By Jodi Harris published November 26, 2020

18 Blogs, Social Media Posts, Podcasts, and More We’re Thankful For This Year

On this day devoted to gratitude in the United States, the CMI team shows their appreciation for some of the blog and social media posts, audio, and video that inspired us in this challenging year. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published November 23, 2020

How to Do Inclusive Content That Helps Your Audience and Business

Inclusive content doesn’t require your brand to take a big stand on a hot topic. It does require your team to think differently, recognize what you don’t know, and use words more purposefully. Here’s how to do it well.
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By Jodi Harris published November 17, 2020

How to Make the Google Algorithm Work for You

You don’t need to panic when Google messes around with its algorithm. Follow these approaches that bring deeper insights to help you create delightful content experiences that attract audiences. Continue reading

By Aaron Agius published November 16, 2020

How to Use Live Chat Data to Drive New Content Marketing Ideas

Live chat shouldn’t stay in the domain of customer service teams. You can use it to drive new, relevant content ideas and make your content marketing more effective. Let’s look at five opportunities. Continue reading

By Konrad Sanders published November 12, 2020

Whip Up a Tantalizing Blog Post With These 9 Ingredients

A winning meal on MasterChef must be so delicious, so tantalizing the judges would want to eat it every day. How can you do that to keep readers consuming your blog posts? Here’s a step-by-step recipe. Continue reading

By Polina Medvedieva published November 4, 2020

5 Underused Ways to Get Better Content Ideas

You can’t think like customers unless you go into the field to do your research. Here are five less-used channels and non-obvious, always-rescuing sources to help you create relevant and responsive content. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 3, 2020

7 Content Experts Share What Matters Most in 2021

How do you build a content plan for 2021 when you don’t have a clear picture of what’s going to happen? Seven experts hash out the key issues, priorities, and ideas that should shape your content marketing in the coming year. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published October 15, 2020

2020 Content Marketing Awards Winners Aspire and Deliver Big Results

The top winners of the 2020 Content Marketing Awards were announced this week. Learn about the Project of the Year winner and finalists. Discover the Agency of the Year, Best Branded Content Campaigns, and Content Marketers of the Year.
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By Susan Moeller published October 7, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Features: Stories, Feed, IGTV, Reels

Instagram’s billion-active-user audience finds the platform easy to use. But content marketers? Not so much. Here’s your guide to the four main content channels (including the new Reels feature), how to use them successfully, and more. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published October 5, 2020

Why Circular Thinking Works Better in Content Marketing

Let’s face it. Much of what we do in content marketing is based on assumptions. The danger? False assumptions can lead to negative outcomes. It’s time to change your thinking (and make it circular too). Continue reading

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