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- 22 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- 31 readers -
  • This Tone Analyzer Could Help You Sound Like Your Favorite Publisher

    … A few days ago, I was on the phone with a marketer from a popular appliance company when I heard an unusual request: “We want to sound like Vice.” As a content strategist at Contently, I hear this type of editorial ambition all the time: Brand X wants to be like Vice, Vox, The New York Times. Brands now understand that the voice and tone…

    The Content Strategist- 20 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- 26 readers -
  • When Social Networking Isn’t Enough

    … Social networking is pretty marvelous, but it isn’t the end-all-be-all for making business connections. There are actually times when you’d do better to look elsewhere. This might sound like blasphemy in this social-media-driven age, but beyond Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are online platforms that aren’t listed under “social networks…

    Mary C. Long/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook Twitter- 33 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- 21 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- 27 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- 32 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 -
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