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Ryan Hanley
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The Content Warfare Audiobook
Last night I began to release the Content Warfare book as an audiobook free on iTunes (and my website).

To show my appreciation for the audience who has supported the release of Content Warfare, I decided to give the audiobook away for free.

You can subscribe on iTunes here:

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Listen to the free Content Warfare Audiobook right here. Want to the take the Content Warfare book with you? Here's the audiobook for free, on iTunes...
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Here is my perspective on the role leadership will play in the future of the independent insurance industry.
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SPOILER: Leadership is important!

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How to Be a More Personal Brand for Your Audience
Your brand is the business. Learn more from +Wade Harman in his first contribution to +Agency Nation:

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Appreciate the opportunity +Ryan Hanley​
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Should Content Marketing Focus on Relationships or Leads?
Today, on +Agency Nation, we answer the question in less than 2 minutes.

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It should be about relationships but they tend to focus on leads.If something doesn't generate enough attention or revenue right away then the situation is abandoned. I've seen it happen over and over again with many content creators across multiple social media networks.It takes time and effort to build anything worth having.
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An amazing combination.

#stealtheshow #craftbeer

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I was thinking about stealing the show but the Pope was in town the other day so I am feeling charitable, lol.
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NEW EPISODE: On Speaking, Podcasting and Creating Valuable Audio Content.
This was one of the more enjoyable podcasts I've produced in a long time.

Podcasters and speakers will find particular value.

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Are you creating valuable audio content? Here are tips, tactics and strategies to speaking I've picked up after six years of speaking for money. Listen...
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"Apathy is NOT an excuse for a lack of progress."
Do work.

#quote #quoteoftheday #hustle
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Twitter is Right to Remove Share Counts

Twitter announced they'll be removing Share Counts from their buttons as part of a new redesign, and also discontinuing support for the JSON endpoints that made it easy for developers to query the API for the number of times a URL was Tweeted.  For all intents and purposes, they are retiring Share counts almost entirely.

This will be a nightmare for many social share button and plugin developers, not to mention publishers, websites, and designers, but I think Twitter is doing the right thing.

In the following article, I explain why I think this is a good thing ultimately, for both Twitter and its users.

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Insurance Industry Disruption
The new normal is creating a launch pad for disruptors

+Marty Agather shares his thoughts on how the modern marketplace has made the independent insurance industry ripe for disruption.

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How to Build Your Own Video Studio On A Budget
This is a great video and article by +Ryan Hanley on his studio on a budget setup.
Want to do video marketing but confused about how to do it? Worried about video marketing cost? Learn how to build your own video studio on a budget...
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What I may do is actually set up a rail in my office, splitting in half, white on one side black on the other - that way I don't have to set up that crazy big backdrop stand every time.
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New Headshot.
Took with my Canon SL1.
Used Adobe Lightroom to add some depth.

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+Jason Nelson Haha. Hopefully its quite so aggressive as all that.
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  • University of Rochester
    Mathematics, 1999 - 2003
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Find your audience, tell your story and win the battle for attention online.
If you're new to Google+... jump start your profile with my free Google+ Starter Kit!

What can you expect to find from me on Google+?

Content Marketing * Social Media * Content Strategy * Google+ for Business * Finding your Art and anything related to building valuable relationships online.

I help individuals and businesses create content that attracts the attention they require, build lasting relationships and ultimately generate sustainable income. My expertise in all facets of search content marketing.

Google Plus is one of my favorite platforms for building relationships and sharing ideas. You will find me posting and sharing content regularly on content marketing strategies and tactics that work inside real business (I test all these strategies inside my insurance business).

Have content marketing question? Just send me a private message.

My Content Creation Platforms

My home base of operations for creating content is my blog, Content Warfare, which is dedicated to helping marketers and business owners harness the power of content marketing to grow their business and win the battle for attention online.

If you enjoy podcasts, you can listen my Content Warfare Podcast where we dive even deeper into the principles content marketing, social media and content creation through listener questions and expert interviews.

For the video lovers out there I encourage you to stop by Content Warfare TV and check out #googleplusfriday, a YouTube show dedicated to helping people *Do Google Plus Better.* 

Content and Social Media Marketing Speaker

If you are in the market for speaker for your next conference, event or organizational meeting you can find out more about my Content and Social Media Marketing services here.
  • "Whether you are just taking your first steps into blogging, or are an established social media pro, Ryan will teach your firm how to better communicate with current and prospective clients." ~ Paul Morrissette, President Chubb Insurance

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I live in Upstate New York, (think Winterfell for all you Game of Thrones fans) with my lovely wife Lauren and our wheaten terrier Izzy.  

During the summer I can be found either on a golf course or at the Saratoga Racetrack.  During winter, I work as a high school basketball referee for IAABO Board 36.

Director of Marketing | Author | Speaker | Content Warrior
Content Marketing, Marketing Automation, Public Speaking
  • Content Warfare
    Founder, 2009 - present
  • The Murray Group Insurance Services, Inc
    Insurance, 2008 - 2013
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