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Summertime, and the living’s easy. Halfway through the year, you’ve found your groove with your content marketing plan and maybe even eased into autopilot mode. But wait. Are you truly executing against the plan you set out? Is your plan delivering the results you’d hoped for? Now is the perfect time for a mid-year content
No doubt you’ve been urged by marketing leadership, your communications agency or both to develop user personas that represent who your buyers are and what their journey looks like. Maybe you’ve heeded their advice, and dedicated resources to carefully research and flesh out half a dozen personas that provide the perfect portrait of your customer
The universe of branded content is immense — and growing. A late 2016 report from marketing software company Beckon discovered that the average number of content pieces brands published during the past 12 months jumped three times compared to the previous 12 months. But just five percent of that content garners 90 percent of all
Last year at MASHSMD in Annapolis, attendees engaged in an incredibly interactive presentation from Bioethical Services of Virginia’s Michael Gillette, Ph.D., on the ethics of healthcare marketing. He challenged attendees to think through potential ethical dilemmas associated with advertising outcome data. Is it ethical, for example, to claim the lowest infection rates — when your
MarketingProfs, the Content Marketing Institute and Brightcove recently released their joint findings around B2B content marketing trends in 2017. The report is ripe with interesting and useful data for B2B marketers, but we’ve pulled out three major takeaways for associations. Content should be ongoing, not a campaign What the report says: Nearly three-quarters of respondents
With the holidays quickly approaching, the gift-giving season is upon us. And this year shoppers are preparing to do some serious spending in stores and online. This means pressure on retailers to deliver. Here is what is expected of them: Popular gifts in stock (looks like “Star Wars” merchandise will rule the shelves this year)?