Four for Friday – Content Science Updates

Updates About Our Services, Latest Book, Latest ContentWRX 2.0 Release, and More

Colleen Jones Posted by

Aug 08 2014

Time flies when you’re having content fun. By fun, I mean working hard to form content strategy and bring it to life (and then perhaps sipping some Jameson).

In the process, we’ve made some changes and achieved some milestones. I’m proud of these Content Science updates but, more importantly, excited about how they enable us to better serve our clients and contribute to the wider content strategy community. Read More >

It’s Time for More Women in Technology

Tech Needs Women As Coders and As Leaders

Colleen Jones Posted by

Jul 22 2014

I admit it. Part of me wishes we didn’t have to talk about the many challenges surrounding women in technology. I like to focus on solving problems or building innovations such as ContentWRX through technology. I hate for a conversation about gender and tech to devolve into sensationalist tripe and distract from the work.

But, the reality today is these gender equality challenges themselves are both distracting and delaying progress in the work. Read More >

With Content Curation, Keep Your Feet on the Ground + Keep Reaching for the Stars

Lessons from the Late Casey Kasem

Kevin Howarth Posted by

Jul 10 2014

As a kid in the 1980s, I liked music. A lot. I asked for and received vinyl albums for Christmas and birthdays, and I constantly listened to the radio. Above all, I eagerly awaited each Sunday for the Holy Grail of music: Casey Kasem’s American Top 40. For me, through masterful content curation it distilled the best of the best songs into four hours of radio. Read More >

Beyond Translation: Lessons in International Content Strategy

Unexpected and Valuable Insights from Expert Alan Porter of Caterpillar

Kevin Howarth Posted by

Jun 26 2014

So you’re deciding on what languages your website will feature in Africa. Someone at the meeting says, “How about Chinese?” Chinese? In Africa? You’d likely laugh and ask for a more serious response. However, when Alan Porter, Content Marketing Manager at Caterpillar, studied customers in Africa, he discovered that migrant Chinese workers comprise a significant amount of the workforce. After his analysis, the business case clearly showed that Chinese was a must for their content. Read More >

Getting into the Swing of Content Capacity

Inspiration from Tennis to Mature and Scale Your Content Approach

Colleen Jones Posted by

Jun 19 2014

Over the past year, I’ve rekindled my love of tennis—playing and watching it. The recent French Open brought us some epic matches. I can’t wait to see what the rest of tennis high season this summer, including the ultimate grandslam Wimbledon, brings. As I watch the pros play and as I work to elevate my own tennis game a level or two, I couldn’t help but notice parallels to building your content capacity. Read More >