By Domenica D'Ottavio published February 26, 2019

How to Use Twitter to Connect for Link Building

How can you pitch a high-quality article in 280 characters? You probably can’t. The real question is, “How can you use Twitter to build authentic relationships with journalists, writers, and editors?” Read on for the answer. Continue reading

By Joe Forte published February 25, 2019

5 Types of Video to Add to Your Social Media Marketing

Do you want to refresh your social media marketing? Video is a great way to engage your audience, but it can be difficult to determine what options will work for your brand. Let’s break down five valuable options. Continue reading

By Monina Wagner published February 20, 2019

If You Give a Community a Cookie … How to Create a Great Digital Neighborhood

How you design your community’s “neighborhood” plays a huge role in how your audience experiences the brand. Stay away from cookie-cutter neighborhoods with this advice from the front lines of community management. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published February 5, 2019

What It Means to Get Branded Content Right

Branded content still holds marketing power by immersing audiences in the kinds of experiences they crave. Check out these winning examples, which built rapport with new audiences, expanded creative horizons, and improved bottom lines. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published January 29, 2019

Are You in a Boring, All-the-Same Industry? Your Content Doesn’t Have to Be

Do you work in an industry that can be boring, complex, or undifferentiated? Are you challenged to create content to engage your audience? Find out how to make your content interesting, simplified, and differentiated. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published January 28, 2019

Your 2020 Mission: A Unified Strategy for Content in Your Marketing

We’re in 2019 and CMI is about to run up on more than a decade’s worth of experience. Let’s take a breath and see where we are. Quite honestly, we’re humbled at the level of innovation we’ve witnessed. It’s time for us to evolve too. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published January 21, 2019

Do What Most Content Marketers Don’t and Get Better Results

Most marketers don’t use these three successful tactics. And only two-thirds use the fourth tactic to get better content marketing results. Want to know what they are and how you implement at your organization? Read on. Continue reading

By Shea Drake published January 18, 2019

How to Use Reddit and Quora for Content Marketing

Community sites like Quora and Reddit can be gold mines for your content marketing. But you better respect what is and is not allowed. Here’s how to get a start that won’t end in a suspension or ban (and bring results). Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published January 17, 2019

13 Fresh Ideas to Get More Content Marketing Zing From Employees

Employees can share your content, serve as expert resources, and let you know what customers are saying. But how can your employees really become a differentiator in your content marketing? Here are 13 ideas. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published January 16, 2019

Grand Theft Content: Steal These 6 Ideas From Award Finalists

Yes, we’re encouraging you to steal. Just make sure to do it from the great ones. And that’s the 2018 Content Marketer of the Year finalists. These six ideas can work for B2B, B2C, big brands, small, and everything in between. Continue reading