Freelancers

  • How to Save 4 Hours on Every Piece of Content You Create

    … their departments created content. And one of the most surprising moments was when I realized that their editorial processes were incredibly laborious. It was an insane amount of work. While many employees produced content inside of the “Vogue House,” executives still hired freelancers to write in-depth features for Vogue. Commissioning just a few…

    The Content Strategistin Content How To's- 18 readers -
  • 5 Factors That Could Impact Your Content Strategy in 2017

    …, depending on the design, cost more to produce upfront, their effectiveness often makes them a savvier investment. What happens inside downloadable content matters Let’s say you’re developing an e-book with a $4,000 budget that will cover the costs of freelance talent, social distribution, and email and webinar campaigns. Your marketing team will probably…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 30 readers -
  • How Content Marketing Teams Are Evolving in 2016

    … trying to explain the network,” Fox said. “What better way to explain athenahealth than to make the power of the network visible—to manifest stories through data and what we spring from it?” Freelance teams As content marketing grows in popularity, many brands are supplementing their in-house team with freelance creative talent. Coca-Cola’s online…

    The Content Strategistin Content How To's- 25 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … that much further. GitHub, for instance, offers a platform where software developers can collaborate on projects while learning from each other. Other similar platforms include Codebunk, Cloud9 and Kobra. Or if you need something more creative, you could look to sites like Fiverr or actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitRecord, where creators collaborate…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 31 readers -
  • LinkedIn ProFinder Freelance Marketplace Expanded Throughout U.S.

    …. Those insights include: Florida, Texas and Colorado were the three states that showed the most freelancer growth. The highest freelancer populations were found on the East and West Coasts. The healthcare and pharmaceutical industries have seen 50 percent growth in freelance workers over the past five years, compared with 21 percent for non-freelance…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 20 readers -
  • 10 LinkedIn Messages You Should Never Send to Freelancers

    … This article originally appeared on The Freelancer. LinkedIn can be a useful platform for freelance writers to find clients, meet PR people with interesting pitches, and connect with others in the industry. But that doesn’t mean everything in our inboxes is useful. Far from it. From the recent college grad begging for a job to the editor…

    The Content Strategist- 15 readers -
  • How To Avoid Getting Burned When Outsourcing To Freelancers

    …. Because for all intents and purposes, this post isn’t written for those of you who are only looking to outsource one-off jobs… instead, I want to speak to the bloggers who need to hire regular, ongoing and consistent help to scale their business properly. And that type of hiring decision is a completely different beast. The freelancer…

    Blogging Wizardin Blogging How To's- 23 readers -
  • The Ultimate Checklist for Managing Content Marketing Freelancers

    … Now that more brands and companies are writing blogs, creating YouTube channels, and becoming content publishers, there’s a higher demand for content and limited time to produce it. Finding highly-talented freelance writers, designers, or video producers can be a huge time-saver for marketers looking to produce quality content on a consistent…

    Nate Birt/ Visual.lyin Content- 28 readers -
  • The Biggest Mistake Marketers Make When Working With Freelance Writers

    … Last year, there was a Contently freelancer on two accounts for B2B software companies that were both fairly new to publishing. One client raved about this contributor. Her pitches contained sharp ideas that were always on brand. “Find us more writers like her,” the company told us. But later that week, something strange happened. The second…

    The Content Strategist- 18 readers -
  • Why You Need Technology to Find the Right Creative Talent

    …. Marketers are realizing that you can’t just ask anyone to run a blog and expect her to suddenly turn into Kara Swisher or Jane Pratt. While some brands hire in-house editorial talent, others are turning to freelance content creators as a nimble way to scale their marketing efforts with experts who have the right voice and experience. But finding…

    The Content Strategist- 12 readers -
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