By Olga Rabo published February 3, 2021

How to Use Instagram Stories to Get More Followers

A half-billion people use Instagram Stories every day. Businesses create one-third of the most viewed Stories. You can’t ignore Stories. Consider these seven ideas on how to do them well. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published January 20, 2021

Fine-Tune Your Reach and Frequency for Modern Marketing [Video Series Debut]

Catch the first episode of CMI’s new video and blog series – Marketing Makers. Each month, Robert Rose explores a foundational marketing concept and explains how it applies to content marketing. First up? Reach and frequency. Continue reading

By Aleh Barysevich published January 14, 2021

21 YouTube SEO Tools to Boost Your Video Rankings

YouTube is one of the largest search engines. If your brand isn’t thinking about SEO before it creates videos, you better change that now. Here’s how to do it and some tools (free and paid) to help you along the way. Continue reading

By Mike Murray published January 7, 2021

21 SEO Tips, Tactics, and Trends for Website Content in 2021

Don’t expect 2021 to bring relief from the merciless slide of organic content down search engine results pages. But with a little attention to these 21 SEO tips, tactics, and trends, you can protect your rankings – and even gain an edge. Continue reading

By Chuck Hester published January 4, 2021

LinkedIn for Content Marketing: 3 Things You Should Know

While LinkedIn is primarily a B2B social media platform, both B2B and B2C brands can benefit from it. Executives from Virgin, GE, and Microsoft all publish on LinkedIn. Here’s what you and your brand should know. Continue reading

By Klaus-M. Schremser published November 19, 2020

Lackluster Blog? How This Tech Company Turned Theirs Into a Lead-Generation Engine

What do you call a blog with 70,000 monthly visitors that accounts for 50 product trials a month? A lot of wasted potential. This is a story about how one company changed that by building a content engine instead of only managing a blog. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 17, 2020

How to Make the Google Algorithm Work for You

You don’t need to panic when Google messes around with its algorithm. Follow these approaches that bring deeper insights to help you create delightful content experiences that attract audiences. 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 Ann Smarty published October 19, 2020

What to Know About Google’s FAQ Rich Snippets

Google introduced the rich FAQ snippet on its search results pages. Learn what it is, how it works, and how you can take advantage of the top-of-the page search content feature. Continue reading

By Susan Moeller published October 7, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Features: Stories, Feed, IGTV, Reels

Instagram’s billion-active-user audience finds the platform easy to use. But content marketers? Not so much. Here’s your guide to the four main content channels (including the new Reels feature), how to use them successfully, and more. Continue reading

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