The proven low-risk, cost-effective way to launch a successful business
Today’s markets are getting more and more dynamic, and customers are increasingly fickle. Meanwhile the COVID-driven economic crash has made mitigating financial risk more important than ever.
Content Inc. is the go-to guide to building a solid business by establishing a loyal audience before you sell any products or services. In these pages, Joe Pulizzi provides a lower-risk, better way to build a successful business by re-engineering the process that so often leads to failure: You’ll learn how to develop valuable content, build an audience around that content ― and then create a product for that audience. Content Inc. walks you through the entire process, showing how to
- Identify the intersection of your expertise and your future customer’s needs
- Determine how to “tilt” your sweet spot to find a place where little or no competition exists
- Establish your number-one channel for disseminating content (blog, podcast, YouTube, etc.)
- Use social-media and SEO to convert one-time visitors into long-term subscribers
- Grow your business by expanding into multiple delivery channels
- Monetize your product or service for ultimate business success
- Understand how to sell your content asset for millions or build the business into a large enterprise
This fully updated edition includes new and enhanced coverage of platforms like TikTok, SnapChat, and Instagram, a new section about the exit strategy for the model, more practical how-tos, and current examples of companies that have successfully implemented these strategies.
Apply the methods laid out for you in Content Inc., and before you know it, you’ll be running your own profitable, scalable business.
Content Inc. Reviews:
“Instead of throwing money away and sucking up to A-listers, now there is a better way to promote your business. It’s called content marketing, and this book is a great way to master this new technique.”
-Guy Kawasaki, Chief evangelist of Canva and author of The Art of the Start 2.0
“How do you take the maximum amount of risk out of starting a business? Joe Pulizzi shows us. Fascinate your audience, then turn them into loyal fans. Content Inc. shows you how. Use it as your roadmap to startup success.”
-Sally Hogshead, New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, How the World Sees You
“If you’re serious about turning content into a business, this is the most detailed, honest, and useful book ever written.”
-Jay Baer, New York Times bestselling author of Youtility
About 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