Content Marketing was so successful because it didn’t look and smell like marketing. Now, it’s starting to look and smell like marketing again.
And people hate marketing. They don’t trust it. They resent its intrusion.
And so the Marketing Defence Barriers go up. And your content is filtered out. Our jobs as content marketers is to make content that doesn’t shout “MARKETING!”. To do that, we need an intimate understanding of the conventions of marketing — and now, of content marketing – so that we can bend and break them. This talk exposes some of the explicit and implicit conventions of content marketing and shows the power of breaking them.
You’ll learn how to: