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The tsunami of social platforms and networks for sharing content has greatly expanded the opportunity for “thought leaders” to spread their gospel. But has this proliferation of information [...]


Thought Leadership Maturity Model: Part Three

While creating the ComBlu Thought Leadership Maturity Model and Assessment Tool, we surveyed a handful of organizations that aspire to produce great thought leadership. This post shares some of the [...]


Thought Leadership Maturity Model: Part Two

In Part One of this blog series, I introduced the concept of true thought leadership and the underlying maturity model that becomes the basis of a thought leadership roadmap. I referenced a [...]


Thought Leadership Maturity Model: Part One

Today, many organizations look at thought leadership as a way to differentiate its content. While seemingly a reasonable objective, in reality thought leadership is not a content strategy. It is a [...]


Reader’s Choice – Most Popular ComBlu Content of 2016

This list is based on the most viewed and shared blog posts and slideshows in 2016. What is notable is that many were not developed this year. Below is a myriad list of topics that seem to be on the [...]


The Muddy Waters of Influencer Marketing

Here’s my marketing discipline rule of thumb: you know it’s a trend when there are more platforms to support it than there are bodies on Jones Beach on a 90’ summer day. And, once there’s a [...]


Putting Some Thought into Your Thought Leadership Initiatives

Over our 35 years of content marketing experience, we have helped hundreds of B2B brands put structure to their desire to be seen as ‘thought leaders’. Notwithstanding the explosion of [...]


The Ever-changing World of Public Relations

Here we are more than halfway through 2016 (how the heck did that happen?) and I have been thinking about how much the world of thought leadership and public relations has changed over the last [...]


Communications Skills Training in the Digital Age

As the head media relations person at ComBlu, I am responsible for securing appropriate media interviews for a variety of clients looking to generate buzz and broaden awareness in their industry. [...]


Media Relations: The Pitch Package

ComBlu has recently been working on a number of thought leadership engagements for clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, healthcare, insurance and banking. This is right [...]