The Most Profitable Revenue Model for Freelance Writers (and 21 Other Content-Centered Business Questions Answered)

In this third edition of our content marketing Q&A series we focus on your questions about business structure and revenue models.

Getting your head around the practice of regular and valuable content creation can be tough, but once you do … you’ve only just started building your business.

What kind of products or services should you offer? How do you hire the right people so you can scale? How do you actually build revenue?

In this 58-minute discussion, Robert Bruce and I cover …

  • The best business model for the freelance writer today
  • How to approach product development
  • Content strategy for inherently short-term service businesses
  • How to recover from a failed product launch
  • Should you use YouTube, or not?
  • How to play a much bigger game
  • The legal requirements of affiliate and advertorial marketing
  • Should you seek venture capital?
  • How to scale an online business, and stay sane
  • And a lot more …

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The Show Notes:

*This week’s show is brought to you by Authority, Copyblogger’s content marketing training and networking community that’s designed to accelerate your online marketing skills and success.

Here’s what Entreproducer covers:

  • The business, revenue, staffing, and legal models that move you from content start-up to success.
  • Audio and video profiles of the entrepreneurs and companies that are pushing digital content innovation.
  • Tips, tools, and tactics for getting online content to work for you, no matter how you make money.

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  1. Brian, thanks a lot for sharing this podcast with us!!!

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