12 Must-Have Skills for B2B Content Marketers

Scene from a dinner party: “So, Josh, what do you do?” “I’m in marketing.” “Oh, like Mad Men? Ad campaigns and stuff?” “No, it’s content marketing.” “Oh, like the Wendy’s Twitter account?” “…Sure… like that.” I’ve had variations on the above conversation more times than I can count. I’ll usually leave it at “Wendy’s Twitter […]

Infographic: 5 Must Have Ingredients for a Great Content Marketing Strategy

If you’re still struggling with establishing your content marketing strategy for 2019, you’re not alone. Only 12% of respondents to a recent survey by the Content Marketing Institute felt successful at their current efforts to strategically manage content. What’s particularly striking about this is that the vast majority of organizations surveyed – 91% – used content marketing to […]

5 Examples of Remarkable Content Marketing in Action

Remarkable content marketing is able to inspire us to reach out and try for newfound levels of success, through powerful storytelling and the kind of compelling and relevant information that provides best-answer results. Here are five recent examples of how this kind of remarkable content marketing wins minds, hearts, and wallets — utilizing tactics that […]

When & Why Net-New Content Creation Makes Sense—And When It Doesn’t

1996: The year content was named “king” in a burgeoning digital world. 2001: The year “content marketing” was officially coined and the modern content revolution began. 130 trillion and counting: The number of webpages currently indexed by Google. One zillion infinities: The number of pieces of content you stand to create during your B2B content […]

When & Why Net-New Content Creation Makes Sense—And When It Doesn’t

1996: The year content was named “king” in a burgeoning digital world. 2001: The year “content marketing” was officially coined and the modern content revolution began. 130 trillion and counting: The number of webpages currently indexed by Google. One zillion infinities: The number of pieces of content you stand to create during your B2B content […]

The Experience Factor: It’s Time for Content Marketers to ‘Flip the Switch’

I’d love to tell you everything. But in the spirit of brevity and relevance, I’ll cut to the moment it all clicked. While enjoying a lovely dinner with an old family friend last week, he relayed his version of a classic Maya Angelou quote to me: “You know, you meet so many people throughout your […]

The Experience Factor: It’s Time for Content Marketers to ‘Flip the Switch’

I’d love to tell you everything. But in the spirit of brevity and relevance, I’ll cut to the moment it all clicked. While enjoying a lovely dinner with an old family friend last week, he relayed his version of a classic Maya Angelou quote to me: “You know, you meet so many people throughout your […]

The Relationship Between SEO and Social: It’s Complicated … and Complementary

Social media marketing and search engine optimization are often viewed as two disparate components of a holistic digital strategy. In some ways, they are distinct, but there is far more convergence and crossover than we’re often led to believe. I find that looking at one side through the lens of the other invariably helps me […]