By Clare McDermott published August 11, 2017

Video-Phobic Marketers: It’s Time to Get Over Your Fear of Producing Video

Still tentative when it comes to video? Get over it. A longtime video tinkerer says all marketers should be producing video in-house. Read his advice for fearful marketers and tips to shoot your very first video. Continue reading

By Andrea Fryrear published July 14, 2017

How REI Is Unlocking the Power of Long-Form Video

REI has a uniquely powerful opportunity for producing amazing video, but its managing editor Paolo Mottolo – Content Marketer of the Year finalist – believes any brand can get similar results if it approaches video the right way. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published July 6, 2017

When Not to COPE With Your Web Images [Video]

Make sure your web-based images are sized for screens big and small. Sometimes you can’t COPE, so you should provide multiple versions of an image to give people what they need from the image on any device. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published June 7, 2017

Interactive Content Fuels Customer Experiences [Research]

Nearly half of marketers surveyed by CMI are using interactive content. Their top reason? Engagement, followed by audience engagement and brand awareness. Learn more about marketers and interactive content in our latest research. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published May 9, 2017

How to Create Useful How-To Video Content: Essential Toolbox

If you want to tap into video content, how-to videos are probably your best bet. How-to searches on YouTube are growing 70% year over year. And videos rank incredibly well in Google search results. Here’s a toolbox to get started. Continue reading

By Nadya Khoja published May 7, 2017

7 Principles to Creating Great Infographics

Sure you can pretty much create an infographic for any blog post, but that doesn’t mean it will perform spectacularly. Follow these seven principles to create compelling infographics your audience wants to view, share, and link to. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published May 6, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: New York Times Leverages Snapchat as a Marketing Tool

We bond over a Heineken spot that bridges the gap between opposing viewpoints, and explore the New York Times’ Snapchat debut. We cover net neutrality in our rants and raves, then wrap up with an example of the week from Pirelli. Continue reading

By Robert Katai published April 30, 2017

5 Important Visual Lessons From Designers for Content Marketers

You can’t speak proficiently about visuals for your content marketing if you don’t talk with the people who create them – the designers. Now, expert designers share the five tips every marketer should know about visual content. Continue reading

By Aaron Orendorff published March 19, 2017

Humanize Your Brand: 3 Ways to Create a Visual Social Media Calendar

How can you rescue your social media approach and create truly compelling content? Create a social media calendar built around three of the primary reasons people engage on social media – holidays, events, and trends. Continue reading

By Joe Pulizzi published March 18, 2017

This Week in Content Marketing: It Doesn’t Matter If You Call It Content Marketing

We reveal reasons why publishers struggle with the content studio model, explore print’s potential for targeting teens and tweens, and share views on new video research. We also share rants, raves, and an artful example of the week. Continue reading