• 6 Ways Content Marketing Contests Can Boost Your Brand

    October 8, 2015

    Brands invest in marketing materials, teams, and software. They work to build awareness, cultivate their audience, and strengthen loyalty from existing customers. One effective method for reaching all of these goals is to hold a contest or sweepstakes. Though the two are different, they both offer a similar return on investment. A contest requires participants


  • Study: Brands That Message More, Sell More

    By 2017, over 50 percent of commerce will be conducted on mobile (according to Gartner). Retail brands need to reach smartphone and tablet users, but when, how often, and with what content? New data from OtherLevels’ 2015 Retail Mobile Messaging Study indicates that messaging frequency, the “how often,” is a key metric that can make


  • 10 Stats To Create More Engaging Social Media Images

    October 7, 2015

    After realizing that visuals drive the highest engagement on social media, more and more marketers and businesses are focusing on creating quality visual content. According to Social Media Examiner’s, 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report, 71% of marketers use visual assets in their social media marketing. The report also found that 73% of marketers plan


  • The 30 Best Content Marketing Blogs + Newsletters

    Anyone can fancy themselves a “content marketer” or a “social media expert.” On the internet, there’s a lot of junk out there coming from people who, quite frankly, don’t know what they’re talking about. NewsCred has filtered through the nonsense. We’ve found 10 of the best content marketing blogs and newsletters around so that you don’t