By Content Marketing Institute Team published January 22, 2021

Disguises Are for Superheroes – Not Great Content [The Weekly Wrap]

Don’t hide your content behind a bland headline. This week in content marketing, we share an example to prove the rule, plus new research into the search performance of marketing terms and a sweet ( but overlooked) content opportunity. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published January 15, 2021

That’s How You Make a Splash: Slime Cannons, Sewer (Public) Servants, and More [The Weekly Wrap]

This week in content marketing, Nickelodeon and the NFL team up to recruit a new audience, a public sewer agency makes each employee feel like No. 1, and a popular email newsletter spills into new channels. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published January 8, 2021

How to Get Customer-Centric Content Right (and Wrong) [The Weekly Wrap]

“Put the audience first” is a content marketing adage for good reason. In this Weekly Wrap, we share how Chewy and Netflix make this approach pay off – and why IKEA needs to reread the instructions. Continue reading

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 Ashley Taylor Anderson published December 24, 2020

The Art and Science of Emotional Engagement

Emotion can be an incredibly powerful engagement tactic when used artfully. Let’s explore the science of emotion and how you can use it in an empathetic way to create more meaningful content. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published December 18, 2020

This Week in Content Marketing: Lessons From Home Depot, KFC, and Google

Once upon a time, a child’s toy comes to life inside a retail store. Elsewhere in the world, a man combines 11 herbs and spices while romancing an heiress. Catch those stories and one more from Google this week. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published December 16, 2020

9 Video Storytelling Tips to Engage Your Audience

Visual storytelling brings ideas and personalities to life, while illuminating brand purpose. Here are nine tips from CMI’s Visual Storytelling Summit to help you tell better stories now (and free access to watch all the sessions). Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published December 14, 2020

7 Lessons From a 96-Year-Old Content Marketing Tradition

Imagine crowds lining up for miles just to see your content marketing. Imagine it’s so successful that it becomes the central plot point in a Hollywood movie. That’s the stuff of content marketers’ dreams, but it’s real for this brand. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published December 11, 2020

We Want a Snow Day, a Mailbox Delivery and More [The Weekly Wrap]

As December debuts with colder and snowier weather, we’re wishing for snow days, warming up with a print magazine, and answering questions about writing. These are the three things we noticed this week. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published December 9, 2020

How Marriott, NerdWallet, and Adobe Measure Content Marketing

Though you can’t copy a brand’s content measurement strategy, you can take inspiration from their philosophies and practices. Learn more about how Marriott, NerdWallet, and Adobe approach content marketing metrics. Continue reading

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