By Content Marketing Institute Team published October 15, 2021

3 Content Marketing Examples That Surprise and Delight (Plus Our Hot Takes)

These examples are all about the unexpected. A writer creates a sticky wicket for finding other creatives. Ronald McDonald House sponsors content that has nothing to do with itself. And NEA Member Benefits turns ‘boring’ content into a hoot. See our hot takes. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published October 12, 2021

In People We Trust: Here’s How To Make Your Content More Human

The overarching theme at Content Marketing World tapped into something powerful – the emotions, experiences, and need for personal connection all humans have. Here are some highlights to inspire, motivate, and implement. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published October 1, 2021

3 Hot Takeaways: Delicious Content Ideas Inspired by Media Brands

Media brands serve up hot takeaways for B2C and B2C content marketers. What can you learn from ESPN crowing about a rooster? A popular food show expanding across platforms? A travel magazine marking its relaunch with a web series? We share our take. Continue reading

By Kim Moutsos published September 30, 2021

How’d You Make That Flipping Awesome B2C Content for AARP?

AARP targets a huge audience – people in the United States over 50. But that doesn’t mean they don’t focus on niches too. The editor-in-chief of Sisters From AARP (and 2021 B2C Content Marketer of the Year) shares how they do it. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published September 29, 2021

How’d You Make That Flipping Awesome B2B Content for Salesforce?

How did Salesforce go from pausing all marketing to launching an award-winning content initiative just weeks into the pandemic? It wasn’t easy, but a fortuitously timed content revolution paved the way. Read the inspiring behind-the-scenes story. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 24, 2021

3 Hot Takes: A Real Reel on Instagram, an Award Mockumentary, and a Meta Podcast

The NAACP gets real (in Reels) for a new public service campaign. The Epica Awards gently mocks excuses to drive entries. And Flipboard finds a fresh angle for a new curation podcast. Here’s our take on all this content – what’s yours? Continue reading

By Ellie Mirman published September 21, 2021

How To Do a Competitive Content Marketing Analysis

If your content is to be unique, it must be differentiated from your competitors’ content. Here’s how to assess what they’re doing so you can find gaps to fill, do it better, or avoid it altogether. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 17, 2021

3 Hot Takes: LEGO and JPMorgan Chase Sizzle, Doritos Fizzles

This week we offer our take on three content examples: Lego customer service avoiding the dark side; JP Morgan Chase scarfing down restaurant content; and Doritos tweeting during the MTV Video Music Awards. What’s your verdict? Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published September 10, 2021

3 Hot Takes: These Brands Make Content Marketing Look Like Kid Stuff

Smart marketers know the best content touches hearts as well as heads. These examples from Shopify, Zillow, and Trek prove that content that teaches or inspires is never wasted on the young (or the young at heart). Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published September 9, 2021

28 Ideas for Better Virtual, In-Person, and Hybrid Event Content and Experiences

The return of in-person events hasn’t pushed virtual to the side. It’s just given rise to trickier hybrid events. But you can master the blend of online and in-person content experiences with advice from these Content Marketing World speakers. Continue reading

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