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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.
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Why Visual Storytelling Demands More Than Just Images

It’s not a picture of diamonds with a tagline, “Diamonds are forever.” That’s one takeaway from Robert Rose’s latest Marketing Makers episode about visual storytelling. He also gives three approaches to do it better.
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7 Things Content Marketers Told Us About Video [New Research]

Video’s role in content marketing has elevated in the past two years. Find out what types deliver the best results, why you shouldn’t give up every other content format, and more in the latest CMI Video & Visual Storytelling Survey.
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Video Storytelling: Here’s How To Get More From Your Investment

Stop focusing your content on your audience’s wallets and reach for their hearts. Follow the advice of these content experts to create the kind of authentic visual storytelling that captures interest, earns trust, and wins business.
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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.
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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.
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3 Video Content Takeaways From Salesforce, TikTok, and Facebook

If you don’t have a video strategy, you’re late to the party. But you can learn from those blazing the trail. Salesforce, Facebook, and TikTok. Study these insights into their programs and advice before you make your next video content play.
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The What, Why, and How of Video’s Next Revolution in Content Marketing

One-size-fits-all video content is no longer enough to gain attention, let alone compel people to act on what they’re watching. That’s why the next revolution in video will center on personalization. Let’s explore.
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What to Learn From “Football Is Gay” and Other Content Examples This Week

This week, we’re talking about a takeaway from the NFL’s big statement on inclusivity (it’s not necessarily the one you’d guess) plus other good news for content pros, including a better skin-color scale and rising respect for communications work.
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3 Content Examples Serve Up Inspiration, Entertainment, and Revenue Streams

From the content examples menu this week: Dig into takeaways from Folx Health’s audience-focused Pride initiative, Ben & Jerry’s planned flavor-competition show, and Roku’s content-about-content series.
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3 Hair-Raising Content Marketing Stories to Read This Week

Gillette Venus tries to destigmatize pubic hair. A new digital series from L’Oréal Professionnel aims to outdo traditional product marketing. Constant Contact reveals eye-opening email response-rate data. Take a closer look at what you can learn from these examples.
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Your Content Inspiration of the Week: The Brash, a Bash, and Your Cash

Get inspired by Terminus’s twist on virtual event marketing, TeamUp’s pivot from the traditional business anniversary celebration, and the findings of Managing Editor’s 2021 report on content marketing careers.