7 Writing and Grammar Podcasts to Help You Fine-Tune Your Craft
Whether you listen at the gym, in the car or while you’re cleaning, podcasts are a great way to stay current on industry news and help you improve your craft. Try one of these writing podcasts that will teach, entertain and inspire you.
How to Give Writers Feedback: 8 Real-Life Notes Revised to Get Better Results
“Managers can simultaneously both overestimate and underestimate the power they have to impact the performance and egos of their team members.” Get eight examples of bad feedback and what you should say instead to push writers to produce their best work.
Feast, Not Famine as a Food Content Freelancer: Tips From a Branded Mag Editor
Audarshia Townsend, a veteran lifestyle journalist and editor of Restaurant, Inc., says branded content opportunities are on the rise for creative and resourceful food writers.
Secret Treasures of the AP Stylebook: Important Updates You May Have Missed
It can be hard to keep up with the AP Stylebook (especially when they change their stance on hyphens every year). But that’s why we’ve got a rundown of the biggest updates and important new chapters writers and journalists should know.
The Niche Freelancer: Wealth Management and Institutional Finance
Up for the challenge of complex corporate communications? Learn from freelancer and longtime wealth management columnist Dahna Chandler, who lends her voice to some of the top financial institutions and consumer publications in the world.
The Words and Wisdom Behind Your Video: Essential Docs for New Producers
With so many brands going solo with video, not all set themselves up for success. Don’t forget that pre-production matters. Every video team should have their own set of essential documents, but the following are a few of the universally recognized docs that create a blueprint to follow on set.
8 Impressive Examples of Employee-Led Storytelling
Learn how successful brands like Sephora, Macy’s and Booking.com are using employee-led storytelling to authentically connect with — and convert — their target audience into customers.
8 Exceptional Examples of Customer-Led Storytelling
What could be more powerful — or persuasive — than customer-led storytelling? Here are eight brands that are knocking it out of the park, from Warby Parker to Tesla.
Content Around the Globe: The Travel Writing Niche (It Ain’t All Glam)
Travel writing might seem glamorous, but it’s definitely not all about mai tais and the beach. To be successful takes a bit of grit and worldly know-how. We’ll snap you back into reality, gently, with editor and writer John Newton, who’s worked for Condé Nast Traveler and AFAR magazines.
5 Classic Magazine Content Formats to Borrow for Your Blog
If readers aren’t sticking around as long as they used to, it might be time to shake things up. Take a page from print’s book by using one of these classic magazine content formats for your blog.
8 Important Things Your Team Wants to Tell You (But Won’t)
You might be the world’s best boss but that still doesn’t mean employees will always feel comfortable speaking their minds.
Interview the Boss, Like a Boss: 10 Tips for Getting the Best From the C-Suite
If you want to interview the boss like a boss, you’re going to need a strategy. Here’s how to track down senior executives without annoying them and how to bring the best out of any interview subject.
How Writer Rachel Weingarten Turned Her Passions Into a Booming Freelance Career
Writer Rachel Weingarten has carved out a fascinating niche for herself. Learn how she took her personal area of study and turned it into a successful and fulfilling freelance writing career.
Business Jargon to Consider Retiring (Seriously Park the Nouning and Verbing)
Help stop senseless business jargon! Lena Katz crowdsourced people’s most hated words and categorized them in terms of ridiculousness, so you can judge whether you really want them seeping into your content.
Examining the Socially Responsible Social Campaign
Leave Twitter tirades to the trolls. Find inspiration from leading brands using social media for the greater good.