A Deep Dive Into One Specific Strategy for Growing Website Traffic

January 19, 2021

Publishing a “best of” list is one of the oldest tricks in the book when it comes to growing a website. Here’s why this strategy works, and how to do it well.

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Employers: You Should Hire Employees With Side Gigs. Here’s Why

January 18, 2021

If you want to build a world-class team, having a policy against the side gig is an outdated way of thinking that will work against you. Here’s how to get over some common employer fears.

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An SEO Playbook:
How We Increased The Write Life’s Traffic to 460K Monthly Pageviews

January 13, 2021

There’s a misconception that SEO is bad for the reader. But it is absolutely possible to optimize your content in a way that benefits both the reader and search engines. 

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My 2020 Year-in-Review, Plus Looking to 2021

January 7, 2021

I haven’t written a year-in-review post in years. So why would I write one in a year when social media keeps reminding me that simply surviving 2020 is an achievement?

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A Season of Finishing

January 1, 2021

This year I lamented the loss of not having the creative and physical bandwidth to start the things I envisioned. But perhaps this is 2020’s gift to me instead.

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Where to Find and Hire Freelance Writers: 47 Websites and Communities

December 10, 2020

When looking to hire high-quality freelance writers, I usually turn to my network first. After that, I put out feelers in these websites and groups.

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For Fast-Growth Startups That Invest in Content, This is a Game-Changer

December 7, 2020

Why the scarcity mindset is pervasive in content teams, and how to help your team push past it.

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What Our Tech Stack Looks Like for The Writer’s Bundle

September 14, 2020

The Writer’s Bundle: Freelance Writing Edition, a 3-day offer from The Write Life, launches Monday, Sept. 14. Here are the tools we’re using to run the online sale.

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Mourning the Women-Owned Businesses That Never Were

July 21, 2020

It’s no secret that women’s careers, including decades of advancement in the workplace, are being obliterated during this pandemic. Know what’s going down alongside that? Women-led businesses.

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How I Set Revenue Goals for Online Product Launches

June 11, 2020

Revenue goals can be a shot in the dark, but they can also be spot on. Here’s one way to set them for an online product sale, including a video that walks through our dashboard in Google Sheets.

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