January 2014


When and How to Use Hyperlinks Appropriately

When and How to Use Hyperlinks Appropriately

Hyperlinks are an important aspect of content creation, copywriting, and website management. Hyperlinks work by providing additional information to the reader, promoting a company or product, and driving traffic to a particular website. Therefore, knowing when and how to use hyperlinks properly is an equally important skill for a Writer to master. Before writing your next assignment, read on in order to ensure that your hyperlinks are formatted correctly and are appropriate for your content: What are Hyperlinks? First, understanding what a hyperlink is and why a hyperlink is important […]

Utilizing the Call to Action

Utilizing the Call to Action

A call to action is a device that gives your audience some type of action to complete. It is an often used technique in marketing material and media campaigns such as infomercials and if done correctly, can be a subtle but effective way to initiate a sale or interest in your company’s products and/or service. There are different ways a call to action can be incorporated into your content in order to produce a desired result. The trick is knowing when to use and when not to use the call […]

Paraphrasing or Plagiarizing: How to Tell the Difference

Paraphrasing or Plagiarizing: How to Tell the Difference

How can you create content that people want to read, and is completely different from anything you will find online? Creating informative, engaging, and original content can be a difficult challenge for many writers and there is a thin line between paraphrasing and plagiarizing. Without realizing it, many Writers often find themselves plagiarizing another’s work, since it can be difficult for some Writers to understand how to correctly cite sources and paraphrase in the right way. The following are some tips to help Writers understand the difference between plagiarizing and […]

Content Runner Helps Create Personal Writing Relationships

Content Runner Helps Create Personal Writing Relationships

If you would like to find new customers and build your reputation, your online writing skills can play a critical role. Many companies have created blogs, but they fail to provide high quality, timely content for their readers. This can turn people away from your blog, and the search engines won’t reward you with higher rankings for your blog. However, not everyone has the time needed to create and upload new content on a daily or bi-weekly basis. Building relationships with quality Writers on Content Runner can help you to […]

Featured Writer of the Week – Thomas (ThomasPlante)

Featured Writer of the Week – Thomas (ThomasPlante)

Coming back from our holiday hiatus, we are kicking off 2014 by featuring Writer, Thomas Plante. Thomas has been with Content Runner since the early days in May. Since then, he has written north of 300 articles in niches that vary from law to shopping. If you would like to approach Thomas for an order, he can be reached through his Writer profile. Continue reading to find out more about Thomas and his passion for writing. Tell us about yourself. My name is Thomas Plante, and I am currently working […]

Voice Recognition Software Still Needs an Extra Set of Eyes

Voice Recognition Software Still Needs an Extra Set of Eyes

Voice recognition technology has evolved over the past few years, with iPhone application, Siri, interacting with a large slice of the population daily. Although Siri is very helpful, often bogus internet searches and mis-dialed numbers result from misinterpreted interactions. While the technology and applications are innovative and useful, total dependence is not yet a reality. Revisions needed on items transcribed through voice recognition are commonplace. It is almost unheard of to find an error-free paragraph transcribed via voice recognition technology. Writers can avoid errors and minimize revision rates by checking, […]

PayPal vs. ACH Deposits

PayPal vs. ACH Deposits

Many people rely on PayPal to help with their online shopping needs. Some freelancers accept payment through PayPal from their clients as it makes it convenient and easy. However, there are some disadvantages to PayPal when you compare it to a traditional ACH deposit. The following will take a look at the differences between PayPal and ACH deposits to determine which one is ideal for your situation. ACH Deposits Many companies have relied upon ACH deposits to transfer funds into their employee’s accounts. The Electronics Payment Association controls the electronic […]

Knowing Your Audience

Knowing Your Audience

When you are creating content for your website, your audience is critical to keep in mind. If you aren’t tailoring the content to the reader’s desires, why would they read it? As a business, you must understand how to connect with readers and clients so you can find a way to create content that they will want to read. Understand Your Market When you are researching your market, it is important to learn how to break it down into multiple segments. The content you create needs to be tailored to fit […]

Happy New Year 2014 – We Revamped our Writer Directory!

Happy New Year 2014 – We Revamped our Writer Directory!

We’ve been hard at work in December on many new features (more details to come in subsequent blog posts). The biggest project was our complete overhaul of the writer directory: Writer Stats are displayed more prominently on the writer directory search page Niche information is now displayed and you can see what each writer has been working on (ordered by volume Writers that are below the site wide revision rate % (currently at 3.9%) will show their revision rate % highlighted and bolded in green You can see the last […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

The Content Runner team would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year!