Articles by Kjerstin Wood

Last, But Not Least: Video Tutorial for Our WordPress Plugin

Last, But Not Least: Video Tutorial for Our WordPress Plugin

We’re adding yet another video tutorial to our YouTube channel! This one focuses on how to set up a Content Runner or custom-branded plugin for WordPress, which allows you to import content that has been generated on Content Runner to transfer directly as a post or page to WordPress. Have other ideas for video tutorials? Let us know!

Two More Video Tutorials for Writers: Billing Management & Creating Offerings

Two More Video Tutorials for Writers: Billing Management & Creating Offerings

We’ve got more video tutorials for you! These are both intended to help our Writers learn how to use Content Runner features to review billing and payout information, as well as creating Offerings for Users to purchase. Have ideas for other video tutorials? Let us know! We want to make the Content Runner experience as transparent and productive as possible for both Users and Writers. Subscribe to our YouTube channel when you’re done watching all of our new tutorials. Billing Management for Writers How-To Create an Offering

Video Tutorial: User Dashboard Overview!

Video Tutorial: User Dashboard Overview!

For the next part in our video tutorial series, we are giving both our new and continuing Users a general overview of the functions and features on their dashboard. Coming up next will be a video for Writers on billing management! If you have ideas for other video tutorials or just any general questions, don’t hesitate to email us or check out our FAQ. Also please subscribe to our YouTube channel if you’d like notifications the second we upload a new video. Thanks and happy Monday!

Everyone Wants to Be a Favorite: Tips for Making the List

Everyone Wants to Be a Favorite: Tips for Making the List

You may be familiar with the favorites feature on Content Runner, but unsure how it can benefit you as a Writer. In addition to a site-wide favorites list, Users can construct their own favorite lists, and the benefits of being placed on any of these lists are numerous. It typically leads to consistent, higher-paying work, and helps you build a solid relationship with Users. But how do you get on the list in the first place? Here are three tips to help new Writers seeking to make the move up […]

Video Tutorial! Placing an Order

Video Tutorial! Placing an Order

We’re always working to help our Users get acquainted with how Content Runner works, and recently we’ve been working on updating our YouTube tutorial videos with the most current process. Here is the first tutorial that explains how to place an order using both of the options available on Content Runner. Also, head over to our YouTube channel and subscribe to stay updated on all our new video tutorials we will have available in the coming weeks!

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 a month, but if you are just constantly linking to your website, you’re missing out […]

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 Runner? Have any questions about how we do things? We’re always looking for feedback. Send […]

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 in 2015 in terms of SEO, content marketing, etc.?  I think 2014 really marked the […]

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 writing job. Especially if you’re just getting started and trying to network establish a reputation. […]

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 be updated and/or rewritten: Newsletters While many businesses treat these as a teaser to web […]