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February 9, 2017
Image of broken heart for blog by Bonnie Nicholls, freelance writer

Is Your Freelancer Breaking Your Heart?

In this era of fake news, you want to work with freelancers that you can trust. You expect them to provide you with original, sourced content. But what if you suspect your freelancer is bending the rules? Fortunately, it's easy to check someone's work. You
January 31, 2017
Image of camper for blog post by Bonnie Nicholls, freelance writer of case studies, white papers and articles.

Managing content is like packing a camper

I recently took a trip in my camper. To make sure everything went smoothly, I made lists of what to bring, gathered stuff, packed the camper, checked off lists, tested equipment, and so on. Planning for content is similar. Without an internal system to track your content, things can get away from you.
December 13, 2016
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Best Free Tools to Help You Write Content Google Cares About

Writing a blog post that nobody cares about is frustrating, especially when you put so much work into it. Before you throw in the towel, however, try researching whether your blog topic is something Google cares about. Here's how.
October 31, 2016
Image of project management for content blog post by Bonnie Nicholls, San Diego freelance writer

Reviews of Project Management Tools for Content

As a freelancer supporting my clients' content marketing efforts, I'm invited to use their project management tools to track content. Here are reviews of three that I use a lot.