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Everybody Writes

Everybody Writes Author Ann Handley
ISBN-10 9781118905616
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 320
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Finally a go-to guide to creating and publishing the kind of content that will make your business thrive. Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting and retaining customers through stellar online communication, because in our content-driven world, every one of us is, in fact, a writer. If you have a web site, you are a publisher. If you are on social media, you are in marketing. And that means that we are all relying on our words to carry our marketing messages. We are all writers. Yeah, but who cares about writing anymore? In a time-challenged world dominated by short and snappy, by click-bait headlines and Twitter streams and Instagram feeds and gifs and video and Snapchat and YOLO and LOL and #tbt. . . does the idea of focusing on writing seem pedantic and ordinary? Actually, writing matters more now, not less. Our online words are our currency; they tell our customers who we are. Our writing can make us look smart or it can make us look stupid. It can make us seem fun, or warm, or competent, or trustworthy. But it can also make us seem humdrum or discombobulated or flat-out boring. That means you've got to choose words well, and write with economy and the style and honest empathy for your customers. And it means you put a new value on an often-overlooked skill in content marketing: How to write, and how to tell a true story really, really well. That's true whether you're writing a listicle or the words on a Slideshare deck or the words you're reading right here, right now... And so being able to communicate well in writing isn't just nice; it's necessity. And it's also the oft-overlooked cornerstone of nearly all our content marketing. In Everybody Writes, top marketing veteran Ann Handley gives expert guidance and insight into the process and strategy of content creation, production and publishing, with actionable how-to advice designed to get results. These lessons and rules apply across all of your online assets — like web pages, home page, landing pages, blogs, email, marketing offers, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media. Ann deconstructs the strategy and delivers a practical approach to create ridiculously compelling and competent content. It's designed to be the go-to guide for anyone creating or publishing any kind of online content — whether you're a big brand or you're small and solo. Sections include: How to write better. (Or, for "adult-onset writers": How to hate writing less.) Easy grammar and usage rules tailored for business in a fun, memorable way. (Enough to keep you looking sharp, but not too much to overwhelm you.) Giving your audience the gift of your true story, told well. Empathy and humanity and inspiration are key here, so the book covers that, too. Best practices for creating credible, trustworthy content steeped in some time-honored rules of solid journalism. Because publishing content and talking directly to your customers is, at its heart, a privilege. "Things Marketers Write": The fundamentals of 17 specific kinds of content that marketers are often tasked with crafting. Content Tools: The sharpest tools you need to get the job done. Traditional marketing techniques are no longer enough. Everybody Writes is a field guide for the smartest businesses who know that great content is the key to thriving in this digital world.



Everybody Writes

Everybody Writes Author Ann Handley
ISBN-10 9781118905555
Release 2014-09-15
Pages 320
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Everybody Writes has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Everybody Writes also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Everybody Writes book for free.



Everybody Writes

Everybody Writes Author Ann Handley
ISBN-10 9781118905593
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 320
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Finally a go-to guide to creating and publishing the kind of content that will make your business thrive. Everybody Writes is a go-to guide to attracting and retaining customers through stellar online communication, because in our content-driven world, every one of us is, in fact, a writer. If you have a web site, you are a publisher. If you are on social media, you are in marketing. And that means that we are all relying on our words to carry our marketing messages. We are all writers. Yeah, but who cares about writing anymore? In a time-challenged world dominated by short and snappy, by click-bait headlines and Twitter streams and Instagram feeds and gifs and video and Snapchat and YOLO and LOL and #tbt. . . does the idea of focusing on writing seem pedantic and ordinary? Actually, writing matters more now, not less. Our online words are our currency; they tell our customers who we are. Our writing can make us look smart or it can make us look stupid. It can make us seem fun, or warm, or competent, or trustworthy. But it can also make us seem humdrum or discombobulated or flat-out boring. That means you've got to choose words well, and write with economy and the style and honest empathy for your customers. And it means you put a new value on an often-overlooked skill in content marketing: How to write, and how to tell a true story really, really well. That's true whether you're writing a listicle or the words on a Slideshare deck or the words you're reading right here, right now... And so being able to communicate well in writing isn't just nice; it's necessity. And it's also the oft-overlooked cornerstone of nearly all our content marketing. In Everybody Writes, top marketing veteran Ann Handley gives expert guidance and insight into the process and strategy of content creation, production and publishing, with actionable how-to advice designed to get results. These lessons and rules apply across all of your online assets — like web pages, home page, landing pages, blogs, email, marketing offers, and on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media. Ann deconstructs the strategy and delivers a practical approach to create ridiculously compelling and competent content. It's designed to be the go-to guide for anyone creating or publishing any kind of online content — whether you're a big brand or you're small and solo. Sections include: How to write better. (Or, for "adult-onset writers": How to hate writing less.) Easy grammar and usage rules tailored for business in a fun, memorable way. (Enough to keep you looking sharp, but not too much to overwhelm you.) Giving your audience the gift of your true story, told well. Empathy and humanity and inspiration are key here, so the book covers that, too. Best practices for creating credible, trustworthy content steeped in some time-honored rules of solid journalism. Because publishing content and talking directly to your customers is, at its heart, a privilege. "Things Marketers Write": The fundamentals of 17 specific kinds of content that marketers are often tasked with crafting. Content Tools: The sharpest tools you need to get the job done. Traditional marketing techniques are no longer enough. Everybody Writes is a field guide for the smartest businesses who know that great content is the key to thriving in this digital world.



Content Rules

Content Rules Author Ann Handley
ISBN-10 0470948728
Release 2010-11-11
Pages 192
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Content Rules has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Content Rules also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Content Rules book for free.



Content Rules

Content Rules Author Ann Handley
ISBN-10 9781118232606
Release 2012-05-22
Pages 320
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Explains how to use the art of storytelling and the science of journalism to form an authentic message for a company's product and a successful social networking site that can reach a wide audience.



Content Strategy for the Web

Content Strategy for the Web Author Kristina Halvorson
ISBN-10 9780132883245
Release 2012-02-28
Pages 216
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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.



Managing Content Marketing

Managing Content Marketing Author Robert Rose
ISBN-10 9780983330707
Release 2011-10-03
Pages 180
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Let’s face it...content marketing is all the rage. Brands around the world are spending (on average) over 25% of their total marketing budget on content marketing. There have been countless books and resources that have covered all aspects of content marketing ...from the why to the what to the where...but oddly enough, rarely the how. Not until now that is. Managing Content Marketing shows you, in detail, how to manage content marketing within your organization. Whether you come from a small company or multi-billion dollar brand, this book will give you the ammunition and the ideas to develop a storytelling process that will create passionate subscribers to your brand. World-renowned content marketing experts Robert Rose and Joe Pulizzi have teamed up to help marketing pros and business owners develop a content marketing plan that goes beyond theories, and explains it in a way that can actually be implemented. You’ll Learn How To: - Build the Business Case for Content Marketing - Develop a Content Marketing Strategy that Works for Your Business - Tell a Consistent Story that Engages Your Customers - Determine the Right Marketing Channels to Implement - Create an Internal and External Workfl ow for Content Marketing - Measure Content Marketing and Communicate Results to Internal Stakeholders



Epic Content Marketing How to Tell a Different Story Break through the Clutter and Win More Customers by Marketing Less

Epic Content Marketing  How to Tell a Different Story  Break through the Clutter  and Win More Customers by Marketing Less Author Joe Pulizzi
ISBN-10 9780071819916
Release 2013-09-27
Pages 352
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Reach more customers than ever with TARGETED CONTENT Epic Content Marketing helps you develop strategies that seize the competitive edge by creating messages and “stories” tailored for instant, widespread distribution on social media, Google, and the mainstream press. It provides a step-by-step plan for developing powerful content that resonates with customers and describes best practices for social media sharing and search engine discoverability. Joe Pulizzi is a content marketing strategist, speaker and founder of the Content Marketing Institute, which runs the largest physical content marketing event in North America, Content Marketing World.



Copywriting

Copywriting Author Mark Shaw
ISBN-10 1780670001
Release 2012-10-31
Pages 240
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Writing copy is often assumed to be a natural talent. However, there are simple techniques you can employ to craft strong written content with ease. With insightful interviews from leading copywriters, as well as illustrated case studies of major brands, this new, expanded edition teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogs, company magazines, and internal communications.



The Art of Social Media

The Art of Social Media Author Guy Kawasaki
ISBN-10 9781591848073
Release 2014
Pages 196
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"A bottom-up strategy [intended] to produce a focused, thorough, and compelling presence on the most popular social-media platforms ... [guiding] you through steps to build your foundation, amass your digital assets, optimize your profile, attract more followers, and effectively integrate social media and blogging"--Amazon.com.



The Wizard of Ads

The Wizard of Ads Author Roy H. Williams
ISBN-10 9781932226089
Release 2012-08-15
Pages 224
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With the knowledge of a seasoned business consultant and the warmth and wit of a natural storyteller, the Wizard will help you to: • multiply the effectiveness of your advertising • understand the tug-of-war between intellect and emotion • plant a mental trigger in the mind of your customer • create totally new concepts from combinations of old ones • see the opportunities around you • avoid the danger of overchoice • escape the need to advertise ‘Sale! Sale! Sale!’ • find the genius that hides within you • receive the best others have to give • focus your advertising, your business, and your life Along the way, the Wizard will: • share the power of encouragement • talk to you about your Ruby Red Slippers • make you understand how lucky you are • show you how to avoid the mistakes that others have already made • convince you of the need to rest



So You Think You Can Write

So You Think You Can Write Author Julia McCoy
ISBN-10 1519383223
Release 2016-04-18
Pages 188
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Confused by the overload of blogs, articles, and guides that promise you everything you need to know on how to write for the web? Not sure where to start with your blog and website, from optimizing for search to creating the best headline? Or how to take your writing skills to the next level and actually market yourself and make money as a professional online freelance writer? In So You Think You Can Write?, you'll learn every skill it takes to write great copy for the web, from the absolute fundamentals of using storytelling in great online content all the way to knowing how to write for both search engines and people, what it takes to craft different forms of content on the web, and much more; plus, there's a bonus chapter revealing how to market yourself and make income as an online copywriter in an modern world. Written by Julia McCoy, who spent years of her life teaching herself the elements of successful online writing and launched a writing business that hit seven figures within five years, this book is your essential blueprint to learning what it takes to write great online copy, both as a freelancer and brand/business owner. In this book, Julia walks you step-by-step through the process of how to craft the seven forms of online content: 1. Web Content 2. Blogging 3. Social Media 4. Advertising/Sales Copy 5. Industry Writing 6. Journalism 7. Creative Writing Julia also takes you through the basics of SEO (search engine optimization) for the online writer and creator, without overloading you: you'll get a key list of the top tools on the web to research keywords, learn how to hone your best key phrases, and the tactics of how and where to place them in your content. Illustrated, easy-to-understand, and fun to read, this is a comprehensive yet digestible resource for writers and businesses alike on how to create successful online content. After you read this book, you'll be able to: Define your audience and the terms they use to search in Google Write great content that will get picked up by Google Know the basics of what it takes to write all seven forms of online copy Create blogs that are evergreen and engaging Know how to write the "secret" bits of copy that search engines love: meta descriptions, tags and more Know how to use Twitter chats, live streaming, and Facebook groups, and other platforms to find your people and confidently market yourself as a writer Access a comprehensive list of online writing tools and resources in the final Appendix Julia McCoy has built a successful freelance writing career and a multi-million dollar copywriting agency out of nothing but the amount of hard work, time, and self-teaching she put into it: and she believes any writer has what it takes to create great online content, provided they learn the essential tactics of adapting to all online copy forms. But she knows it's hard to find these fundamental teachings in one place: which is why she decided to write a book to offer everyone just that opportunity. A writer and internet marketer from an early age, Julia started three companies, enrolled in college, and wrote a book by 16. At 20, she dropped out of nursing school and left McDonald's to make a career out of her passion in online writing. Her writing agency, Express Writers, has over 70 team writers and strategists; and Julia's clients have included Shopify, PayPal, Staples, and a thousand other worldwide businesses of all sizes. Julia is also the creator of #ContentWritingChat, a Twitter chat that's hit #42 on Twitter; hosts The Write Podcast on iTunes; and writes at The Write Blog, Content Marketing Institute, Search Engine Journal, and a large amount of online publications.



Digital Relevance

Digital Relevance Author Ardath Albee
ISBN-10 9781137452825
Release 2015-01-06
Pages 256
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Pushing out content in the digital world is no longer enough... the content you create must have meaning and relevance for your intended audience. Unfortunately this is not always the case with most companies. With complex sales cycles often extending into years, maintaining long-term relevance requires both strategic planning and dynamic adaptability. Digital Relevance provides the techniques and advice marketers need to match content to context and respond to constantly shifting markets. Author Ardath Albee supplies the necessary tools for looking beyond the outdated campaign approach of one-off, unrelated buyer interactions. She outlines clear-cut strategies for developing customer-oriented communications, identifying the distinct value that differentiates your company, and making the shift from singular communications to a continuum approach. Digital Relevance also provides insights for ensuring that data and metrics are used to relate programs to the achievement of business objectives. Through engaging case studies Albee shows marketers how to create brand stories that can be used over time in order to ensure continued relevance, engagement and progression toward buying. Adapting to a continuum approach, observes Albee, takes a shift in mindset and reinforcement to ensure it becomes a natural part of approaching marketing strategy. Digital Relevance responds by offering practical solutions for organically integrating this important method into your approach. Albee's 'Relevance Maturity Matrix' will help you understand the levels of transition and what it takes to move from one level to the next. The reality of continuous change means that even if you reach mastery today, you'll have to stay on your toes to keep it. That's exactly what Digital Relevance prepares you to do.



The Content Strategy Toolkit

The Content Strategy Toolkit Author Meghan Casey
ISBN-10 9780134105123
Release 2015-06-06
Pages 288
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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.



The Copywriter s Handbook

The Copywriter s Handbook Author Robert W. Bly
ISBN-10 1429900156
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 432
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The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated third edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, account executives, creative directors, freelance writers, advertising managers . . . even entrepreneurs and brand managers. It reveals dozens of copywriting techniques that can help you write ads, commercials, and direct mail that are clear, persuasive, and get more attention—and sell more products. Among the tips revealed are • eight headlines that work—and how to use them • eleven ways to make your copy more readable • fifteen ways to open a sales letter • the nine characteristics of successful print ads • how to build a successful freelance copywriting practice • fifteen techniques to ensure your e-mail marketing message is opened This thoroughly revised third edition includes all new essential information for mastering copywriting in the Internet era, including advice on Web- and e-mail-based copywriting, multimedia presentations, and Internet research and source documentation, as well as updated resources. Now more indispensable than ever, The Copywriter's Handbook remains the ultimate guide for people who write or work with copy. "I don't know a single copywriter whose work would not be improved by reading this book." —David Ogilvy



Buyer Personas

Buyer Personas Author Adele Revella
ISBN-10 9781118961506
Release 2015-03-09
Pages 256
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See your offering through the buyer's eyes for more effective marketing Buyer Personas is the marketer's actionable guide to learning what your buyer wants and how they make decisions. Written by the world's leading authority on buyer personas, this book provides comprehensive coverage of a compelling new way to conduct buyer studies, plus practical advice on adopting the buyer persona approach to measurably improve marketing outcomes. Readers will learn how to segment their customer base, investigate each customer type, and apply a radically more relevant process of message selection, content creation, and distribution through the channels that earn the buyers' trust. Rather than relying on generic data or guesswork to determine what the buyer wants, the buyer persona approach allows companies to ask the buyer directly and obtain more precise and actionable guidance. Buyer personas are composite pictures of the people who buy solutions, services or products, crafted through a unique type of interview with the people the marketer wants to influence. This book provides step-by-step guidance toward implementing the buyer persona approach, with the advice of an internationally-respected expert. Learn who buys what, and why Understand your buyer's goals and how you can address them Tailor your marketing activities to your buyer's expectations See the purchase through the customer's eyes A recent services industry survey reports that 52 percent of their marketers have buyer personas, and another 28 percent expect to add them within the next two years – but only 14.6 percent know how to use them. To avoid letting such a valuable tool go to waste, access the expert perspective in Buyer Personas, and craft a more relevant marketing strategy.



Valuable Content Marketing

Valuable Content Marketing Author Sonja Jefferson
ISBN-10 9780749465810
Release 2013-01-03
Pages 248
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*Community Choice Winner of the 2014 Small Business Book Awards* Unthink what you've learned about sales and marketing communication. If you want to engage potential customers and help your business stand out from the crowd, you need to do things differently. From websites, white papers and blogs to tweets, newsletters and video, content is king in the digital world, now more than ever before. Get it right and you have a huge opportunity to connect with clients and customers in ways they appreciate and trust - they'll soon be knocking at your door wanting to do business with you. Valuable Content Marketing shows you how to create and share the type of information that clients, customers and search engines really want - on your website, using social media, and through more traditional methods. Whether you're starting a business or looking to grow, this book shows you how to get better results from your marketing efforts.