By Lesley Vos published January 24, 2022

10 Tips To Write Engaging Content Previews for Social Media

Social media can be a good place to promote your full-length content. But don’t expect great images to do all the work. Here are some text tips to prompt scrollers to stop, read, click, and read some more. Continue reading

By Irina Weber published November 23, 2021

8 Fresh Content Types for 2022

Like content, content types can also go stale – or at least become less tasty – to consume. These eight formats can help attract and engage your audience members who prefer visuals over text-dominated content. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published October 29, 2021

Are You Terrorizing Your Audience? (Plus More Seasonal Hot Takes)

A scary-smart horror parody from Umault skewers companies that stalk people who dare to pass through their content gates. Party City treats its audience to original research on a content sweet spot. And the Food52 community shows it’s better to give and to receive. 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 Jodi Harris published August 16, 2021

Instagram Tips, Tricks, and Expert Advice To Ignite Your Strategy

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

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