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How To Write Cold Emails That Win Projects

There are tons of articles out there promising results from cold emailing. There are companies selling packs of plug-and-play templates, and $1000 courses that promise results if you follow their specific cold email formula. A lot of them are great resources that do actually get results. This article isn’t going to be like that. I’m […]

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July 25, 2019

How To Compete With Freelancers With Lower Rates

I think it’s an incredible thing how people from all walks to life now have the same opportunities because of the internet. Anyone can sell their services online and help make people’s lives a bit easier. But it also means the global talent pool is much bigger, and you’re always going to find people who […]

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July 23, 2019

Why I Failed at Freelancing For So Long

My road to full-time freelancing was paved with desperation, inconsistency and negative bank accounts. Self-employment was never something I thought I could achieve. Ever since a freelance marketer visited one of my introduction to journalism classes and said that the most important part of freelancing was making connections and getting used to rejection, I wrote […]

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July 7, 2019

Hiring a Freelance Writer: What To Know Before Hiring

I’ve been on both sides of the table when it comes to hiring freelance writers. Before I transitioned into writing full time, I worked on marketing teams who hired freelance writers and even managed a staff of writers and editors. As a manager hiring a freelance writer, I made a lot of mistakes. I expected […]

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June 11, 2019

A Content Marketer’s Guide To Publishing On Medium

Marketing tools come and go; this can make it difficult for marketers to know which platforms to prioritize and which ones are just a passing trend. Nowadays, with long-form content dominating SEO rankings, brands are jumping on the chance to create longer content to promote their ideas and establish themselves as thought-leaders in their industries. […]

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April 30, 2019

Should you start a podcast in 2019?

It seems like everyone (and their grandma) started a podcast this year. And for a good reason. This year, 64% of Americans listened to at least one podcast. They keep you entertained on long flights and daily commutes and offer a real reason to keep your headphones in so strangers on the train don’t talk […]

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December 26, 2018

What Is Domain Authority And Should You Care?

Domain authority - A term you may or may not have heard before. If you’re a startup or new to the SEO industry, it raises the questions; what is it and is it essential to my business? In the simplest terms, domain authority is the ranking of your website compared to your competition. You can […]

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November 13, 2018

4 Types of Off-Page Content That Will Increase Website Traffic

What is off-page content? Things that you create and post on your website to engage your audience is considered on-site content. However, if your site is relatively new and doesn’t get as much traffic as you would like it to, you can still create valuable content in other places with the goal of building an […]

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November 1, 2018

How to Create Content with Purpose

You’ve probably heard that content is King. Content creates fans. People know they need content. And a lot of companies are getting better at creating content. But a lot of companies still don’t know whether or not their content is actually working. If that sounds like you, then it’s probably time to do a content […]

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October 25, 2018

How to Fill Your Content Calendar for the Next 4 Months

Want to never run out of ideas for your blog. You’ve heard that “content is king” right? Well, cliches aside, producing good, consistent content will take your business up a level and show your audience that you’re serious about adding value and that you know your shit. There are some pretty shocking statistics out there […]

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July 26, 2018