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Val Swisher
Works at Content Rules, Inc.
Attended Tufts University
Lives in Los Gatos, CA
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Before you go and spend tens (or hundreds) of thousands of dollars, and disrupt your entire workflow, why not try using the tools you have at your disposal for improving content quality?
Want to improve the quality of your content? Here are six quality improvement tools that you already have at your disposal.
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Video from the Intelligent Content Conference
Video: Tom Johnson asks Val Swisher some interesting questions about Translators without Borders.
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My review of the Intelligent Content Conference – including photos!
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These are beautiful.
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beautiful!
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My follow-up post to the +Content Marketing Institute 2014 Predictions. 
I am honored and delighted to be included in this year's "50 Content Marketing Predictions for 2014," published by the Content Marketing Institute...
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Structured Content is Like Your Closet
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The Final Talk at Intelligent Content 2014

Fair warning: Do not watch this with liquid in your mouth.

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I love +Marcia Riefer Johnston with her heartfelt "Yes!" near the end.
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This presentation takes you through the external and internal best practices for your global website. External best practices are those that affect the user exp
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Very interesting article that weaves together two 'seemingly' unrelated topics. good read.
The battle for marriage equality-the ability for people of the same gender to legally wed-is being fought in courtrooms around the U.S. and beyond. Fourteen states, the District of Columbia, and five Native American tribes in the U.S. allow people of the same sex to marry. The nations of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, and Uruguay do as well. En...
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Founder and CEO
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  • Content Rules, Inc.
    CEO, 1994 - present
  • SynOptics (Nortel)
    Manager, Technical Training, 1992 - 1994
  • 3Com Corp
    Course Developer, 1988 - 1992
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Los Gatos, CA
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Boston, MA - New York, NY
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In my day job, I'm the CEO of Content Rules. I'm also on the Board of Translators Without Borders and the Friends of the Los Gatos Library. In my other jobs, I'm a mom, a wife, a quilter, a knitter, and a musician. 
Education
  • Tufts University
    Social Psychology, Music, 1981 - 1985
  • Santa Clara University
    MFCC, 1990 - 1993
  • New England Conservatory of Music
    Jazz Piano, 1982 - 1983
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Merjan