By Monina Wagner published March 15, 2018

Stories, Filters, and Bots: What You Need to Know Now

Are you aware of latest features and tools available on major social and distribution channels? CMI’s community manager walks you through the possibilities to stay at the forefront of social plus get insight on Medium and chatbot. Continue reading

By Robert Katai published February 21, 2018

Instagram Marketing: 4 Features You Should Be Using [Examples]

It’s not enough to create an Instagram account and start shooting photos to share. Here’s how to tailor your content to take advantage of the channel’s strengths, from hashtags and Stories to advertising and live video. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published February 19, 2018

Personal vs. Corporate Branding: Is It Me or We?

Should personal and corporate brands work in harmony? The short answer is yes – research shows it helps the bottom line. But how? Let’s explore how employers – and employees – can take a proactive, mutually beneficial approach. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published February 8, 2018

How to Rock Mobile Native Advertising

Imagine a piece of sponsored content appearing at the top of The New York Times’ most-emailed articles list. It happened to work from T Brand Studio. Now someone from that team shares the secrets to creating a great native ad. Continue reading

By David Zheng published February 5, 2018

4 Unconventional Ways to Promote Blog Content on Social Media

With organic reach on social media at an all-time low, don’t give up on it as a content promotion tool. Get innovative. Use these four out-of-the-box ideas to promote your content and drive higher traffic and engagement rates. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published December 15, 2017

How Tom’s of Maine Found Success in Micro-Influencer Marketing

Tom’s of Maine uses a micro-influencer model that has grown to 20,000 influencers and a community reach of 19 million. It’s a brand that values influencer substance over sizzle. Learn how they did it. Continue reading

By Michael Schreiber published December 11, 2017

Content Syndication: More Than a Traffic Boost

Discover how a documentarian-turned-marketer discovered content distribution, syndication, and SEO by accident. Learn the difference between content syndication, licensing, and discovery engines, and the reasons you want to use each. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published December 8, 2017

The Murky World of Influencer Marketing: How Non-Disclosure Can Hurt Your Brand

If consumers are skeptical toward brands talking about themselves, fire up the social media machine and get more trusted and relatable influencers talking about you. But wait, what about those transparency and disclosure rules? Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 1, 2017

Publishing Frequency: Why (and How) We’re Changing Things Up

How often do you read the weekend blog posts on Content Marketing Institute the day they’re published? Based on traffic, the answer is “sometimes” for many of you. And further analysis led us to a decision on publishing frequency. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 7, 2017

A Quick-Start Guide to Paid Content Promotion

If you want your content to get discovered by the right audience at scale in today’s noisy landscape, it might be time to consider paid promotion. Here’s a detailed guide on the top options you should consider. Continue reading