dougkessler

co-founder & creative director at Velocity in London, UK (Karma: 1,000)

Professional Bio

Content marketing, B2B marketing, digital marketing, copywriting

Where I Write

The Velocity blog, Econsultancy blog, Social Media Examiner, Marketing Profs, CMO.com, The Content Marketing Institute

Favorite Blogs

The Econsultancy blog

Marketing Profs

Convince & Convert

The Ad Contrarian

SEOmoz

Hubspot

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Recent Activity

  1. dougkessler added a comment on I am Joe Chernov, VP of Content at HubSpot, Ask Me Anything
    If you could mandate that every adult reads three fiction books and three non-fiction books, what would your list be? (No fair saying you'd never mandate reading.)
  2. dougkessler added a comment on I am Joe Chernov, VP of Content at HubSpot, Ask Me Anything
    So, Joe: why are so many infographics so bad? Your Shark Attacks graphic used just two data points but made a massive impact. Do you think bad infographics are trying to do too much?
  3. dougkessler added a comment on I am Joe Chernov, VP of Content at HubSpot, Ask Me Anything
    Why do so many infographics suck so much? Your Shark Attacks vs Human Attacks graphic, done with Ripetungi (whatever the hell that means) is incredibly powerful but uses just two data points. What's…
  4. dougkessler added a comment on I am Joe Chernov, VP of Content at HubSpot, Ask Me Anything
    Why do so many infographics suck so much? Your Shark Attacks vs Human Attacks graphic, done with Ripetungi (whatever the hell that means) is incredibly powerful but uses just two data points. What's…
  5. dougkessler added a comment on Interesting Piece on Reputation Management SEO and How One Bad Incident Can Ruin a Life
    Very moving article. The web enables bullying on a global scale. And unlike the localized bullying we all grew up with, the victim can't just change schools to get away form it. They'd have to change…
  6. dougkessler added a comment on What Book Are You Reading, Or Is Next On Your List?
    Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Jeffrey Rumelt. Next up Priceless by William Poundstone and Creativity Inc. And Runaway by Alice Munro, one of the best short story writers alive.
  7. dougkessler added a comment on What Book Are You Reading, Or Is Next On Your List?
    Just finishing Good Strategy/Bad Strategy by Richard Rumelt. Next up is Creativity Inc (The Pixar guy) and Priceless by William Poundstone. Also Runaway by Alice Munro, one of the best short story wr…
  8. dougkessler added a comment on Ask Inbound: What's your opinion on tweets such as, "Thank you for the follow"?
    It's weird because tweets are public but the 'thank yous' are essentially private. I do occasionally thank people for sharing my stuff or retweeting (and always feel a bit like I'm talking too loudly …
  9. dougkessler added an article How to use swear words in your marketing
  10. dougkessler added a comment on Friday Self Promotion- Share Your Best Landing Pages
    Now that I revisit it, I see a big design flaw (empty right-hand column) but this landing age for our Big Fat Content Marketing Strategy Checklist has consistently done the business, converting and co…