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THE CONTENT CANVAS
INTRODUCING ….
ELLE GERAGHTY
CONTENT STRATEGIST
@ellengeraghty
www.ellegeraghty.com
ELLE GERAGHTY
CONTENT STRATEGIST
www.sydneycontentstrategy.com
www.uxbookclubsydney.com
Radio production Project management
Content strategy
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
REVIEW MEASURE
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
WHAT FLAVOUR OF CONTENT STRATEGY?
STRATEGY IS THE BIG PICTURE. IT IS A HIGH
LEVEL PLAN TO ACHIEVE ONE OR MORE BUSINESS
GOALS UNDER CONDITIONS OF UNCERTAINTY...
CONTENT STRATEGY IS
HARD
CONTENT STRATEGY IS
AWESOME
Taking it from the etherial
To the concrete
Its complicatedRef: www.theartofadamthall.com
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
REVIEW MEASURE
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
THE HYPOTHESIS
WE THINK THIS PAGE/ CONTENT THINGY WILL
…….. ………FOR USERS AND
…………… ..FOR BUSINESS
BY …………
USER TASK
USER TASK KEY USER
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
CONTENT
ASSETS
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
REVIEW
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
REVIEW MEASURE
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTION
MEASURE
USER TASK BUSINESS
GOAL
MEASURE
THE CONTENT CANVAS
IS LIKE STRING - YOU
CAN USE IT ANY WAY
YOU WANT
IN PRACTISE
HURDLES
USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS
GOAL
FINDABILTY
PROMOTIONCONTENT
ASSETS
REVIEW MEASURE
PATHWAYS
IN:
OUT:
ACTIVITIES/ DELIVERABLES
▸ IA
▸ Auditing / mapping
▸ Interviewing and testing
▸ Workshops
▸ Coaching and sales
▸ Framework...
SKILLS
▸ Systems thinking
▸ Project management
▸ Awesome communication
▸ Empathy
▸ Curiosity
▸ Persistance
▸ Big picture t...
OUTCOMES
▸ Clarity
▸ Confidence
▸ $$$
▸ Time
▸ Delight
FURTHER READING
▸ Kristina Halvorson - Content strategy for the
web 
▸ Donna Spencer - Card sorting: Designing
usable cate...
ELLE GERAGHTY
CONTENT STRATEGIST
@ellengeraghty
www.ellegeraghty.com
Introducing the Content Canvas
Introducing the Content Canvas
Introducing the Content Canvas
Introducing the Content Canvas
Introducing the Content Canvas
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Taking strategy and making it understandable and visible can be really hard - especially in an agile product build environment. The content canvas is a tactic to make strategy more accessible. Learn what it looks like and how it can be applied.

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Introducing the Content Canvas

  1. 1. www.ellegeraghty.com @ellengeraghty THE CONTENT CANVAS INTRODUCING ….
  2. 2. ELLE GERAGHTY CONTENT STRATEGIST @ellengeraghty www.ellegeraghty.com
  3. 3. ELLE GERAGHTY CONTENT STRATEGIST www.sydneycontentstrategy.com www.uxbookclubsydney.com
  4. 4. Radio production Project management
  5. 5. Content strategy
  6. 6. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS REVIEW MEASURE PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  7. 7. WHAT FLAVOUR OF CONTENT STRATEGY?
  8. 8. STRATEGY IS THE BIG PICTURE. IT IS A HIGH LEVEL PLAN TO ACHIEVE ONE OR MORE BUSINESS GOALS UNDER CONDITIONS OF UNCERTAINTY Jaime Levy - UX Strategy
  9. 9. CONTENT STRATEGY IS HARD
  10. 10. CONTENT STRATEGY IS AWESOME
  11. 11. Taking it from the etherial
  12. 12. To the concrete
  13. 13. Its complicatedRef: www.theartofadamthall.com
  14. 14. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS REVIEW MEASURE PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  15. 15. THE HYPOTHESIS
  16. 16. WE THINK THIS PAGE/ CONTENT THINGY WILL …….. ………FOR USERS AND …………… ..FOR BUSINESS BY …………
  17. 17. USER TASK
  18. 18. USER TASK KEY USER
  19. 19. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL
  20. 20. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY
  21. 21. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  22. 22. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY CONTENT ASSETS PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  23. 23. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  24. 24. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS REVIEW PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  25. 25. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS REVIEW MEASURE PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  26. 26. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTION MEASURE
  27. 27. USER TASK BUSINESS GOAL MEASURE
  28. 28. THE CONTENT CANVAS IS LIKE STRING - YOU CAN USE IT ANY WAY YOU WANT
  29. 29. IN PRACTISE
  30. 30. HURDLES
  31. 31. USER TASK KEY USER BUSINESS GOAL FINDABILTY PROMOTIONCONTENT ASSETS REVIEW MEASURE PATHWAYS IN: OUT:
  32. 32. ACTIVITIES/ DELIVERABLES ▸ IA ▸ Auditing / mapping ▸ Interviewing and testing ▸ Workshops ▸ Coaching and sales ▸ Frameworks ▸ Customer journey maps and personas
  33. 33. SKILLS ▸ Systems thinking ▸ Project management ▸ Awesome communication ▸ Empathy ▸ Curiosity ▸ Persistance ▸ Big picture thinking
  34. 34. OUTCOMES ▸ Clarity ▸ Confidence ▸ $$$ ▸ Time ▸ Delight
  35. 35. FURTHER READING ▸ Kristina Halvorson - Content strategy for the web  ▸ Donna Spencer - Card sorting: Designing usable categories ▸ Sara Wachter-Boettcher - Content everywhere ▸ Erin Kissane - The elements of content strategy ▸ Peter Morville and Louis Rosenfeld - Information architecture for the world wide web ▸ Karen McCrane - Content Strategy for mobile ▸ Janice (Ginny) Redish - Letting go of the words ▸ Colleen Jones - Clout: The art and science of influential web content ▸ Anne Handley and CC Chapman - Content rules ▸ Patrick Lynch and Sarah Horton - Web style guide ▸ Ann Rockley - Managing enterprise content  ▸ Richard Sheffield - The web content strategist’s bible ▸ David Weinberger - Everything is miscellaneous ▸ George Lakoff - Women, fire and dangerous things
  36. 36. ELLE GERAGHTY CONTENT STRATEGIST @ellengeraghty www.ellegeraghty.com

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