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Content Marketing

IMC 639

Course Description

This course will explore how the role of content is evolving in the modern marketing landscape and how to apply different types of content generation to new and traditional marketing channels. Additional topics cover the pros and cons of content marketing vs. traditional marketing as well as processes and tactics to create and implement content marketing strategies.

What Recent Students Said About IMC 639

  • I liked the structure of the assignments – we write so many papers in grad school, it is nice to put information together in a different format (PowerPoint). I spent an equal amount of time doing research, but I liked the structure better, especially since that's how we typically communicate plans and ideas in my company.
  • Professor Meeks' thoughts on the discussion board always leaned toward real–world applications. She shared client examples and always kept me thinking of the business implications of our learning.
  • The textbook and weekly lessons were very clear and easy to understand. I felt the text was easy to get through and I enjoyed the content, which made the learning process more enjoyable. 


Week Topics
1 Introduction to Content Marketing & the 4P’s of Content Marketing
2 Plan: Strategize Before Execution 
3 People: Skills & Abilities Needed to Create Effective Content Marketing Campaigns
4 Produce: Create Content that Matters
5 Technology’s Role in Content Marketing
6 Produce and Promote: Writing & Creative in Owned, Earned & Paid Media
7 Promote: Distribute Content in the Digital Era
8 Perfect: Measure & Optimize to Maximize the Impact 
9 The Future of Content Marketing

This information was taken directly from the syllabus of this IMC course. While it is our intent to supply students with an accurate overview of the class, please note that the information was used in a previous session and, thus, is subject to change without notice.