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How To Make Thought Leadership Content Thoughtful and Leading

Most thought leadership content is neither thoughtful nor leading. Forrester’s Lisa Gately explains how to change that at your company.
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2 Steps To Find Your Big Sexy Idea (From the Guy Who Helped Simon Sinek)

Mark Levy knows a thing or two about helping people and brands find content differentiators, which he describes as the “big sexy idea.” Try his process to create one for yourself or your company.
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How Reading Great Fiction Makes Your Content Better (and What To Read)

One of the best ways to improve your storytelling is to read great stories. Reading fiction (including plays, novels, and poems) improves empathy, precision, and story structure. Try these suggestions for what to look for as you enjoy your next chapter.
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Why (and How To) Write a Strategy for Your Cause-Related Marketing

Your brand talks the talk. But does it walk the walk? Many brands take a few steps toward supporting a social cause but falter when it comes to sustaining the focus. What if your content team took the lead? You’d help the brand achieve its cause-related objectives and elevate your importance, too. Here’s...
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6 Exceptional Content Marketers (and the Traits That Make Them Stand Out)

Ever wonder what makes a content marketer shine? The six 2022 Content Marketer of the Year finalists (including the two winners) offer promising clues. Take a look at some of the traits we noticed – then let us know what you think makes a content marketer great.
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Where There’s a Goal, There’s a Way: 4 Strategy-Led Content Programs

Once you nail down your content’s driving purpose, creative and tactical decision-making gets easier. Let this collection of winners and finalists from the 2022 Content Marketing Awards strategy categories serve as compelling proof.
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AI Text-to-Image Generators: Job Killers or Friendly Robot Assistants?

Do text-to-image generators spell the end for creative careers? Or will AI images become just another tool in the creative palette? Either way, now’s the time to start figuring out some answers. The hosts of The Creative Show are here to help.
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Branded Content: Getting It Right

Branded content's ability to deliver immersive, entertaining, and educational stories may make it the best vehicle to bridge the gap between awareness and ongoing affinity. These brands have done just that.
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7 Neuro Writing Tactics to Get Inside the Minds of Your Audience

Engaging and persuasive language is a powerful tool for content marketers. By bringing some science into the art of writing, you can better influence your audience and get them to take your preferred actions.
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Purposeful Marketing > Purpose-Washing: How To Do It Right

Everyone involved in content, marketing, and communications feels the heat. Consumers expect brands to take a stand (and support it with actions). But the risks of stepping wrong are real. These tips from Content Marketing World speakers will help you get it right.
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5 Lessons From the Content Marketing Awards Project of the Year Finalists

Discover what made these five Project of the Year finalists in the 2022 Content Marketing Awards impress the judges and more importantly, significantly impact their business.
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6 Tips for Writing Content That Drives an Immediate Response

When your content compels readers to respond, you get measurable proof of engagement success. Follow these writing tips to make that goal easier to achieve.