Author Archive | Jean Marie Bonthous

Global Content Marketing:Interview with Airbnb’s Head of Global SEO

The sheer logistics of organizing a global content strategy are astronomical: defining processes, categorizing content and assets across geographic regions, organizing the people involved, and dealing with language barriers. But the real challenge of global strategy isn’t how big you can get, but how small you can get. Take Airbnb, for example. Airbnb is the fifth-largest hotelier in the world, and […]

Continue Reading

How Google Authorship will continue to change the search paradigm

This year, Google Authorship will truly take hold and begin to reshape the search landscape. With the bridge that it provides across Google’s products and services, Google+ has outgrown its social network pants and now serves as a platform for authors to verify their contributions to a website domain. On the online publishing side, the “rel=author” markup language enables publishers to add […]

Continue Reading

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools

Content is still king, but it isn’t always practical or cost effective for marketers to produce brand-new, meaty, thought-leadership level content pieces on a regular basis. That’s where curating content can come in handy. Content curation offers a nearly limitless method of fueling your inbound marketing efforts. Unearthing and sharing the quality content of others […]

Continue Reading

The 4 waves of content marketing: text, images, personalization, & now … apps?

In the beginning, there was the word. Literally, just text on a web page. Today, however, content marketing is evolving into something not unlike freemium games, at least according to Scott Brinker. Brinker is the éminence grise behind, the popular marketing-technology blog. He’s the apparently extremely patient and dedicated person who assembled a massive list of 947 companies in 43 categories within […]

Continue Reading