Entrepreneurship

Do Content Companies Need a Task-Management Tool?

January 23, 2021

I surveyed small- to medium-sized companies about which tools they use to plan, create and publish content. Here’s what they told me.

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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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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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Why an Entrepreneur’s First “Small” Exit Can Be So Meaningful

January 30, 2020

Selling a business for the first time offers more than financial freedom; it opens your eyes to what’s possible.

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The Write Life’s 2019 Audit: How We’re Growing and Monetizing a Website for Writers

July 30, 2019

We’ve grown The Write Life for the last six years. Now it’s time to turn more profit. Here’s our six-month plan for making that happen.

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My Company Was Acquired and I Had a Baby 2 Months Later: When Career and Mommyhood Collide

May 19, 2017

What it’s like to raise a baby and a startup at the same time.

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