Contently

    • Joe Lazauskas and Shane Snow’s Book ‘The Storytelling Edge’ Now Available

      Shane Snow, founder of Contently, and Joe Lazauskas, head of content strategy at Contently, are celebrating the launch of their new book today. The book, ‘The Storytelling Edge:’ How to Transform Your Business, Stop Screaming into the Void, and Make People Love You’ is an entertaining and informative look at how brand storytellers can use compelling narratives to transform their businesses.

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  • Annual Content Planning: How To Kickstart Filling Your Editorial Calendar

    … Annual content planning is the answer to filling your content marketing editorial calendar. Use a mix of the 5 types of annual content including annual, seasonal (or quarterly), monthly, holiday and conference/event content. Includes tips and examples. The post Annual Content Planning: How To Kickstart Filling Your Editorial Calendar appeared…

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  • Blogging Grit: Do You Have Enough To Succeed?

    … 5 Tactics To Build Your Blogging Grit Do you have the blogging grit to push your blog into your category’s top ranks? Or do you have lingering doubts about your blog’s lack of ability? Face it—The leading bloggers have been pounding away, creating top quality blog content for years. Heck, a blogging renaissance is taking place right now…

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  • Content Typography: Why Your First Impression Matters

    …, Contently uses a sans serif font for its headlines and a serif font for the text. Like blogger Peg Fitzpatrick and Rebekah, Contently uses color to make its links standout in their blog post in a way that reinforces their branding. One font causes your content dies of monotony. You’ve applied the design equivalent of brakes. It’s more difficult…

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  • 2017 Content Marketing Resolutions

    … and where appropriate. 5. Measure content return Content marketing is a long-term strategy. It takes 12 to 18 months to reap rewards according to Joe Pulizzi. The key to content marketing success is continual tracking, testing and adjustment. As Hubspot showed, the firms that try to measure ROI yield 17X better results. BUT, there’s content metrics…

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  • Are We Really Headed Toward a World Without Ads?

    … distribution, including Contently, Percolate and Keywee, while many of the tools used by traditional media companies–including Facebook promoted posts, content discovery platforms like Outbrain and in-image ad units that promote branded content–can work for “brand publishers,” too. But the bottom line is that in the brave new world of branded content…

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  • 5 Big Ways Content Marketing Will Change in 2016

    … be the only department investing in content. By this point, its pretty obvious that content is good for a lot more than just marketing. It’s the secret weapon of sales enablement, provides a huge boost to company culture, and helps massively with recruiting. Slowly but surely, brands like Marriott and Chase (Full disclosure: Contently clients…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 33 readers -
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