I often get asked about the best books, podcasts, websites and other resources to learn more about content strategy. The following is a great starting point.

Blogs and websites



  • Kristina Halvorson - Content strategy for the web 
  • Erin Kissane - The elements of content strategy
  • Donna Spencer - Card sorting: Designing usable categories
  • Sara Wachter-Boettcher - Content everywhere
  • Designing Connected Content: Plan and Model Digital Products for Today and Tomorrow - Carrie Hane 
  • Content design - Sarah Richards
  • By Carrie Hane, Mike Atherton
  • Karen McCrane - Content Strategy for mobile
  • Meghan Casey - The content strategy toolkit
  • Peter Morville and Louis Rosenfeld - Information architecture for the world wide web
  • David Weinberger - Everything is miscellaneous
  • George Lakoff - Women, fire and dangerous things
  • Janice (Ginny) Redish - Letting go of the words
  • Colleen Jones - Clout: The art and science of influential web content
  • Anne Handley and CC Chapman - Content rules
  • Patrick Lynch and Sarah Horton - Web style guide
  • Ann Rockley - Managing enterprise content


  • While not strictly content strategy, Mark Fenell's Radio National podcast - Download this show, has so much fantastic digital content that is essential listening for all of us.