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How’d You Make That Flipping Awesome Content for Northwell Health

Can a content marketing program grow despite a shrinking budget? The Well by Northwell Health proves it’s possible. Get an inside look at the data-driven strategy that fueled its success.
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Steer Clear of Overused Stock Photos With These Planning Tips and Resources

Sourcing and organizing images take time, and it’s tempting to rely on popular stock photography sites. But with a bit of planning, you can build your own image library – and find less stereotypical options when you do need a stock image.
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How Planning To Fail Can Succeed

A recent conversation in a social media marketing group got Robert Rose thinking: Does it ever make sense to put out content with the explicit goal of failing?
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17 Books Perfect for Content Marketers (That Aren't About Content or Marketing)

You won't find marketing tips or content creation advice in the books on this list. But you will find a wealth of ideas to sharpen your thinking, master the art of persuasion, understand the science of organizing your work, and more.
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Need a Creativity Boost? Spend Some Time With The Creative Show

Go behind the scenes with one of the hosts of CMI’s The Creative Show. As it readies for season two’s debut this week, revisit the first 10 episodes with content takeaways, fun facts, and more.
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How To Write an Inspiring Content Marketing Mission Statement [Examples]

Why does your company create content? Who is it for? What will it do for them? The answers should all factor into your content mission statement. Here’s why you need one and what you can do to make it stand out.
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LinkedIn Newsletters: Do They Get Results for Brands?

Have you noticed a sudden onslaught of LinkedIn newsletter subscription requests? We have, too. So we asked people who use the feature (and one person involved in its launch) to find out whether they’re worth the work and how to set one up. Here’s what we learned.
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3 Email Design Trends for Content Marketers To Use in 2022

Impeccable email design will contribute to a winning email engagement strategy in 2022. So, let's check out three design trends that will rule this year.
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How To Set Up a Content Scoring Process for Better Decisions

What’s your brand’s content score? Not sure? Use content scoring to find out. This balanced and actionable tally will help you evaluate quality, performance, and more. Here’s how to do it.
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5 Reminders About Creativity From The Beatles: Get Back

The Beatles: Get Back documentary sparked CMI’s creative director to turn to the keyboard (the one with letters, not the one with 88 keys). Here are the five lessons for content creators he took away from the almost nine-hour documentary.
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4 User-Generated Content Ideas (and Tools To Check If They Work)

It’s hard to keep the content on your social channels fresh. Luckily, your brand doesn’t have to create everything from scratch. Look to your customers, friends, influencers, and others who are and could produce user-generated content.
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Alone at Work? Use Quiet Days To Set Up for Personal Growth and Content Success

If you’re one of the few at work around the holidays, it’s easy to feel stuck. No one’s around to return emails or make revisions. Try these ideas for using the time to reflect, reorganize, and reorient your outlook and your content programs for the new year.