If you believe Elon Musk, A.I. is a bigger threat to the human race than nuclear weapons. But before the machines gather the self-awareness and gumption to chuck us into the trash bin of time, it will first come for the SEOs. For years, I’ve convinced myself that the technology might displace the jobs of […]
Thought Leadership Index™
You know thought leadership works, but how do you prove it? How do you benchmark your program’s results to track if and how your strategy and content are driving quantifiable business results? We couldn’t find an effective tool for measuring the impact of thought leadership, so we built one.
The Thought Leadership Index™ is our annual benchmark measurement, assessment and analysis of thought leadership programs. The index tracks five crucial data sets that analyze a customized range of 50-100 metrics, weighted according to your goals:
- Authority Analytics
- Trust Analytics
- Expertise and Foresight Analytics
- Visibility Analytics
- Content Leadership Analytics
Imagination developed this proprietary index, in consultation with Northwestern University’s IMC Spiegel Digital and Database Research Center, to validate our methodology and process for measuring thought leadership.
Full disclosure: Reviewers of business books do not read every word of every book. The stack of books never seems to get any smaller. Deadlines loom. And to be honest, business books are usually pretty formulaic: anecdote masquerading as meaningful example, what I see that no one else in history has ever seen, revolutionary methodology […]
It’s a great time to start a podcast. In 2021, there were 120 million podcast listeners in the U.S.—a number that Statista expects to grow to 160 million by 2023. So what’s stopping you from launching your own? If you’re intimidated, no need to worry. Creating a successful podcast can be within reach. Check out […]
When creating content for our clients, we often get questions about links. It’s easy to see why there’s confusion and uncertainty: They can have implications for search engine optimization (SEO), conversion rate optimization (CRO) and the overall user experience (UX). Those are all important components of content marketing! So, without further ado, here are […]