Jodi Harris

  • 37+ Tips and Tools for Picture-Perfect Visual Content

    I’m sure I won’t blow your mind by saying that visuals are essential to creating content that will help your business stand out and draw in an audience. Not only do images help make text-centric content more readable, digestible, and memorable, but they can also be used to craft compelling messages that speak volumes without using a single word — just ask anyone who has posted ...

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  • The Content Marketing Book of Answers: Managing Your Content

    Most experienced content marketers recognize that any goals that their content helps them achieve are likely the result of hard work and planning – much of which, ideally, gets done at the start. But that doesn’t mean even the most seasoned experts don’t have questions when it comes to how to set their team up for optimal success, or how to keep their content operations running smoothly.

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  • The Content Marketing Book of Answers: Strategy & Planning

    No matter how familiar you may be with the principles and potential benefits of content marketing, it’s natural for questions to arise when it’s time to get hands-on and apply the techniques in a real-world setting. The CMI team thought it would be helpful to build a road map of sorts to help you track down answers you’ll likely need along the way.

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  • One Position You Need to Rule Content Marketing [Template]

    Back in 2011, Joe Pulizzi was among the first to nail down what the role of a Chief Content Officer should entail. Our industry has come a long way, but with so many brands acquiring media companies or evolving to function as a media company themselves, we thought it would be a good time to revisit this essential position, review its key characteristics, and re-emphasize just ...

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  • Excel at SEO With This 15-Point Plan

    Search engine optimization (SEO) should be a linchpin in any successful content marketing plan. But with search engines updating algorithms and ranking factors on a frequent basis, how is a mortal content marketer supposed to keep up? Tracy Gold wrote an invaluable Ultimate SEO Checklist in 2014, which did a fantastic job of covering SEO fundamentals from a content marketing perspective.

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  • 4 Secrets to Building Social Momentum

    There’s a sickness in social media content marketing, and Andrew Davis is committed to finding a cure. In his keynote presentation at Content Marketing World, Andrew – a best-selling author and the founder of Monumental Shift, the world’s first talent agency for marketing thought leaders – asserted that social media content success has little to do with where you distribute c ...

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  • Interactive Content: The Good, Bad, and Wicked Cool

    Quick confession: I am addicted to taking BuzzFeed-style online quizzes. Yes, I know they are designed to artificially inflate the site’s page views and engagement metrics; and I fully realize that the results will likely be vague and unsatisfying. But somehow, I don’t care. In fact, any time a company offers me an opportunity to see a bit of myself reflected in its content, ...

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  • Editorial Calendar Tips, Tools, and Templates

    Is there anyone in the digital marketing industry these days (or any industry, really) who thinks that they have their jobs completely under control? No matter how good we are at what we do, or how many years we’ve been doing it, we all seek the elusive “better way” to accomplish our everyday tasks – new tools to explore, new techniques with which to experiment, new information to take into co.

    Jodi Harris/ Content Marketing Institutein Social- 24 readers -
  • The Best Advice to Follow for Social Media Content Success

    One of our favorite topics to tackle during our weekly Twitter chats is social media. Not only does this tactic play an important role in many aspects of content marketing, it’s also a subject that sparks a lot of passion – and brings out a lot of opinions. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing in an industry as rich and diverse as ours; but it can make it more challenging for co ...

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