Since I started as editor-in-chief of Contently a year ago, we've published over 1,000 stories, grown our audience by 100,000 readers, and nearly given our CEO a heart attack about half a dozen times. Most importantly, we've learned a ton of valuable lessons about content marketing.
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Here be a map out the content marketing universe. Instead of King's Landing, you'll find the royalty that occupies Brand Publisher's Landing. Across the Narrow Sea of Audience lie the Merchants of Content, willing to arm brands with eyeballs—for the right price. And to the South and along the Social Coast sit the social media networks those brands must ally with and conquer.