Content strategy is more complex than ever. We need all the help we can get. Whether you’re new to the content strategy game, coaching newbies, or looking for better ways to plan, this list of content strategy tools, templates, and advice will kick start your efforts.
At Content Science, we define content strategy as an organization’s stated approach to content that should:
Read What is Content Strategy? for further explanation.
Content strategy begins and ends with analysis. This article walks you through the essentials, and it’s one of our most popular pieces on Content Science Review. In it, you’ll find the purpose and sample scope for both formative content analysis and evaluative analysis. Together, these analyses will help you move beyond content analytics to content intelligence.
This quick and easy-to-use content checklist can help you and your team quickly rate if a piece of content is meeting your objectives and is ready for publication or deserves to stay on your website. Dimensions include:
We often hear people say, “There’s no way our organization can have just one content strategy.” We hear you, and we empathize. That’s why we advocate that midsize and enterprise organizations have multiple-yet-aligned content strategies that fit together like nesting dolls.
These checklists become a thought-provoking exercise that can help you and your team assess what your most pressing content challenges are and include checklists focused on:
Download these content checklists as one PDF or individual PDFs.
Content that uses emotive language performs nearly twice as well as purely factual content. Learn more in this guide from Acrolinx.
Learn why one page is rarely enough to rank for competitive topics and how to build a content cluster that positions you as an authority in this MarketMuse whitepaper.
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