James Mathewson | LiveLessons – Outside In Search Marketing
Outside in Search Marketing LiveLessons provides all the search engine marketing and content strategy background needed to learn the language of your audience and develop compelling content for them.
Prolific author, blogger, speaker and IBM global search strategy lead James Mathewson shows you how to use the power of outside-in marketing to build a brand your audience can trust, one unified brand story across all your marketing content. You will learn how to grasp the language of clients and prospects to infuse your messaging with that language. Build a digital content system based on audience language rather than corporate speak. Learn how IBM used an outside-in approach within its Smarter Planet digital experience. Develop a method for learning client language and see it in the context of search engine results. Learn how IBM applied outside-in content strategy to the fastest growing tech opportunity-cloud computing. Build web pages for next-generation search engines such as Google’s Panda. Use social media search in your link building strategy. Focus on the most useful metrics to better target your audience with relevant content.
About the Instructor
James Mathewson has followed the Web since 1994, first as a contributing editor specializing in Web publishing and search for ComputerUser magazine, and later as the editor in chief of the magazine and its Web site. As the ComputerUser.com editor, he published more than 1000 articles, mostly related to Web technologies. He has also published in several other magazines and periodicals, including IBM Systems magazine. Since leaving ComputerUser in 2004, James has worked for IBM as a Web developer and Web content editor. In his current role as editor-in-chief of ibm.com, James sets standards, and creates and delivers education to improve the effectiveness of IBM’s Web content. James has trained more than 1000 writers, editors, and content strategists on Web content quality and search engine optimization (SEO) within IBM. James leads all search effectiveness efforts for IBM’s Smarter Planet Web presence (ibm.com/smarterplanet). He is also the search strategy lead for IBM Marketing and Communications, a role that gives him influence over future Web and social media content efforts at IBM.