Freelancers

  • How Content Marketing Teams Are Evolving in 2016

    … their resources and drive ROI. Multimedia newsrooms If there’s one top trend in media today, it’s video. Time spent with digital video continues to rise, with over 224 million Americans expected to watch an average of 75 minutes of video a day by 2018, according to eMarketer. In June 2016, Facebook’s vice president for Europe, Nicola Mendelsohn, even…

    The Content Strategistin Content How To's- 16 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … intrusion: Executives and managers are only human–meaning they’re as susceptible to being distracted by cat videos and funny Vines as the rest of the world. No matter how good your intentions when surfing social networks for specific information, it’s easy to get pulled down a time-wasting rabbit hole by something you stumble upon in your News Feed…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 18 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- 14 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- 12 readers -
  • How To Avoid Getting Burned When Outsourcing To Freelancers

    Let’s face it… We all want to grow and scale our online businesses, right? If your goal is to build your blog, monetize it, and live a lifestyle of complete freedom — one that doesn’t require you to be glued to your laptop 24 hours a day — you will, at some point, have to outsource a portion of your work. But there are a number of risks and pitfalls to consider.

    Blogging Wizard- 8 readers -
  • The Ultimate Checklist for Managing Content Marketing Freelancers

    … objectives, and meet your deadlines. Nate Birt is a multimedia journalist, social media enthusiast and copy editor with experience at a variety of print and digital publications, and a Contributing Editor to the Visual.ly Blog. Follow him on Twitter at @natebirt. The post The Ultimate Checklist for Managing Content Marketing Freelancers appeared first on Visually Blog. …

    Nate Birt/ Visual.lyin Content- 15 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- 15 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- 8 readers -
  • Study: 3 Freelancing Trends Marketers Need to Know About

    … To marketers, freelancers often fall into two categories: low-cost cogs in a machine or respected creative partners. For those marketers interested in building long-lasting content programs, the latter should be preferred. After all, it’s in their best interests. Marketers who have a reputation for valuing their freelancers could see big…

    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- 10 readers -
  • Premium Business Clients: A Failproof Way To Double Your Revenue in 2015

    … As we turn the page on our calendar, you may notice that 2015 is right around the corner. If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking “Where did the year go?!” You’re probably also thinking about how your business did this year, and what changes you’d like to make next year. So, how did your revenue for this year look? How close did you come…

    Firepole Marketing Blog- 8 readers -
  • CEI 098: Pivoting Your Business with Melissa Anzman

    … As your business grows, it will change, and that’s true of yourself as the business owner as well. The act of deciding to change the direction of your business is often called “pivoting,” and it can be scary if you’ve never done it before. That’s why we invited Melissa Anzman, of Launchyourself.com, onto today’s show. Melissa had built…

    Felicity Fields/ Firepole Marketing Blog- 11 readers -
  • From Solopreneur To Company: How To Scale Up Your Organization

    … to hire freelancers off sites like oDesk. This applies to the virtual assistant appointments mentioned above as well. You might be able to find some cheap help on oDesk, from someone who looks A-OK. But consider the many oDesk horror stories and think again. There’s just too much at risk for your company to make cheap help worth it. For most small…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin How To's- 12 readers -
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