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Inc 5000 List Year 4

Learn how we made the Inc 5000 list for the fourth year in a row from our CEO Byron White on this WriterAccess Byronism: How We Made the Inc 5000 List Four Years in a Row. You’ll discover the secret to why we keep making the list year after year, putting simple but powerful ideas to work with our customers, staff, and talent.

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What is Great Writing?

Learn the elements that make up great marketing content, so you can create more of it with your team to grow your business organically—the content marketing way, with this video called Byronism: What is Great Writing? that educates and entertains.

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6 Keys to Betterment

Explore what’s new with content marketing, and what does not work any longer on this Byronism: 6 Keys to Content Marketing Betterment video by Byron White, CEO of WriterAccess. Notice the poetic twist Byron was experimenting with for this video—you be the judge for the success.

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Stop Bad Content

Why do we keep creating all this bad content? Is there something we can do to stop bad content in it’s track?  CEO of WriterAccess Byron White takes on this big problem with the Byronism: Stop Bad Content video that will helps to answer the question why bad content exists, and how we can stop it.

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Inc 5000 List Year 3

Review the 8 reasons WriterAccess made the list in the Byronism: How We Made the Inc 5000 List Three Years in a Row video from WriterAccess CEO Byron White, including customer experience design, the power of WOW, our talent pool, employee empowerment, quality expectations, matchmaking magic, community strength, and our delight guarantee policy.

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Make CM a Breeze

Sure, great content is the key to success with content marketing. But how you create great content is tricky stuff. That’s where this Byronism: Tips to Make Content Marketing a Breeze video comes in. Byron White, CEO of WriterAccess, offers a few ideas worth pondering, like testing 3 writers in a contest to pick the winner that aligns with your style and goals, define the goals with creative briefs and offering feedback to writers, particularly initially, to help steer them in the right direction and achieve your goals.

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Comedy Marketing Keynotes 2018 Teaser

Dial into this Comedy Marketing Keynotes Teaser video to view some highlights of our comedy debut in our past CMC conference in 2017. Our third year of Content Marketing Conference in 2017 explored the intersection of comedy, marketing and business growth. Our fans and attendees loved the concept and execution so much, we decided to host a separate keynote series in 2018 called Comedy Marketing Keynotes, a special day event featuring 10 keynote speakers that showcase how comedy may just be the next frontier to customers engaged, and perpetually coming back to our sites for more.

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Content Marketing Conference Highlights

Watch Content Marketing Conference Highlights and dive into the workshops, keynotes and sessions featured in this annual conference attended by knowledge seekers that were simply blown away by the quality of content and first-class venue that featured Comedy Keynotes, Comedy Marketing Club, and other great events.

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Our Story

View this popular WriterAccess Platform Explainer Video that shows you how to find the perfect writer for your next project, and manage the workflow with super simple tools that make content marketing super easy.

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Transform Your Business into a Content Marketing Machine

Storyboard videos remain irresistible. Get a taste of what we mean with this vintage video promoting Content Marketing Conference 2015: Transform Your Business into a Content Marketing Machine.

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Content Marketing Superpowers

Bad, boring content is the villain, with minions that include Wordy Man, Spammy Man, and the conniving Copy Cat. Fight them all with the content marketing superpowers you get at the annual Content Marketing Conference. Check out this creative video for an example of thematic marketing that works.

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Stylemetrics Matcher a Success from the Get-Go

Whether you call it the Stylemetrics Matcher or AI Writer Search, this tool has been exceeding customer expectations ever since its launch on the WriterAccess platform. Watch this video for a quick look at just how effective a tech-focused writer search can be.

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Content Marketing Conference Highlights

From content marketing tool talks to custom comedy, Content Marketing Conference 2019 served up tons of stuff for everyone. This video showcases the highlights, giving you a good idea of the excitement you can consistently expect at this annual event.

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How the Stylemetrics Matcher Works

Customers have been raving about the Stylemetrics Matcher ever since its launch on the WriterAccess platform. Check out this explainer video to see how it works so you can start a free trial to begin using it today.

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Content Marketing Conference Makes History

Content Marketing Conference made history as the largest virtual content marketing conference, with more than 14,000 attendees in 2020. This video shows you what was planned for CMC 2021 to make it even better.

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Why Agencies Choose WriterAccess

How can agencies scale content with ease? With the streamlined features at WriterAccess. From finding the perfect writer for each client to managing content approvals, we make it easy for agencies to thrive. This video tells you how.

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Managed Service

Sure, the WriterAccess platform makes content marketing easy. But view the WriterAccess Managed Service Explainer Video to learn how you can save time and money by making a simple Pre-Pay commitment for future purchases that comes with dedicated support and bonus credits to your account to save you time and money.

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Fun and Games with Content Marketing

Who says content marketing isn’t all fun and games? Well, maybe not ALL of it is. But you can sure have a blast along the way, as this video of comedy highlights from Content Marketing 2019 can attest.

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WriterAccess Risk-Free Guarantee

If you’re not delighted, you don’t pay. Period. No hoop jumping. No frustrating phone calls. The risk-free guarantee at WriterAccess is not the only thing that sets us apart. Check out this video to see how our differences are designed to delight.

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A Whale of a Thank You Video, Literally!

Bold brands aren’t afraid to break from tradition—and make videos of dancing whales to honor their event sponsors. Tune into this Moby-Dick-themed video designed to creatively promote the brands that sponsored Content Marketing Conference 2019. Note: Be prepared to sing along.

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Content Marketing Ecosystem Brings You Success

WriterAccess is more than just a content creation platform. It’s a content marketing ecosystem. This video delivers a rundown on the many ways WA partners with top-notch organizations to make content marketing easier and more effective for customers.

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Andrew Davis: Content Marketing Conference 2020 Promo

In an exceptional example of pivoting during the pandemic, the in-person 2020 Content Marketing Conference transformed into a virtual extravaganza. In this video, author and keynote speaker Andrew Davis outlines why the annual event was destined for success.

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10 Signs You're a Content Marketing Superhero

Are you a content marketing superhero, helping to save the world from bad content? Find out by watching this video, which delivers quick tips as a way to promote Content Marketing Conference.

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Tamsen Webster: Content Marketing Conference 2020 Promo

What makes Content Marketing Conference so great, year after year? Keynotes like Tamsen Webster are definitely a contributing factor. This founder and chief strategist at Find the Red Thread gives you a sneak peek at what her 2020 session had in store. Watch the video to find out.

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Max Headroom Promoting Content Marketing Conference?

Enjoy yet another outside-the-box video promotion from WriterAccess. This one features Content Marketing Conference founder Byron White channeling Max Headroom. Nice!

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I Thought I Knew How to Blog Until...

While there’s tons of content out there, only 1% actually gets viewed and shared. In his WriterAccess Academy session, marketing maven Andy Crestodina tells you how to create content that falls into that 1%. Learn more in this video.

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It is Uncomfortable for Me to Admit This

Admit what?! Watch this video to find out. Hint: It involves hard-hitting writing techniques discussed by marketing expert Liz Willits in her WriterAccess Academy session. Tune in to learn more.

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How Cute and Clever Can Sink Your Marketing

Cute and clever might work for lovey-dovey greeting cards—but it could sink your content marketing. Find out more in this video, which highlights marketer Ayat Shakairy’s content optimization session at WriterAccess Academy.

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7 Money Words for Copywriting Success

Conversion copywriter Joanna Wiebe discovered seven money words that can skyrocket your content’s effectiveness and results. Get all seven in her WriterAccess Academy session, with a sneak peek of a few right here in this video.

Customer Training Videos

Find Talent

One of the biggest challenges for brands is finding just the right freelancer to complete their projects. Or at least that used to be their biggest challenge until they came to WriterAccess. Here you’re not only treated to a pool of more than 14,000 vetted, professional freelancers, but you get a variety of ways to find just the right one for you. This video shows you how.

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Place Order

Placing an order at WriterAccess is not difficult, but it does have a lot of moving parts. While you may be able to figure them all out on your own, make it easier with tips from this video. Here you’ll learn the soup-to-nuts order placing process.

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Manage Workflow

The Manage Workflow section of the platform lets you check out what's going on with all your orders at any given time. Make the most of this feature with tips in this video.

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Alerts

You have two main ways to track what’s going on with your projects at WriterAccess. One is to log into the platform every 32 seconds to take a peek if anything new has happened. Or you can make it easier on yourself by setting up alerts. The alert feature lets you set up text or email messages that deliver updates on the platform actions you select. This video tells you how.

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Files and Documents

Your creative brief outlines what you want out of a specific project, and you can add even more details by adding files to your creative briefs. Those files may include content you want rewritten, an example of what you're looking for, brand or editorial guidelines, or samples of a particular tone or style you adore. The more details you can give the freelancer, the better prepped they'll be to ace your project. Learn how to add files to your creative briefs right here in the WriterAccess platform.

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White Label Portal

Agencies love our white label solution, a feature for premium members with multiple clients. Our white label solution lets your clients approve or request revisions in real time without logging onto the WriterAccess platform, or even knowing that they're working from a platform that's not your own. Check out the video for more.

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Publishing Integrations

Ever wish you could publish your completed content right to your favorite platform with a few swift clicks? You most certainly can with WriterAccess API integrations. We’ve partnered with some of the most popular publishing platforms so you can go from approved content to published post without all the hassle of manually copying and pasting your text. Less time copying and pasting means more time for after-work happy hour. Check out this video to get the lowdown on how it works.

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Custom API Integrations

Premium WriterAccess members get tons of perks, and custom API integrations are one of them. The biggest bang with this feature is the ability to place a simplified order directly into the WriterAccess platform without leaving the comfort of your own site. That's right. You can stay right where you are, working tirelessly, and simply weave order placement right into your streamlined workflow. This video tells you how to take advantage of this premium-only feature to make your content management easier than ever before.

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Designers

Sure, our platform is called WriterAccess. But we've expanded to include designers, illustrators, animators, photographers, and videographers into our freelance mix. Available in a section of the platform we call Designer Marketplace, these creative freelancers are accessible to pro and premium platform members. That means pro and premium members can order graphics, images, and other visuals just as easily as written content from our site. Check out this video to learn how to find the designer that suits your needs.

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Premium Talent

Editors. Translators. Content strategists. What do these three specialists have in common? Why, they’re all available for hire for premium members through the WriterAccess platform. Editors can give your content a final polish, while translators put it into another language. Content strategists can help with your content planning, prioritizing, and even publishing. This video shows you how to access and connect with this trio of content pros.

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BYO Talent

The advanced features and tools in WriterAccess makes creating content a snap. And if you want to get even snappier, premium members can bring their own talent to the platform. This puts all your content AND your creators in a single place. You're able to manage the workflow, see all orders in all their stages at a glance, and easily track who is working on what, and when. We even take care of issuing the payments to your talent. Check out this video to see how easy it is to set up and use the BYO Talent feature.

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Rulesets

Maybe your brand demands bulleted lists and external links with every order. Or perhaps you consistently request at least three subheads and one featured quote. Make requesting your desired elements and formatting easier by using the rulesets feature at WriterAccess. Check out this video for more.

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Recurring Orders

When it comes to content marketing success, consistency is key. And you can keep your orders ticking along like clockwork with the recurring orders feature at WriterAccess. Simply set up an order template and topic pitch, then put the automated gears into action. This video shows you how.

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Bulk Orders

Got a ton of orders to place and cringe at the thought of adding them into the system one by one? Well, you don't have to. That's what the bulk upload tool is for. The WriterAccess bulk upload feature lets you place multiple orders without manually typing in all the details into each order form. You can instead upload all the details in an Excel document, which populates in the order forms for you. Sounds smooth and easy? That's because it is. Check out this video for the skinny on how bulk uploads work.

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Voice Instructions

Ever wish there was a fast and easy way to deliver more information about an order without typing your fingers to the bone? There is. And, of course, it’s right here at WriterAccess. Our voice messaging feature lets you quickly record more details about a project to send along to freelancers. This video will get you set up with it in a jiffy.

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Conference Calls

In some cases, the best way to communicate ideas, gauge personality, and check for a good fit between customer and freelancer is with a phone call. And you can set one up using the Conference Call feature at WriterAccess. Find out how to reserve a line and schedule a call with tips in this video.

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Project Folders

Neat. Organized. Easy to find and easier to use. Those are words and phrases that describe your content when you use the project folder feature at WriterAccess. Stop wasting time searching through tons content that’s been thrown about willy-nilly. Keep it all keen and clean with tips from this video.

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Project Tags

You have your project folders to organize content into broad categories. Then you have your project tags for creating subsets within those categories. Those subsets can be based on the content type, content creator, different sub-topics, or any or all of the above. Learn more about using project tags in this video.

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Order Labels

Organization keeps the workflow strong, and you can stay more organized than ever with order labels. Order labels are a tool that let you quickly identify your content, with the option of creating five main labels to serve as the organizational framework. Check out this video for more.

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Creative Briefs

If you want your delivered content to consistently match the ideas in your head, you’re going to want to make friends with the creative brief. Think of the creative brief as the recipe for your project, containing all the ingredients freelancers need to include to craft the most delicious results. And you can create one right inside the platform for easy use with all your orders. This video shows you how.

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Customer Journey Maps

Customer journey maps outline the path that someone takes to go from a browser to a buyer, and from a buyer to a believer in your product or your service. Each stage of the journey requires a different type and style of content. Master these maps with the built-in feature at WriterAccess.

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Image Libraries

Images have become an integral element for digital content, and we make it easy for you to add as many as you wish. You get three different image libraries right at your fingertips on WriterAccess, allowing you to search, select, and upload an image in seconds flat. This video shows you how. 

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Language Grader

You’ve heard it a million times: Don’t make the audience work too hard to absorb your content. One way to keep it simple is to target an eighth-grade reading level, which you can check for with every piece of content you create on the platform using the WriterAccess Language Grader. This video shows you how.

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Buyer Personas

One of the coolest features at WriterAccess is the Buyer Persona Builder. Not only are you able to create a highly detailed profile of your ideal customer, but you can create as many of them as you like. Once you fine-tune and save your buyer personas, you can easily attach them to content briefs or directly to orders so freelancers get a good view of your target audience. This video gets you started.

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Buzzsumo

Most content marketers have heard of BuzzSumo, and now all marketers subscribed to WriterAccess can get up close and personal with it. You'll find a version of the BuzzSumo tool built right into the platform, providing insights that help you create better content poised to grab interest and win fans. This video gives you the lowdown on what you can learn and how to learn it using BuzzSumo on WriterAccess.

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Topic Finder

Totally out of ideas for your next piece of content? Stop banging your head against the wall. Start using the WriterAccess topic finder instead. This groovy platform tool shows you popular keywords in search results, along with the cost-per-click of those keywords for advertising. You’ll not only get a glimpse of the less competitive keywords to consider, but you’re likely to launch an avalanche of fresh ideas. This video is raring to show you how.

Talent Training Videos

Client Communication

Direct communication with clients is the key to success at WriterAccess, and we offer many ways to connect and collaborate. Choices include voice message instructions, conference calls, and requests for quotes or pricing on casting calls and orders. Take a gander at this video for more details on ways to communicate with customers, along with things you want to avoid.

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Delivering On Orders

One of the easiest ways to ensure you never get repeat work is to totally ignore the order deadlines. Customers need on-time orders, and WriterAccess freelancers are expected to deliver them. This video gives you a rundown on diffrerent order deadlines, how you can earn extra for picking up rush orders, and what flexible delivery means. Check it out now.

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Revision Requests

Revision requests come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from the fast and easy to the utterly ridiculous. Those that fall into the ridiculous category typically ask you to make changes that go far beyond or weren't even mentioned in the original scope of the project. You have two choices if you're ever faced with that scenario, and this video tells you what they are. You can also find more info on revision requests in our FAQs for freelancers section.

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Payments and Processing

Some of the most common questions we get from freelancers pertain to payments. All freelancers on the platform are considered independent contractors, and payment is delivered on a set schedule. Check out what this video has to say about matters regarding freelance finances. You can also check out our freelancer FAQ section for even more detailed info.

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Star Ratings

All freelancers on the WriterAccess platform receive a star rating. Not only does the star rating system help to remove pricing guesswork, but it aligns your skill with the right projects. The higher the star rating, the more complex and visible the projects, and the higher the pay. Most freelancers start on the platform at a lower star level and work their way up from there. Get more details on how our star rating system works by checking out this video.

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Writer Profile

No matter how talented you are, chances are low you'll get much of a second glance if you don't have a well-stocked profile on the platform. Your writer or designer profile is where you get to showcase who you are and what you can do. Check out this video for tips on creating a profile that helps to get all eyes on you.

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Closing Your Account

While WriterAccess has been the go-to platform for tens of thousands of customers and freelancers alike, we do understand it's not for everyone. If you've given us a whirl yet decided you want to close your account, it's not at all difficult to do. This video gives you the details you need to close your freelance account at WriterAccess.