By Nadya Khoja published February 7, 2022

Want a More Productive Content Team? Show (Don’t Tell) Your Strategy

Lengthy presentations, text-heavy documents, and drip-by-drip conversations aren’t the best ways to help your team learn and retain your brand’s content marketing strategy. Think visually. Even better? Create the visuals. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 4, 2022

Want To Scale Your Content Strategy? Hiring Isn’t the Answer [Rose-Colored Glasses]

If you feel like your team can’t produce enough content, you’re right. They can’t – and Robert Rose says they never will. The only answer is to stop acting like a team of content creators and start becoming directors. Learn the five roles you need for blockbuster success. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published February 3, 2022

Steer Clear of Overused Stock Photos With These Planning Tips and Resources

Sourcing and organizing images take time, and it’s tempting to rely on popular stock photography sites. But with a bit of planning, you can build your own image library – and find less stereotypical options when you do need a stock image. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published February 2, 2022

You’re Not Ready for a DAM (Unless You Do This First)

Marketers spend a lot of time on repeated and low-level tasks. A digital asset management system can help minimize that. But don’t shop for a DAM solution before you do this exercise. Continue reading

By Tony Patrick published February 1, 2022

How To Get More From Existing Content With Historical Optimization

Breathe new life into old content with historical optimization. Check out a successful example, then follow the three steps to make it happen. Continue reading

By Aleh Barysevich published January 31, 2022

21 YouTube SEO Tools to Boost Your Video Rankings

YouTube is one of the largest search engines. If your brand isn’t thinking about SEO before it creates videos, you better change that now. Here’s how to do it and some tools (free and paid) to help you along the way. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published January 28, 2022

How Planning To Fail Can Succeed [Rose-Colored Glasses]

A recent conversation in a social media marketing group got Robert Rose thinking: Does it ever make sense to put out content with the explicit goal of failing? Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 27, 2022

17 Books Perfect for Content Marketers (That Aren’t About Content or Marketing)

You won’t find marketing tips or content creation advice in the books on this list. But you will find a wealth of ideas to sharpen your thinking, master the art of persuasion, understand the science of organizing your work, and more. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published January 26, 2022

B2C Marketers: Make Sure You Are on Stable Ground [New Research]

Events of recent years prompted an increase in content marketing’s importance to businesses. So how are B2C content marketing programs faring? Check out that and a lot more in today’s release of CMI’s B2C Content Marketing: Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends – Insights for 2022. Continue reading

By Buddy Scalera published January 25, 2022

Need a Creativity Boost? Spend Some Time With The Creative Show

Go behind the scenes with one of the hosts of CMI’s The Creative Show. As it readies for season two’s debut this week, revisit the first 10 episodes with content takeaways, fun facts, and more. Continue reading

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