By Ann Gynn published June 28, 2023

Outsmart the Instagram Algorithm: Proven Strategies for Success [+ B2B Examples]

Instagram’s leader reveals user behaviors that influence the algorithms for feeds, Stories, Explore, and Reels. Plus, see how three B2B brands make the most of the visually oriented platforms. Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published June 16, 2023

Take a Marketing Messaging Lesson From Sesame Street This Pride Month

You’ll never create successful marketing if you ask how to create a memorable message that resonates with all audiences. That lesson was learned this month in the reaction to Pride celebrations by brands, including Bud Light and Sesame Street. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published June 15, 2023

4 Ideas To Create a Better Thought Leadership Journey for Your Brand and Buyers

Distinguish your brand’s value by reimagining your strategy for thought leadership content. It can help strengthen your sales partnerships – and your consumer relationships. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 14, 2023

3 Tips To Create Case Studies That Turn Prospects Into Buyers [Examples]

Prospects want you to tell them a story in the middle of their buyer journey. Great case studies let you do just that – and it’s why over one-third of B2B content marketers say it’s an effective tactic. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published June 7, 2023

5 Newsletter Lessons for More Fruitful Content (and a Community-Building Fail)

Ocean Spray created the Cranberry Club to attract subscribers. But would the holiday berry deliver year-round? Find that answer and other content marketing takeaways from one club member who happens to be a content marketer. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published May 18, 2023

Have a Feedback Strategy? You Better Because Your Audience Is Watching

How you engage with your audience’s positive and negative feedback can make a difference in how people feel and think about your brand. That’s why you need to craft a feedback engagement strategy. Continue reading

By Dawn Papandrea published April 20, 2023

Government Agencies Get Real, Funny, and Human on Social Media [Examples]

Bureaucratic content usually causes people to keep scrolling. But these local, state, and federal agencies have found an antidote, creatively connecting with their constituents by humanizing their content. Continue reading

By Ann Gynn published March 30, 2023

Foolish Content Isn’t Limited to One Day a Year

Many brands will run content “jokes” on April Fools’ Day. But foolish content knows no time of year. We looked at content from six brands to see who’s fooling around (and who isn’t). Do you agree? Continue reading

By Content Marketing Institute Team published March 17, 2023

Twitter’s Unskippable and Sephora x TikTok Add New Twist to a Proven Content Strategy

Twitter and Sephora announced branded education content programs to teach video and social media concepts. Both embody a trend: creating content courses to help their audiences, partners, and customers succeed even on topics not directly tied to the brand’s products. Continue reading

By Jodi Harris published March 15, 2023

Marketing Content to Gen Z? You Better Play by Their Rules

To connect with Gen Z audiences, engage them on their terms. Follow this expert advice to learn what brand-created content might work best and how to deliver it in ways that slap. Continue reading

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