Kieran  Dahl

Kieran Dahl

Freelance writer, copywriter, and content/social strategist. Writes about writing (#meta), culture, travel, social media, and technology.

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Bad writing habits article
The Content Strategist

10 Bad Writing Habits Everyone's Guilty Of (Especially Us)

These are the 10 most common copy problems I've found on The Content Strategist.

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The Content Strategist

The Future of Media and Marketing Is Video

An interactive infographic, created in partnership with Ceros for the fall 2016 Contently Summit, on how and why video is eating the internet.

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The Content Strategist

Why Hard News Is Thriving on Facebook

BuzzFeed and HuffPo still rule Facebook, but the biggest names in journalism are gaining ground fast.

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The Content Strategist

Data Love: A Night With the Man Behind OkTrends

Two days before Valentine’s Day, I found myself below the streets of Brooklyn listening to a man I’d never met talk about love.

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The Content Strategist

The State of Social Media Content, in 12 Charts

Sometimes it seems like social media is only good for brand blunders.

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The Content Strategist

Why Is Facebook Engagement Suddenly Dropping?

Publishers big and small are finding that outside Facebook’s walled garden, the social landscape has become increasingly barren.

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The Content Strategist

Making Content Fashionable

Many guys, myself included, hate shopping for clothes. Malls are too... everything: too many brands, too many stores, too many moments spent wishing for the sweet release of a gooey Mrs. Fields cookie.

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The Content Strategist

This Technology Makes It Possible to A/B Test Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Imagine how many video cameras there are in retail stores around the world. Now imagine the usefulness of turning those cameras’ millions of hours of video—of shoppers’ in-store interactions and activity—into simple, optimizable, visual data.

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The Content Strategist

Why Derek Jeter's New Sports Site Is Destined to Succeed

Derek Jeter, less than a week removed from the glories of Yankees pinstripes, has launched a new media platform that promises to shake up the sports and marketing worlds: The Players’ Tribune.

Finance content marketing article
The Content Strategist

Watch This Bank Break the Fourth Wall in Hilarious Fashion

"Banks are inherently not funny. They take your money and give it back to you when asked. They make loans. They exchange currency. And when they do it all correctly, nobody’s laughing."

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The Content Strategist

Collectively: A Doomed Experiment?

Collectively aims to transform apathy into Earth-altering action by channeling to its cause the feel-good shareability of Upworthy and the financial backing of 29 brand partners.

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The Content Strategist

A Belated, Catty Analysis of Sunday's Super Bowl Ads

Or, why'd Nationwide have to make every Super Bowl party so sad?