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 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 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

By Juan Mendez published March 17, 2017

5 Types of Video Content Perfect for Each Stage of the Customer Journey

How do you create engaging content to help prospects get through the customer journey? Video is an ideal tool. But one video won’t work for all stages of your sales funnel. Learn what types work best at each level. Continue reading

By Cyndi Knapic published January 27, 2017

3 Brands Driving Change With Social Video

Cause marketing requires you to tell a story that compels the audience to take action while resisting the pitfalls of coming across as desperate or preaching. These three organizations show how to do that with the power of video. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published January 26, 2017

How Virtual Reality Could Change Content Marketing

As virtual and augmented reality get a foothold, marketers must understand how and when to dive in. An early pioneer in VR for brands shares the lessons she learned and several organizations already doing it well. Continue reading

By Neil Patel published January 16, 2017

How to Create Super Shareable Video Content

Videos are more likely to be viewed than other content format. While luck sometimes decides which videos go viral, you can do things to get luck on your side. Here are some tips to help you create super shareable videos. Continue reading

By Amanda Subler published December 23, 2016

5 Most-Viewed Videos From CMI’s 2016 YouTube Channel (+ 6 Favorites)

To inspire your content marketing programs, we’re sharing some of our most popular and favorite videos on the Content Marketing Institute YouTube channel. Discover the top five videos of 2016 plus six more favorites. Continue reading

By Kristin Twiford published October 16, 2016

How to Produce Quick and Effective Video Content With Your Phone

With more marketers seeing video’s influence rise, how can you leverage your phone to shoot video and follow an effective process to create more timely, valuable videos for your audience? Start with these three tips. Continue reading

By Anish Patel published June 8, 2016

5 Reasons Your Videos Aren’t Getting Any Attention

You create the video, upload it, and …. nothing (or next to nothing). What went wrong? It could be subpar SEO or a lack of transcription. Let’s take a look at where things may have diverged from great content to disappointing engagement. Continue reading