Tutorials

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

For Writers: Importance of Updating Your Profile

For Writers: Importance of Updating Your Profile

So, you’ve joined Content Runner. Hooray! The best next step for new—and existing—Writers is to fill out your profile with as much detail as possible. Not only is this a chance to show off your writing skills, it shows that you are invested in using the marketplace and want to put your best foot forward for the Users. Having a good profile picture, uploading writing samples and writing a brief but interesting description are all very importantProfile Photos The photos have to be reviewed and accepted by the Content Runner […]

Understanding the Writer Ratings System

Understanding the Writer Ratings System

When you view Writer profiles, you may have noticed a list of ratings below the Writer’s profile photo and location. These are a valuable part of Content Runner—it allows Users to view how successful a Writer has been throughout the entire process of getting an order to the order being accepted by the User. We wanted to give you a little breakdown on what these ratings mean, and why it is important to rate the content produced for you by a Writer: Average Rating This is where you can see […]

For Writers: How-To Post an Offering for Social Media Content Writing

For Writers: How-To Post an Offering for Social Media Content Writing

Offerings—a fun way to get more jobs in the areas in which you, as a Writer, specialize! For Users, this may be a place to find new or interesting writing projects that you haven’t thought of purchasing, but could be a great value-add for your content needs. Writers familiar with posting Offerings know that you can create up to four detailed descriptions of what content skills you have to offer, and how much you charge for those services. What you may not realize is that aside from the more technical […]

Plagiarism: Don’t Do it & How to Avoid Doing it

Plagiarism: Don’t Do it & How to Avoid Doing it

The Internet is a plethora of information, and while it may have been easy to avoid plagiarizing in your writing while doing book research and writing bibliographies in high school and in college, it is easy to fall into the bad habit of not citing your sources. This can lead to unintentional plagiarism. While it may seem benign, it is still an issue. People work hard to get their information out there to the masses—make sure you’re giving credit where credit is due. Hyperlinking—Oh Boy! It is super easy to […]