By Leslie Carruthers published March 30, 2020

6 Brands Share Real Content Marketing Examples That Convert

Learn how six brands, from a surfboard business and a stock photo company to a major consumer brand and a health care practice, delivered content that worked for them and their audience. Real results revealed.
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By Dennis Shiao published March 25, 2020

3 Stunning Examples Show Visual Storytelling at Its Best

Visual storytelling isn’t as hard as it was when cave people etched their narratives into rocks. But it does require a deliberate and thoughtful approach. See the five core elements come alive in these three examples. Continue reading

By Megan Mahoney published March 24, 2020

7 Free Ways to Get Original Data for Your Content

Using original data in your content marketing can deliver big results. It doesn’t have to cost you a thing. The catch? You need to be clever just like these six marketing experts who share seven examples. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 18, 2020

How to Create Visual Content That’s Worth a Thousand Shares

Take a fresh look at how your photos, videos, and graphics do the talking for your brand. Here are some of our top visual content tips – with examples – to help you find or reinforce your signature visual style. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published February 28, 2020

Ad Age Content Marketing Finalists Are Ads. It’s Wrong and It Matters.

This post is a bit of a rant and a mea culpa. CMI’s Robert Rose takes on Ad Age’s erroneous description of content marketing in its latest awards – and why it matters. Continue reading

By Chris Collins published February 20, 2020

Offer a Content Upgrade and See Conversion Rates Rise

A content upgrade can be a game changer in your conversion challenge. Offering bonus content that your audience truly values makes it more likely they’ll give you their email address. Read on for tips and lots of real-life examples. Continue reading

By Aaron Agius published February 17, 2020

6 Things You Should Stop Doing to Content [Tools]

The most straightforward way to revitalize your content is to jettison things that just aren’t working. Start with these six frequent mistakes – and how to fix them. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published February 13, 2020

Brand Storytelling Gets a Rose from The Bachelor [And 2 More TV Partnership Examples]

Brands are taking on roles in the stories told on TV. And it’s not product placement, their brands propel the stories. Learn how it’s being done on The Bachelor, a new Netflix Series, and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? Continue reading

By Mike Murray published February 12, 2020

How to Use SEO to Boost Branded Keyword Rankings on Google

Don’t be deceived by the low-hanging SEO fruit for branded keywords. Follow a deliberate plan of attack for those more difficult branded keyword SEO opportunities to gain even higher rankings and receive more search traffic. Continue reading

By Carina Rampelt published February 11, 2020

The What, Why, and How of TikTok for B2C Brands [Examples]

The social media app of Gen Z, TikTok is a surprisingly friendly place for B2C marketers. Just look at e.l.f. Cosmetics’ campaign that sparked over 3 million videos on the platform. Learn the what, why, and how of TikTok. Continue reading

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