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Prioritizing creativity in content marketing in the age of AI

This article was based on the interview with Lisa Murton Beets from Content Marketing Institute by Greg Kihlström for The Agile Brand with Greg Kihlström podcast.  Listen to the original episode here:

Amidst the discussions about artificial intelligence (AI), it is crucial for content marketers to prioritize creativity. Many content marketers are shifting their focus towards technology and data analytics, neglecting the importance of developing their creative skills. This is a troubling trend in a profession that relies heavily on talented and creative writers and editors to engage and build trust with their audiences.

Creativity is a fundamental aspect of content marketing. It is what sets great content creators apart from the rest. Unique and insightful ideas expressed through creative content are what capture the attention of audiences and make a lasting impact. Without creativity, content marketing becomes bland and unremarkable, failing to resonate with the target audience.

Furthermore, AI is not capable of replicating human creativity. While AI can assist in data analysis and provide insights, it lacks the ability to think critically and come up with innovative ideas. This is where content marketers have a distinct advantage. By prioritizing creativity, they can leverage their unique abilities to create compelling and engaging content that stands out in a sea of information.

Moreover, creativity is essential for content marketers to adapt to the evolving landscape of content marketing. As AI technology continues to advance, content marketers need to find ways to differentiate themselves and add value to their work. By prioritizing creativity, content marketers can bring a fresh perspective to their content and find innovative ways to connect with their audience.

In conclusion, content marketers should prioritize creativity in their work. While AI technology may enhance certain aspects of content marketing, it cannot replace the creative skills of human content creators. By focusing on developing their creative abilities, content marketers can continue to deliver valuable and impactful content to their audiences. Creativity is what sets content marketers apart and allows them to stand out in a competitive industry. As the field of content marketing evolves, it is essential for content marketers to embrace their creative potential and leverage it to stay relevant and successful.

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