Hey Everyone,

Hope you're having a great week. Here are a few things I've been reading, writing and pondering lately. Enjoy!

1. The Content Marketing Salary Report

If you've ever wanted to know...

  • how much content marketers make at various stages of their careers,
  • whether in-house or freelance folks earn more,
  • if B2B marketers make more than their B2C counterparts, and
  • what the gender/ethnicity pay gaps are like in marketing...

...then you'll want to check this out.

2. How to Be a Writer

I love this article and this is my favorite part:

Remember that writing is not typing. Thinking, researching, contemplating, outlining, composing in your head and in sketches, maybe some typing, with revisions as you go, and then more revisions, deletions, emendations, additions, reflections, setting aside and returning afresh, because a good writer is always a good editor of his or her own work.

3. No Meetings, No Deadlines, No Full-Time Employees

This style isn't for everyone, but it does make me wonder...is all the emphasis on company culture overrated? What if culture = do good work, then go live your life?

Gumroad engineer Helen Hood, who shipped Memberships, says, “it’s one of the biggest product launches of my career, and we shipped it without a single meeting or video call.

4. Tweet of the Week

This is a really cool thread.

Have a great weekend!

Jimmy


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