Well, I am four months deep in this "content writer / creator" gig and it’s about time I unleash a stream-of-conscious confessional onto the general public. Four months of writing blogs, website content, brochure content, flyer content and all types of miscellaneous business text and one could say I have earned the title of professional writer extraordinaire… or bad mama jama at least (courtesy of Carl Carlton via 1981).According to Wikipedia, a content writer is defined as a person who specializes in providing relevant content for websites. A love of research, knowledge, communication and expression is essential for this position as well as an insatiable curiosity of all things.
"What writers have is a license and also the freedom to sit—to sit, clench their fists, and make themselves be excruciatingly aware of the stuff that we’re mostly aware of only on a certain level." – David Foster Wallace
One of the largest behemoths on my daily to-do checklist is the writing, editing and posting of blogs. If you are vaguely familiar with this term but aren’t sure what value these ‘blogs’ actually hold, don’t fret. You have that in common with the general public.
Clients often ask – why do blogs matter? What are blogs good for?Blogs are actually valuable tools that provide a great deal to businesses, including but not limited to…
"A blog is meant to generate awareness about you and your brand. It’s best used as a tool to establish authority and make people trust you." – SERPs.com
Here are five Tribu approved tips for all of you struggling content writers out there – professional or otherwise. Curated straight from personal experiences with the help of good ol’ trial and error, these notes are straight from me to you in the hopes of making the world a contextually more interesting and grammatically correct place.
A content writing position is an English major’s dream come true - meaning normal people may find it nightmarish. Just for some fun and to give you a glimpse into the mind of real life content writer, here are some of my actual thoughts from this week.
Content writing is more difficult than you thought, huh? If your business is growing, you should most definitely invest in a writer who can crank out some shareable and informative content.
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