By Content Marketing Institute Team published November 13, 2020

Personalized Palettes, a Content Exercise, and The Witches Lesson

Give your audience an interactive quiz for personalized content (a la Sherwin-Williams). Decide how to walk, run, jog, or sprint (thanks to Ubiquity Labs’ content marketing framework). Think through your content (unlike Warner Bros.). Continue reading

By Konrad Sanders published November 12, 2020

Whip Up a Tantalizing Blog Post With These 9 Ingredients

A winning meal on MasterChef must be so delicious, so tantalizing the judges would want to eat it every day. How can you do that to keep readers consuming your blog posts? Here’s a step-by-step recipe. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 11, 2020

How a Digital-First Content Strategy Can Help Print [Winning Example]

A digital-first content marketing strategy doesn’t mean digital only. That lesson comes from TD Ameritrade Institutional and its content agency, Imagination. Learn how they incorporated print into their award-winning strategy. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published November 10, 2020

What You Need to Know About the Data Party Game

What’s in a name? In the data game, it could be a lot or nothing at all. Robert Rose sets the record straight on audience data origins, why it matters, and what it means for your content marketing future. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published November 9, 2020

Make Content Integral to Your Lead Generation

Can content marketing help or even drive your brand’s lead-generation and nurturing strategy?
It sure can. Let’s see how. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published November 6, 2020

3 Ideas to Blow Out Your Content Competitors [The Weekly Wrap]

Three things to learn from this week’s examples: Suspenseful storytelling isn’t limited to Halloween. Consider how social media can help your SEO. And you can teach your audience how to do what you do – and still stay in business. Continue reading

By Bojana Vojnovic published November 5, 2020

How to Do Chat Marketing: 6 Experts Reveal Their Secrets [Examples]

Average email open rate in 2020? 21%. Average Facebook Messenger open rate? Almost 80%. And yet, chatbots remain an untapped channel for many content marketers. Here are six examples of big chatbot marketing success. Continue reading

By Polina Medvedieva published November 4, 2020

5 Underused Ways to Get Better Content Ideas

You can’t think like customers unless you go into the field to do your research. Here are five less-used channels and non-obvious, always-rescuing sources to help you create relevant and responsive content. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 3, 2020

7 Content Experts Share What Matters Most in 2021

How do you build a content plan for 2021 when you don’t have a clear picture of what’s going to happen? Seven experts hash out the key issues, priorities, and ideas that should shape your content marketing in the coming year. Continue reading

By Carina Rampelt published November 2, 2020

Why You Should Avoid the Broetry Writing Trend

Broetry can drive engagement and clicks, but the writing format can undermine your goals in the long term. Here’s why you should avoid broetry and what you should do instead. Continue reading

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