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November | 2013 | Content Runner Blog

November 2013


Researching a Difficult Topic


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From time-to-time, you may get a writing assignment from a User on a subject matter that is not familiar to you. These writing opportunities are great for your personal and intellectual growth. Unfamiliar writing assignments require a great deal of research to be able to create great content. Are you not sure where to start? Consider the tips included below to help you get started researching your topic. Useful Resources are Important Well-researched, informative articles do not happen by accident. The resources that you use are responsible for providing you […]

A Holiday Message to Our Users and Writers


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A Holiday Message to Our Users and Writers

Featured Writer of the Week – Brady (bradyk2)


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Featured Writer of the Week – Brady (bradyk2)

This weeks “Featured Writer” is Brady Klopfer (userneame: bradyk2). When Brady isn’t pursuing his many passions, he is an avid and versatile Writer for Content Runner. He has written nearly 300 articles in his time with us and is well-versed in a variety of topics including travel and art. Read on to learn more about Brady. If you would like to place an order with him, you may do so here. Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Brady Klopfer, and I was born and raised in a log […]

Tips for Writers: How to Research a Topic You are Already an Expert In


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As a writer, there is nothing more exciting than coming across articles that you can complete in a matter of 30 to 40 minutes because it is a topic that you know well. As tempting as it is to quickly write articles based upon your prior knowledge, it is not the best strategy if your goal is to create well-researched, helpful content. While you may be well versed in certain subjects due to your education or job experience, coupling your knowledge with authoritative resources will make your articles much more […]

The Importance of Creating Engaging and Awesome Titles


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The title is the most visible part of your article. It is one the first things that your readers will see before they decide whether to select the article or read something else. The more engaging and informative your titles are, the better your results will be with search engines, as well as with the readers. How do you create captivating titles that draw readers to your work? It takes a combination of experience, knowledge, as well as trial and error. However, the tips included below are will help you […]

Top 5 Ways for Writers to Keep Organized


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Top 5 Ways for Writers to Keep Organized

As a freelance Writer, you look for ways to increase your income opportunities by taking on as many projects as you can, sometimes from more than one User at a time. The requirements for these assignments can and will vary and may also create problems when it comes to managing expectations and meeting important deadlines. Being able to effectively organize and manage multiple writing assignments from multiple Users is important in order to maximize your efficiency as a Writer as well as stay on task and organized. The following are […]

How to Effectively Communicate with Users


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How to Effectively Communicate with Users

Writing on a freelance basis offers freedom, flexibility and a chance to earn additional income. This level of freedom and flexibility, however, should not be taken lightly by the Writer. Users who request a writing assignment have certain expectations and goals that they wish to have met by the Writer. The result of a Writer’s work product may be used to communicate an idea, sell a product or promote the User and/or User’s business. Knowing what the User wants and being able to deliver such through writing is an important […]

Featured Writer of the Week – Donald (dparkdon07)


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Featured Writer of the Week – Donald (dparkdon07)

This week, Content Runner is proud to feature Writer Donald Parker. Don has been with Content Runner since May 2013 and has already written hundreds of articles in a variety of niches from personal injury law to the most popular ways to cook a brisket. We have asked Don a few questions to get to know a bit better and find out exactly what it’s like to be a Packers fan living in Washington D.C.. Don, tell us a little about yourself. I have been involved in the insurance and […]

How to Get the Most Out Of Your Freelance Writing Gig


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For the aspiring writer who has, for years, looked for opportunities to foster their creative writing side and improve their skills, freelance writing offers the best opportunity. Many individuals engage in some form of writing throughout the work day, whether it is through simple messaging between colleagues, friends and family, or writing reports and memos for a superior. Building on writing experiences and exploring new opportunities through freelance writing to become an even better writer is something that can be accomplished as a writer by taking advantage of different opportunities. […]

nTopic Integration into Content Runner and our Partnership with Virante


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nTopic Integration into Content Runner and our Partnership with Virante

I attended Pubcon 2013 and had a blast. The networking opportunities were outstanding and the most important connection I made was with Russ Jones, CTO of Virante. We had a quick chat about a tool that Virante has called nTopic – it measures how relevant a piece of content is to a particular keyword or set of keywords.  Here is more information from the nTopic website describing how it works: How Does nTopic Work? nTopic takes keywords you provide, builds a “perfectly relevant” document, and then compares your content to […]


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