Content Talks Retired

Content Talks

The Web's only content strategy show features interviews with smart people who care about content—perspectives in UX, IT, app dev, marketing, business strategy and more.

Hosted by Kristina Halvorson.


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#15: Seth Earley

September 15, 2011 at 10:00pm • 59 minutes

Seth dives into the importance of clear, usable taxonomy. (If you're a newbie to structured content, this one's a must-hear.)


#14: Cameron Koczon

August 30, 2011 at 2:30pm • 50 minutes

Cameron (one of the geniuses behind Fictive Kin, TeuxDeux, and Brooklyn Beta) talks about entrepreneurship, creating the ideal workspace, and why his latest app GimmeBar will radically change the way we curate content online. “Orbital content” FTW.


#13: Joe Gollner

August 23, 2011 at 10:00am • 54 minutes

Having worked with content technologies for over twenty years, Joe knows a thing or two about the challenges enterprises face when it comes to content creation and management. He discusses IT today, the politics of content, and content as “potential information”.


#12: Ginny Redish

August 16, 2011 at 11:00am • 54 minutes

The esteemed author of Letting Go of the Words talks about content as conversation, her early role in defining website usability, and how she sees the future of content strategy evolving. (Note: Kristina is a huge fangirl, as Ginny's work was instrumental in shaping her early career. Please excuse the fawning.)


#11: James Mathewson

August 9, 2011 at 10:00am • 50 minutes

As the former IBM.com Editor-in-Chief, James talks about what it's like to oversee 4 million unique URLs, his participation in enterprise content governance boards, and his self-directed transition to Global Search Manager.


#10: Karen McGrane

August 2, 2011 at 10:00am • 60 minutes

Karen has been a pioneer in information architecture, user experience design, and content strategy for 15 years. She looks back on the evolution of UX in the late '90s, her content strategy "a-ha" moments, and how our approach to content needs to fundamentally change, starting now.

Special guest Karen McGrane.


#9: Mike Monteiro

May 24, 2011 at 5:00pm • 38 minutes

Mike Monteiro of recent "F*ck you, pay me" fame (and host of "Let's Make Mistakes") talks about the business of design, working with content strategists, and how Dan Benjamin really makes money on these podcasts.

Special guest Mike Monteiro.


#8: Carrie Hane Denison

May 6, 2011 at 2:00pm • 34 minutes

It's still true that most clients don't really understand that planning great content is hard, and that means they don't want to pay for it. After years of stealth and successful efforts, Carrie shares invaluable insights on how to do content strategy on a shoestring budget.


#7: Daniel Eizans

April 28, 2011 at 1:00pm • 32 minutes

The very talented Daniel Eizans (Campell-Ewald, http://danieleizans.com) talks about his metrics-driven content strategy work with Chevrolet, context in content strategy, and how he almost became a cognitive neuroscientist. For real.


#6: Relly Annett-Baker

April 21, 2011 at 9:00am • 28 minutes

Today’s guest Relly Annett-Baker is a writer, content strategist, and the author of the soon-to-be-released book Creating Web Content. She’s an expert on microcopy, content strategy on a shoestring, and partnering with smallish agencies. She lives in the Home Countries of England, which means she has a killer accent. Geeks love her. You will, too.