Stumped for Ideas? Go Back to the Future for Inspiration

For some writers, staring at a blank screen can be intimidating. We’re always trying to stay at the vanguard of relevancy, but sometimes new ideas won’t flow.…Read more

No Smoke-and-Mirrors! Acquia Lands on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sixth Consecutive Year

Managing a message, integrating systems, and delivering the right content to the right audience is a challenging endeavour -- especially for those at the helm of…Read more

Digital Echidna and Siteimprove Announce Partnership

Siteimprove is a global software-as-a-service company that empowers website editors to continuously test, fix, and optimize the quality of content, and is a…Read more

Deloitte’s TMT Predictions: Smart Speakers, Machine Learning, 5G

I was lucky enough to attend the Digital Creative 519 conference, organized by LEDC and held at Museum London the other week. The new (to me!) meeting space at…Read more

If You’re Going to Hitch the Corporate Bandwagon, Make Sure It Goes to the Right Place

If you’re a brand that’s going to jump on a bandwagon, make sure it’s going to take your customers where they expect to go.

I subscribe to a national…Read more

Chatbots: Details that Make a Difference

Chatbots are extremely efficient, give users a positive experience and lead to actions on the part of the consumer that benefits your brand.

We…Read more

DrupalCon Content and Marketing Track Highlights Symbiotic Nature of Content and Technology

For years, I’ve sometimes felt like a content nomad in this digital world, preaching a message of the importance of content as the foundation of all digital…Read more

Title We’re Down with UXC (Yeah, You Know Me!)

A little while ago, I mentioned that my title has changed. Sure, I’ve still got the content strategy gig, but what’s formalized has been my role as a UX Research…Read more

This is Sparta: Fighting the Battle for Quality Blogs

A couple of days ago, a reporter friend of mine asked “Are blogs dead?” People were quick to respond positively or negatively, but I think the question is…Read more

Reviewing, Reporting, Communications - Six Foundational Items that Transcend All

A few weeks ago, I had the honour of teaching a class at Western's Faculty of Information & Media Studies. The instructor, Dan Brown, is a friend of mine and teaches a…Read more

There's No Such Thing as a Brand Journalist, But You Can Use Journalism to Tell Your Story

The Holy Grail for any company, when it comes to promotion, is positive earned media -- getting your story out to the masses, through a neutral third-party, that presents…Read more

Hit the Ground Running with No Missteps: Online Communications Takeaways from 2017

We’re 10 days into 2018 and hopefully everyone’s hit the ground running. But while it’s great to look ahead, it’s important to look back on the year that…Read more