Content Rules How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-22
  • Publisher: Wiley

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How can you create bold stories, videos, and blog posts that cultivate fans, arouse passion for your products or services, and ignite your business? Content Rules is a how-to book of both the art and science of developing marketing content that people care about interwoven with case studies of companies that are successfully spreading their ideas online-and using them to establish credibility and build a loyal customer base. The revised and updated paperback will include: The illustrations that are used in the authors' presentations to align the book more closely with their respective platforms A chapter on mobile focusing on both phones and tablets in addition to location based content A basic primer on "finding your story," the number one follow-up questions that the authors receive from readers

Author Biography

Ann Handley is the chief Content Officer of Marketing-Profs, a rich and trusted resource that offers actionable know-how to its 442,000 subscribers. As a thought leader and writer with a passion for good content, she writes and blogs extensively about online business, marketing, and sometimes just life. For more, visit annhandley.com. C.C. Chapman is a media creator, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and online marketing consultant. He is the founder of DigitalDads.com and the host of PassionHit.tv. For more information, please visit cc-chapman.com.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Big Fat Overview (Sometimes Called an Introduction)p. xvii
The Content Rulesp. 1
The Case for Contentp. 3
The Content Rulesp. 13
Insight Inspires Originality: Who Do You Want to Attract?p. 21
Who Are You?p. 31
Reimagine; Don't Recycle: Anatomy of a Content Circle of Lifep. 55
Share or Solve; Don't Shillp. 69
Stoke the Campfirep. 95
Create Wings and Rootsp. 101
The Care and Feeding of Fansp. 115
Attention B2B Companies: This Is the Chapter You Are Looking Forp. 121
The How-To Sectionp. 141
A Blog as a Hub of Your Online Contentp. 143
If Webinars Are Awesome Marketing Tools, Why Do Most of Them Suck?p. 155
What's the Difference between an E-book and a White Paper? (And When Should You Use Them?)p. 171
The Single Biggest Secret to Creating a Compelling Customer Success Story (Formerly Known as a Case Study)p. 183
From Dumpy to Sexy: An FAQs Makeoverp. 189
Video: Show Me a Storyp. 197
Podcasting: Is This Thing On?p. 207
Photographs: The Power of Picturesp. 211
Content That Converts: Success Stories (With Ideas You Can Steal!)p. 219
Reynolds Golf Academy: Greensboro, Georgiap. 221
The Cool Beans Group: Greensboro, North Carolinap. 227
U.S. Army: Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Monroe, Virginiap. 231
AskPatty.com, Inc.: Thousand Oaks, Californiap. 235
Qvidian: Lowell, Massachusettsp. 239
HubSpot: Cambridge, Massachusettsp. 243
Kodak: Rochester, New Yorkp. 251
Boeing Company: Chicago, Illinoisp. 257
Indium Corporation: Clinton, New Yorkp. 263
PinkStinks: London, Englandp. 267
This Isn't Goodbyep. 271
This Isn't Goodbye, and a Gift for Youp. 273
About the Illustrator: Sean Tubridyp. 275
Indexp. 277
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