By Olga Rabo published May 18, 2018

7 Instagram Stories Ideas to Get More Followers

One-third of the most-viewed Instagram Stories come from businesses. How do you take advantage of this feature on the fast-growing platform? Consider these seven fresh ideas. Continue reading

By Jonathan Crossfield published May 15, 2018

What’s Accuracy Got to Do With Social Media?

Fast facts, quick quotations, and stat snippets are popular social content drivers. They’re easy to produce, attention-grabbing, and highly shareable. Unfortunately, accuracy is the first casualty in this did-you-know social content. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published May 2, 2018

Reddit for Marketing? Hell No, Except in This One Case

Reddit’s massive audience looks tempting to marketers. Don’t fall for it – self-interested posts only invite the community’s wrath. Follow this insider advice on the one useful (and safe) way to tap Reddit for marketing. Continue reading

By Catalin Zorzini published April 27, 2018

The 1-2-3-4 Content Strategy to Drive Leads From Instagram Marketing

Instagram isn’t the most obvious choice for lead-gen, as it allows only one clickable link from your profile page. Yet some brands rack up impressive numbers of Instagram-driven opt-ins. Read on to find out how your brand can, too. Continue reading

By Shane Barker published April 13, 2018

4 Tips for Engaging Instagram Content [Examples]

Referrals from Instagram spend almost double the time on e-commerce sites than those from Facebook. Which types of Instagram content work best? Consider these opportunities and examples. Continue reading

By Chris Frascella published March 23, 2018

Conversational Content: How to Market Through Text Messaging and Chatbots

Conversational interactions between content consumers and brands – via text messaging and chatbots – are redefining engagement. It’s time to prepare your brand to provide that greater immediacy and convenience to your audience. Continue reading

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 Jessika Phillips published March 5, 2018

Ready to Go Live? All You Need to Know Now

Do you want to livestream but struggle to make sense of all the platforms and options? Here are the major considerations plus the pros and cons of Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, YouTube Live, Periscope, Twitch, and YouNow. 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