Malaika Carpenter is a solo content strategist in Philadelphia. Working on her own with non-content-focused clients has shown her the importance of having a clearly articulated, replicable content-strategy process. Malaika and I talked about: her work at SayCred Media Group helping clients get clear on their “why” her background as a pharmaceutical sales representative and […]
Content Strategy Insights podcast
Edifying conversations with content strategists of all stripes: enterprise, UX design, product, branding, technical, etc.
Hosted by Larry Swanson.
Jamie Schmid is a content enthusiast. She has been building websites since the late 1990s. Over that time, she has honed processes that result in websites that give both internal and external users rich, intuitive content experiences. Jamie and I talked about: her evolution from illustrator to website developer how Karen McGrane inspired her at […]
David Dylan Thomas studies human behavior to develop better content strategies. His cognitive-bias hacks help you tame counter-productive thought processes to create less biased content experiences. David and I talked about: his evolution from filmmaker to content strategist the introduction of content strategy as a discipline at Think Company how awareness and knowledge of cognitive […]
Joe Welinske creates content strategies and other crafted communication as a UX practitioner, teacher, and event organizer. Joe is super-thoughtful about the role of content in helping people use technology. We had a great conversation about his journey from old-school technical communicator to leading-edge UX practitioner. We talked about: Joe’s journey from industrial engineering to technical communication […]
For nearly 40 years, Jared Spool has been helping publishers and software developers create better experiences for their users. Along the way, he has also helped companies apply UX design principles to the process of creating content for their customers. Jared is one of the best-known and most widely cited practitioners and educators in the […]
Jason Preston & Steve Broback co-founded the Dent Conference, an annual gathering and a year-round community of innovators looking to make a dent in the universe. Jason and Steve launched the event with focus on content and programming. But they quickly realized that the event was really the centerpiece of an ongoing, year-round community they […]
Gerry McGovern helps customers complete their most important tasks when they arrive at a website. His proven process routinely results in the removal of as much as 90% of the content on a website. This requires content managers to shift their mindset from a simple production model to an ongoing customer-centric “eternal beta.” Gerry and […]
Sarah Richards created the field of content design as she revamped GOV.UK‘s web presence. From a messy amalgam of hundreds of government websites, she created a user-focused “storefront” where UK citizens could get their most common questions answered. Always focused on her users’ needs, Sarah developed an approach and methodologies that can help anyone design, […]
Todd Bishop and his colleagues at GeekWire have strategically blended business journalism with leading-edge media business practices to create a regional tech publication with worldwide readership. Todd is convinced that content marketers and other content strategists could benefit from bringing a journalistic approach to their content. With a research-based, journalistic approach “you’re not just telling […]
Laura Porto Stockwell has developed a strategy process that connects the dots between business goals, brand aspirations, market opportunities, and user needs. The intersection of those elements, she says, “Is where the magic happens.” Laura applies her strategic approach to both top-level digital strategies and to content strategies for her clients as the CEO of […]