Hoping to Get Favorited? Here Are the Three Things You Need to Do to Make it Happen

Hoping to Get Favorited? Here Are the Three Things You Need to Do to Make it Happen

When a User posts an order, she has the option to limit the visibility of her order so that only her Favorites Pool can accept and work on the articles. This gives her peace of mind: she knows that any Writer in that pool is talented and she trusts that they’ll produce excellent content. It also means that if you’re a Writer on Content Runner, it’s in your best interest to get in the Users’ […]

Create Your Offerings and Showcase Your Niche Knowledge

Create Your Offerings and Showcase Your Niche Knowledge

As you may have noticed, for a few months now we’ve had a new feature in beta on our main page. While the Offerings weren’t available to everyone immediately, we’re proud to say that they’re finally ready to launch for all our Writers! But what is an Offering, you may ask? Consider it a place to show off your expertise. Every Tom, Dick, and Harry can write a “general blog post” – it’s your personal […]

Don’t Be a Wallflower – How to Use Social Media to Make Your Real Estate Business Stand Out

Don't Be a Wallflower - How to Use Social Media to Make Your Real Estate Business Stand Out

You’ve starting writing stellar blog posts, and you’ve got a publishing schedule you can keep up with. Whether you’re posting every day, twice a week, or bi-weekly, you’re feeling pretty good about yourself. Good for you! It’s time to sit back and wait for the new page views to roll in as a new and expanding audience finds your clever prose and filters toward your site. Not so fast. Carefully-crafted blog posts are excellent—content is […]

How Consistent Blogging Will Generate Interest and Revenue for Your Plumbing Business

How Consistent Blogging Will Generate Interest and Revenue for Your Plumbing Business

You’re hands-on. You’re neck-deep under grimy cupboards, you carefully fit pipes together, you work your magic to staunch disastrous leaks. Everything you do is on the phone or in person. Your customers have found you in the Yellow Pages for years, they tell their neighbors to use your services, and you’re comfortable with your work. Why should you worry about blogging? All of your services require your physical presence and prowess. Anyway, your Google listing […]

3 Ways to Snoop Profiles and Benefit Your Niche

3 Ways to Snoop Profiles and Benefit Your Niche

You’ve identified your niche market, you’ve identified your customers, and you’re ready to create the kind of content that will make the crowds go wild. However, just knowing who your target audience is isn’t enough. The bare-bones numbers won’t tell you their specific interests, habits, emotional triggers, or any other intricate details that can help you fine-tune your campaign. Developing a fully-fleshed buyer persona means delving into the nitty-gritty of who your audience really is. […]

Have Laptop, Will Travel: 6 Idea Generation Strategies for Finance Blogs that Will Finally End Your Quest for What to Write

Have Laptop, Will Travel: 6 Idea Generation Strategies for Finance Blogs that Will Finally End Your Quest for What to Write

A busy business calendar leaves little time for thoughtful contemplation, but your blog is beginning to collect cobwebs. Knowing you’ve got a meeting in forty minutes, you open up a blank document, and it strikes: writer’s block. What do you write about to interest your readers? What do your customers and clients need to know about finances? What even are words? We’ve all been there. Idea generation is a snarling beast, and it only gets […]

How to Write Technical Articles Without Sacrificing Quality, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Oil Well Investment

How to Write Technical Articles Without Sacrificing Quality, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Oil Well Investment

It’s a fact of life. Not all content is fascinating to write about. For every article about a fabulous vacation or the best and trendiest fall decorating trends there are six about dry and technical topics. Investing in oil might be a smart financial decision, but it probably doesn’t stir your creative muse from her slumber. If you’re a Writer, it’s well worth your time to hone your skills so that you can write articles, […]

Benefiting From Social Posts in the Construction Industry

Benefiting From Social Posts in the Construction Industry

Industries which are traditionally non-digital in nature are finding new ways to benefit from a networked world. New technology and social platforms have sprung up over the last decade providing an excellent marketing potential for all businesses, especially those with grass roots. One industry benefiting from the blossoming digital world is the construction business. Contractors, architects, and material providers have adapted new tools to help streamline their tasks, facilitate faster communication, as well as reach […]