Course Details

9:00am 27th August – 5:00pm August 28 2018
PUBLICITY+, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
David Ho
2 days

This course is run in partnership with ClickAcademy Asia .

You will be taken to their website to complete your booking.

Book now


Brands are increasingly turning to content driven marketing strategies to gain marketplace attention and increase customer engagement in a multi-channel environment. For your marketing to be effective, you will need to provide content that’s useful to your customers and that advances your business objectives in a measurable way. It is also vital to create high engagement by building and maintaining a community around your content.

The discipline of content marketing provides the framework for ensuring that your content delivers on these essential requirements across all relevant traditional and digital platforms. In addition to covering the basic principles of content marketing, this 2-day workshop seeks to address the challenges of marketers in developing a content strategy and help marketers to create a realistic and sustainable content plan.

Who should attend?

Marketers, senior managers, communications professionals and business owners who want to understand the impact of content marketing on their business. 

How will I benefit?

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of content marketing and how it fits into the overall marketing mix
  • Understand the shift in approach from interruptive advertising to branded content
  • Learn to research and understand your audience, and create compelling content to the right target audience at the right time and place
  • Understand the customer decision journey and context to infuse the right content
  • Use world-class frameworks to create your content strategy and plans
  • Learn how to measure the success of your content marketing plans

Course Fee: RM2,600/pax (HRDF Claimable)
(Register 2 participants or more to apply RM2,300 per pax)

FREE 3 Report Credits (WORTH USD895/report) for every course participant!

What will I learn?

This robust 2-day course contains 10 main modules, and includes real life case studies and relevant role plays for you to work through.

Module 1: Introduction to Content Marketing

  • What is Content Marketing?
  • The role of content marketing in a multi-channel marketing world
  • The shift from selling to educating and entertaining – content as marketing
  • Case studies of great content marketing strategies and campaigns

Module 2: Business Objectives and User-Centred Content

  • Understanding your business objectives for content marketing
  • Researching your audience – what are their goals and objectives
  • Identifying key user journeys and touch points, and creating compelling content for your target segments at the right time and right place
  • Exercise: planning a clear business objectives for content marketing

Module 3: Brand Storytelling and Branded Content

  • The concept of the Uninvited Brand
  • Content marketing starts with a great story
  • Brand storytelling – the role of branding and the concept of storytelling
  • Branded content versus traditional advertising approach

Module 4: Content Marketing for Multiple Online and Traditional Channels, Devices and Context

  • Planning an effective content strategy across traditional channels, online media, social media and mobile
  • Channel considerations – platforms, sizes, formats, time of day
  • Integrated marketing approach for distributing content across traditional and new digital channels

Module 5: Content Marketing Strategy

  • A 6-step framework for content marketing strategy development – from pre-production, production to post-production
  • Exercise: create a content marketing strategy and plan from audience persona research to editorial calendar & distribution

Module 6: The Challenges and Considerations in Content Marketing

  • Your limited resources, and outsourcing or in-house
  • Planning your content marketing budget
  • How to successfully co-ordinate across different departments (PR, Marketing, IT, Sales etc.)

Module 7: Measuring Success, KPIs and ROI

  • Are your content marketing plans supporting your business objectives?
  • Measuring success – analytics and KPIs
  • Hard versus soft metrics, long term versus short term metrics

Module 8: Special Content Marketing Topic - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • SEO and content marketing
  • On-page search engine optimisation: researching and using keywords
  • Off-page search engine optimisation: link building and PR

Module 9: Special Content Marketing Topic - Social Media and Social Web

  • The impact of social media on marketing and PR
  • Key channels: Facebook, Twitter, blogs, YouTube and others
  • Principles for increasing engagement and driving results on social media
  • Building the right profile and increasing followers, friends and contacts

Module 10: Conclusions and Action Plans

  • Building a realistic, sustainable and effective content marketing strategy
  • The future trends
  • Inspirational content marketing case studies



David Ho

Senior Trainer

David Ho is a SEA independent media professional in the marketing communication field with over 2 decades of experience. His area of expertise in digital marketing includes digital data, e-commerce, m-commerce, content marketing, social media marketing and digital media.

David has trained over 2,000 advertising and marketing professionals in the APAC region.

He was the industry speaker for IAB Singapore, Marketing Research Society of Malaysia (MRSM) and most recently for the Malaysia Newspaper Publishers Association.

David holds an MBA from University of Liverpool and achieved a distinction for his final dissertation papers. He was recently the APAC Regional Director for Acknowledge Asia/AdParlor and Managing Director for iProspect and Kinetic.

David has held senior roles with Redberry Media as Group Chief Operating Officer, Aegis Media as Group Trading Director – Commercial & Strategic Business Development and their Managing Director of Diversified Services -Digital and Insight. He was a General Manager and successful client leader in MindShare Malaysia for leading brands like Maxis, Carlsberg and L’Oreal.

David is a certified Malaysia HRDF trainer. He is also a Certified Trainer on Emotional Intelligence and Excellence – passionate in developing talent to be an effective communicator and presenter with high EQ. David currently lectures in the MBA Marketing Management course in Monash University, Malaysia.

Tutor for: Content Marketing for Web, Mobile and Social Media - Malaysia




Telephone: 012-329 1038

A-G-07, THE TUBE, Prima Avenue
Jalan PJU 1/39, Dataran Prima
Petaling Jaya

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Course Details

9:00am 27th August – 5:00pm August 28 2018
PUBLICITY+, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
David Ho
2 days

This course is run in partnership with ClickAcademy Asia .

You will be taken to their website to complete your booking.

Book now