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The Best of #CMWorld on Twitter
We’re having a great time at the Content Marketing World 2016 conference, thanks to the speakers, attendees, theatrics and, well, coffee. We’ve also thoroughly enjoyed the conversations, takeaways and jokes happening on our favorite real-time social platform: Twitter.
Give the User What They Want
BY DAVID BURDA
I do a lot of reading in my current position. I spend one to two hours each morning pouring through the latest healthcare business and policy information available online from peer-reviewed journals, industry trade publications, vendor white papers, market research firms, government reports and more. Read More
Q&A: Joe Pulizzi on 2016's Content Marketing Trends
The Enterprise B2B Content Marketing 2016 report from the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) and MarketingProfs found that almost half (47 percent) of businesses surveyed plan to increase their content marketing budgets again in the next year. Read More
Mommy, Where Do Blog Posts Come From?
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A corporation starts a thought-leadership blog on its website only to have it go fallow after six months because no one can think of anything new to write about. Read More
Q&A: Mr. Magazine on the Death of Print
When Samir Husni, better known as Mr. Magazine, emigrated to the U.S. from Lebanon in 1978, an estimated 2,000 print titles could be found on the newsstand. Today, that number is closer to 10,000. So when he hears people lament the death of print, he just laughs. In May alone his launch monitor announced 71 new titles hitting the newsstand, 21 with promised frequency. Read More
Context in Content
One of the many challenges that brands often have in producing great content is a failure to appreciate the value of context. Context is what gives content relevancy and credibility. Context demonstrates that a brand knows what’s happening in its own industry, what’s happening in the world today and what’s happening on the brand’s own website. Read More
Q&A: Andrew Davis on Why the Best Content Has No CTA
When he’s not playing internet cosmonaut, best-selling author and marketer Andrew Davis travels the real world, presenting on topics from social media to the future of print. An internationally acclaimed speaker, Davis has shared his unique new media insights with everyone from newspaper editors to Fortune 500 CEOs. Here, he talks about the value of unconventional brand partnerships, why the best kind of content has no call-to-action (CTA) and how to create content that resonates with an audience. Read More