Content Matters, where digital content and marketing pros talk shop. Tech may be changing fast, but great content is timeless. Get inside tips, trends, and practical know-how from the top minds in the digital content industry. Sponsored by Ingeniux, the uniquely agile content management platform.
Scott Abel is the CEO and Chief Wrangler of the Content Wrangler. Abel is an expert on content strategy, working with organizations to develop strategies to create, maintain, and deliver their content across channels. He is a popular speaker on content strategy, and he’s the co-author of Intelligent Content Management: A Primer and The Language of Content Strategy, and the creator of the Content Strategy Series of books from XML Press. He's also the producer of the Information Development World Conference.
Scott and talked about many things related to content strategy, including the challenges companies facing, the key elements and roles involved in developing and managing your content strategy and content operations, and the role of a unified content hub.
A conversation with David Hillis, VP Business Development at Ingeniux (the sponsor of the Content Matters Podcast), is a conversation about how content management is evolving and pushing organizations to rethink what content means to them.
"Content is actually the most valuable business asset that most organizations have. Content shapes the way that we interact with the world, with our customers, with the market. It's how we project not only who we are, but where we're going as a company."
Listen in to hear David's insights on agile content management and what that really means today.
If you don't think your organization's content is a critical asset then you need to think again. We spoke with Alan Porter, Director of Content Intelligence Strategy at [A], a frequent conference speaker, guest writer, and trainer on content marketing, content strategy, customer experience and the author of “The Content Pool: Leveraging Your Company's Largest Hidden Asset,” about the importance of content to the organization and the challenges faced when your content is siloed and not respected for the differentiator that it really is. Porter also shared his insights on the CMS industry, the role of technical communicators and the value of not using lists.
Scott Hunter is the Director Program Management for .NET at Microsoft. Responsible for the entire .NET platform, Hunter shared some of the new features and capabitilities of the .NET platform including .NET Core 3, machine learning, big data and mobile apps. We also talked open source, Microsoft vs Java and how much things have changed at Microsoft.
Mathew Sweezey is the Principal of Marketing Insights at Salesforce, a Forbes Contributor, author and creator of The Electronic Propaganda Society. His forward-thinking view of marketing and how things are changing centers on the idea of human to human marketing, engaging through conversations and how context marketing builds better customer experiences. We talked to Sweezey about human to human marketing, the role of AI, the importance of data and how marketing is changing now and will continue to evolve. Plus, Sweezey provides three things marketers should start doing today.
Ann Handley is a digital marketing and content expert, partner and Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, and WSJ best-selling author of Everybody Writes. She joined us for a conversation on the importance of storytelling in B2B marketing, of knowing your audience and finding the right voice to speak to and with them.
As the Senior Digital Marketing Manager of Townsend Security, Ken Mafli is in the trenches working hard on the company's inbound lead generation strategy. And that means he knows a lot about SEO and content strategy. In this episode Ken shares his insights and experience on how SEO has changed and become a part of a larger content strategy that requires you to truly understand your customers and their needs. He talks about creating content topic clusters and pillar pages that speak to the questions prospects have and the user experiences customers crave.
Check out the company's primary pillar page as you listen to the things Ken and his teammates learned.
Claudio Guglieri is a designer and the Group Creative Director at Huge, a full-service digital agency headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. He's also a keynote speaker at the Ingeniux User Conference. Guglieri believes we can leverage the most important human abilities we use when interacting with digital content to improved to improve the application and website experience. In this podcast, Guglieri shares his insights on interactive design, how it's changed and how we need to think about it going forward. (Note: you can also watch his Tedtalk, Making Technology More Natural.
Chris Willis is the CMO of Acrolinx, an API powered content governance platform. Willis shares his insights on the challenges organizations face today creating impactful, quality content for customer experience. We talked about what he means by "strategy-aligned content" and the importance of active content governance. If you're struggling to create a brand voice that is cohesive, on message and delivers a great experience, then you'll want to hear what Willis has to say.
Cathy McKnight is the VP Strategy at the Content Advisory and Partner at Digital Clarity Group, which means Cathy knows a lot about web content management, content marketing and content strategy. We pick Cathy's brain about everything from building the right ecosystem for content, what technology is required to build the right foundation to support content successfully, to the critical role content operations plays in building great content-driven experiences.
Account-based marketing is on the to-do list of every B2B organization. We talk with Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing about this opportunities and challenges of ABM and how it relates to intelligent content management.
Deane Barker is the Chief Strategy Officer at Blend Interactive and the author of Web Content Management: Systems, Features and Best Practices. Deane talks with us about headless CMS, the concept of a distributed architecture for content management and the role content plays in digital experience.