By Content Marketing Institute Team published May 21, 2021

Brands Try for ‘Most Likely to Succeed With Gen Z’ Crown [Examples]

More graduation celebrations may happen in person this year. But that doesn’t mean brands have to drop their online celebrations. Here’s how brands are keeping the virtual party going for their Gen Z audiences. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published May 14, 2021

Keep ‘Em Guessing (and More Lessons From Content We Love)

This week in content marketing, the Morning Brew shows how to perk up reader interest. A content creator whips up a handy resource for B2B writers and experts. And a new studio from Neutrogena puts its best face forward with an award-winning documentary. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 12, 2021

Why You Don’t Need to Worry (Too Much) About Unsubscribe Prompts

Gmail and other services make it easy to unsubscribe from newsletters and promotional emails. These tips can keep people from getting to that point if they really don’t want to go. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published May 7, 2021

Your Content Inspiration of the Week: The Brash, a Bash, and Your Cash

Get inspired by Terminus’s twist on virtual event marketing, TeamUp’s pivot from the traditional business anniversary celebration, and the findings of Managing Editor’s 2021 report on content marketing careers. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published April 30, 2021

3 Ways to Know Your Audience: Hire Them, Talk to Them, or Tease Them

Nerf knows its audience well enough to know it needed to hire one of them. Business communicators want to know their audiences, but miss out on a crucial step. An agency knows its audience so well, it pokes gentle fun at a pain point to attract them. Here’s what to make of it all. Continue reading

By Alexandra Cote published April 29, 2021

15 Engaging Ways to End Your Next Blog Post

Introductions get all the attention. Yet conclusions and endings matter even more. Readers who get to the end of the story are the ones most interested in the topic (and likely what your business offers). Here’s how to reach a satisfying conclusion. Continue reading

By Anjan Sarkar published April 27, 2021

9 Ways to Increase Watch Time on Your YouTube Channel

The more people watch your videos, the more YouTube is likely to surface them in their search or recommendation features. But how do you do that? Here are nine ideas. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published April 23, 2021

How Do You Like Your Content Marketing – Cheesy, Fruity, or Extremely Personal?

This week in content marketing, a Trader Joe’s contest stretches user-generated content to delicious lengths. Pepsi tries an expensive approach to promote a new flavor. And a Kia dealership test-drives personalized video content. Continue reading

By Ann Smarty published April 19, 2021

How to Drive Organic Clicks and Leads From Your Instagram Channel

Instagram doesn’t make it easy to get clicks to your landing pages. But these five ideas will help you navigate the channel to get the traffic to your site. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published April 16, 2021

Content Examples We Loved This Week (They’re Not All Fungi and Games)

Is there any topic content marketers can’t tackle? Get inspired by content that makes mushrooms into something magical, turns data collection into fun and games, and adds the spoonful of sugar that makes COVID-19 vaccine information a little easier to swallow. Continue reading

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