As Confab Minneapolis draws near, many folks are about to experience their first trip to Minnesota. What better way to learn about a new place than by absorbing its pop culture?
Observing data, like analytics, is a great step down the road to understanding, but it’s only a start. Interacting, asking questions, and being a part of people’s lives is where true knowing comes from. Through these interactions we get a glimpse into another life and can then can craft elegantly designed responses.
Data helps you break the cycle of just talking about content strategy instead of actually doing content strategy. That’s because the more that you feel comfortable with data, charts, and graphs—and the more that you can use them with fluency, grace, and even panache—the more resources and influence you’ll wield within your organization.
Brief highlights from the second day of Confab London 2013.
A few quick highlights from the first day of Confab London.
The higher education crowd has been well represented each year at Confab in Minneapolis, and this year Higher Ed is getting a Confab all its own in Atlanta. How do you choose between an industry-specialized conference and an industry-diverse lineup?
The first-ever Confab Higher Ed conference will take place November 11-12 in Atlanta. Find out how you can submit a proposal and become one of our presenters.
We're excited to announce the Facebook Content Strategy Fellowship, which gives promising students an all-expenses paid trip to Confab Minneapolis and a jumpstart toward a career in content strategy.
It's easy to fall in love with content strategy, but how do you introduce the “in-laws” to your new sweetheart? And what happens when the honeymoon phase is over?
With three events to choose from, some folks are unsure what to do about Confab registration. Should you stick with the tried-and-true flagship event in Minneapolis? Or should you university types wait for Confab Higher Ed? And what about Confab London?
Will a single conference change your life? Probably not. But it can feel like a magical portal to learning.
London has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit, but you can have a fantastic time even on a budget. Here’s the Confab guide to stretching your funds.
It’s that magical season when people are willing to spend money on just about anything to use up this year’s budget. How do we get the “powers-that-be” to spend that cold-hard cash on content?
Back for its third year, our biggest event—Confab Minneapolis—is up and running. Read about the amazing workshops we have planned, or take a look at our impressive speaker lineup.
Letting go of the words is more important than ever before. Nearly everyone has gone mobile. Social media has become a major marketing channel. Your copy competes in a chaos of available sites and apps. How do we make our content succeed on smaller screens, in fewer characters, for impatient users?
After two years of sold-out conferences and long waiting lists, we’re happy to announce that Confab is meeting the demand for content strategy in a new way: our first-ever higher ed conference.
We’re all excited about what we can achieve with structured/responsive/mobile content. But what are we doing to prepare the people who are going to have to write all of this flexible, functional, go-anywhere content?
Ever wonder who’s behind all of the programming, aesthetics, and legendary desserts that make Confab what it is? Allow us to introduce ourselves.
Well, content lovers, our first registration milestone looms near: Friday, 26 October, is your last chance to sign up for Confab London at the reduced price of £599. That means you have only seven days to save £200 off the door price.
Will Confab be worth it? What will you learn? Why this conference? Let us answer those questions so you can get approval to attend.
Excitement is building here on Team Confab. Our are speakers in place. The programme is shaping up beautifully. Oh, and did we mention registration is open? Register now
Now that our open call for speakers has closed, the Confab London programme is nearly complete. Team Confab is ready to sit down and read the 84 submissions we received from 13 countries. (Did I say “ready”? I meant GIDDY.)
Confab is heading to London in March 2013. We’ve already invited some amazing speakers, but we also want to hear your dazzling ideas for breakout sessions.
Submissions are now closed.