Ep 79: How to Engage Your Audience Through Content with Derek Pollard

About the Topic

Derek Pollard, Founder at Constellar Creative, Content Specialist, Author, Editor, and Educator to the younger generation joins Matt to discuss audience engagement with your content.

Derek shares how you can be present with your copy and empowering and knowledgeable in your writing, as well as how you can express purposeful desire and emotional intelligence in your content. 

We talk about poetry, and we also dig into the question: “Are language and words a lost art?” 

Guest Bio:

Derek Pollard, PhD, is the founder of Constellar Creative, a content marketing and editorial agency with a focus on empowering clients to “use their words” to say it—and write it—just like they mean it.

Additionally, he serves as Series Editor for the Poets on Poetry Series, founded in 1977 by former U.S. Poet Laureate Donald Hall and in continuous publication by the University of Michigan Press since then.

Derek is a passionate educator and arts advocate who teaches creative writing workshops at the Downtown Writers Center and online English courses at Southern New Hampshire University, consistently named one of the nation’s “Best Regional Universities” by U.S. News & World Report.

He’s consulted on learning design and educational assessment for the College Board and has served in administrative roles at Johns Hopkins University and The Arts Branch of the YMCA of Central New York and on the Creative Professionals Board at Urban Arts Partnership.

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Bridging the Gap is a financial podcast hosted by CEO Matt Reiner focused on bringing together leaders from the finance and the technology industries to focus on innovating the financial services industry.