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 Robert Rose published April 21, 2021

How to Demystify the Process of Measuring Content Marketing ROI [Video Show]

You can’t determine a house’s value by measuring its fence height. Yet, marketers often make that kind of leap, using an arbitrary number to calculate ROI. Let’s delve smartly into measuring the content that feeds marketing. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 20, 2021

Is It Time to Join Clubhouse? 3 Content Marketers Weigh In

With its phenomenal growth, Clubhouse sounds like a tempting target for content marketers. Before you knock on that door, make sure you understand how to get in – and how to get along. Let the experience and advice of three content marketers be your guide. 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 Ann Gynn published April 6, 2021

Guest Blogging: A Step-by-Step Guide

Unsuccessful prospective guest bloggers act like door-to-door salespeople. Successful prospective guest bloggers act like invited guests who show up with a nice host gift. How can you be the door knockers welcomed by publishing sites? Continue reading

By Wesley Cherisien published April 5, 2021

10 Psych Principles to Attract and Grow Your Audience

While content marketing tactics and times change, one thing remains constant – people and the way they behave. That’s why you should consider these 10 psychology triggers when crafting your content. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published April 2, 2021

Traffic Soared but Funding Disappeared (Plus Other Content Marketing Surprises of the Week)

A popular brand-funded magazine gets cut. An email error creates an accidental community. And marketers fear they’ve maxed out their audience’s digital attention spans. But the lessons to take from these examples might surprise you. Continue reading

By Mike Wills published March 31, 2021

The Only Way to Guarantee a Perfect Content Model

A developer shares the unexpected lessons he learned migrating a Fortune 500 company’s digital marketing stack. They can help content leaders communicate better with developers before their content models are set in stone. Continue reading

By Kevin George published March 30, 2021

10 Things to Think About When Using Email Marketing

Email consistently ranks as one of the top channels for B2B and B2C marketers. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to revisit the what, why, and how of email. Here are 10 thoughts from email experts. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published March 25, 2021

A Swing and a Hit: 5 Storytelling Ideas to Steal From Sports Writers

They make it look easy, but sports writers face the same challenge content marketers do – including how to tell the same basic story in fresh and exciting ways. These go-to sports storytelling techniques can help you find the agony and the ecstasy in your brand stories. Continue reading

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