By Kristin Twiford published October 4, 2017

16 Visual Storytelling Tips to Give Your Content Marketing a Boost

The numbers are staggering – marketers are investing heavily in visual content. How do you produce visual content and use it to catch your audience’s attention? Pick one or more of these 16 tips for your content marketing team to try. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 26, 2017

Interactive Content: The Good, Bad, and Wicked Cool Quizzes and Games

Interactive content gives your audience a way to personally experience your brand advantages. Learn more about these versatile tools and features and how you can put them into play for your business. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published August 23, 2017

Is Your Social Content Picture-Perfect or Merely Taking Stock?

You can’t judge a book by its cover. But in a crowded bookstore, it’s a good way to separate what you might enjoy from the thousands you can’t “judge” by reading. Social media feeds are like a bookstore and your image choice matters. Continue reading

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