Content strategy for beginners: Where do you start?

“Do you know of any classes or anything on content strategy for beginners?” a friend of mine asked recently. “I’m interested in learning more but don’t really know where to start.”

I didn’t (and still don’t) have recommendations for classes — especially not DIY content strategy. But I was able to recommend the resources that I’ve come across in the past year. And she’s lucky — a year ago, I hadn’t heard of content strategy, so I wasn’t even able to articulate the question.

The resources I recommended:

I posed my friend’s question on Twitter, as well, where I was reminded of two more excellent resources:

If you’re still interested, find a Meetup near you. If there isn’t one, do what I did in Seattle: Start one up.