Podcast: Content Mills – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly


In this podcast episode, Writing Launch founders Jacob and Ian talk about content mills and freelancing platforms.

If you’re currently working for a content mill (like Textbroker or Zerys) or offering your services on a freelancing platform (like Upwork or Fiverr), you owe it to yourself to listen to this podcast.

While mills and platforms seem like a good option, in reality they’re not all that great. You’ve probably experienced this firsthand.

The good news is that you don’t have to be stuck on a mill or platform for years. Jacob and Ian discuss experiences with getting better writing jobs so you can improve your freelance writing career.

Here are just a few of the things you’ll learn:

  • Ian’s experience with a freelancing platform
  • Why content mills and freelancing platforms undermine freelancers
  • An overview of what content mills and freelancing platforms are
  • Why too much competition is bad
  • How to break away from mills and platforms

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