26.2 B2B Marathon Marketing Lessons

Racing a marathon and running a successful marketing campaign have a surprising number of similarities — in fact, here are 26.2 things they share in common, and the lessons they can teach us. I’ve been running marathons since 1998 and working in digital communications and marketing since 1984 — two pursuits I’m passionate about that […]

How to Refocus on Your Audience for Better Content Marketing Results

Is your content audience-centric? “Of course it is!” Says the hypothetical person I just made up. “We do intensive research for all our content. We look at questions our audience is asking, we hit up SEMrush and BuzzSumo…our content is all about our audience!” Here’s the big question: Beyond learning about your brand, which will […]

Standing Out From the Crowd: Insights From 12 Industry Leaders

It’s time for B2B content marketers to stand out. You know it. I know it. We all know it.  But capturing attention in a crowded content room is hard to do, especially when content creation has seen the biggest uptick in spending among your fellow B2B content marketers. You can’t be subtle. You can’t be […]

Digital Marketing News: Facebook’s Creator Monetization Tools, Brands Embrace Instagram, Google Maps Place Topics & More

Facebook brings back reach estimates for Custom AudiencesAfter a year-plus absence and with new security measures in place, marketers can once again use Facebook’s estimated reach data for Custom Audience campaigns, the social giant recently announced. Marketing Land [embedded content] Google Maps Launches Place TopicsGoogle announced that its Google Maps now includes review-based data for […]

5 SEO Mistakes Killing Your Content Performance and a Fix for Each

Even the most seasoned content marketers make mistakes. In the world of SEO-driven content, with constant algorithm tweaks and changing search patterns, it’s nearly unavoidable. However, those same mistakes can often lead to discoveries that enable even better content performance. The key is being able to recognize those easy-to-fix SEO mistakes and address them. As […]