‘Tis the season to craft fresh strategies for 2019 content marketing campaigns, and this roundup has all the predictions, trends, tips, and hacks to help you accomplish your new year’s content goals.

Trends, trends, and more trends for 2019 abound this week! Plus, learn how to create content faster, how AI can bring you content joy, and get the most helpful tools for measuring ROI. Finally, find out how to market content to different generations, how to get into the B2B content gift-giving spirit, and tricks for creating compelling videos for social media.

Happy holidays, content marketers!

Content Marketing Trends for the New Year

Five Predicted Trends For Digital Content Marketing In 2019 via Forbes
Forbes expects these five digital content marketing trends to have the most significant influence on brands’ content marketing strategies next year. Voice search optimization, content marketing strategy, and integration into email are a few mentions. Plus, find out the one content outlet brands can no longer ignore in 2019.

3 Content Marketing Predictions to Guide Your 2019 Planning via Customer Think
This article offers three more predictions for the essential results-driven strategies that are expected to play a dominant role in content creation next year.

The Top Five Content Marketing Trends For 2019 via B&T Magazine
Advancements in technology and increasingly wise consumers who require facts before purchasing have led to these additional content marketing trends not to be ignored in 2019.

3 Trends in Content Marketing that Many Businesses Ignore via Business 2 Community
Speaking of not being ignored. Don’t underestimate these strategies for creating meaningful, personalized content that connects with your customers.

2019 B2B Marketing Watch: Top Opportunities for the New Year via Chief Marketer
Thirteen leaders of the top content marketing agencies weigh in on the most significant challenges, solutions, and trends B2B marketers need to place their focus on in 2019.

Content Marketing Advice and Strategy

3 Unique Ways to Create Content Faster via Business.com
Creating brilliant content is nice. Creating brilliant content faster is even better. This article offers three practical tips for developing great content quickly and efficiently.

5 Ways AI Will Bring Joy to Content Marketers via Martech Advisors
Joy isn’t the first word that springs to mind when content marketers hear AI. However, when AI helps with content creation, customer experience, lead generation, analytics, and tool management, content marketers will sing praises of joy far beyond the holiday season.

Cracking the Code: 11 Tools to Justify ROI on Content Marketing via Buzz in Content
This guide offers an extremely useful listicle of the essential tools to measure the effectiveness and ROI of content marketing campaigns.

Generational Content Marketing: How to Optimize Your Content for Every Age Group (Infographic) via Koeppel Direct
Targeting content to a variety of generations remains challenging for content marketers. This valuable infographic presents statistics about what type of content each generation prefers and the best practices for reaching them efficiently.

How B2B Marketers Get In The Holiday Spirit Through Content Gift-Giving via Demand Gen Report
It’s not too late to show your prospective customers how much you care this holiday season with these smart B2B content gift-giving ideas.

What Are the Secrets to Creating Social Media-Friendly Videos That Sell? Here Are 5 Answers. via Newstimes
Lastly, these five tricks help nail down the formula for creating incredible videos for social media that speak directly to your audience and will prevent them from clicking away.