Marketing content or content marketing?

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | April 26, 2017

Every day I get to talk with clients about content. All sorts of content. How do you build a content strategy? How can we hire great content marketers? What tools should we use to streamline content creation and store it…


Future of Content Goes Beyond Storytelling (Attributes, AI, Engineers – oh my!)

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | April 03, 2017

Great storytelling is at the heart of any meaningful content marketing effort – so this won’t be a post where the machines take over.  But, what I can say with confidence is that in an era of content shock and…


Attributes, My Marketing Buzzword for 2020

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | March 16, 2017

Some interesting conversations ensue during SXSW in Austin. Though I didn’t have time to attend much this year, I did meet several interesting folks.  I was talking to a marketer from YEXT about information like location, hours of operation, social…


6 Key Tenets of Marketing Budgeting We All Learned in College

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | January 26, 2017

For most marketers budgeting season starts in September or October.  Budgeting often stretches into early February as feedback from finance and shifts in other department’s budgets have ripple effects to the broader organization, making now the right time to revisit…


2016 Holiday Ecommerce Tactics Build on 2015 Successes

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | October 21, 2016

With the holidays fast approaching, there is no shortage of last minute ecommerce advice to be had. Realistically, if you haven’t planned for it by now, you’re down to last minute, last ditch efforts. And if you are not a…


It’s About to Get Personal (and Other Shop.org marketing takeaways)

By Kirsten Newbold-Knipp | September 30, 2016

Overwhelming. That’s the only word I can use to describe the sheer number of personalization vendors present at Shop.org this week in Dallas. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to attend many sessions – so my impressions are shaped primarily by many…