December 2014


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!

6 Questions with Content Runner Co-Founder Chad Fisher

6 Questions with Content Runner Co-Founder Chad Fisher

It’s time to grill our fearless leader, Co-Founder Chad Fisher, on what Content Runner accomplished in 2014 and our plans for 2015. I drafted some questions for Chad to help outline what to expect from Content Runner in the new year: What Content Runner 2014 accomplishment are you most proud of? 2014 was Content Runner’s first full year in the wild and it was very exciting! I am most proud of the User and Writer engagement on the site, we are seeing new people post projects every day and new […]

What Does Content Runner Stand for?

What Does Content Runner Stand for?

Just for fun today, I thought I’d do a little acrostic for you all. Bear with me, it does get a little silly, but it also lets you know a little more about our team and how we feel about Content Runner! C: Create Cool Content Whether you’re looking to update your product descriptions, get an engaging blog post or amp up your social media posts, we’ve got talented Writers to help you out. O: Original, Outlandish Opportunities For Writers: one of the coolest things about being a content writer […]

2014 Content Marketing in Brief

2014 Content Marketing in Brief

Looking back over the last year, we have seen a surge in content marketing and the key role it plays in all types of businesses. Whether you’re a brick and mortar store, an up and coming ecommerce venture or just trying to promote your personal brand, content marketing has become a must-have component of any marketing strategy. Content Marketing Successes in 2014 With the release of Google’s Hummingbird update, which made it easier for Google to track search queries conducted by voice, mobile content marketing surged and there was no […]

Happy Holidays from the Content Runner Team!

Happy Holidays from the Content Runner Team!

It’s been a great year here at Content Runner, and we have all of our wonderful Users, Writers and partners to thank for it. We will be taking a little bit of a break for the next couple days so that our team can enjoy time with their friends and family, so please note we may be a little slower when responding to support emails and other inquiries. Again, we are so thankful for your being part of our Content Runner family! Enjoy some cookies, unwrap a few gifts and […]

Let Us Know What You Think

Let Us Know What You Think

Here at Content Runner, we are constantly trying to reach out to both of Users and Writers to get constructive feedback on what we can do to make your experience even better. We “relish” your comments, love to “ketchup” with your experiences and, a la Ann Perkins from Parks and Recreation, we salsa your face? But really—we would love to hear from you. Whether it is about usability, features you’d like to see, or you just want to tell us how lovely we are, shoot us an email! Content Runner […]

You May Not Like Social Media, But You Still Need to Use It

You May Not Like Social Media, But You Still Need to Use It

It is hard to understand the impact of social media, especially if you’re still developing a strategy, and made even more difficult if you aren’t already an avid tweeter, poster or blogger. But in today’s ecommerce market, it is an essential part of engaging your audience and getting people to read your content. What good is content if you have no way of promoting it? If you are diving into content marketing, be sure to integrate social media. If you include it in your plans from the beginning, it is […]

Trendy in 2014: Finding an Audience for Your Content Using Top Topic Lists

Trendy in 2014: Finding an Audience for Your Content Using Top Topic Lists

One of the trickiest things after creating or purchasing content is deciding where to put it. Sure, it goes on your website, but how do you know which social media network is most likely to spread it around? Is it relevant to current or ongoing conversations on a specific social media site? Keeping your audience in mind throughout the entire content creation process is key to creating an engaging and informative experience for the reader. Google, Facebook and Twitter have all released their 2014 “year in review” roundups, and even […]

Users: Super Awesome-Sauce Ways to Use Content Runner for Project Management

Users: Super Awesome-Sauce Ways to Use Content Runner for Project Management

Content Runner has a variety of features set in place specifically to make your life easier! Did you know that you are able to upload multiple articles at once using our handy CSV form? Are you using filters to sort through all of the articles writers are working on or have submitted to you for review? Let’s go over a few of our tools that can make any User an efficient project manager on Content Runner: Uploading Multiple Articles When looking at your dashboard, you are probably used to seeing […]

Guest Post: Finding Success on Content Runner

Guest Post: Finding Success on Content Runner

Editor’s Note: This is a guest blog written by one of our fabulous Writers on Content Runner, her username is michregtydy and she has written more than 1,000 articles for Users on the site. She’s here to share some tips for both Users and Writers on how to successfully use the Content Runner platform! Thanks, michregtydy! For those of you new to the Content Runner platform, you may wonder how you can hit the ground running and take off on a successful writing experience. As a writer who’s been with CR almost […]