August 2014


Should You Go For Funny With Your Content?

Should You Go For Funny With Your Content?

You love to laugh. I love to laugh. We all love to laugh. There’s a negligible number of people in this world who don’t love a good guffaw. Most of those are practicing self-deception. Heck, even dogs giggle in their own way. There are very few things as pervasive and equalizing as laughter. No matter what language you speak, if you’re laughing together, you’re understanding one another. Laughter is a powerful, unpredictable reaction; to harness that power, you must be especially clever and careful. No matter what your target audience, […]

We Love Content Runner, You Love Content Runner, Now Let’s Share

We Love Content Runner, You Love Content Runner, Now Let's Share

If you want to spread the gospel about Content Runner, we’re here to help! You can now tell up to 10 of your friends about Content Runner and we will pay you $5/email. You get money for more articles, your friends learn about us and we get a new customer, everybody wins. Click on the Account tab then “Refer a Friend” and get started!

A Niche Idea: Discovering Your Writing Specialty

A Niche Idea: Discovering Your Writing Specialty

It’s counter-intuitive: how could limiting your options result in more work? As a Writer and a freelancer, you’re always reluctant to close a door, not knowing if there’s a window available to open. But aligning yourself with a niche will only increase your employability; after all, it’s hard for specialized industries to find a person with both the writing talent and the expertise to write knowledgeably about a subject. Once you find your clients, you’ll realize how invaluable your niche skills really are. But how do you find your niche? […]

Featured Member of the Week – Felicia Crawford

Featured Member of the Week – Felicia Crawford

We’ve got a few team members who are reluctant to divulge their deepest secrets in this blog (looking at you, programmers), so purely out of necessity, the next Content Runner Member Spotlight will feature … yours truly! Tell you about yourself. Are we defined by what we love? If so, I would be a glorious conglomeration of Neil Diamond, dachshunds, early 90s R&B, and various cartoons. If I could be any character in a book, it would be Roland Deschain (thankee sai). I believe the folks who tell you “don’t […]

6 Things to Add to Your Writer Profile Today

6 Things to Add to Your Writer Profile Today

Trust is often the underlying reason someone gets hired. Both the stern CEO of a Fortune 500 company and the friendly owner of the local soda shop must be convinced that any potential employee will do a good job. In our case here at Content Runner, Users must trust that a Writer will follow through on their projects, that the writing will be high quality, and that their instructions will be followed. Your application, resumé, and interview are all wrapped up in your Writer profile. If it reflects the best […]

Niche Content: Your Target Market is in the Nooks and Crannies

Niche Content: Your Target Market is in the Nooks and Crannies

It may have been something you employed once long ago, never considered, or hurriedly dismissed. But consider it now: these days, your success lies in the direction of niche marketing. Whether you’re a Writer trying to expand your influence or a User looking to increase your conversions, venturing into the niche content marketing game is the answer. A Game of Throws Think of it as playing darts: if you throw it haphazardly, without much care as to where it sticks, you might earn some points or you might bust. Sure, […]