By Denise Roberts McKee published June 8, 2018

How to Use Documentary Filmmaking Techniques to Craft Memorable Content

With organic brand reach in social media becoming a thing of the past with algorithm update, content marketers need to produce more compelling stories capable of creating a deeper impression. Think documentary filmmaking. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published June 1, 2018

4 Secrets of Great Storytellers

Daniel Pink says, “The future belongs to a different kind of person with a different kind of mind: artists, inventors, storytellers …” Want to make your content marketing belong in the future? Follow four secrets of great storytellers. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 23, 2018

The Business Story Argument: A Working Framework to Pressure Test Your Story

Want an easy-to-follow test to see if your story is well-crafted, entertaining, engaging, and ultimately convincing? Learn Robert Rose’s new three-act pressure test (and how to create the framework if you don’t have one). Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published February 9, 2018

Go Behind the Scenes of Coca-Cola’s Storytelling

The Coca-Cola Co. willingly shares its marketing strategies and approach. That “thought-ware” raises the bar for every brand and makes Coca-Cola strive for better and bolder. Learn from its senior integrated marketing content manager. Continue reading

By Marcia Riefer Johnston published August 27, 2017

Ex-SNL Writer Reveals How to Spend 5 Minutes a Day to Improve Storytelling

Take chinchillas and marshmallows. Pick circuses and bacon. Or start from the beginning of the fun – and useful – word-play game from the former executive producer of The Colbert Report and now a corporate social media manager. Continue reading

By Pratik Dholakiya published July 21, 2017

The Content Marketer’s Guide to Story Structure

Best-selling fiction authors know something that you ought to know too if you want to be heard. We talk a lot about storytelling in the content marketing industry. But how much do we really know about it? Let’s start with these lessons. Continue reading

By Clare McDermott published March 5, 2017

Best-Selling Author Shares Thoughts on Storytelling, Inspiration, and Creative Process

Before he was the best-selling author of The Martian, Andy Weir was a computer programmer who wrote and posted short stories on his website. Now working on his second manuscript with Random House, Andy reflects on his creative journey. Continue reading

By Noelle Chorney published February 28, 2017

3 Museum Design Principles to Help Your Content Marketing

Working in multiple dimensions and with diverse teams, museum designers seek to create a full-body, memorable experience while telling a story. These three museum design principles can be translated into the content marketing realm. Continue reading

By Amanda Subler published December 23, 2016

5 Most-Viewed Videos From CMI’s 2016 YouTube Channel (+ 6 Favorites)

To inspire your content marketing programs, we’re sharing some of our most popular and favorite videos on the Content Marketing Institute YouTube channel. Discover the top five videos of 2016 plus six more favorites. Continue reading

By Dawn Papandrea published September 30, 2016

Brand Museums: How Companies Tell Their Stories

Companies like New Balance and AT&T are investing in museum-type installations to describe their history. Learn what drives these immersive experiences and what to consider if you’re embarking on a museum project. Continue reading