Erin Kissane is a reader, writer, editor, and content strategist based in Brooklyn. She is the author of The Elements of Content Strategy (A Book Apart, 2011), a handbook for content strategy practitioners and everyone else faced with the task of creating and managing big batches of useful content for real people.
Erin leads projects for Brain Traffic, the content strategy consultancy behind Confab: The Content Strategy Conference. She was formerly editor of A List Apart magazine and editorial director at web agency Happy Cog Studios in New York, and speaks at content and web conferences worldwide. Her clients have included Thomson Reuters, WW Norton, Capgemini, and the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, as well as a grab-bag of clever web and publishing startups.
As co-founder of Contents, a new magazine about content and online publishing, she seeks to bridge gaps and strengthen connections between communicators and information-slingers from all over the content/publishing world.