Why Internal Customers Will Kill Your Content Strategy

I see one mistake derailing great content marketing strategy again and again in my consulting practice. Businesses set up their content teams as internal agencies to serve internal ‘customers’ in other departments. Why is that a problem? Sometimes this approach incorporates some priority planning. Usually, this planning involves internal “stakeholders” who decide the significant themes … Read more

Why You Should Treat Content Marketing Like a Golf Game [Rose-Colored Glasses]

I don’t play golf. But one thing intrigues me about the game: The entire goal is to play the least. think about it The winner is the person who swings their clubs the fewest times. A smart content marketing approach should work in a similar way. My clients often tell me they feel the content … Read more

Change Is Good Even When You Don’t Achieve the Desired Results [Rose-Colored Glasses]

Does anyone care about incremental change? In my consulting practice, I see one challenge again and again at businesses large and small: Incremental improvements fail to excite people enough to motivate change. When a content process is suboptimal but not so broken as to undermine success, the anticipated pain of changing feels greater than the … Read more

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