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

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 Dennis Shiao published November 27, 2018

Cook Up Email Marketing Automation With These 6 Recipes

Research shows automated emails drive 60% higher open rates and 200% CTRs than standard batch emails. Want to get started or grow your automated marketing email program? Consider one of these six options, from beginner to advanced. 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