By Mike Murray published April 2, 2018

Oops! 17 SEO Misfires to Avoid With Website Content Marketing

No marketing team can perfect its SEO and content marketing. But you can take steps to avoid or at least minimize the common misfires. Let’s start with these 17 frequent mistakes. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published March 28, 2018

Thinking of Creating Original Research? 8 Things to Consider

Conducting original research to gather data for e-books, reports, blog posts, etc., requires planning. These eight things are essential for high-quality research to position your brand as a thought leader and helpful resource. Continue reading

By Chad Pollitt published March 27, 2018

2 Simple-to-Implement Checklists to Use in Your Influencer Marketing Planning

Marketers make a big mistake in not leveraging influencers in their mix. Studies show that every dollar invested in influencer marketing returns $6.50. Here’s how to make sense of two popular influencer tactics (with checklists). Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 20, 2018

Road Map to Success: Creating the Content of Your Audience’s Dreams

Ready to discover how to produce well-conceived, well-written stories? Read this handy tutorial on the essentials, plus helpful guidance for taking content creation efforts to the next level. Continue reading

By Luke Budka published March 16, 2018

4 Google Tips Marketers Can’t Afford to Miss

Think of Google as a behemoth plotting to mess with your SEO-focused mind? Think again. It offers a trove of guidance to help improve your SEO. Start with these four new (or newly updated) resources. Continue reading

By Ahava Leibtag published March 12, 2018

7 Fixes for Common Writing Mistakes [Examples]

It’s been said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at the typewriter and bleed.” Really? Stop bleeding. Improve your writing with these seven fixes (including bad and good examples). Your readers will thank you. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published March 9, 2018

Do Agile Marketers Wear the Quality Content Crown?

Quality is queen, but how do you get that crown? In an interesting twist, Agile marketing teams may have the answer. They prioritize quality more than traditional or ad-hoc process counterparts, according to a recent AgileSherpas survey. Continue reading

By Fergal McGovern published March 8, 2018

How to Make Your Content More Readable

If reading your content takes too much effort, interaction falls off and you have churn. You know this anecdotally. Yet you likely don’t measure it scientifically. It’s time to change that and improve the user experience. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 6, 2018

Road Map to Success: Turn Your Strategy Into a Stellar Editorial Content Plan

Every brand can benefit from an editorial plan that sets the standards for success and outlines how to make it happen. Ready to build – or refine – your organization’s tactical framework? Use this handy tutorial. Continue reading

By Sarah Greesonbach published February 27, 2018

Slow Your Content Marketing Down

Much as the slow food movement argues less-but-better food delivers improved health results, the slow content marketing movement believes less-but-better content delivers improved marketing results. Here’s how to go slow. Continue reading