2 cents per word!? Outsourcing content creation the right way

It takes the average blogger 3 hours to write 1,000 words. I started my personal finance blog just 2 months ago but have already written 193,731 words of content (around as many words as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire). 

Doing the math it should have taken me around 555 hours or 14 weeks (or 3 and half months) working full time to do this. So how did I do it? 

Outsourcing. But not just any outsourcing.

Outsourcing content creation at scale, speed, quality and most importantly at a budget. 

In this guide, I will share my step by step process for finding, training, and retaining freelance writers at 2 cents per word.

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Top 10 Actionable SEO Tips to Rank your Amazon Products Listing Much Higher

Amazon is a global leader and one of the fastest growing retailers on eCommerce. In fact, most consumers start their very first online shopping search on Amazon, and 206 million people visit it every month. With 81% of clicks going to brands on the first page of the search results, 70% of Amazon shoppers never browse past it, and accord 64% of their clicks to the first 3 items. So how can you thrive as a seller on the Amazon marketplace? Amazon SEO. 

In this article, I will break down to you 10 actionable Amazon SEO tips that will help you optimize your Amazon product listings higher than those of your strongest competitors, and eventually rank on top of the search results on Amazon.  

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13 Tips to Write a Meta Description That Ranks

You’re working hard to write compelling blog posts, market your business, and try to drive as much traffic to your website as possible.

And you’re doing a great job at it!

But still, one thing seems to catch your attention when you’re finishing up your blog posts. 

And that’s the meta description.

It’s a bit of a grey area for many content creators, and in this article I’ll go over 13 tips to write a compelling meta description that ranks in Google.

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Ultimate Guide to Link Collaboration

Links are important. You know that and I know too.

But here’s the thing: creating links to your web properties is one of the hardest tasks as a content marketer and blogger.

You want to make sure you have more links than your competitors. And being in a competitive niche with blogs having more than hundreds to thousands of links pointing to their site, you might find it difficult to rank without having a bunch of links.

So what do you do? Here’s where collaborative Link building comes in.

As much as I detest calling link-building a form of collaboration, it truly is. Because building links is the major problem of all content marketers and bloggers.

So if you can partner with other bloggers and marketers to build links, then that’s collaboration.

Right here, I’ll be sharing the tactics I use in building links to my web properties by simply collaborating with other marketers.

Let’s get started.

What is Collaborative Link Building?

 Collaborative Link building is the act of joining resources and opportunities with other bloggers and marketers by building links to each other’s sites.

You sure wouldn’t have the same link building opportunities, so by collaborating, you can benefit from the networks and connections of your partners. 

There are many more reasons to collaborate on link building. Let’s get real on this below.

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9 Easy Ways to Drive Shopify Sales

ECommerce has changed the way marketing works and these days, brands prefer opening up eCommerce stores over physical ones when they first start out. Shopify was born when its founder wanted to try selling snowboards online but found it incredibly challenging to do so, which is when he created Shopify himself.

Since then, budding entrepreneurs from over 175 countries have used the platform to sell a variety of products. If you don’t know How to set up a Shopify store? and how it benefits eCommerce businesses, we’ll shed some light on the subject.

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What Inspired Copywriters To Enter The Market

What inspired copywriters

What Inspired Copywriters To Enter The Market

As an experienced copywriter, I’m passionate about writing high-quality, well-researched content that matches the tone and style of my clients.

It’s always been a passion of mine, and I couldn’t imagine having another job. However, the more experienced I become in the copywriting and content space, and the more I delve into the market, the more I find it to be a challenging and strange place.

From answering questions from budding copywriters on Quora and other Q&A sites to reading my fellow copywriters’ comments on social networking sites like LinkedIn, I’ve noticed how competitive and tough the copywriting market can be today, particularly for corporate copywriters like me. For freelance copywriters, it’s even harder, with the freelance market so precarious.

There are many different types of copywriters, content creators and journalists out there, but I’m focusing on business copywriters and content managers who write for organisations across the corporate landscape.

While I adore writing reviews of fun stuff, like food, lifestyle, books and puppies, I’ve had to specialise in business content, B2B marketing and search engine optimised website writing.

As such, this article is about my experience in these markets, and how potential copywriters who want to enter it can succeed.

If you want to find out more about the challenges that copywriters face, and the reasons why they still love their jobs, then read on.

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