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Take 10: Appealing to the Ego to Get Great Content

Ian Greenleigh
Fri, Nov 1, 2013
10 minutes

Ego gets a bum rap, but the most effective marketers inject it into everything they do.

In just 10 minutes, we'll discuss four proven ways to create powerful "ego cycles" by tapping into the egos of influencers and of your target audience. You'll walk away knowing how to harness your customers' egos and channel them into great, shareable content.


Ian Greenleigh is a social media and content strategist. From 2010Ė2013, he led content and social strategy for consumer insights network Bazaarvoice, Inc. His words and ideas have been featured in Harvard Business Review, AdAge, Adweek, Digiday, Ragan, Seth Godin's The Domino Project, and elsewhere. Greenleigh's book, The Social Media Side Door: How to Bypass the Gatekeepers to Gain Greater Access and Influence, was recently published by McGraw-Hill Professional.

Who Should Attend?

If you're a content marketer or social media strategist looking to build your brand's audience with valuable content, this Take 10 is for you!

What Will You Learn?

  • How to tap into the most common ego-based motivations and drive content sharing
  • What makes audiences share ego-rich content
  • How to use the three steps of an ego cycle to keep customers coming back

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