5 Important Planning Considerations from a B2B Content Marketing Study

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B2B organizations that find content marketing effective are committed to these programs. These organizations have a content marketing plan in writing. For responses to be included, the respondent’s organization had to be using content marketing for at least one year.

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10 biggest content marketing trends for 2019

Agility PR Solutions

The world of content marketing is changing rapidly. Creative thinkers find more advanced ways to generate compelling material. But the diversity and sheer number of content posts are so massive that target audiences are unlikely to ever consume them all.

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Libraries, Long-Term Value and the Influence of Creativity in Content Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

One of the risks in marketing is the tendency we all have to get caught in a habit. As the conversations around the marketing table often begin with, “At my last company we…”. 1) Content marketers as librarians . “If Does Blockchain Really Have Marketing Potential?

The 5 Biggest Takeaways From Content Marketing World

Cision

Content Marketing World may be at a close, but that doesn’t mean our work is over. Over two short days, Content Marketing World brought the industry’s leading content marketing professionals together to learn, share and have fun with content.

7 Highlights From Day One of Content Marketing World

Cision

What happens when you place all of the world’s top content marketers in one place? In its fifth year, Content Marketing World brings over 3,500 people from over 50 countries together and covers topics ranging from tools and technology to optimization to the future of content marketing.

15 Metrics You Should Measure in Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Did you know that 47% of B2B marketers and 34% of B2C marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI? Another reason why marketers don’t measure content marketing ROI is that they simply don’t know how to do it. Guest Post by Brandon Brown.

Why Content Marketers Shouldn’t Ignore Traditional Media

Cision

The distinction holds severely restrictive repercussions for thought leaders, marketers and journalists alike. While online marketing and content production may be the trend, other forms of media still lead the charge when informing the public about what’s new and important.

Repurpose Does Not Mean Regurgitate in Content Marketing

Sword and the Script

That is in essence what repurposing is all about – giving content another chance or a calculated second effort with just a little different perspective. What repurposing content is not, is a cut and paste of verbatim copy and transferring it from one website to another.

5 Ways to Increase Your Content Marketing Success Rate

Cision

Content marketing is an established PR tactic, but it can sometimes feel like wielding a double-edged sword. To increase your content marketing success rate, consider the following five tips: 1. You can and should pitch your created, or “owned,” content to the media.

Did Outbrain Try to Pitch Content Marketing at Cannes?

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The online advertising firm Outbrain – accused in the past of spreading clickbait – wants video ads to lure people in with attractive content, rather than being seen as a necessary evil. Looking for a content marketing agency partner that can both.

11 creative ways to pump up your content marketing game

PR Daily

Jeff Bullas identified eight main barriers to your content marketing plan: 1. Finding inspiration and ideas for the content. CoSchedule outlined the most important questions to ask to determine whether content is a good fit: 1.

Drive Blog Traffic With These 4 Content Marketing Tools

Cision

When it comes to content marketing, there’s a lot of “been there, done that” out there. It takes a little creativity, but once you break through the doldrums, you’ll find these to be quite effective tools to help you connect with your audience. Content Recycling.

Get Inspired by These 3 Content Marketing Innovators

Cision

Here are three big names to take a look at for content marketing inspiration: BuzzFeed. This Internet media company has been making waves for almost a decade, focusing on churning out content that spreads. Images: opensource.com , woodleywonderworks ( Creative Commons ).

5 Expert Strategies to Add to Your Content Marketing Playbook

Cision

Content is a lot like football–the ball must keep progressing, otherwise it’s just a bunch of huddles. Consider using these five, expert-recommended, forward-moving content rules and strategies as this year’s NFL playoffs begin: 1.

Does Your Content Marketing Strategy Tell a Data-Driven Story?

Cision

Content marketing boils down to one simple question: what story is your brand telling? Indeed, the same benchmark report shows the top challenge facing B2B marketers today is producing engaging content. Want to create standout content?

20 Golden PR and Content Marketing Ideas that will Outlive 2017

Sword and the Script

What started as a marketing experiment, has grown into a process that supports audience development. As part of my effort to wrap up this year in content, I decided to distill the deck down to just 20 for a presentation to embed in a post.

8 essentials for bolstering your content marketing

PR Daily

Content marketing may be a current buzzword, but it isn’t a new concept. Smart marketers figured out how to produce content their customers value as early as 1895, when John Deere published a high-quality magazine ( Outbrain ) to help farmers become more effective and more profitable.

116 Content Marketing Insights Worth Tattooing on Your Body

Cision

Authority Rainmaker brought PR and marketing’s top thought leaders under one roof for a two-day affair bursting with insights on everything from content creation and SEO to pricing and DIY inspiration. “Over time all marketing strategies have click through rates that drop.”

Native Advertising: Where Content Marketing and Journalism Overlap

Cision

Bernie Borges is executive producer of Social Business Engine , CEO of Find and Convert , an IBM Futurist , a Dell Social Influencer and frequent speaker at marketing conferences and private events. Context conscious content. Navigation – How will people find and experience the content?

9 Content Marketing Trends That Will Rule The Roost In 2016

Cision

Anne Carton is a small business consultant, digital marketing expert and blogger working with Designhill , the world’s largest online graphic design marketplace. Want to deliver valuable content in 2016? Episodic Content . Influencer Marketing . Visual Content .

Simple Content Marketing Framework

Shift Communications

Content marketing isn’t a panacea. More important, however, is that content marketing can hit diminishing returns very quickly, in a phenomenon first described by marketing expert Mark W. Put simply, everyone is creating content. Lots and lots of content.

We Should Measure Content Marketing by Relationships

Sword and the Script

As a metric for content marketing, pageviews are flawed according to a white paper – Why Content Marketers Are Using All the Wrong Metrics – published by Contently. Shares are a poor metric because research shows people share content blindly. by Frank Strong.

Join #PRStudChat on Feb. 16th for a Discussion on #Creative #Content to Excite Your Community

PR Expanded

Today, creating and distributing content goes far beyond just sharing your own messages and company news. Your content must be relevant, meaningful and useful to capture your audience’s attention. Discovering new design techniques for content creation. Content Event PR 2.0

Kicking Ass With Multimedia Content Marketing

ISEBOX

The Rise of Videos, Images and Content in Media Relations. These days, we hardly notice how much we are surrounded by multimedia content. As marketers, we tend to notice quality business-oriented multimedia content when it’s time for us to try and tell our company’s story.

PR and Content Marketing Insights from the Edelman Trust Barometer

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Other readers liked these related posts: The Future of Marketing Looks More like Public Relations. In reviewing the study, I think it has implications for business in public relations and content marketing. You can and should run content marketing like a publisher.

The Page 4 Simple Secret to Successful Content Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

Overall, the study found roughly one-fifth (22%) of 1,102 B2B marketers based in North America that answered the annual survey described their content marketing as “extremely successful” or “very successful.” Page 4 shows us why these B2B content marketers are successful.

The New PR: The Intersection of Positioning and Content Marketing

AirPR

At the New PR Conference hosted by AirPR Software in San Francisco, discussion swirled around ‘New PR’ and an evolution of public relations, including PR’s place in the greater marketing mix. To be successful in the New PR is to identify the intersection of positioning and content marketing.

7 Reasons Your B2B Content Marketing Program Fails to Deliver that You Probably Haven’t Heard Before

Sword and the Script

There’s are several industry organizations that field annual surveys about content marketing and they are gearing up. Last year, the data overwhelmingly found every business says they are doing content marketing. 2) You don’t treat content marketing is its own channel.

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Seven Principles of Content Marketing

Shift Communications

Content marketing remains the hottest topic of discussion among marketers and communicators. Even accounting for things like content shock , marketers continue to place a premium on content creation. Follow a 70/30 Rule – 70% of content curated, 30% branded.

PR, Social Media and the Imperative of Content Marketing [UML]

Sword and the Script

You can’t tell – even digitally savvy marketers can’t tell – the difference between “content” and “ads” anymore. This is why content marketing is the theme for this week’s Unscripted Marketing links [UML].

5 indispensable content marketing resources

PR Daily

Content might be king, but creating it doesn’t have to be a royal pain. There’s no easy path to ruling the content marketing kingdom. As a content marketer, you must discern what your target audience is looking for.

Survey Analysis: Competition in B2B Content Marketing Heats Up

Sword and the Script

B2B marketing has overwhelmingly adopted the concept of content marketing, according to the 2018 B2B Content Marketing Benchmarks, Budgets & Trends survey. Strategy and Quality Drive Content Success. B2B marketers are also claiming success.

What’s hindering your content marketing efforts?

PR Daily

How are health care marketers handling content strategy, and which key issues keep them from delivering engaging communications? Tandem surveys found that content marketing has become mainstream for health care organizations. Content Marketing and the Battle for Attention.

4 trends that prove content marketing is on the rise

PR Daily

You’ve probably come across the same marketing trends, posts and research studies that everyone else has. You’ve seen that video content continues to dominate social media. RELATED: Create powerful corporate content that engages both internal and external audiences ].

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Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Content Marketing Awards finalists

PR Daily

The platforms we use to tell our stories, along with how those stories meet larger business goals, can make all the difference when measuring content marketing success. PR Daily’s 2018 Content Marketing Awards was all about highlighting unique, powerful content.

B2B Solved the Biggest Content Marketing Challenge Yesterday

Sword and the Script

Content marketing surveys consistently demonstrate the biggest barrier facing marketer is feeding the content monster. Those in the content trenches, know exactly what this feels like: We are never done. Solving One Content Marketing Challenge, Solves Two More.

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11 Simple Ways for PR to Score Content Marketing Points

Sword and the Script

In this case, market research has consistently demonstrated people favor recommendations from peers over brands. So while content marketing is the new branding , it’s becoming more evident that PR is the best kept secret in content marketing.

Content Marketing: Chipotle Cultivates Thought with Celebrated Authors

Polaris

He approached Chipotle CEO Steve Ells with the idea to entertain customers and expose them to creative people. Not as any kind of marketing tool. In fact, Chipotle is no stranger to interesting branded content. Content marketing lessons for smaller brands.

Activism Sells, Creating New Content Marketing Opportunities

prTini

While the ad industry is sometimes slow to innovate , this is one example where they moved quickly to update messaging with timely, powerful content. But, this kind of creative, contextually aware content shouldn’t be limited to commercials during major live events.

26 Thoughtful Marketing Predictions that Could Actually Happen in 2019 Across PR, Content, Digital, Social Media and Customer Success

Sword and the Script

As I’m wont to do at year’s end, I ask many brilliant marketing and PR types for their take on what might transpire over the next twelve months. 5) Alignment of marketing and customer success. “A 6) Marketing spend rationalization. 8) Creativity over productivity.