Content Strategy At Work

Author: Margot Bloomstein

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0123919223

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 163

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Outlines the principles of content strategy, including case studies of Johns Hopkins Medicine, MINI, and Icebreaker.
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Managing Enterprise Content

A Unified Content Strategy

Author: Ann Rockley,Charles Cooper

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0132931648

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Smartphones, eBook readers, and tablet computers like the Apple iPad have forever changed the way people access and interact with content. Your customers expect the content you provide them to be adaptive --responding to the device, their location, their situation, and their personalized needs. Authors Ann Rockley and Charles Cooper provide insights and guidelines that will help you develop a unified content strategy—a repeatable, systematic plan that can help you reach your customers, anytime, anywhere, on any device. This up-to-date new edition of Managing Enterprise Content helps you: Determine business requirements Build your vision Design content that adapts to any device Develop content models, metadata, and workflow Put content governance in place Adapt to new and changed roles Identify tools requirements With this book you’ll learn to design adaptable content that frees you from the tyranny of an ever increasing array of devices.
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The Content Strategy Toolkit

Methods, Guidelines, and Templates for Getting Content Right

Author: Meghan Casey

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0134105125

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 4037

In this essential guide, Meghan Casey outlines a step-by-step approach for doing content strategy, from planning and creating your content to delivering and managing it. Armed with this book, you can confidently tackle difficult activities like telling your boss or client what’s wrong with their content, getting the budget to do content work, and aligning stakeholders on a common vision. Reading The Content Strategy Toolkit is like having your own personal consulting firm on retainer with a complete array of tools and tips for every challenge you’ll face. In this practical and relevant guide, you’ll learn how to: Identify problems with your content and persuade your bosses it’s worth the time and resources to do it right Make sense of your business environment and understand your audience Get stakeholders aligned on business goals and user needs Set your content strategy and decide how to measure success Create, maintain, and govern on-strategy content You’ll learn to control your content–and not have it control you.
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Content Everywhere

Strategy and Structure For Future-Ready Content

Author: Sara Wachter-Boettcher

Publisher: Rosenfeld Media

ISBN: 193382090X

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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Care about content? Better copy isn't enough. As devices and channels multiply—and as users expect to relate, share, and shift information quickly—we need content that can go more places, more easily. Content Everywhere will help you stop creating fixed, single-purpose content and start making it more future-ready, flexible, reusable, manageable, and meaningful wherever it needs to go.
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The Digital Crown

Winning at Content on the Web

Author: Ahava Leibtag

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0124076572

Category: Computers

Page: 358

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In 1997, Bill Gates famously said "Content is king." Since then, the digital marketing world has been scrambling to fulfill this promise, as we finally shift our focus to what consumers really want from our brands: a conversation.The Digital Crown walks you through the essentials of crafting great content: the fundamentals of branding, messaging, business goal alignment, and creating portable, mobile content that is future-ready. Systems create freedom, and within this book you’ll learn the seven critical rules to align your internal and external content processes, including putting your audience first, involving stakeholders early and often, and creating multidisciplinary content teams. Complete with case studies and experience drawn directly from global content projects, you are invited to observe the inner workings of successful content engagements. You’ll learn how to juggle the demands of IT, design, and content teams, while acquiring all the practical tools you need to devise a roadmap for connecting and engaging with your customers. This is your next step on the journey to creating and managing winning content to engage your audience and keep them coming back for more. Discover easy-to-follow, simple breakdowns of the major ideas behind engaging with your customer Learn both the theoretical and practical applications of content and communication on-line Maximize on the case studies and real-world examples, enabling you to find the best fit for your own business
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Content Strategy

Connecting the dots between business, brand, and benefits

Author: Rahel Anne Bailie,Noz Urbina

Publisher: XML Press

ISBN: 1457182548

Category: Computers

Page: 306

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If you've been asked to get funding for a content strategy initiative and need to build a compelling business case, if you've been approached by your staff to implement a content strategy and want to know the business benefits, or if you've been asked to sponsor a content strategy project and don't know what one is, this book is for you. Rahel Anne Bailie and Noz Urbina come from distinctly different backgrounds, but they share a deep understanding of how to help your organization build a content strategy. Content Strategy: Connecting the dots between business, brand, and benefits is the first content strategy book that focuses on project managers, department heads, and other decision makers who need to know about content strategy. It provides practical advice on how to sell, create, implement, and maintain a content strategy, including case studies that show both successful and not so successful efforts. Inside the Book Introduction to Content Strategy Why Content Strategy and Why Now The Value and ROI of Content Content Under the Hood Developing a Content Strategy Glossary, Bibliography, and Index
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Intercultural Communication

A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges

Author: Houman A. Sadri,Madelyn Flammia

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441103090

Category: Political Science

Page: 317

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A Practical Guide to Information Architecture

Author: Donna Spencer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780956174062

Category: Information technology

Page: 310

View: 1037

If you're a website designer, intranet manager or someone without much Information Architecture experience, this book answers all those questions you were afraid to ask.Drawing on her many years experience of practising and teaching Information Architecture, Donna Spencer guides you through some simple steps to better IA and leaves you feeling empowered and able to run your own IA projects. Whether it's organising content, providing clear descriptions or ways for people to get to them, this book is armed with practical advice and examples.
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A Project Guide to UX Design

For user experience designers in the field or in the making

Author: Russ Unger,Carolyn Chandler

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0132931729

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 5374

User experience design is the discipline of creating a useful and usable Web site or application that’s easily navigated and meets the needs of the site owner and its users. There’s a lot more to successful UX design than knowing the latest Web technologies or design trends: It takes diplomacy, management skills, and business savvy. That’s where the updated edition of this important book comes in. With new information on design principles, mobile and gestural interactions, content strategy, remote research tools and more, you’ll learn to: Recognize the various roles in UX design, identify stakeholders, and enlist their support Obtain consensus from your team on project objectives Understand approaches such as Waterfall, Agile, and Lean UX Define the scope of your project and avoid mission creep Conduct user research in person or remotely, and document your findings Understand and communicate user behavior with personas Design and prototype your application or site Plan for development, product rollout, and ongoing quality assurance
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The Content Strategy Toolkit

Methods, Guidelines, and Templates for Getting Content Right

Author: Meghan Casey

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0134105125

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 9345

In this essential guide, Meghan Casey outlines a step-by-step approach for doing content strategy, from planning and creating your content to delivering and managing it. Armed with this book, you can confidently tackle difficult activities like telling your boss or client what’s wrong with their content, getting the budget to do content work, and aligning stakeholders on a common vision. Reading The Content Strategy Toolkit is like having your own personal consulting firm on retainer with a complete array of tools and tips for every challenge you’ll face. In this practical and relevant guide, you’ll learn how to: Identify problems with your content and persuade your bosses it’s worth the time and resources to do it right Make sense of your business environment and understand your audience Get stakeholders aligned on business goals and user needs Set your content strategy and decide how to measure success Create, maintain, and govern on-strategy content You’ll learn to control your content–and not have it control you.
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Content Strategy for the Web

Author: Kristina Halvorson,Melissa Rach

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 0132883244

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 7133

FROM CONSTANT CRISIS TO SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS BETTER CONTENT MEANS BETTER BUSINESS. Your content is a mess: the website redesigns didn’t help, and the new CMS just made things worse. Or, maybe your content is full of potential: you know new revenue and cost-savings opportunities exist, but you’re not sure where to start. How can you realize the value of content while planning for its long-term success? For organizations all over the world, Content Strategy for the Web is the go-to content strategy handbook. Read it to: Understand content strategy and its business value Discover the processes and people behind a successful content strategy Make smarter, achievable decisions about what content to create and how Find out how to build a business case for content strategy With all-new chapters, updated material, case studies, and more, the second edition of Content Strategy for the Web is an essential guide for anyone who works with content.
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Content Strategy

Connecting the dots between business, brand, and benefits

Author: Rahel Anne Bailie,Noz Urbina

Publisher: XML Press

ISBN: 1457182548

Category: Computers

Page: 306

View: 309

If you've been asked to get funding for a content strategy initiative and need to build a compelling business case, if you've been approached by your staff to implement a content strategy and want to know the business benefits, or if you've been asked to sponsor a content strategy project and don't know what one is, this book is for you. Rahel Anne Bailie and Noz Urbina come from distinctly different backgrounds, but they share a deep understanding of how to help your organization build a content strategy. Content Strategy: Connecting the dots between business, brand, and benefits is the first content strategy book that focuses on project managers, department heads, and other decision makers who need to know about content strategy. It provides practical advice on how to sell, create, implement, and maintain a content strategy, including case studies that show both successful and not so successful efforts. Inside the Book Introduction to Content Strategy Why Content Strategy and Why Now The Value and ROI of Content Content Under the Hood Developing a Content Strategy Glossary, Bibliography, and Index
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Selling Usability

User Experience Infiltration Tactics

Author: John Rhodes

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781442103733

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 245

View: 5721

"Here's Why All Serious Usability Professionals Are Reading This Book Now" You no longer need to justify usability. Buy this book and learn how these underground tools allow you to easily sneak usability into any organization. These methods always work. * Discover how to help your organization easily increase profits with UX. * Learn how to avoid the selling mistakes that can kill your usability career. * Transform skeptics and the enemies of usability into powerful advocates. * Advance your career and boost your influence without doing marketing. Selling Usability: User Experience Infiltration Tactics is for usability professionals who are struggling to justify and sell their work to others.
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Increasing Student Learning Through Multimedia Projects

Author: Michael Simkins

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 0871206641

Category: Education

Page: 140

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Addressed to K-12 teachers, discusses enhancing student achievement through project-based learning with multimedia and offers principles and guidelines to insure that multimedia projects address curriculum standards.
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Content Strategy Planner

An Uncomplicated Guide to Simple Content Marketing: Battle the Bounce. Retain More Visitors with a Clear System.

Author: Sara Eatherton-Goff

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530612222

Category:

Page: 144

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Blog planning doesn't have to be complicated.Whether you're a brand new blogger, soon-to-be blogger, or a current one looking to simplify your content for up to 12 months, the Content Strategy Planner is for you.It includes private access to the blog planning video workshop and mini-printable workbook from GoffCreative[dot]com in addition to all the internal resources, tracking, planning, and prep for:* Blog and reader planning and overview* Blog content mapping strategy and tips* [Guided] editorial content preparation for 12 months* Email marketing overview and plan* Editorial calendar* Monthly personal and professional planning* Monthly prep sheet (email, growth analysis, etc.)* Email marketing map (the foundation for your strategy each month)* 12 months of analytics recording (stats)* 12 months of blog growth analysis* Guest blogging opportunity trackingAnd more...Un-complicate the blog content planning process with this simple, guided planner that'll walk you through every important facet of developing a strong blog to help support your business online or allow your blogging hobby to be taken seriously.But before you buy this planner, note that it's not for you if you have more than one blog that you manage, or if you send more than 8 emails a month to your audience. Yes, you could make it work, but I wouldn't recommend it.Also, this book doesn't linger in the past. It's a forward-focused blog planner intended to help you do just -move forward with your blog. So, if you're looking for 20 pages of reflection from the previous 12 months slapped in the first part of the planner, it's not for you either.There's plenty of thorough tracking, but it also won't keep you detailing the past for hours on end.If you want a serious blog planner with a focus on growth, preparation, and built on a high-functioning strategic process, then this planner is exactly what you're looking for.Buy the Content Strategy Planner now!
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The Web Content Strategist's Bible

The Complete Guide to a New and Lucrative Career Path for Writers of All Kinds

Author: Richard Sheffield

Publisher: Richard Sheffield

ISBN: 1441482628

Category: Computers

Page: 210

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Managing the creation and maintenance of the huge volume of Web content requires an understanding of not just Web writing, but of detailed, well-planned, realistic content development processes. Those practicing the new discipline of Web Content Strategy are being called upon to help Web development teams navigate this new editorial ecosystem where content not only has to be written, but also broken up into thousands of pieces that have to be reviewed, approved, re-purposed, edited for search engines, translated, localized, and generated using a new and complex set of tools and techniques. The Web Content Strategist's Bible explains how the practice of Web content strategy can be used to effectively manage the size, scope, and cost of content-heavy Web development projects. Presented in an easy, readable style, the book focuses on asking the right questions and gathering relevant information needed for efficient project planning and development.
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How to Tell a Great Story

Author: Aneeta Sundararaj

Publisher: Book Shaker

ISBN: 9781907498572

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

View: 3188

How To Tell A Great Story will equip you with powerful storytelling techniques that master storytellers have used throughout time to amaze and engage their audiences. This simple, but powerful beginner's guidebook, makes learning storytelling techniques easy and explains things in simple language. When you read this book, you will learn how to... * Start telling your own story quickly and effortlessly * Construct a fascinating, well-structured story from scratch * Use powerful master storytelling techniques to amaze your family and friends * Find interesting ideas and inspiration for your stories * Vividly and expertly describe the characters and settings in your stories If you've been looking for information that's easy to understand with step-by-step instructions specifically written for beginners, then this book is for you.
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Active Learning

101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject

Author: Melvin L. Silberman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205178667

Category: Education

Page: 189

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Presents learning activities for the beginning and middle of a teaching session in a middle or secondary classroom, and features concluding exercises to encourage reflection, retention, and application.
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The Social Media Bible

Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for Business Success

Author: Lon Safko

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118283457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 640

View: 4137

The go-to guide to social media skills, now in an updated andrevised Third Edition The Social Media Bible is comprehensive 700-plus pagesocial media resource that will teach corporate, small business,and non-profit marketers strategies for using social media to reachtheir desired audiences with power messages and efficiency. Thisnewly revised 3rd edition addresses technology updates to the iPad,apps, Foursquare, and other geotargeted networks. New case studiesand company profiles provide practical examples of how businesseshave successfully implemented these strategies, using the newestsocial media marketing tools. Updates and changes to Google's search engine algorithms More information on plug-ins, widgets, apps, andintegration Updates on Twitter and Yammer and new information onGoogle+ The latest in mobile marketing Master the latest social media tools and deliver powerfulmessaging in the most effective way possible with The SocialMedia Bible.
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