Next Meeting: February 13th
Topic: How to Break Into Content Marketing
It’s no secret that well-paying freelance content opportunities have dried up at many traditional editorial outlets. Luckily, you can put your skills to use for brands that are thirsty for quality content marketing. Join Freelance Austin on Feb. 13 for a special “Galentine’s Day” program on breaking into content marketing. A stellar panel of experts will share their tips for uncovering and securing content marketing opportunities while discussing how they broke into this potentially lucrative field.
Program moderator Jenny Hoff is a certified personal finance educator, life strategist, and former managing editor with Bankrate, where she also hosted a podcast with notable guests, such as Tony Robbins and David Bach. Before a five-year stint in Europe, where she obtained her Master’s in Business Administration and worked for Germany’s public international broadcast station, Deutsche Welle, she was a reporter and anchor for KXAN in Austin. Her work has appeared on CNN, money.com, and Forbes, among others. She currently writes a monthly column for Austin Woman Magazine and runs a holistic life coaching practice, hofflifehealth.com.
Kristen Hicks is a freelance content marketing writer who has worked with over 40 businesses to help them develop content to connect with their readers and improve SEO.
Andrea Genevieve Townson has more than 10 years of experience in the digital marketing space. She has worked with large national brands, such as Logitech, PwC, TinyPrints, and with small-to-medium-sized sized businesses, such as University Federal Credit Union, High 5 Entertainment, and many Austin creative solopreneurs.
Tracey Wallace is the editor-in-chief at BigCommerce, where she oversees all content creation, distribution, and SEO. Her team has grown organic traffic from 60,000 to 500,000 sessions in 36 months. She is also the founder of Doris Sleep, a direct-to-consumer bed pillow company using 100-percent recycled plastic materials sourced and manufactured in the U.S.
When: Wed February 13, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:30pm CDT
Location: Vessel Coworking – 500 East St. Johns Ave., Ste. 2.620, 2nd floor
Austin TX 78752, US
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