Gifting for Gratitude: Generous Gestures Never Go out of Style With Clients
When you’re a freelancer who relies on networking and relationships to find and keep good clients, a little gratitude can go a long way. But what’s appropriate, or even ethical, when it comes sending gifts or tokens of thanks to a client or someone who gave you a referral? We asked several professionals about their favorite ways to show gratitude.
Rev Up Your Productivity and Streamline Your Content Creation Like CARFAX
“ClearVoice simplifies some of the most time-consuming aspects of content management. It’s an accessible platform that allows you to connect with freelancers, improve communication and quickly develop an editorial plan.” – Jim Sharifi, CARFAX
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“ClearVoice has made coordinating with my freelance team an effortless process.” – Alexander Harris, SpareFoot
Dear Marketers, 13 Ways You Can Be a Better Client to Freelance Writers
As a brand marketer, you have the power to create strong relationships with freelancers that bring out their best work — but don’t take them for granted. Here are some professional dos and don’ts of working with freelancers.
Are You Accidentally Obnoxious? Phrases to Avoid With Freelancers (and What They Think)
Whether you’re a potential client or a part of a marketing team, have you ever unknowingly ticked off your talent? Here’s what freelancers say in private when you use one of these eight potentially obnoxious phrases.
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Four Steps to Help Marketers Engage Better With Their Remote Workforce
Don’t treat freelancers and remote workers like they’re disposable. Learn key steps to keep them engaged and in the loop.
How Hiring a Professional Writer Helped a Specialized B2B Grow
When competitors actively read your content, you’re doing something right. Learn how the owner of a niche consultancy jumped into content marketing and found just the right writer to help differentiate and grow his business.
The Importance of Building Relationships With Your Freelance Writers
Although freelancers aren’t part of your full-time team, it doesn’t mean you can treat them as disposable. Learn why building strong relationships with your freelancers is important for long-term success.
#ProContent Podcast: Fostering a Healthy Working Relationship Between Writer, Editor and Client
Trust, communication and organization are difficult to maintain when you’re working in the same office as someone. How do you keep these relationships healthy when multiple parties are in different locations? Ben Jacobson and Luke Wolfe give their advice on maintaining relationships in the distributed workforce.
#ProContent Podcast: Organizing Your Content
Get tips and strategies for organizing content, assessing internal and external needs, and avoiding the duplication of effort.
Easily Request Content Ideas From Writers With Pitching from ClearVoice
Great content starts with great ideas. That’s why we’re introducing a new feature: pitching.
How to Give Freelance Writers Criticism That Is Actually Constructive
No one enjoys getting — or giving — negative feedback. Freelance writer Nicki Escudero explains how to give your freelancers feedback that’s helpful to both of you and maintains a good working relationship.
6 Ways You’re Driving Away Your Best Freelance Writers
Good freelance writers have choices. When they feel they’re treated unfairly or without respect, they might just wrap up their obligations and move on to new clients. Don’t let that happen.
How to Successfully Find, Hire and Work With Freelancers
Freelancers can revolutionize the way you create content to help your business grow. Learn how to find the best talent, budget for freelance writers, and work successfully with a blended workforce. Length: 15 pages.
Here’s What Freelance Writers Want From Content Marketers
“We’d love to work with you!” These words are magical to an independent contractor. Freelance writer Angela Tague explains what content marketing professionals can do, say and provide for the best collaboration possible.