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7 Ways to Improve Your Content Marketing

March 13th, 2017 by

It’s not that your content sucks…in fact, it might even be pretty darn good. It’s just that every minute of every day, there are 1,300 more blog posts, 360,000 more tweets, 1.7 million more Facebook posts and 2 million more videos uploaded to YouTube. And that only accounts for a few channels. Which means your content is simply being drowned out in an ever-quickening deluge of words and images. So what’s a content marketer to do? We suggest the following seven ways to stand out from the crowd.

5 Questions for Brands to Ask a Potential Content Partner

January 16th, 2014 by

Brands need to be aware of just what they’re getting themselves into when seeking a content partnership with a media group. Here are a few questions brands should be asking potential partners.

PR Insider: Five Transformational Trends Brands Need to Embrace in 2014

January 9th, 2014 by

Research suggests that people are seeking brands that give them more control over their own lives and partner with them to improve the future.

PR’s Growing Role in ‘Native Advertising’

December 4th, 2013 by

We’re all going “native” now. The Interactive Advertising Bureau Wednesday is scheduled to release a white paper on so-called “native advertising,” or branded content, at the same time that the Federal Trade Commission is starting to hold daylong town hall hearings on the matter. Communicators should pay careful attention.

4 Tips to Measure the Success of Your Content Strategy

November 18th, 2013 by

Establishing built-in metrics to measure the performance of a content strategy is key to its success.

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A Shot in the Arm for ‘Branded Content’

October 22nd, 2013 by

Forbes Media has been at the forefront of so-called branded content, which blends advertising messages with editorial. Those consumers looking at Forbes Web pages with branded content were 41% more likely to express an intent to buy the brand compared with those who saw a regular Web page with no branded content, according to a new study by IPG Media and commissioned by Forbes. Will the study assuage those who are skeptical about branded content?