A Walk Down Memory Lane

A Walk Down Memory Lane

In honor of the 28th anniversary of Content Rules, I have gone into my personal way back machine and selected four of my favorite posts from the Content Rules blog. The first post that we still have published is from April 23, 2010 and is about Mercury in Retrograde....
Our Community in Times of Crisis

Our Community in Times of Crisis

“Val! How ARE you? How is your HOUSE??” “Val! I heard about your house! Are you okay?” “Is there anything you need? Can I help you in any way?” These are a few of the exchanges I have had recently via email, social media, and in...

In Very Good Company: Top 25 Content Experience Influencers

Last week, Mindtouch released the results of their most recent version of the Content Experience Top 25 Influencers list. I am delighted to be included among our industry’s top 25 influencers. I am in very good company. The other 24 people who make up the Top 25...
Six Tips For Acing Your First Content Industry Conference

Six Tips For Acing Your First Content Industry Conference

You’re headed to your first conference and you have no idea what to do. Worry not, fellow conference-goer: you’re not alone. Others have blazed the trails before you. Whether you’re a freelancer, working for a startup, or representing a big-name corporation,...
How to Feed and Care for Your Independent Contractors

How to Feed and Care for Your Independent Contractors

Close to one-third of the U.S. workforce is comprised of independent contractors. By the year 2020, this number is expected to grow to 40% of the U.S. workforce. Independent contractors have many roles, from legal consultants to software engineers to copy writers. At...