By Content Marketing Institute Team published May 7, 2021

Your Content Inspiration of the Week: The Brash, a Bash, and Your Cash

Get inspired by Terminus’s twist on virtual event marketing, TeamUp’s pivot from the traditional business anniversary celebration, and the findings of Managing Editor’s 2021 report on content marketing careers. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 5, 2021

Want More Method and Less Madness? Check Your Content Operations

People, processes, and technology (also known as content operations) make up the machine that turns your strategy into effective content marketing. Try this basic blueprint to set up a new content operations infrastructure or fine-tune the one you’ve got. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 9, 2021

Don’t Let Content Marketing Be a Dead-End Career [New Framework]

To move up, talented content practitioners must move on. That’s a problem. If content marketing is a strategic part of the business, practitioners must be able to reach the highest positions in it. Here’s a framework to make that happen. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 17, 2020

How to Create a Content Marketing Strategy for Your Personal Brand

Whether you’re looking for a promotion or new job, or want to pivot your role or industry, create a content marketing strategy to support your personal brand in 2021. Here’s how to do it. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 15, 2020

Should Your Brand Take a Stand? Luvvie Ajayi Jones Offers Useful Advice

The pressure on brands to take a stand on headline-grabbing issues won’t disappear in 2021. Self-described “professional troublemaker” Luvvie Ajayi Jones offers useful advice for navigating the challenges. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 21, 2020

User-Generated Content: Let Your Fans Do Content Creation Work for You

Content creation is hard. But you don’t have to do all the heavy lifting on your own. Let your fans and followers put all their passion, knowledge, and artistic talent on display for others to see, learn from, and enjoy. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 29, 2020

How to Make Personal and Corporate Branding Work Together

You and your co-workers have professional personal brands. Your employer has a corporate or business brand. They are intertwined. Now, it’s time to be smarter about that connection and make it mutually beneficial.
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By Dennis Shiao published April 15, 2020

How to Build a Personal Brand After a Job Loss

After he was laid off in 2008, Dennis Shiao took a content marketing approach to create and grow his personal brand. He became a publisher of information and, 12 years later, he’s still doing it successfully. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 31, 2019

How to Get the Content Marketing Salary You Deserve

Does your salary reflect your content marketing responsibilities and contributions to your employer? The Creative Group’s salary guide can help. And, if a raise is in order, learn how to ask from your fellow content marketers. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published February 19, 2018

Personal vs. Corporate Branding: Is It Me or We?

Should personal and corporate brands work in harmony? The short answer is yes – research shows it helps the bottom line. But how? Let’s explore how employers – and employees – can take a proactive, mutually beneficial approach. Continue reading

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