By Robert Rose published September 15, 2021

Solve 3 Puzzles in 1 Content Strategy [Video Series]

To get your content strategy right, you have to define both “strategy” and “content.” Here are some things to consider as you do in the latest episode of Marketing Makers from Robert Rose. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 31, 2021

How To Get Content Marketing Measurement Wrong: Do It Like a PR Person

Public relations and content marketing do overlap, but they’re not the same. Yet too many content marketers use PR-centered metrics to prove the value of their content. Here are four steps to change that. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published April 15, 2021

How to Set Content Marketing Goals That Matter to Business Leaders

Ever had a sales leader or business exec disparage content marketing as “arts and crafts?” You know content marketing isn’t some nebulous, feel-good, unmeasured thing. Here’s how to change the minds of critics Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 7, 2021

Is Proving Content Marketing ROI an Impossible Dream?

Traditional ROI formulas aren’t a great fit for showing content marketing’s value to the business. But that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook when it comes to showing results. These ideas will help you express your program’s value in the language of business. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 17, 2021

What Is Media Planning – and Why Should Content Marketers Care? [Video Show]

Now that so many content marketers run their own media channels, they also must be media planners. Learn what that means, how to strike across paid, earned, owned, and shared channels, and more in this edition of Marketing Makers. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 21, 2020

User-Generated Content: Let Your Fans Do Content Creation Work for You

Content creation is hard. But you don’t have to do all the heavy lifting on your own. Let your fans and followers put all their passion, knowledge, and artistic talent on display for others to see, learn from, and enjoy. Continue reading

By A. Lee Judge published July 27, 2020

Is It Time to Add a New Definition for Content Marketing?

Is it time to add a definition to the content marketing entry? A. Lee Judge says yes. He says it’s no longer enough to market with content, you must understand how to market the content. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 28, 2020

Ad Age Content Marketing Finalists Are Ads. It’s Wrong and It Matters.

This post is a bit of a rant and a mea culpa. CMI’s Robert Rose takes on Ad Age’s erroneous description of content marketing in its latest awards – and why it matters. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published February 6, 2020

4 Content Marketing Goals That Really Matter to the Business

Here’s the truth. Brand awareness ­– everybody’s favorite­ content marketing goal – isn’t going to cut it. If content marketing is to be an integral component of your company, you better set goals that speak to the business. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published July 22, 2019

Agencies: How to Set Your Clients’ Content Marketing Expectations

Knowing how to apply content marketing, branded content, and native advertising is different than being able to clearly explain their value to your clients. Use this primer to align expectations and deliver better results.

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