What Tolstoy knew, and many others don’t, is that writing is hard.
There are a lot of little things that can add up to a big difference.
Video expert Tod Plotkin provides tips on creating video, optimizing search and getting it distributed.
When it comes to the intersection of data and content, it’s important that the human element of your content creation process isn’t asleep at the wheel while data drives the process.
The press release is far from dead. Yet some elements of writing an effective release have changed.
Our friends in marketing have been conducting observational research for years, and now leading communicators are following suit. Think of it as a tactical adaptation bred of a Darwinian necessity—it’s a messaging jungle out there, and if we are to survive we must be ruthlessly in touch with our stakeholders’ realities so we can somehow influence them with our words and images.
It took less than two weeks for Instagram’s newest video feature to overtake Vine for social media shares. On June 27 Topsy reported that Instagram video shares were north of 1.5 million, versus Vine, which came in just south of a million.