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 Lisa Murton Beets published March 14, 2018

Tech Marketers Think Outside the Buyer’s Journey [New Research]

Are technology marketers moving away from creating content for the buyer’s journey? The CMI research team asked that question as it analyzed the data from the eighth annual content marketing survey. Learn that answer and more. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published March 7, 2018

A 30-Minute Hack for Nonprofits to Improve Their Content Marketing [New Research]

Nearly all nonprofit marketers would benefit greatly by taking one month to power up their content marketing programs. That’s a logical conclusion based on what nonprofit marketers had to say in CMI/Marketing Profs’ annual survey. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published January 17, 2018

5 Things Highly Committed Content Marketers Do Better [New UK Research]

New CMI research shows even a small shift in commitment level can make a big difference in your content marketing success. Discover the five things more committed U.K. marketers do that the less committed don’t. Which ones do you do? Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published December 6, 2017

Are B2C Content Marketing Teams Getting What They Need to Succeed? [New Research]

B2C marketers soon may find the pressure to do more outpaces the content marketing team’s ability to keep up. That’s just one takeaway from today’s release of B2C Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published November 15, 2017

Beyond the Build – What Content Marketers in Australia Must Do Next [New Research]

More Australian content marketers say their organizations focus on building audiences. But CMI’s latest research also reveals too few marketers are taking the long view – providing audience-first content and building trust over time. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published November 1, 2017

6 Ways Manufacturing Marketers Can Improve Their Content Marketing [New Research]

With today’s release of Manufacturing Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America, we share six ways sophisticated/mature content marketing programs are operating differently than young/first step programs. Continue reading

By Andy Betts published October 11, 2017

The Future of Content and SEO: 5 Trends Every Marketer Needs to Know

Wouldn’t it be great if you could turn your brand into a content powerhouse of the future – today? You can. Start with adapting to and adopting these five trends now before the audience leaves your brand behind. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published September 27, 2017

New Research Reveals Habits of Top Content Marketers

Almost two-thirds of B2B marketers say they’re more successful with their content marketing than a year ago. That’s just one of the findings in the newly released research, B2B Content Marketing 2018: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends—North America. Continue reading

By Michele Linn published July 27, 2017

How Content Influences the Purchasing Process: Tips for Content Marketers [Research]

Want to know how content affects the purchasing process? Gain insight from the latest research from SmartBrief and CMI exploring what type of content is most influential, how decision-makers perceive content from vendors, and more. Continue reading