Making amazing content: The links

This is a steadily-growing list of links from my talk about amazing content tactics:

The slides

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14 Little Things to Make Blog Post Content BetterInstalling My Favorite Markdown Tools

8 Little Things To Make Your Content Better

Daring Fireball guide to Markdown Syntax
Marked: An OS X desktop Markdown preview tool
MarkdownPad: Windows Markdown preview and editing tool Web-based Markdown editing


My plague words list


Pexels: Good stock images
Unsplash: Actual cool stock images
Pablo: Create great feature images

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Thanks, Content Jam, for inviting me to speak!!!

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Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at

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