By Ann Gynn published December 7, 2021

How’d You Make That Flipping Awesome Content for Monster

A month after the pandemic hit, a new microsite from Monster went live: Work in the Time of Coronavirus. Not only did it demonstrate their ability to pivot quickly, it created new original content, new internal collaborations, and more. Continue reading

By Jim Yu published December 6, 2021

7 Insights To Improve Your Content Marketing SEO in 2022

Given the rapid evolution of search, content marketers cannot solely rely on historic performance data. Here are seven ways to help your content deliver better search results (and results from search) in 2022. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published December 3, 2021

3 Hot Takes: Stand Against Social Media, Delivery App Fees, and Poor Personalization

Global cosmetics brand Lush opts out of major social platforms. Domino’s franchisees help competitors fight back against delivery-app fees. And a good lesson rises from the ashes of a poor personalization attempt. Here’s our take – what’s yours? Continue reading

By Holly Pels published December 2, 2021

How To Amplify Your Podcast (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Ideas)

Before you hit the record button again, think about doing more with each podcast episode. The name of this show is amplification. Here’s how to get started. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 1, 2021

4 Business Storytelling Examples That Break the Problem-Solution Mold

You know the formula: someone faces a challenge, a product offers a solution, and the problem gets solved. Content like this fills an information need – but rarely keeps people coming back. Get inspired to break the mold with examples that show the heart of business storytelling. Continue reading

By Cathy McKnight published November 30, 2021

How To Build a Content Operations Framework (and Why You Need One)

It’s not good enough to only focus on your content marketing efforts. To meet evolving expectations, you now must construct, implement, and administer a framework for content operations throughout your brand. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 29, 2021

17 New, Newly Updated, and Timeless Books Content Marketers Love

Fill out your wish list or decide on a gift for a team member with this list of books about content marketing, creativity, writing, artificial intelligence, personal branding, and more. Each title comes with the recommendation of someone in the Content Marketing Institute community. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 24, 2021

13 Stand-Out Content Examples That Give Us All the Thanksgiving Feels

In the spirit of this time of gratitude, we’ve gathered 13 stand-out examples with some appetizing tidbits that speak to seasonal themes – travel, friends and family, food, and giving to those in need. Continue reading

By Irina Weber published November 23, 2021

8 Fresh Content Types Every Marketer Should Consider in 2022

Like content, content types can also go stale – or at least become less tasty – to consume. These eight formats can help attract and engage your audience members who prefer visuals over text-dominated content. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published November 22, 2021

How To Make Content a More Effective Part of Your Sales Funnel

High rankings and lots of traffic to your content don’t cut it. You must go the extra mile to integrate your content ideation and creation processes into your brand’s sales funnel. Here are five steps to take. Continue reading

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