By Ann Gynn published September 17, 2020

These Content Marketing Rules Are Made to Be Broken

Should you let content marketing “rules” rule your content marketing? Twenty-three experts speaking at Content Marketing World say NO. Here are the rules they want you to consider breaking in 2020 and beyond.
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By Nancy Harhut published September 9, 2020

7 Unusual Ways to Increase Your Audience Response

People often rely on decision defaults – hardwired responses they use without thinking. Some of these automatic behaviors can impact how people act on what they read and how they act. Here are seven techniques every content marketer should know. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published September 3, 2020

8 Habits You Should Have for Quality Content Marketing

Aristotle was right. Quality is not an act, but a habit. Over 20 content marketing experts echo that thinking with their advice on what you should be doing to create quality work. (Hint: There isn’t a one-and-done idea in the bunch.) Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 20, 2020

16 of the Biggest Threats to Content Marketing Success

Discover the biggest threats to your content marketing success – and the fixes – cited by some of the expert speakers at Content Marketing World. And you’ll find out the one thing that controls most of the threats. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published August 19, 2020

Content + Technology: 4 Things to Learn as You Move Into 2021

Leveraging content and technology requires you to keep this one thing in the center. Learn that and more from the happenings at ContentTECH Summit 2020. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 6, 2020

10+ Buzzwords to Banish From Your Content Marketing Vocabulary

Consider this group therapy for jargon. Check out the overused, misused, poorly used buzzwords that some Content Marketing World presenters are sick of hearing and seeing. Then feel free to vent and add your own in the comments. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 20, 2020

How to Create a Not-Awkward Personalization Strategy

Is it wrong to use audience data to personalize content? Unless they recognize their relationship with your brand, it can come off as awkward at best and creepy at worst. ContentTECH Summit speakers offer their tips for a smart personalization strategy. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published July 14, 2020

Who Should Be at the Center of Your Sales and Marketing Alignment?

Sales and marketing team alignment requires them to put the buyer first. Explore what indicates alignment success. And learn to craft buyer personas that work for sales and marketing using only five insights. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published July 9, 2020

15 Mistakes You May Be Making in Your Content Development

When you talk mistakes, are you usually referring to typos, grammatical errors, and misspellings? That granular focus could be your biggest gaffe. Let’s look at 15 of the biggest mistakes in content creation, production, and promotion processes. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 18, 2020

Even B2B Audiences Want Emotion in Their Content

Content marketers always want to learn about B2B audience’s rational preferences, logical needs, and transactional behaviors. But their feelings? It’s probably the most important information we can receive right now. Continue reading

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