By Robert Rose published January 13, 2021

Demand Gen for Content Marketing in the Next Decade [New Research]

Leading up to 2020, demand gen goals involved creating content for search discovery and satisfying prospects’ information needs. Well, guess what? That’s no longer enough. Continue reading

By Lisa Murton Beets published November 18, 2020

Manufacturing Content Marketers Shift Gears in a COVID-19 World [New Research]

In today’s turbulent times, manufacturing content marketers have done the big things to adapt in a COVID-19 world. Learn from CMI’s latest research what they’re doing differently, what’s kept pace, and what’s growing as you wrap up 2020 and prepare for 2021. Continue reading

By Stephanie Stahl published September 30, 2020

2021 B2B Content Marketing: What Now? [New Research]

In its 11th year, the annual Content Marketing Institute B2B research delves into industry benchmarks, budgets, and trends. But this year we added one more category – how you and your peers responded to the pandemic and plan for the new normal. 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 Teodora Lozan published August 17, 2020

6 Proven Tips for Successful Facebook Videos

Video now makes up 15% of brands’ content on the world’s biggest social media platform. Learn how to improve engagement in your Facebook video program with these tips culled from a study of over 10.5 million posts between 2014 and 2020. Continue reading

By David McGuire published July 2, 2020

5 Big Obstacles Encountered by B2B Content Marketers

Every corner of B2B is drowning in identikit, low-value content. Why? Complicated subject matter, stuffy audiences, and restrictive brand compliance? No, they don’t even make the list. Continue reading

By Sarah Mitchell published June 24, 2020

8 Things to Know Before You Start a Research Project

Sarah Mitchell had analyzed other people’s research. But when she took on the challenge of original research for her company, she discovered it was a lot harder than she anticipated. Now, she shares eight lessons she learned. Continue reading

By Robert Rose published May 6, 2020

Content Management and Strategy: A Disruptive Change We Need [New Research]

Fast and intelligent innovation can help you manage your content marketing through change. But to do that, you need to ask some questions. We offer a few to consider as we release CMI’s 2020 Content Management and Strategy Survey. Continue reading

By Leslie Carruthers published March 30, 2020

6 Brands Share Real Content Marketing Examples That Convert

Learn how six brands, from a surfboard business and a stock photo company to a major consumer brand and a health care practice, delivered content that worked for them and their audience. Real results revealed.
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By Megan Mahoney published March 24, 2020

7 Free Ways to Get Original Data for Your Content

Using original data in your content marketing can deliver big results. It doesn’t have to cost you a thing. The catch? You need to be clever just like these six marketing experts who share seven examples. Continue reading

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