By Amanda Subler published December 27, 2018

How to Avoid the Battle of Boring in Your Videos

Are you creating video content good enough to move the needle for your organization? Consider some of the best ideas culled from experts at Content Marketing World by CMI’s own video guru. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 19, 2018

Sample 11 of the Best B2B and B2C Content Marketing Ideas of 2018

A legal team stars in a music video. A cruise line writes romance stories. A fast-food chain creates an investigative podcast. B2B and B2C brands elevated creativity to inspiring levels in 2018 and CCO magazine shared some of the best. Continue reading

By Leslie Carruthers published December 6, 2018

How 6 Brands Stand Out and Get Results from Content Marketing

Imagine if your FAQ section led to a 34.7% increase in revenue or your blog conversion rates grew by 800%. Discover how six companies in six industries don’t have to imagine those numbers, they’re finding that kind of success today. Continue reading

By Michael Becker published November 28, 2018

7 B2C Brands Offer Content Marketing Lessons and Inspiration

Though an astounding 86% of B2C marketers use content marketing, the successful ones represent a smaller percentage. Here are seven retail brands creating success. Read on to see how they deliver what their audience wants. Continue reading

By Joseph Kalinowski published November 23, 2018

3 Toy Brands Unexpectedly Spark a Content Marketing Adventure

The Toys That Made Us, a Netflix documentary, led CMI’s creative director to an aha moment – how three of his favorite toy lines were his first exposure to content as a retail strategy. Discover how they shaped content marketing today. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published November 21, 2018

What You Need to Do to Build a Loyal YouTube Audience

Viewers have an unlimited supply of YouTube videos to watch. But that infinity confines marketers. With so much content available, how can creators gain a fair share of users’ attention? Video Creators’ CEO offers insight. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 19, 2018

Non-Gaming Brands Find Value in the Twitch Audience

Twitch executive shares insights on tapping into the huge audiences for livestreaming video for gamers without alienating the core fan base or losing brand identity. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 5, 2018

How to be Purposeful With Your Purpose-Driven Content [Examples]

More than two-thirds of people are more willing to share content from purpose-driven brands than traditional brands. But that content isn’t just a cause-colored ribbon post. It comes from an authentic, organic content marketing strategy. Continue reading

By Robert Katai published October 9, 2018

Why You Need Vertical Visuals If Your Audience is Mobile

Most people hold their smartphone or tablet vertically. When they view content, they usually keep it in the same mode. That’s why successful content marketers are paying attention to vertical content (Hint: It’s about more than IGTV). Continue reading

By Amir Bazrafshan published October 8, 2018

The 5 New Rules of Video Marketing Success

Not enough marketers are pushing the video medium as hard as they could. For the sake of marketing budgets, audience engagement, ROI, etc., let’s push things forward, and it starts with a new model of video marketing. Continue reading