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Content Marketing 101
Brands connect with their markets through content. These are stories -- ones that move and touch the core of a person's being -- that reach out to your audience. Every day, tons of advertisements and marketing touch points relay their messages via different media, clamouring for attention from their targeted customers. More often than not, those with the most compelling content are the ones that get retained in the public's mind, often going viral because their stories are so interesting enough not to be passed on to others.
To achieve this, you have to know that content marketing is not as simple as posting a social media status or coming up with an About page on your website. There is an art of conveying your message, whether it is about how you started your company or a new product or service you're offering or your day-to-day inspiring messages, in a way that has a lingering effect to the senses.
Content marketing is a focal point for many businesses on how they successfully reach out to their audience. Effective storytelling, may it be in oral or written form, is an art that you can master, which you can later use in getting your message across, generating the kind of response you want, and bridging your brand to your public.
About The Speaker/s
Beatrix (Coles) Holland
Beatrix is a content specialist. She has worked with brands including Medibank, Australia Post, Telstra, PwC, Kmart, Intrepid Travel, Handee, and The Good Guys. She also has a special interest in collaborating with startups and small businesses. She is a co-organiser of ContentMelb, a monthly meetup for content strategists in Melbourne. Away from the screen, she is an amateur latte critic, and is always planning the next trip to Japan.
Aitezaz Khan is a business strategy and brand development coach. He has a Masters degree in Marketing from the University of Melbourne and a business strategy background in the automotive industry.
At FCA Australia, he was responsible for managing the Italian product portfolio which included Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Fiat Professional and Abarth. Also, as part of a global skunkworks team, he was responsible for leading the re-launch of Alfa Romeo in Australia. After the successful launch of the marque’s new vehicle, Giulia, Aitezaz decided to bid farewell to corporate life and launch his own business.
About The Masters Series
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- Know how do content marketing that will attract your audience.
- Learn the most effective methods of conveying your message.
- Hone skills in the art of framing your content for higher engagement.
- Discover the strategies in doing content marketing.
- Learn the success stories of those who have utilised content marketing for their brand.
- Ability to know what tickles an audience or reader.
- Laptop and tablet.
- Notebook and pen.
- Camera to document your experience if you like.
Come as you are.
startup owners, communicators and marketers, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested on the topic.