I love cheese of all kinds except the Pasteurized, Processed yellowish Cheese Food gunk that we here in the USA call “American Cheese”. In my country this stuff, which is mass-produced in a factory, is often sold in individually packaged slices and is what McDonald’s puts on their Big Mac sandwiches. It’s as far from delicious natural cheeses like Gruyere and Brie and Cheddar as a my bike is from a 1961 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder by Vignale.Read More
I get hundreds of pitches from people each week, mostly via email.They want to tell me about their product or service or they want to sell me something. I’m sure you get a bunch too. Read More
Disrupted chronicles Lyons’ employment as marketing fellow at HubSpot from April 2013 to December 2014.Read More
Stories are universal. No culture has survived without them. They are widely recognized as an essential part of human cognitive development.Read More
Survival strategies of an online freelancer is an interesting take on how an independent journalist can make a living writing for media outlets such as Gizmodo, The Daily Beast, and Pacific Standard.
But as I was reading, I was struck how Chayka and others like him miss the opportunity to write for publications outside of media companies. They limit their outlets (and income) by not considering content marketing as part of their writing portfolio.Read More
Last night, Julianne Moore won the best actress Oscar for her role as a university professor whose descent into dementia due to early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease was portrayed in the film Still Alice.
The amazing backstory behind the award is that all the big publishing houses had rejected Lisa Genova, the author of the novel Still Alice from which the movie was based.Read More
Content drives action.
Content is the best way to reach buyers.
Content is King. (And President and Pope and Queen as well).
So how do you create great content? How do you understand your buyers, create compelling content that educates, informs, and entertains them, and then how does that content drive action and grow business? And what are the implications for ROI?Read More
The very clever Ann Handley has a new book due out in the next few days. I’ve seen an early copy and it is terrific.
Everybody Writes is your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content to market you and your business.
With wisdom and an infective wittiness, Ann shows you how to take your writing from awkward or awful to electric or elegant. She’s your favorite teacher, cracking you up while her tough love gets you to do the work to improve.Read More