The Freelancer

  • 5 Lessons We Learned Publishing 906 Stories in 2015

    … proud. On both The Content Strategist and The Freelancer, we published fewer stories this year, but we were much more ambitious in our storytelling. It paid off. 3. Paid distribution on Facebook is the bomb diggity Arguably the smartest thing we did this year was shift some of our content creation budget into paid distribution on Facebook. As I…

    Joe Lazauskas/ 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- 18 readers -
  • 50 Quotes That’ll Make You a Better Content Marketer

    … is a diverting activity that rarely resembles actual work.” Every day, I remind myself of that, and how lucky I am to lead a team that spends its days telling stories here on The Content Strategist and on our other publication, The Freelancer. Last February, we shared 25 quotes that inspire us. This year, we’ve added 25 more from great thinkers, writers, and marketers that get us pumped to tell better stories every day. Hover over each image for easy sharing. Images by Noah Smith …

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 33 readers -
  • The List: Content Marketers’ Secret Weapon

    … the audience would be interested reading about how to teach financial lessons during back-to-school shopping. Often, finding ideas depends on research from current events and news sites. For my work at The Billfold, I need to come up with one or two fresh articles per day. This means I spend part of every morning looking up the latest financial news…

    Nicole Dieker/ The Content Strategistin Content- 29 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!