By Clare McDermott published March 15, 2019

Rant Alert: Content Marketers Must Up Their Data Game

Four of five marketers aren’t comfortable making sense of data, a recent survey says. Yet, they have access to powerful self-service marketing analytics tools. How can you get more proficient with data? Start with this article. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published March 12, 2019

3 Myths in Content Marketing and How to Counter Them

Ever run into someone who doesn’t “get” content marketing? They unknowingly ascribe to misunderstandings and misperceptions. Here’s how to take on three of those myths so you’re all operating from the same content marketing field. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published March 5, 2019

What’s the Difference Between Content Marketing, Branded Content, and Native Advertising?

Understanding the differences among content marketing, branded content, and native advertising can help you make a better business case for each and optimize your chance for success. Let the learning begin. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published February 5, 2019

What It Means to Get Branded Content Right

Branded content still holds marketing power by immersing audiences in the kinds of experiences they crave. Check out these winning examples, which built rapport with new audiences, expanded creative horizons, and improved bottom lines. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published September 4, 2018

How to Explain Content Marketing to Anyone [Fresh Examples]

When people learn you’re in “content marketing,” do they give you a quizzical look or directly ask, “What exactly is content marketing?” Here’s how to explain it simply with real-life examples everyone will understand. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 16, 2018

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. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 12, 2018

How to Get Content Marketing Wrong? Think Like a PR Person

If you want to be taken seriously as a content marketer, stop acting like a member of the PR team. If you want to show that content marketing is a distinct contributor to business results, stop using only PR metrics. Do this instead. Continue reading

By Julia McCoy published June 7, 2018

How to Explain Content Marketing ROI to Win (or Keep) Buy-In

How can you explain content marketing and its potential ROI in a way that’s persuasive, urgent, and incredibly convincing? Fear not. You can make it happen. Start reading. Continue reading

By Joe Chernov published May 17, 2018

Can Account-Based Marketing and Content Marketing Get Along?

Account-based marketing comes largely from the shortcomings of the content-driven demand-gen model. Frustrated waiting for enough content to drive enough leads for the business, brands saw ABM as a better way for outbound marketing. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published March 2, 2018

Content Definition: What Are We Even Talking About?

How do you define content? Does everyone on your team agree with your definition? Do the people on other teams define content the same way? And, though definitions exist, why does this question keep coming up? Continue reading