By Ann Gynn published January 17, 2019

13 Fresh Ideas to Get More Content Marketing Zing From Employees

Employees can share your content, serve as expert resources, and let you know what customers are saying. But how can your employees really become a differentiator in your content marketing? Here are 13 ideas. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published January 16, 2019

Grand Theft Content: Steal These 6 Ideas From Award Finalists

Yes, we’re encouraging you to steal. Just make sure to do it from the great ones. And that’s the 2018 Content Marketer of the Year finalists. These six ideas can work for B2B, B2C, big brands, small, and everything in between. Continue reading

By Kevin George published January 11, 2019

How to Deal With the Blasphemy of Email Unsubscribes

An email unsubscribe rate of 0% just isn’t possible. But a good unsubscribe rate is less than 0.5%. Not there yet? Try this advice to help bring your unsubscribes down and keep your readers reading. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published January 9, 2019

Opportunities for AI in Content Marketing Easily Explained

If all you know about artificial intelligence is that it powers your martech stack, you’ll want to read these easy-to-understand explanations and tangible examples. (You’ll also discover how text mining revealed a breadstick problem.) Continue reading

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 Sydni Craig-Hart published December 17, 2018

Multicultural Marketing: Why You Need to Get Started

Don’t launch a campaign only to have to issue an apology because your company offended a group in your target audience. Multicultural marketing isn’t an option. It’s mandatory for any business that wants to retain and grow its audience. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 14, 2018

4 Real-Life Ledes: Why They Work (and What Could Be Better)

Nobody sets out to write mediocre ledes. And yet, the content universe is dominated by them. That’s good because it means a great lede will stand out. Let’s look at a few ho-hum ledes from brand blogs and see how to make them great. 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 Olga Rabo published November 29, 2018

9 Font Hacks for Instagram Stories You Should Know

If you’re a brand trying to stand out in the Instagram Stories crowd, you need to fill your toolbox with options. Here are nine lesser-known font hacks to get your Stories better visibility. Continue reading