Content Strategy for the Web

Paperback | February 10, 2012

byKristina Halvorson, Melissa Rach

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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.

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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 re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.9 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:February 10, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0321808304

ISBN - 13:9780321808301

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from A lot of suggestions I enjoyed reading and hope that I can take some of it on board (feeling rather overwhelmed at first)
Date published: 2014-02-14

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Table of Contents

Foreword: The Rapid Rise of Content Strategy at Facebook and Beyond
Before We Begin

REALITY
1 NOW: Hit the ground running.
2 PROBLEM: Why does your content (still) suck?
3 SOLUTION: Content strategy to the rescue.

DISCOVERY
4 ALIGNMENT: Down with silos, up with people.
5 AUDIT: Take a close-up look at your current content.
6 ANALYSIS Your content lives in a complicated world.

STRATEGY
7 CORE: Core strategy: the center of it all.
8 CONTENT: Substance and structure: the stuff they come for.
9 PEOPLE Worldflow and governance: the path to victory.

SUCCESS
10 PERSUASION: Making the case for content strategy.
11 ADVOCACY: Get out there and do something.
12 HERO: Save the content, save the world.

Content strategy reading list
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About Brain Traffic
Index

Editorial Reviews

“This is the go-to handbook for creating an effective content strategy. The Post-it® notes and dog-eared pages in my copy are evidence
of that!” — Aaro n Watkins, Director of Digital Strategy, Johns Hopkins Medicine

“By far the most comprehensive and accessible book on content strategy available. Required reading for our entire team”
– Lucie Hyde, Director of Content, eBay Europe