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.
Readers Still Hungry for Stories
In a recent post on his blog, Bob Lefsetz reminded readers that content isn’t all about analytics and numbers, but telling a story that sticks. Using the Netflix series “House of Cards” as an example, Lefsetz discusses how to survive and make an impact in the Internet age.
Lessons Learned From Print
Creating weekly content in the digital space can be challenging. The good news? The print industry has been doing it for years! Intel's Pam Didner recently reflected on the lessons she's learned from print and how they apply to digital content creation.
Video: The Future of Collaborative Design
Catch this interview from an event by the Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA) between Content King Tim Brunelle and Art Director / Designer Andy Gugel. Exploring topics from Gugel's current work with Google and Adobe to best practices when it comes to creative collaboration, this is one discussion you won't want to miss.
Questions on Content
As VP/Global Integrated Marketing Strategist for Intel Corporation, Pam Didner is a ubiquitous player of renown in the digital space. She agreed to respond to a “Content Kings” Q&A conducted by MSP-C president Gary Johnson. Pam, as expected, provided a highly interactive landscape from which to answer questions, ranging from storytelling and creative packaging to the paradigm shift in consumer purchase journeys. We’re sure you’ll enjoy her seasoned and expert perspectives.
Making the Jump to Apps
MSP-C is taking technology powerhouse IBM from the pages of its magazine to a new iPad app, giving way to a whole new consumption approach for their technologically advanced readership.
Storytelling at the Center of the ACA Repeal Debate
In my other life as a health care business journalist, I’m intently following the debate over the future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA and Obamacare. (Yes, they are all the same thing.) In 2016, more than 11 million people obtained health insurance benefits through the state and federal health insurance exchanges created by the law.
Cathy McPhillips on How to Promote an Event on Social Media
As vice president of Marketing at the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), Cathy McPhillips leads the marketing efforts for CMI’s Content Marketing World, Intelligent Content Conference and CCO Magazine. We caught up with her to learn how she uses social media to increase email subscribers and how Facebook drives attendance to the CMI’s largest annual event. She also imparts her own tips and techniques for obtaining content marketing success.