Teams and Skills

How to Find a Writer Who Won’t Kill Your Content

Below the erupting volcano of content – billions of new articles every month – a secret army is hard at work. Wherever marketers create e-books, run webinars, promote blogs, and craft events, artisans are hammering, hacking, and whittling the words. These writers make content marketing run. Alas, much of what they produce is junk. Lots …

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How 3 Content Brands Tackle Their Toughest Internal Challenges

What keeps you up at night about your content marketing program? I’ll bet one of your top concerns is how to prove its value to the company. There’s also a good chance other stress-inducing concerns include your tech stack and/or your team. Well, guess what? Your peers – even at brands lauded for their content …

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How to Train a Journalist in Content Marketing

You’ve decided to hire a journalist for your content marketing team – congratulations! All the evidence says you’ve got yourself a hard-working individual used to delivering high-quality editorial on tight deadlines. Those are some darned useful qualities. But not all journos will hit the ground running. Making the switch to content marketing can take a …

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Ready to ‘Fire’ Your Content Team?

Have you ever had one of those days where you wish you could start your content marketing team over? One of those days when you want to fire everybody, figure out what you really need, and then hire (or rehire) as needed? That moment of frustration likely ended quickly because you knew firing your content …

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3 Simple Tools for Hiring Great Content Creators in Less Time

Your team has developed audience personas and knows which topics and keywords resonate with your audience. The content promotion plan is done and the KPIs are set. You begin assigning the content marketing work. And then you hit a wall: You can’t find enough quality content creators to join the team. I hit that wall, …

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Are B2C Content Marketing Teams Getting What They Need to Succeed?

We’ve all known (and probably been part of) small, focused teams that seem to produce incredible results. Unless these teams hang on to their tight focus, though, even the most impressive typically hit a wall. The organizational pressure to do more too often outpaces the team’s ability to keep up. B2C marketers may be about …

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Why Marketers Need to Think Like Data Scientists (And How to Do It)

Your company may not employ data scientists today. And you might be fine with that. Consider, though, that if you’re not working with a data scientist or at least thinking like one, you’re missing something: the ability to say “I know” instead of merely “I think.” That distinction matters when you’re talking with executives, says …

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An Easy-to-Apply Framework to Build Your Content Marketing Team

“Peek behind great content marketing efforts and you’ll nearly always find a driven, well-organized team.” I adore this sentiment from Cameron Conaway because it succinctly illustrates the power of your content marketing team. Regardless of how much content marketing know-how you ingest, here’s the dirty little secret: Those ideas only work if you have the …

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14 Skills for New, Growing, & Mature Content Marketing Programs

Each year, CMI founder Joe Pulizzi covers the essential roles you need on your content marketing team. It’s one of those posts that is consistently well received because it hits a nerve: Whom do you need on your team to make content marketing work in your organization? I had the pleasure of thinking through this …

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The New, Critical Role on Your Content Team

Ready for a new job? No, I don’t mean that. Unless of course I do – but then that’s a different conversation for different beverages. I mean are you ready for a new role in addition to the one you have now? Our content marketing research this year illustrates that one of the key differentiators of those …

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13 Experts Share How to Build a Well-Run Content Team

Content marketing costs 62% less than traditional marketing yet produces almost three times as many leads. It’s easy to see why 89% of B2B marketers use content marketing as part of their strategies. However, executing an effective content marketing program is no simple task. It requires a skilled team and a well-run process. To help …

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Why Your Content Marketing Team Needs a Developer

Most companies that are successful with content marketing typically employ a skilled team of strategists, editors, writers, and designers. You can achieve a lot with a small team but as it grows you may benefit by making a developer your next hire. For more complex projects, you need someone with technical knowledge, which often has …

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