Learn how to find high-paying content marketing clients, network effectively and always be in work.
Looking to break into content marketing?
We’ve got you covered.
Discover how to find high-paying clients and replace your diminishing newspaper and magazine income with enjoyable, profitable work.
Also: Don’t forget to check out this video interview we did with an editor at Contently that will show you how to get set up on the platform and start getting work right away.
The Beginner’s Guide To Content Marketing
Businesses expecting to earn hundreds of thousands of dollars from their content don’t hire writers off oDesk to do the work. They hire writers with proven storytelling, publishing, and writing skills. People like you and me.
From Journalism To Content Marketing In 7 Simple Steps
If you’re a freelance journalist looking to supplement your income, content marketing is a fantastic industry to dip your toes in—or go all in!
So, How Much Does Content Marketing Writing Really Pay?
You’ve started learning about content marketing because you’ve heard it’s profitable, but really, this is the key question, right? This is what you want to know. How much does it pay?
The Best Ways For Freelancers To Find Their Content Marketing Niche
The first step towards a career in content marketing writing (or to supplement your existing income with it), is to home in on a content marketing niche. Here are some quick and simple ways to find yours.
Ethical Issues To Consider As A Content Marketing Writer (And How To Avoid Them)
There are a few ethical issues that you must keep in mind as you bring content marketing into your freelancing mix as a journalist. Here are some that you’ll need to consider and how to best avoid them.
7 Mistakes Journalists Make When Applying For Content Marketing Gigs
Here are some of the common mistakes writers, and experienced journalists especially, make when they’re pitching for content marketing gigs. Are you making any of them?
6 Website Tweaks That Will Ensure Your Content Marketing Success
If you do have a website and would like to get more content marketing clients while reducing the time spent marketing, add these six simple tweaks to your to-do list to ensure your content marketing success.
How To Get Hired When You Apply For Content Marketing Work
When you want to find work as a journalist, you need to focus on your experience and the story you’re pitching. What do you need to focus on when you’re pitching for content marketing work?
7 Things You’ll Be Expected To Write As A Content Marketing Writer
If you’ve been looking into the idea of being a content marketing writer, here are some of the things you can expect to write.
The Top Content Marketing Myths That Are Hurting Your Writing Income
There are certain content marketing myths that repeatedly keep coming up in journalism circles that keep journalists wary of approaching new clients in this field or experimenting with the idea. Let me debunk them for you.
Your Content Marketing Elevator Pitch
I think it cannot be overstated how important it is that people you meet, especially in networking situations, actually understand what it is that you do. They can’t hire you or recommend you if they aren’t clear on what you offer.
How To Write A Letter Of Introduction For Landing Content Marketing Clients
With the exception of websites that allow you to put up your portfolio and let clients find you, most times, you’re going to have to be proactive about contacting potential clients and finding work. And you do this by sending a Letter of Introduction.
The 3 Different Types Of Content Marketing Clients (And How To Pitch Each One)
You’ll be dealing broadly with three different types of content marketing clients and your techniques for approaching and working with each of them are going to be different. Let’s talk about them in detail.
5 Questions You Need To Ask Before You Take On Any Content Marketing Writing Project
Ask the all-important question each time a potential assignment lands at your door: “What’s going to be my hourly rate at the end of this project?” And in order to figure that out, you’re going to have to work out the answers to these following questions, too.