By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 24, 2021

3 Hot Takes: A Real Reel on Instagram, an Award Mockumentary, and a Meta Podcast

The NAACP gets real (in Reels) for a new public service campaign. The Epica Awards gently mocks excuses to drive entries. And Flipboard finds a fresh angle for a new curation podcast. Here’s our take on all this content – what’s yours? Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 17, 2021

3 Hot Takes: LEGO and JPMorgan Chase Sizzle, Doritos Fizzles

This week we offer our take on three content examples: Lego customer service avoiding the dark side; JP Morgan Chase scarfing down restaurant content; and Doritos tweeting during the MTV Video Music Awards. What’s your verdict? Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 10, 2021

3 Hot Takes: These Brands Make Content Marketing Look Like Kid Stuff

Smart marketers know the best content touches hearts as well as heads. These examples from Shopify, Zillow, and Trek prove that content that teaches or inspires is never wasted on the young (or the young at heart). Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 3, 2021

3 Hot Takes: The (Always-On) Show Business of Content

Are you keeping up with all the shifts in the content marketing game? This week’s hot takes will get you up to speed in three areas: creating episodic content, insights into Instagram strategy, and the idea of ‘always-on’ content. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 1, 2021

The 3 Strategic Pillars Behind Every Winning Content Strategy

Explore the strategic decision-making behind four winning B2B and B2C content marketing initiatives. Learn the who, how, why, and bottom line for each one. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published August 27, 2021

3 Content Lessons To Keep You Off the Long Road to Ruin

This week’s content lessons come from a musical road trip with Ram Truck, a new Stackla survey explaining what content influence’s real people’s buying decisions, and a Zoom initiative featuring strategically placed CTAs. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published August 20, 2021

3 Video Content Takeaways From Salesforce, TikTok, and Facebook

If you don’t have a video strategy, you’re late to the party. But you can learn from those blazing the trail. Salesforce, Facebook, and TikTok. Study these insights into their programs and advice before you make your next video content play. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published August 13, 2021

How Video Email Affects Your Audience (and More Content Examples)

New research into video email shows how it gets audiences’ synapses firing. A content collaboration taps into the drive to create. And a helping hand in the greeting card aisle turns into a savvy way to promote a new service. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published August 6, 2021

Grey Goose Misses Bonus Free Throw With Uninterrupted Partnership

Grey Goose scores with a cool new video series with Lebron James’ Uninterrupted brand –then misses on bonus content opportunities. Plus, what to learn from Delta’s long-haul email and a calculator that shows the carbon footprint of digital marketing. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published July 30, 2021

Competitions and Compromises Abound – But Which Brands Are Winning?

This week, McDonald’s searches for besties on Twitter, Heinz wants to end a long-standing food feud, and new competitors are taking to the field of sports content marketing. Continue reading

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