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 Jodi Harris published August 16, 2021

Get the Most Out of Instagram With These Tips, Tricks, and Expert Advice

As Instagram ups its game to be an entertaining destination, your brand should consider all the new and familiar options with this roundup of tips, examples, and expert advice. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published July 16, 2021

2 Lessons in Bold Content – and 1 in Following the Leaders

A former print publication sizzles back to life as a digital community. Instagram decides to zig when everyone else is … already zigging. And a dating app brings a hit back to the future in service of the hot vax summer. Find out what it all means for content marketers. Continue reading

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 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 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 Stephanie Stahl published March 16, 2021

Livestreaming Tips Every Content Marketer Needs to Hear From Expert Hosts [Examples]

How many times a day does your phone ding to notify you someone is “live?” As I sat down to write this article, I found myself struggling to resist the siren of six livestream notifications. Data science. Goat farming. Cybersecurity … Continue reading

By Alina Valyaeva published March 8, 2021

Look This Way: 9 Visual Content Options to Consider

Visuals attract viewers to your content as the research shows. But how do you know which format to pick or how to use it? Read on for nine illustrative examples. Continue reading

By Olga Rabo published February 3, 2021

How to Use Instagram Stories to Get More Followers

A half-billion people use Instagram Stories every day. Businesses create one-third of the most viewed Stories. You can’t ignore Stories. Consider these seven ideas on how to do them well. Continue reading

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