Update: I wrote this post and survey with last year’s CS Forum in mind, but this year I’m bringing this talk to Confab Central in June! Between now and then I’d love as many contributions as I can get.
If you work in marketing, or with content, you can tell me all about it and help me with a cool thing I’m doing. Please?
Awesome news: I’m speaking at CS Forum in Melbourne, this October! last year! I’m really stoked to be in the line-up again after four years, and only slightly intimidated by the company I‘m in.
called Content people and marketing people: It’s complicated. The idea came from the way I’ve worked as a content guy in three companies, each with very different ways of structuring their marketing and content/digital functions, but none of which seem ideal.1 Is this relationship destined to be painful, or are there ways to make it work? I want to ask around, find out, and tell a big roomful of people all about it.
I quickly pulled these screenshots out of a presentation I gave a few days ago, so I apologise for the haphazard borders. Hey, I never said I’m a designer… Using “click here”, or similar words, as link text is a … Continue reading →
The Auckland Content Strategy Meetup has officially survived a year! Since February 2014 we’ve met up at least once a month and talked content. And it’s been surprisingly fun. Emma, Michelle and I had no idea what to expect when we decided to give this thing a go, but there’s something great about building a group of people around an idea. As familiar faces (almost all of whom were total strangers last January) keep coming back, we know we’re onto something.
Which raises a question.
How about a New Zealand content strategy conference of some sort? Would there be enough appetite for a day or two of talks and case studies? I’d like to think so.
I keep thinking I should assemble a team and start something, just to find out.
In his play The Cenci, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley weaves a tragic tale of villainy and disaster.
A bloodthirsty 17th-century nobleman becomes the target of a murder plot. In today’s parlance, we’d say that “no jury in the world” would convict young Giacomo and his cohorts of plotting to murder the abusive, lecherous Count Cenci.
But after concocting their scheme, Giacomo is dismayed to hear that the evil count has escaped his clutches. By chance, the count has missed his date with destiny by embarking on a journey an hour too soon.