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WorkCast CEO on the Pandemic, Webinars and Impact on his Company and Customers

Stewart Kibby on how his team is responding to unprecedented challenges and opportunities.

Recently, I asked Stewart Kibby, CEO of WorkCast, to be interviewed for this blog as I felt he’d be in a unique position to comment on the impact of the...

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Seven Ways to Capture the ROI of Thought Leadership Marketing

Revenue isn’t the only measure of ROI (but we do start there)

Careful readers of our blog over the years know that we often pound the table for measurement of results from all content marketing initiatives including thought leadership. In fact,...

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Why Is It That SaaS CMOs Seem to Focus on Lead Gen or Branding but Not Both?

It’s the rare SaaS CMO who builds a brand while driving revenues. Are they the true unicorns?

Speaking with SaaS CMOs can make you wonder if there really are two different titles that should be awarded these folks: Chief Lead Generation Officer...

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KLAFFS Case Study: Staying Relevant to Core Customers While Also Attracting a New Generation of Buyers

How to drive retail business transformation through content marketing.

How do you help a business that is almost a century old stay relevant to its long-time customers while at the same time attract a new and younger group of homeowners with...

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Thought Leadership: It’s All About the Content! (A Nod to Editorial Strategy)

How to generate content ideas and align them with your goals.

Ask any three people for the definition of thought leadership and you’ll get three different answers. It depends on where the person comes from — not geographically, but politically....

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Thought Leadership Content Strategy: Getting to the Big Idea

In our post Making the Business Case for an Online Magazine, we summarized the role of the idea in building the case… But how do you arrive at an idea that’s big enough to get the ball rolling?

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My Turn at the Mic: Talking Thought Leadership as a Guest on the B2B Growth Podcast

My career has included coaching CEOs before interviews with business press and TV appearances, but it’s not that often that I’ve been the subject of an interview myself. As my agency’s business focus turns more and more to thought leadership, I...

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Thought Leadership Content Strategy: The Business Case for Your Brand to Publish an Online Magazine

Sometimes you have an idea that’s big enough to move markets. Create a space for your brand in a crowded market. Or create a new market force entirely. We’re talking about an idea that’s just too big to relegate to a channel on the company blog...

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To Succeed as a Thought Leader, the Content of Your Blogging and Public Speaking Must Extend Beyond What You Sell

Thought leadership is a mercurial currency. It’s subjective; though there are some measures we all rely upon — like the number of followers on social media or views on YouTube. Some thought leaders are widely acclaimed and acknowledged (think...

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How Can Content Marketing Make Your Company More Saleable?

As an entrepreneur, you know that the higher the return on assets your company has, the more valuable the business will be when it’s time to sell. Intangible assets can make your company a more solid investment if the buyer believes these assets...

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