By Ann Gynn published July 12, 2021

How to Use Google Analytics to Find Your Unicorns (and Avoid Content Donkeys)

Stop wasting time on content that doesn’t bring engagement or conversions. Instead, study and optimize your traffic champions, potential champions, falling stars, and conversion winners. Try these tips from Andy Crestodina to find them. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published July 9, 2021

What to Learn From “Football Is Gay” and Other Content Examples This Week

This week, we’re talking about a takeaway from the NFL’s big statement on inclusivity (it’s not necessarily the one you’d guess) plus other good news for content pros, including a better skin-color scale and rising respect for communications work. Continue reading

By Evian Gutman published July 8, 2021

7 Principles for Creating Website Pop-ups Your Visitors Will Actually Appreciate

Website pop-ups often have the opposite effect of your intention. Instead of prompting visitors to act, they irritate and annoy. But you can deliver pop-ups that get you what you and your audience wants. Here’s how. Continue reading

By Robert Katai published July 7, 2021

Experts Share How to Get Episodic Content Right

Imagine your audience comes to the end of your article or podcast episode and can’t wait to consume the next one. That’s the power of great episodic content. Hear what experts have to say about how to do it well. Continue reading

By Randy Apuzzo published July 6, 2021

How to Keep Google From Penalizing Your Syndicated Content

Do you raise the red flag when hearing about content syndication happening in sales or PR? Are you in fear that it will hurt your hard-earned Google rankings? Here’s how to syndicate without facing Google’s wrath. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published July 2, 2021

Tide Launches Stellar Partnership (and More Content Stories of the Week)

Dirty laundry leads to a NASA mission for Tide. Social media listening hatches a better product for El Pollo Loco. And a #ProudParent moment brings sweet results to OREO. Here’s what to learn from these content moments. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published July 1, 2021

How to Create a Flexible Content Plan That Gets Results

An editorial content plan documents the policies, processes, guidelines, and standards that govern who does what, when, how, and with which tools. Try this handy tutorial to create a tactical plan for making easier and better content decisions. Continue reading

By Alex Chris published June 30, 2021

7 Strategies for Bulletproof SEO Content

Many factors come into play when creating optimized content. Some are well known and others are unexpected choices. Here are seven that encompass both categories to do your SEO better. Continue reading

By Andrew Davis published June 29, 2021

Is Your Case Study Worth Your Customers’ Time? Prove It

When you want to build trust with your audience, the burden of proof is on you. So does it make sense to gate your case studies? The latest Unsolicited Advice from Andrew Davis may lead you to rethink your position. Continue reading

By Kyle Dulay published June 28, 2021

5 TikTok Tips to Get More Views

TikTok’s promising engagement rates make it attractive to brands. But if you don’t understand how TikTok’s algorithm works, you may get frustrated. Here are five things to know along with some inspiring examples to watch. Continue reading

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