By Jodi Harris published February 3, 2020

How to Create a Strategic Social Media Plan [Template]

Not sure if you are distributing your content on the right social channels or in the right way to drive action? Here’s how to build a social media marketing plan to put all the essential decision-making info right at your fingertips. Continue reading

By Thibaud Clement published January 22, 2020

3 Creative Ways to Promote Content With Carousel Ads

Want to improve your content promotion mix? Add in Facebook and Instagram carousel ads. Read on for three creative ways (and examples) to attract viewers to your content through social ads. Continue reading

By Erika Heald published January 8, 2020

How to Write Social Media Guidelines That Help Employees and Protect Your Brand

Enterprises can reap the benefits of thousands of employees as eager brand ambassadors. But doing it successfully requires social media guidelines to help them thrive and protect your brand at the same time. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published January 1, 2020

7 Helpful Social Media Marketing Tips for 2020

In the new year, how can your business and personal brands get the most out of social media? Here are seven helpful takeaways culled from CMI’s 2019 posts to give you a head start on 2020 social media marketing. Continue reading

By Andre Oentoro published December 18, 2019

9 Must-Use Apps to Spice Up Your Instagram

One-third of the most-viewed Instagram Stories are told by businesses. How can your brand up its game on the visual social media platform? These nine Instagram-focused photo, video, and content management tools may help. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 26, 2019

How 7 Brands Are Using Text and Social Messaging Apps for Content Marketing

You can’t overestimate the power of a positive one-to-one relationship with your audience. That’s why discerning content marketers evaluate the power of direct messaging via text and social media. Find out what seven brands learned.

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By Ann Gynn published November 20, 2019

Stop Wanting to Be Liked (Instagram Is Doing It For You Anyway)

What’s a content marketer to do with the news Instagram is piloting elimination of public “like” counts in the United States? Take it as an opportunity to strengthen your overall social media program. Continue reading

By Dmitry Dragilev published November 18, 2019

How to Use Facebook Ads to Promote Your Content

Sure, publishing a post to your Facebook page might get some views. But you didn’t create the content for only a few people. Maximize your reach with Facebook ads. Here’s a step-by-step process to do it the smart way. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published November 14, 2019

The One Way to Stand Out in the Crowd of Content

When a Dairy Queen opened next to the family’s frozen yogurt shop, Brian Fanzo’s father didn’t worry. He knew they had the one thing to stand out. It’s a lesson Brian turned into a business. It’s one you should learn today. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 5, 2019

How to Engineer Your Brand’s Instagram Success Story

Instagram seems straightforward. But if your goal is to sustain engagement, scale your reach, and drive meaningful customer actions, it can be deceptively challenging. Just ask the popular Accidentally Wes Anderson account creator. Continue reading

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