October 14, 2016

We get a special mention at the Content Strategy Forum

OCTOBER 2016 NEWSLETTER

Content Strategy Forum 2016

Last week, we attended the Content Strategy Forum 2016 and spent a thoroughly interesting, informative few days brushing up on the latest insights from the global content strategy community. Better yet, we feel very privileged to have gotten a special mention from one of the presenters: our client, Suncorp Group.

David Kennedy and Paul Foster presented Designing content with purpose: A case study on a new approach to content, in which Avion was thanked for its involvement in establishing this process.

To read about some of the work we’ve been doing with Suncorp, check out the case studies below:

  • Suncorp: Where copywriting & project management meet
  • GIO: User acceptance testing with eagle eyes

Just a few more highlights from the Content Strategy Forum

  • “Just when you think you’ve mastered your craft, things will change.”

– Nigel Dalton (REA Group) on the future of content and technology (pictured above)

  • “Nobody wants you to tell them what’s wrong. They want you to tell them how to be more awesome.”

– Kristina Halvorsen (Brain Traffic) on the role of content strategists in the working world

  • “Acknowledge ambiguity and reward learning to build leadership.”

– Jonathan Colman (Facebook) on solving big problems

  • “We should be asking ourselves, ‘What are they looking for that we have?’ Not, ‘What do we have that they want?’”

– Hilary Marsh (The Content Company) on creating content that connects with customers

  • “We ask the hard questions that create positive change.”

– Michael Metts (The Nerdery) on how content strategists contribute to success

‘Till next time!
Best wishes, Natalie & the Avion team

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