What’s Next Now
Exclusive insights from content marketing's top minds.
Content Doesn’t Merge or Scale
Publicis and Omnicom, two of the world’s largest advertising agencies recently merged and have created a data-centric advertising network and content creation company. It seems that setting up “content” groups inside advertising agencies and PR firms has become the hot move of the week. Former agency creative director Tim Brunelle takes a good hard look at the trend and has some doubts about whether ad agencies really understand the essentials of content creation.
When Social Media and Marketing Meet
Marketers have long wondered if and how they should incorporate social media into their long-term strategy for clients. Below, Jason Douglas of BlueSpire Strategic Marketing outlines best practices for marketing companies looking to break into the social media unknown.
Alicia Keys Rocks On Spotify
R & B queen and June Delta Sky cover star Alicia Keys uses Spotify to connect with fans in a brand new way. Find out what hits she's rockin' out to on her customized Spotify playlist!
The Problem With Being Interesting
In the online world, storytellers are constantly faced with the challenge of separating their content from the direct marketing model. Below, innovator Tim Brunelle tells MSP-C readers to stay interesting when creating digital content in order to make an impact.
Keeping Up With Digital
It's hard to keep up with the new digital trends- even if you're a technology expert! TwinCities.com and St. Paul Pioneer Press technology writer Julio Ojeda-Zapata tells MSP-C readers about a typical day in his digital-filled life and how quickly trends can change.
The Best Content Begins With Why
What's the secret to creating great content? Idea Food's Dan Wallace believes he's found the answer. Below, Wallace shares the three critical questions content creators need to keep in mind.
Content Evangelist Joe Pulizzi Talks Content Marketing
In this first in a series of blogs, essays and Q&A’s with the leading experts in the content marketing and journalism fields, MSP Communications president Gary Johnson asks Joe Pulizzi, director of the Content Marketing Institute, to explain exactly what is going on in the field of content marketing and how brands can better engage consumers with effective content creation.