Thursday, December 02, 2010

Some common traits of a content strategist

As content strategy and strategist is very impetrative for online web content based project. A content strategist in a web plan shares responsibility regarding the planning of the content. But there are required some characteristics of a successful content strategist to live through the objectives of a content plan, following are the some must be for a sincere and senior content strategist. 

•    Curiosity: this is an imperative part to any profession and work and for content strategy it is must. You should have rather good idea which problem to tackle as related to content and which one to avoid. A content strategist also deals into the art of problem solving so its habit of being curious even help him to face and solve some very crucial problems as related to content strategy.

•    Skill to communicate at cross levels: With this ability a content strategist can communicate at cross level with an average audience despite delved with problem of narrating rather complex and difficult problem to them. Content Strategy in a rather refined manner is a multidisciplinary practice and a content strategist deals with various professionals during the life of a project lifecycle.

•    Having better organizational Skills: A content strategist prepares and fits content into a stuff that keeps inside the structure. So a content strategist should have the organizational skills as to keep content properly into the set and structure of labeling, filing, tagging on content strategist on daily basis.

•    Focused to detail and consistency: He should have a better idea and understanding about paying attention to details and create out a better and a bigger picture of things. He should be rather attentive to the things like style guide, people’s proper names, character counts, proper meta tagging of different sort of contents.

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