By Joe Pulizzi published September 29, 2009 Est Read Time: 1 min

Help Me Help You – Spend Content Marketing Money

Well, first the bad news.

After months of trying to work this out, the winner of Junta42’s $4200 in 42 Days Contest, 48HourPrint, decided not to move forward with their project. (for those of you who don’t remember, every project match that went through the Junta42 system over a 42 day period was eligible to receive the $4200 dollars)

When we started this contest, we all thought how easy it would be to give this money away. I mean, who wouldn’t want $4200 to kick-start a content project, be it a blog, a newsletter, a video series or even (heaven forbid) something in print?

Now, the good news.

We have $4200 to try something new.

What should we do? What would you do? Should we give it away (I’m thinking yes)? Should we spend it on our own content (that’s not as much fun)?

How would you spend $4200? Would you go video, blog content, search strategies? Maybe you’d get a content audit and strategy completed, so you’d know exactly what needs to happen with your content marketing strategy?

Drop me a line and let me know…maybe I can give the money to you.


Author: Joe Pulizzi

Joe Pulizzi is the bestselling author of seven content marketing books including his latest, Content Inc. He has founded four companies, including the Content Marketing Institute (CMI), and his newest venture, The Tilt. His podcast series, This Old Marketing with Robert Rose, has generated millions of downloads from over 150 countries. He is also the author of The Random Newsletter, delivered to thousands every two weeks. His Foundation, The Orange Effect, delivers speech therapy and technology services to children in 35 states. Follow him on Twitter @JoePulizzi.

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