Branded Content Update: September and October Projects

Branded Content Update: September and October Projects

Dear (Work) Diary, September and October were solid (minus a bout of COVID). Here is a quick summary of the ghostwriting, thought leadership, branded content, and marketing strategy projects I worked on: On a personal note: Glad I took the time to write this recap. Made me realize I had a fulfilling and productive two […]

A Very Good Day: Guest Speaking at Wesleyan University about Branded Content

A Very Good Day: Guest Speaking at Wesleyan University about Branded Content

Well, this is great news. Based on feedback on last year’s presentation, Dr. Rachel Besharat Mann asked me back to Wesleyan University to educate students about branded content. Last week, I led a 90-minute interactive session for Dr. Mann’s Contemporary Literacy class. The students were fantastic — prepared, engaged, and eager to ask questions and […]

The Time I Got to be a Branded Content Professor for a Day

The Time I Got to be a Branded Content Professor for a Day

When branded content is done right, everybody “wins”: the audience, the sponsor, and the publisher. But we need to educate audiences about this fast-growing space: what it is, and isn’t, how it differs from traditional journalism, and how to tell if you are are engaging with content that has been paid for by a sponsor. […]