By Marcus Varner published September 29, 2017

5 Steps to Prime Your Creatives to Produce Outstanding, Clutter-Busting Content

Your team’s creative engine is the real competitive advantage for content marketers. Here are five essential steps to ensure that they’re primed to be in peak shape and churn out compelling content from innovative angles. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published September 28, 2017

How to Make Your Content More Relevant in Search: 3 Lessons From Big Data

What’s the next best thing to having Google sit down next to you, gaze over its glasses at your screen, and tell you how to improve the visibility of your web pages? Listening to Searchmetrics founder Marcus Tober. Continue reading

By Amanda Nelson published September 25, 2017

27 Things You Can Do to Promote Your E-Book

Don’t think promoting your e-book ends with the creation of a landing page, tweet of a link, and an email to your customers. Start the game with the 27 tips offered in this sales funnel guide for e-book promotion. Continue reading

By Kevin Lund published September 22, 2017

How to Keep Your Content Marketing Strategy From Getting Hijacked

Early success in content marketing may draw attention from other areas of the organization … but not all attention is positive. Consider these risks before your content triumphs turn into liabilities. Continue reading

By Aaron Orendorff published September 4, 2017

How to Network at a Conference: 101 Tips From Marketing’s Best

Conferences are not for the faint of heart. It’s a challenge to leave with fresh relationships and meaningful connections. That’s why you should consider adopting some of these 101 networking tips. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published September 1, 2017

Setting Content Free: How Health Catalyst Gets Results With Ungated Content

As Health Catalyst’s senior vice president of marketing, Paul Horstmeier didn’t follow the typical content marketing script. He tore down the email gates and found success. That’s why he is a 2017 Content Marketer of the Year finalist. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 29, 2017

Conference Is Over: 19 Experts Share a Back-to-Work Action Plan

You’re bombarded with slide decks, tips, and inspiring stories from speakers. Your notebook is filled with ideas and your brain is happy. But how do you sift through that conference content overload and create a realistic action plan? Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published August 28, 2017

Designing for Better Analytics: 5 Decisions Web Designers Fail to Make

The bad news: If you fail to make an analytics-friendly website design, you won’t get the best analytics insight. The good news: It’s easy to make analytics-friendly design decisions. Here are five tips on how to do it. Continue reading

By Caroline Maurer published August 25, 2017

7 Best Practices (and Tools) for Managing Your Remote Content Team

Do you manage a remote content team? Even if your employees work in the office, the team likely works virtually with freelancers and agencies. Learn seven tips – and tools – to help create a more efficient and effective team. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 21, 2017

Who Would You Add to Your Content Marketing Team?

If you could add someone from another department or industry to your content marketing team, who would it be? Here are 22 suggestions from Content Marketing World presenters. Their answers are enlightening – and usually realistic. Continue reading