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5 Ways to Get People to Contribute Good Content for Your Site
As news organizations experiment with user-generated content, they're learning that users are capable of creating quality content that can be turned into powerful projects. What's not as clear: How can news organizations motivate people to submit the kind of content they're looking for?
ugc  content  community  lbm 
november 2010 by tysone
Content wants to be paid for
Jeffrey Zeldman writes, "Content wants to be free like communism works, like sex is just for fun, like a few days of snow disprove global warming. That the web’s existence makes all content free is a Brooklyn Bridge most of us have bought, but it just ain’t true, as Erin Kissane makes clear in Content is Expensive at Incisive.nu."
forsnd  content  strategy  bizmodel  zeldman 
march 2010 by tysone
A List Apart: Articles: The Discipline of Content Strategy
Do you think it’s a coincidence, then, that web content is, for the most part, crap? Dealing with content is messy. It’s complicated, it’s painful, and it’s expensive. And yet, the web is content. Content is the web. It deserves our time and attention. ... David Campbell, the founder of Saks Fifth Avenue, said, “Discipline is remembering what you want.”
webdesign  usability  writing  content  strategy  quotes  discipline 
december 2008 by tysone

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