Since January 2006, Copyblogger has been teaching people how to create killer online content. Not bland corporate crap created to fill up a company webpage. Valuable information that attracts attention, drives traffic, and builds your business.
These days, that’s called content marketing. Copyblogger founder Brian Clark has been building businesses with online content marketing since 1998, before anyone used that term.
Copyblogger started as a simple one-man blog. Today, Copyblogger Media is a software and training organization with more than 115,000 unique customers — and it was all done with useful content, smart copywriting, and solid products and services.
No advertising. No venture capital. No outbound sales team.
Just $1,000 in seed cash and a whole lot of time and effort spent teaching others how to do online marketing that works. Every product we’ve released was conceived from the practical, real-world needs we see every day in our audience. Today we’re a profitable multi-million dollar company that’s growing fast.
Our mission has never changed: We’ll help you create the kind of audience-focused content that helps you reach your business goals.
Your free content marketing education:
How did we know eight years ago (that’s like 60 years in internet time) that content marketing would become so important?
Because content has been a smart way to find more customers and clients for at least 100 years. But now the Internet has empowered prospective customers and clients to the point that content has become the smartest way to market online.
Today, Copyblogger brings you 5-6 articles a week about what’s working right now in online content marketing. And we’re not too humble to say it’s the most popular content marketing and writing blog on the planet.
What can you expect?
- It’s not (just) about SEO.
- It’s not (just) about social media.
- It’s not (just) about blogging or email marketing or conversion.
Today, it’s always a bigger picture. You need to understand all the facets of effective content marketing, and we cover the gamut, daily … for free.
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About Copyblogger Founder Brian Clark
Copyblogger was founded in January of 2006 by Brian Clark. Brian is CEO of Copyblogger Media, a serial entrepreneur, and a former attorney and real estate broker.
Brian built three successful offline businesses using online marketing techniques before moving to a completely online business model. The result of that move is Copyblogger Media — an innovative company that provides the advice and solutions that empower people to successfully grow their businesses through social media and online marketing.
Over the years, we've been fortunate that people say a lot of nice things about Copyblogger and Brian:
- Advertising Age ranks Copyblogger as a top marketing blog in its Power150 list.
- The Guardian named Copyblogger one of the world's 50 most powerful blogs.
- Brian Clark was ranked #3 of the 100 Most Influential Online Marketers of 2009.
- Technorati says Copyblogger is one of the most popular blogs in the world.
- The editors of Performancing named Brian Clark the most influential blogger of 2007.
- BusinessWeek says entrepreneurs should follow Copyblogger on Twitter.
- Dunn and Bradstreet says Brian Clark is the most influential person to follow on Twitter for small businesses.
Brian has been featured in the following books:
- Linchpin by Seth Godin
- Meatball Sundae by Seth Godin
- Epic Content Marketing by Joe Pulizzi
- The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau
- The Lean Entrepreneur by Brant Cooper and Patrick Vlaskovits
- Trust Agents by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith
- Search & Social by Rob Garner
- The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott
- Free Agent Nation by Daniel Pink
- Problogger by Darren Rowse and Chris Garrett
- e-Riches 2.0 by Scott Fox
- Gravitational Marketing by Jimmy Vee and Travis Miller
- Career Renegade by Jonathan Fields
- The Referral Engine by John Jantsch
- Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt
- Repped: 30 Days To a Better Online Reputation by Andy Beal
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