Guiding Principles for Future Marketplaces

Guiding Principles for Future Marketplaces

Note: This blog was originally posted by Chad as a response to a USV conversation thread titled “What Will Undo Today’s Incumbent Marketplaces?” The marketplaces of the future will look very different from the marketplaces of today. Most companies are currently focused on the demand generation side of the marketplace equation. That is logical because if you don’t have users looking for assistance (consumers looking for taxis, small businesses looking for programmers, etc) you won’t […]

Happy Blue Friday! 12 Tips for Social Media

Happy Blue Friday! 12 Tips for Social Media

In honor of #BlueFriday here in Seattle, we thought we would give you twelve tips for social media. Not everyone can be an expert on everything, but everyone can learn a little something about everything. We picked some of our favorite brands on social media and other tip lists. In no particular order: 1. Don’t Just Post — Interact It might seem easy to just come up with a list of things to post for […]

Infographic: Top Content Topics, Types on Content Runner

Infographic: Top Content Topics, Types on Content Runner

With the beginning of a new year, we thought it would be interesting to look back on what we’ve been doing here on content runner. We pulled some interesting statistics from our website and created this infographic to share them with you. We’re super thankful to our writers, who have written more than 3,758,644 words total on Content Runner, and the users who have requested content from our writers. Interested in seeing any other statistics about Content […]

Content Marketing Q&A for 2015 with Brandon Seymour

Content Marketing Q&A for 2015 with Brandon Seymour

We sent a few questions about content marketing to Brandon Seymour, the SEO director for BodyLogic MD and owner of Beymour Consulting. He gave us some quick and simple things to keep in mind for SEO and content marketing in 2015. Fill in the blank: ______________ is going to be the biggest element of successful content marketing in 2015.  Distribution and promotion. What got a slow start in 2014, but you are hoping picks up […]

How Keeping Up on Current Events Makes You a Better Writer (w/ Tips for Brands, too)

How Keeping Up on Current Events Makes You a Better Writer (w/ Tips for Brands, too)

It’s playoff time for the National Football League. Whether you like sports or not, this information is going to cross your path. It may be at work, on Twitter or on your local news (if you a local team has made it to the playoffs, like our Seattle Seahawks have). As a writer, and even more specifically a freelance writer, staying up-to-date on this kind of information can be make or break for your next […]

3 Types of Overlooked Content You Probably Need Redone

3 Types of Overlooked Content You Probably Need Redone

It’s the New Year, you’re probably still recovering from your holiday hangover and have a lot on your plate. But one thing that seems to consistently slip by, month-to-month or even year-to-year, is updating and refreshing content across your brand. Sure, you’ve got new social posts lined up, and you may have added a few new nice features to your website. There are three areas that aren’t always remembered as actual content that needs to […]

Guest Post: Writer LionShark Shares Her Growing Experiences on Content Runner

Guest Post: Writer LionShark Shares Her Growing Experiences on Content Runner

We are happy to present our next guest post from another talented writer on our site. LionShark has written more than 100 articles on Content Runner and receives consistently good reviews on her work, and she’s always pleasant to work with. Read about her experiences with Content Runner below.  I got my start with Content Runner in a really surprising way, but even more surprising is where Content Runner has taken me since. Earlier this year […]

Happy New Year’s Eve from Content Runner!

Happy New Year's Eve from Content Runner!

We want to send our best wishes to all of you and hope that you have a happy and healthy start to 2015. Our office will be closed tomorrow and will be partially open on Friday, so we may be slower to respond to support emails. We’ve got some new exciting things coming in the first week of January, so stay tuned!