By Lisa Murton Beets published December 12, 2018

B2C Content Marketing: What a Difference Commitment Makes [2019 Research]

The outlook for B2C content marketing looks bright if budgets are any indication. That’s one of the findings in Content Marketing Institute’s newly released B2C Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends report. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published November 26, 2018

5 Research Options You May Never Have Considered for Your Content

You don’t need to execute a traditional survey-based study to freshen up your content marketing. Think outside the check box and let your data-freak flag fly. Consider one of these five options from studious to quirky. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published November 7, 2018

The One Thing Manufacturing Content Marketers Must Do Now [New Research]

Too many manufacturing organizations are still talking about themselves in the content they create. That’s just one of the findings of CMI’s newly released research, Manufacturing Content Marketing 2019: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published October 31, 2018

Are You Generating Demand or Just Identifying It?

New research from Content Marketing Institute illuminates five ways content marketers can maximize their demand gen efforts. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published October 10, 2018

2019 B2B Content Marketing Research: It Pays to Put Audience First

90% of top-performing B2B content marketers put their audience’s informational needs ahead of their company’s promotional message. That’s just one of the findings of the 2019 B2B content marketing research report released today. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published October 4, 2018

If Your Content Doesn’t Have This, the Majority Won’t Trust It [Research]

Three-fourths of adults say content with this is more trustworthy and 73% say it’s more persuasive. Four out of five prefer content with this element. Find out the must-have ingredient identified in a new SurveyMonkey Audience study. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published August 1, 2018

How to Plan a Year’s Worth of Content With One Original Research Survey

Your content should tell a single, broad story, not a bunch of disconnected little stories. Survey-based original research affords the opportunity to do that – if you follow the steps to make it a cornerstone of your editorial plan. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published July 19, 2018

5 Research-Based Actions to Improve Your Content Marketing

Are you looking for insights into how to maximize your content marketing efforts? Or do you need some great stats to build your business case for content marketing? Glean insights and help in this refresher of 2018 CMI research results. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published May 4, 2018

Content Marketing and Sales Alignment: Bridging the Gap [New Research]

Tension between sales and marketing in the B2B environment persists. It can create an innovative atmosphere. Or it can be the blame game. Learn how content has changed (and can change) the sales and marketing environment. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published April 25, 2018

10 (Mostly) Quick Wins to Steal for Your Original Research Project

Investing time and money into original research makes sense because research works. But if you only publish the initial findings, you’re losing ROI. Read on for common missed opportunities – and how not to miss them with your research. Continue reading