News & tips to help you take your content creation to the next level
These are our top reading recommendations for creators to cozy up with this holiday season.
To help you seal the deal on your holiday pitch, we spoke to two creators in the Willa community about calculating your holiday campaign rate, knowing how (and when) to share pricing, and how to successfully negotiate the perfect partnership that lasts into the new year. Part 2 of our Holiday series.
5 Things is back and better than ever! Bringing you a curated look at the best creator news on the internet each week.
The holiday season is here, so if you haven’t started prepping your holiday pitch, now is the time to get started! This is part one of our two-part holiday campaign series.
Thanks to Clubhouse, and new features from Facebook and Twitter, there are multiple ways creators can use their voices (literally) to get paid.
While the two platforms are similar, the answer depends on what you're trying to achieve.
This recent report commissioned by Mighty Networks, a digital community platform, makes about a thousand KILLER points about the creator economy and how you can act today to shape a better future for us all.
Did you miss us? Our popular Friday roundup "5 Things We Loved This Week" has been on hiatus, but we're BACK with a double-stacked Thanksgiving edition just for you.
The relationship between creators and brands can be a tricky one, but ultimately, everyone's professional life will be better and see more success if these two groups can communicate, understand each other, and become teammates.
The holiday season is quickly approaching and brands are finding it more difficult to get budget-friendly and effective campaigns for their products online. If your gift guides aren't live yet, here's what you need to know to launch!
Willa has created tons of actionable advice to help with cold outreach to brands, so I decided to put it to the test!
Collaborating with other creators is a great way to grow together professionally and become more involved with your community. Not to mention, being a creator can often be a lonely profession if you don't partner with others since most often it is a one-person show. Ready to get started collabing with other creators? Here are 9 ideas to get your next creative project up and running!
Successful creators can earn money from Creator Funds thanks to their stand-out content.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, now is a great time to pay attention to consumer trends regarding search and shopping intention. Not only will these trends help you stay ahead of the curve when it comes to creating content, they can also help you with collaboration ideas and negotiating!
It may sound like science fiction, the the potential for creators is real.
Creators can contribute to change on Instagram by being mindful about what they post.
It's no secret that most brands are writing contracts intended to mostly benefit themselves. In order to help you protect your work and get the 💸 you deserve, we have compiled a few terms to be on the lookout for when reviewing contracts for partnerships and platforms.
Hashtags are a promising way to help your Instagram account grow organically and beat back against the decline in organic reach. However, with countless “experts” out there, hundreds of different tools, and regular changes from Instagram themselves, where do you even start?
If you’ve ever wondered how an advertising professional views online content creators, this interview is for you!
The Holiday season is just around the corner and brands are searching for new partners to share their message (and marketing budget)! Will they be able to find you?
We created a process to help you send more pitches with ease and collect data to evaluate where you can improve. If you are ready to save time and make more 💸 keep reading!
Writing a great pitch takes practice. Here's everything we know so you can send a 🔥 pitch.
Pinterest had an incredible 2020 and they’re rising to the occasion. Now, there are multiple ways for creators to make money on the app.
How can creators use IG's new keyword-search-by-interest tool to their advantage? Here’s everything you need to know about the recent update and how you can ace Instagram SEO in 2021
Rates are a hot topic with creators because there are few standards and limited transparency on how to price your work. While there are many factors that go into pricing creative work, we compiled our best tips on pricing to help you find the right rate for you.
Using a content calendar allows you to more easily plan out social media content and remain consistent with your messaging across multiple platforms.
Ready to create your own link in bio page on your WordPress site? Download the template below!
Have you ever wished you could peer inside the brain of the partnerships managers you're sending those pitches to? We had the chance to hear from a few, and let's just say they had a lot on their minds!
Our recommendations for how to make the most of the many platforms available to you!
With the growing demands of social platforms wanting creators to push more and more content, keeping track of the content you’ve created is key to reducing your production workload.
We’ve compiled 7 things you can work towards automating in your business to save you time, so you can focus more on the tasks that drive your revenue.
Have you been struggling to be productive lately? To help you get through your work more efficiently, we are sharing 5 productivity hacks from Maria Aldrey, productivity expert and founder of GroovyWink.com.
A possible Instagram glitch is endangering the livelihoods of creators.
What is a Link-In-Bio page and why do you need one?
While having a media kit is not necessarily required for securing partnerships, it does provide a handy way to share relevant statistics with your potential partners!
Trying to find one that fits your needs as a creator can be difficult, especially as many often lack the features that may be most beneficial to you. Read on for how to schedule your content and how to find the right platform for you.
Are you ready to increase your income as a creator? Affiliate marketing may be a viable stream to do so.
With the recent push for video content from platforms & brands alike, we rounded up the best ways to reuse your existing video content and to stretch the use of anything new you make as much as possible.
If you want to know the best way to post on Instagram, just take a look at its own accounts.
Isabel's bi-weekly roundup of the best creator and digital media news
The creator mantra in 2021 has been "video is king" so to help make it easier on you, we are sharing 5 tips to incorporate more video content without getting overwhelmed!
Under Review is our new space to share fresh takes on creator-relevant books, movies, podcasts and more. Up first, the new series looking inside the MLM industry.
We have gathered the top tips for growing on Instagram, as well as sharing some results from our own testing of these commonly shared growth strategies.
With the Instagram outage fresh in our minds, those who put their entire livelihoods in the hands of social media companies are owed a safety net back.
Are platforms limiting influencers sponsored content? Or is there another explanation as to why sponsored content may not perform as well as organic content?
Cold emailing to brands may sound intimidating at first, but being informed on them can help you garner higher success as well as giving you something to benchmark your results against.
Holiday campaigns are already starting to be solidified for the 2021 season. Now is the time to start sending your pitches, and we want to make sure you know all the juicy industry deets to craft a fire pitch and get paid your worth!
TikTok is where all the major growth seems to be happening these days. Here's how you can capitalize on it.
Were you panicking about your business when IG was down? Doing these 7 things now will ensure you own more of your funnel & save yourself some stress.
And the DL on whether it REALLY is...or if that's just cliched hype
How do you know when you’re ready to make the leap from side-hustle to replacing your day job?
Isabel's bi-weekly roundup of the best creator and digital media news
As live shopping takes over our feeds, find out what you might be missing if you don't add it to your content streams.
These new link stickers don't feel much like an upgrade, do they?
Instagram's new Favorites feature could be a game changer. Whose list will you be on?
A recap of our AMA with a YouTube brand partnerships expert
The most important things a creator needs to remember about negotiating contracts for brand partnerships.
Learn what brands really want from creators in the pitching process and how to take yours to the next level.
Our top tips to make a good impression on brands with your campaign management.
Taking this step can go the extra mile to impress brands, AND it helps you assess and improve your performance.
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