Author: Amanda Subler

Amanda Subler is the public relations and video consultant at Content Marketing Institute. She is a former journalist with more than 10 years working in local TV newsrooms. You can follow her on Twitter @AmandaSubler.

By amanda-subler published December 14, 2021

10 Content Marketing Truth Bombs Shared With the #CMWorld Community in 2021

Dropping verbal bombs in a livestream usually isn’t a good thing.

But the experts on Ask the #CMWorld Community livestreams this past year dropped some amazing ones, talking about everything from analytics to video storytelling, SEO, and more. Here are the top 10 takeaways shared by our generous guests that we didn’t want you to miss.Continue Reading

By amanda-subler published July 8, 2019

Email Marketing: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Nearly every brand uses email marketing due to its proven effectiveness and acceptance with consumers. But we’ve all seen plenty of poor marketing practices in the inbox. Are we driving our audiences away with too much of a good thing?

Continue Reading

By amanda-subler published December 27, 2018

How to Avoid the Battle of Boring in Your Videos

Both B2B and B2C marketers continue to increase their use of audio/video content, including videos and livestreaming. It’s no surprise. The question is are you creating video content good enough to move the needle for your organization?

Are you creating #videos that move the needle for your organization? @AmandaSubler Click To Tweet

As we are working through these issues at CMI, it’s a great time to look for some inspiration and best practices for quality videos. What better place to mine for ideas than some of the best video-related sessions at Content Marketing World. From creating videos that people want to watch to finding ideas for those videos to following best practices for social media, here are some of the key takeaways from my favorite sessions about video.

Continue Reading

By amanda-subler published December 23, 2016

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


Many of you are gearing up to make a big, bold splash with video in 2017. To provide some inspiration, we’re sharing some of the most popular and favorite Content Marketing Institute videos hosted on our YouTube channel.

We use the CMI channel to:

Continue Reading

By amanda-subler published May 24, 2016

A Step-by-Step Guide to Get More Eyes on Your Research


When I was a local TV news producer, I – systematically and with relish – pretty much deleted every single PR-pitch email that I ever received. Why?

For one, I was pretty young and arrogant, believing I didn’t need any help from PR pros (insert my eye roll here) to come up with a story. But secondly, and I think more telling, is that PR people just have a bad reputation. Years of bad practices, including irrelevant pitches, calling at inopportune times, pushy pitches, have unfortunately given the industry a bad rap. I really thought PR people (I lumped them all together) had nothing really of value to offer me.Continue Reading

By amanda-subler published September 9, 2015

How a Bank Transformed Its Business by Creating Its Own Web TV Station

CCO_Radical Honesty

From the moment I stepped into Jyske Bank’s newsroom, I was transported back three years to my time as a television news executive producer. From the elaborate control room setup and full-size production studio, to the state-of-the-art cameras and editing systems, you would never guess I was inside a bank instead of a television station.

By the time I arrive at Jyske’s modern and eclectic headquarters in the small town of Silkeborg, Denmark, I’ve just missed the daily morning news program streamed live to Jyske’s 4,000 employees in 120 locations.Continue Reading