By Chuck Hester published January 4, 2021

LinkedIn for Content Marketing: 3 Things You Should Know

While LinkedIn is primarily a B2B social media platform, both B2B and B2C brands can benefit from it. Executives from Virgin, GE, and Microsoft all publish on LinkedIn. Here’s what you and your brand should know. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published November 26, 2020

18 Blogs, Social Media Posts, Podcasts, and More We’re Thankful For This Year

On this day devoted to gratitude in the United States, the CMI team shows their appreciation for some of the blog and social media posts, audio, and video that inspired us in this challenging year. Continue reading

By Carina Rampelt published November 2, 2020

Why You Should Avoid the Broetry Writing Trend

Broetry can drive engagement and clicks, but the writing format can undermine your goals in the long term. Here’s why you should avoid broetry and what you should do instead. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 21, 2020

User-Generated Content: Let Your Fans Do Content Creation Work for You

Content creation is hard. But you don’t have to do all the heavy lifting on your own. Let your fans and followers put all their passion, knowledge, and artistic talent on display for others to see, learn from, and enjoy. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published June 2, 2020

How to Transform Your LinkedIn Presence So It’s Not Just a Resume

Michaela Alexis shares how she built a mega personal brand on LinkedIn. It started a few years ago when her post, How I Landed My Dream Job in Two Weeks on LinkedIn, went viral. Now, she runs a LinkedIn consulting business. Continue reading

By Daniel Hochuli published February 10, 2020

The Right and Wrong Ways to Use Vanity Metrics

Vanity metrics look great on paper. But the sheen fades when used to explain important business outcomes. And yet, they can shine nicely when used to measure marketing goals. Here’s what you need to know. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published April 19, 2019

22 Things You Wish Marketers Would Stop Doing on Social Media

Scrolling through social media platforms can be an irritating experience. Too many brands and individuals don’t use their digital megaphones effectively. What are they doing wrong? Read on for 22 of the biggest social media pet peeves. Continue reading

By Dennis Shiao published December 10, 2018

How to Use LinkedIn as a Brand Publishing Platform

If you only think of LinkedIn as your online resume, you’re missing its opportunities to build your personal brand. It can become your publishing platform, a home for video, and an amplification tool for your content. Continue reading

By Allen Murabayashi published October 3, 2018

Is Your Brand Breaking the Law on Social Media?

Unless you only use original content created by or through your brand on social media, you might be breaking the law. Hashtags and resharing don’t equate permission. Get some insight on what you’re doing wrong and how to make it right. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published September 12, 2018

Influencer Marketing Fraud: The Shady Side of Social Media

If your brand uses influencers to drive interest and reach, you could be exposed to the effects of deceitful practices, follower fraud, and other pitfalls. Read on for recent news about influencer fraud and how you may want to respond. Continue reading

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