How to create compelling content for social media

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Media consumption habits have shifted, fundamentally altering the way consumers engage and interact with information and organisations. The adoption of the Internet and social media, has created an always-on world, where consumers are demanding a richer and real-time engagement with the products and services they chose to engage with. For the most part, the line between personal and private space has vanished, as consumers invite brands into their social streams, in an effort to unlock a more personal and compelling relationship. The question organisations are asking themselves in this attention economy is: how can we break through the clutter, to provide content that is relevant and compelling to our audiences? This session seeks to highlight the foundations of a successful content strategy and how it fits into the broader digital strategy. Relevant case studies will be explored, highlighting examples of organisations that have mastered the art of creating engaging narratives, both with and for their audiences.

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