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 Jodi Harris published November 26, 2020

18 Blogs, Social Media Posts, Podcasts, and More We’re Thankful For This Year

On this day devoted to gratitude in the United States, the CMI team shows their appreciation for some of the blog and social media posts, audio, and video that inspired us in this challenging 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

By Stephanie Stahl published October 15, 2020

2020 Content Marketing Awards Winners Aspire and Deliver Big Results

The top winners of the 2020 Content Marketing Awards were announced this week. Learn about the Project of the Year winner and finalists. Discover the Agency of the Year, Best Branded Content Campaigns, and Content Marketers of the Year.
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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

By Kim Moutsos published September 24, 2020

2020 B2C Content Marketer of Year Finalists Empower Audiences

In an extraordinary year, extraordinary B2C content marketers rose to the occasion. Here are a group and two individuals who are at the top of their game – the 2020 B2C Content Marketer of the Year finalists. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 21, 2020

User-Generated Content: Let Your Fans Do Content Creation Work for You

Content creation is hard. But you don’t have to do all the heavy lifting on your own. Let your fans and followers put all their passion, knowledge, and artistic talent on display for others to see, learn from, and enjoy. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published September 14, 2020

Reinventing With Content: 3 Brands Find New Paths

What do you do when your usual business model can’t work? These three organizations turned to content marketing. One found a viral hit. One had fans clamor for more. And one may add a media brand to its business mix.
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By Olga Rabo published August 31, 2020

9 Little-Known Font How-Tos for Instagram Stories

Over 500 million Instagram users post Stories every single day. But how can brands stand out in the crowd? Here are nine design-focused, lesser-known font hacks to help. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published August 25, 2020

5 Ideas to Ponder from CMI’s Top Social Media Articles

Social media can do so much for brands – distribute original content, promote content, grow communities, provide referral traffic, etc. But you can’t do it all. Here are five tips from the five most popular CMI articles on the topic. Continue reading

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