The Blackad List

A blog about content, with analysis and opinions to spare.

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Blackad recommends...

Who better to recommend books about writing, than writers? Meta, we know, but here we are. And...

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Copywriting, BlackBooks

Blackad bookshelf: a review of Because Internet by Gretchen McCulloch

We love words. Pair that with our GIF obsession, and 'Because Internet' by Gretchen McCulloch...

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BlackBooks

Blackad bookshelf: Make Time by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Is it just us, or is working from home starting to feel suspiciously like living at work? We’re...

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BlackBooks, Value proposition

Blackad bookshelf: Obviously Awesome by April Dunford

The confidence of the title was enough to convince us this was the next book for us. Well that,...

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Copywriting, BlackBooks

Blackad bookshelf: a review of First You Write a Sentence, by Joe Moran

Fresh from last month’s book on decision-making, we decisively took this month’s book choice...

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Copywriting, BlackBooks

Blackad book review: Clout, The Art and Science of Influential Web Content

So you’re sold on the idea of content strategy – but how do you produce content that people will...

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Copywriting, BlackBooks

Blackad Bookshelf: Can I Change Your Mind by Lindsay Camp

Great copywriting is built on strong, persuasive arguments. Lindsay Camp's book gives you a...

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Copywriting, BlackBooks

Blackad Bookshelf: Don't Make Me Think, by Steve Krug

Steve Krug’s Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, but his examination of web...

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Process, BlackBooks

Blackad Bookshelf: Content Strategy for the Web, by Kristina Halvorson

Content is king, and Kristina Halvorson and Melissa Rach are the queens of the kingdom. Content...

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BlackBooks, Training

Blackad Bookshelf: Presentation Zen, by Garr Reynolds

99% of presentations suck. Numb speakers reciting bullet-crammed slides to semi-comatose...

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