Here are the recommendations Kelly is sharing with us today in order to create more than a relationship but a a real partnership with your freelance writer.
This is a nice case study. There are many ways to grow your content with the help of freelancers. I once developed thousands of pages of content for a site by hiring freelance writers from oDesk. We vetted the writers by experience, customer feedback and writing samples. Then we provided a style guide and provided keywords and content optimization requirements. After each writer developed an initial article, we provided constructive feedback and continued enhancing the work through this iterative process. We are able to produce the high volume of content needed to grow the site over a fairly short period of time, and the SEO results were dramatic.
Just before one of our designers can intervene, another member of the team responds: “Educational projects do not make a top task – and the concept is very
My favorite quote from this article: "We opted for a design approach that proved itself in our award-winning website for Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum. Essentially, determine what’s most important (the “top tasks”) and make it big and good."
That is the challenge, however. How do you decide what is most important, particularly on a site that has multiple top tasks. Example: A website that has a huge number of products, plus content and application samples. Which one is your Van Gogh?
There are some great take-aways from the landing page for this report. Unfortunately, to download it you have to provide intricate details including your title, phone number, email, business revenue and more. Are they trying to prevent people from availing themselves of the research?
In the IT world change is a given. But how to do you manage an environment that never stays the same?
We now have the capability to get all of our devices interacting, generating data, uploading it to the cloud.... but on the flipside of that coin is the challenge of managing all that data, and managing it securely. This article does a nice job of summing up the issues.
This is very cool. Robin has organized an unmanageable mess into a useful content discovery directory. A couple of tools I have been introduced to in the past year, but did not see here are www.everpost.co and http://get.meddle.it.
The stats may be a year old, but there's great content here that can support a push for improvements in content strategy and UX, resulting in better site performance, happier customers and lower tech support costs.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.