing involves many things – audience, intent, format, design, ROI, and more. Learn six of the central themes seen in the winning entries of the 2017 Content Marketing Awards, which were announced today. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published July 11, 2017

Content Marketers in Sports and Showbiz: Examples and Tips to Help You Win Loyal Fans

If you’re a content marketer in the sports and entertainment field, you know it’s not all fun and games. Here are a few things – and some examples – to help you win more loyal fans and influence purchases in this landscape. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published July 9, 2017

Do You Know Your Why? Your Content Marketing Success Depends on It

What you sell often is primary to the company mission, and in turn, to your content marketing mission. That results in self-serving content that does nothing for the audience and wastes brand resources. What if you focused on the why? Continue reading

By Andy Vale published July 7, 2017

Data-Driven Creative: How to Use Twitter Data to Inform Your Marketing

Fred Graver, a four-time Emmy-winning television producer and former head of Twitter TV, uses social data to fuel his new creative series. Learn why he thinks Twitter is a go-to resource and how you can use it to inform your marketing. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published June 28, 2017

17 No-Cost Ways Writers Can Extend Reach of Their Editorial

Writers spend most of their time writing, but they and the entire team need to make sure there is ample time to promote – to extend the reach of their content. CMI takes you behind the scenes to share how we do it. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 27, 2017

How Technology Content Marketers Can Earn Trust [Tips and Examples]

Their products and services may be in high demand, but technology marketers don’t have it easy when it comes to earning the audience’s interest, trust, and budget. Here are some tips that can help. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published June 21, 2017

2017 Mid-Year Content Marketing Checkup

CMI’s Joe Pulizzi offers 18 items to consider in a mid-year checkup of your content marketing program – from getting rid of your writers (you’ll have to read it to understand) to sending a journalist to cover your next industry event. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 20, 2017

Higher Education: How to Raise Your Content Marketing Game

Most marketers in higher education can’t focus on the traditional buyer’s journey. Many of their buyers (i.e., parents) never attend class. Discover solutions to unique and common challenges faced in higher education content marketing. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 13, 2017

Content Marketing Is No Leisurely Feat in the Travel Industry

Travel and tourism content marketing isn’t just about fare deals and high-flying adventures. Take a look at the challenges along with some golden opportunities to give your audience an experience they’ll never forget. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published June 12, 2017

5 Editorial Experiments You May Want to Try

In the early days, we experimented with content. As we learned what worked, we focused on that. But that doesn’t mean we should stop trying new things. This summer, we’re conducting five experiments and inviting you along for the ride. Continue reading