By Dennis Shiao published August 22, 2019

How to Get Sales and Marketing in the Same Kitchen

Omelets and scrambled eggs have the same ingredients. Yet one is an elevated dish and the other a banal breakfast. The difference? It’s the same as the one that distinguishes an aligned sales-and-content-marketing strategy from a disparate one.

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By Dennis Shiao published August 19, 2019

Organizational Silos? How to Battle Content Chaos and Win

Our hero was presented a formidable task. The CMO just announced he was going to solve the “content problem.” His mission? To battle the chaos resulting from large teams operating in silos. Could he and his team do it?

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By Ann Gynn published August 13, 2019

Want More Opens and Fewer Unsubscribes? Fix These 35 Email Mistakes

Consumers open an average of 3.5 brand emails a week. To be among those, you better get to work on perfecting this popular format and distribution vehicle. And you can start by reading (and fixing) these 35 mistakes.

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By Ann Gynn published August 6, 2019

What If You and Your Brand Could Break Up with Social Media?

Is your relationship with social media dysfunctional? You find the platforms an attractive way to connect with millions of people, yet you ponder what your (and your brand’s) life would be like without them. You’re not alone.

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By Ann Gynn published July 30, 2019

30 Ways to Waste Your Content Marketing Time

At month’s end, do you have more questions than answers about your content marketing program? Why is that post still not done? Why did video views drop? Why isn’t sales more supportive? The unifying answer revolves around one thing.

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By Dennis Shiao published July 25, 2019

For Better Results, Think of Content Marketing Like a Product

Your content marketing can’t achieve its potential if it’s structured as one project after another. Cleveland Clinic marketing leaders share how to give your content marketing a product-focused approach for bigger success.

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By Ann Gynn published July 23, 2019

2020 Content Marketing: What’s Clear and What Needs to Be in Focus

If hindsight is 20/20, then this article offers both hindsight and foresight. Over 25 CMWorld 2019 speakers put on their 2020 content marketing glasses to see where marketers are passing the vision test – and what’s still blurry.

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By Ann Gynn published July 16, 2019

32 (Surprising?) Ways to Define a Home Run in Content Marketing

You know what a home run is in baseball – it gets the biggest crowd reaction. But what’s its equivalent in content marketing? We asked Content Marketing World 2019 speakers to define it. Their answers may surprise you.

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By Maureen Jann published July 11, 2019

How to Choose a Successful Topic for Your Next Guest Article

You’ve got ideas for a guest blog article, but what if you submit something already covered (embarrassing) or too elementary for the audience (insulting)? Take control of the situation with a systematic approach to develop a fresh idea. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published July 10, 2019

Get More Content Noticed, Stop the Bad Metadata

Only 30% to 40% of B2B content gets used. That’s the sad truth for many B2B marketers, according to SiriusDecisions. Want to get most of your quality content used? Craft a metadata strategy. Learn the what, why, and how of this elixir. Continue reading

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