Josh Ritchie

Posts by Josh Ritchie

  • Origin Story

    Why You Should Tell Your Origin Story and How to Do It

    November 12, 2017

    This guest post was contributed by Josh Ritchie, CEO of Column Five. In a world where people have a lot of choices, the story may be the deciding factor. — Nick Morgan, author of How to Tell Great Business Stories I’m a sucker for a good story. When it comes to deciding what company to give my money to, whether for a pair of shoes or a new piece of software for...

  • Burnout

    19 Ways to Battle Creative Burnout and Get Back on Track

    November 4, 2017

    Editor's Note: This guest post was contributed by Josh Ritchie, CEO of ColumnFive. If you’ve been working in a creative field for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced creative burnout at some level, regardless of your title, experience, or background. It comes in many forms, but the feeling is the same: exhaustion, listlessness, and a general lack of...

  • Drawing a lightbulb

    9 Tips for Collaborating with Designers

    June 26, 2017

    Editor's note: This post was contributed by Josh Richie, CEO/Cofounder at Column Five. At some point, people who work in content marketing will collaborate with designers. Naturally, there are differences in how designers think and work. To have a successful collaboration, you need to communicate with them in ways that inspire them to create the best work for...

  • 4 Reasons Content Marketers Should Think Like Designers

    March 28, 2017

    Editor's Note: this guest post was contributed by Josh Ritchie, CEO/Cofounder at Column Five.  For many brand marketers, design is an...

  • Building a Bridge

    How to Bridge Marketing and Sales in Your Buyer’s Journey

    February 23, 2017

    Editor's Note: This post was contributed by Josh Ritchie, CEO/Cofounder at Column Five. Content marketing isn’t a nice-to-have these...

  • Man In Coffee Shop

    7 Traits Every Great Content Marketer Must Have

    November 5, 2016

    Editor's note: This guest post was contributed by Josh Ritchie, CEO of ColumnFive. Developing and promoting great content is no easy...