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Do you think of yourself as a writer? In today’s online world we’re all writers. Between emails, social media posts, marketing materials, and content creation we are all writing more than ever before. Learning how to be an effective writer is key. Today we’re joined by one of the world’s leading marketing experts. She sheds light on writing and the future of marketing in one cape crusader kinda swoop!

Ann Handley is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author, keynote speaker, and the world’s first Chief Content Officer. She speaks and writes about how you can rethink the way your business markets.

Cited in Forbes as the most influential woman in Social Media and recognized by ForbesWoman as one of the top 20 women bloggers, Ann tops the charts with her position of Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs, a training and education company with the largest community of marketers in its category.

She is a monthly columnist for Entrepreneur magazine, a member of the LinkedIn Influencer program, and the co-author of the best-selling book Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business.  Her most recent book, Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content is a super useful read!

WARRIOR of Kick Ass

“Words are your web currency.”
-Ann Handley

Highlights –

  • Words are your web currency
  • Tips to better writing
  • Utility x Inspiration x Empathy = good content
  • Three questions we should ask ourselves before we write
  • Why should your customers care, seriously, why?

Resources –

  • Free Webinar: I’ll be sharing how to leverage your creative side and use it as an advantage in business. Join me for my free webinar, How To Run A Business As A Creative. Go to creativewarriorunleashed.com or text warrior to number 33444 to register and unleash your creative-thinking to propel your business forward.
  • Getting your point across in business can be tricky. Grammarly uses a browser extension to check your text for spelling and grammatical errors anytime you write something online to help you avoid mistakes in comments, tweets, and status updates. Get access to your own private editor 24/7!
  • Regain time and transform your commute, workout or chores into fun, productive ME TIME! Audible books are offering a free audio book, try it, like it and stay or cancel and keep your free Audible book. Go to Audible Trial.

Guest Contact –

  • Ann’s Website, Ann’s Blog, Ann on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Ann’s books:
    • Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content
    • Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business

Mentions –

Gifts –

Are YOU a Creative Warrior? Find out and take the Creative Warrior Assessment for FREE (normally $10).

Ann is generously offering a free copy of her latest book “Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business” to the first person who emails us. Check out Creative Warriors Gifts Page where you can grab Ann’s offer as well as check out the free gifts from previous guests.

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