Lessons Learned From My First Freelance Writing Job

March 13, 2017

This guest post, Lessons Learned From My First Freelance Writing Job, is from Dave Eagle. Dave is a writer, photographer, and member of the nDash Content Community. It was only 15 minutes after I’d nailed down the first freelance writing gig that I received another email from this new client. I deflated a little bit […]

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How A Freelance Writer Can Command Higher Rates

March 10, 2017

This guest post, How A Freelance Writer Can Command Higher Rates, is from Nick Mann. Nick is a writer, entrepreneur, and member of the nDash Content Community. When it comes to payment rates, there’s often a power struggle between freelance writers and their clients. Freelancers obviously want to earn as much as possible, while clients […]

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50 Content Creation Community Statistics

February 27, 2017

The way companies approach content creation is changing. With the growth of freelancers and the gig economy, marketers can find more opportunities in outsourcing content marketing than ever before. Freelancers are no longer looked to for cheap, low-quality content; they’re becoming an important part of the marketing department. We built the nDash Content Community platform […]

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5 Ways Freelance Writers Find the Best Clients

February 24, 2017

Ah, the life of freelance writers. Work from anywhere, crank out a few high-quality assignments in the morning and spend the rest of the day sipping coffee and working on your novel. A real dream job. Not exactly. Or at least, not usually. Usually, it’s more like spending the morning hunting for work, then spending […]

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Has Ghostwriting Killed the Freelancer Byline?

January 27, 2017

As writers, one of the most precious things we can accomplish is seeing our freelancer byline on an article we put our blood, sweat, and tears into. It is one of the most satisfying things to see my name attached to an article, no matter how big or small. It says to the world, “I […]

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Writing Compelling Content Creation for a Boring Industry

January 18, 2017

It can be easy to discuss and write about things that interest us.  For content creation marketers, some companies and industries lend themselves more fluidly to producing content that is fun or simple to create.  Yet, there are plenty of other industries that creating content for may seem like a tall task.  When faced with […]

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Steps to Reach New Year’s Resolution Goals for Content Creation

January 3, 2017

Personally, I’ve never really been a huge fan of the “New Year’s Resolution.” I’ve always figured that if you truly wanted to accomplish something in life, you’d go after it, regardless of the. However, I don’t want to completely knock the individuals that create a resolution that they wish to accomplish in the new year. […]

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Content is King: Some of Our Favorite Content Marketing Quotes

November 17, 2016

The great Bill Gates once said, “Content is king.”  Indeed, as the richest man on the planet, words about content creation from the noble philanthropist and the man that co-founded Microsoft tend to carry some weight.  Then again, why rely solely on the allegation of a college dropout? Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Marketing, would […]

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Is Ghostwriting Ethical?

November 15, 2016

This post, “Is Ghostwriting Ethical?” is from Patti Podnar, a writer, content strategist, and member of the nDash Content Community. September 1796, Philadelphia: George Washington’s presidency – the presidency that will set the bar for all administrations to follow – is coming to a close, and he’s facing a seemingly insurmountable challenge: To come up […]

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Writing Ritual: Getting Into the Content Creation Zone

November 10, 2016

This guest post, “Writing Ritual: Getting Into the Content Creation Zone,” is by Eric Michelson, a writer, editor, and member of the nDash Content Community. You know the phrase, “inspiration strikes in the strangest of places?” Yeah, it’s true. Barreling down the highway at 70 mph is not really an ideal time to be struck […]

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