Freelancers

  • 5 Factors That Could Impact Your Content Strategy in 2017

    … to look at engagement on a granular level by tracking time spent per page and relying on heat maps for clicks and mouse placement. Tech should support your editorial workflow A workflow moves a piece of content from ideation to publication. We recently wrote about why workflows are vital to the editorial process, ensuring quality remind high while…

    The Content Strategistin Content- 26 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- 22 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- 17 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- 13 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- 17 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- 22 readers -
  • The Biggest Mistake Marketers Make When Working With Freelance Writers

    … bringing on new freelancers, they’re going through the same introductions, the same on-boarding process, and the same legwork that it takes to repair a problematic piece of content. When you’re not giving clear and honest feedback to your freelancers, you’re going to have a hard time scaling your content program. Why does this happen? For starters…

    The Content Strategist- 17 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- 11 readers -
  • Study: 3 Freelancing Trends Marketers Need to Know About

    … situation presents itself. In our survey, 68 percent of respondents reported they’d at least consider taking a full-time position in their field, including 30 percent of people who would definitely accept. Those stats could dictate how marketers approach compensating their freelancers over time. In a recent Content Strategist piece on staffing…

    Jordan Teicher/ The Content Strategist- 17 readers -
  • The Missing Manual: The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Customers

    … Tweet it! Wouldn’t it be nice if your customers came with a manual? Whenever you buy something new, it often comes with a manual. Something that let’s the owner know how to care for it for best results. Your milk has a label that tells you to keep it refrigerated. Your shirt has a tag that tells you how to keep it looking so fresh and so clean…

    Firepole Marketing Blog- 15 readers -
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