Literally 2 Cents!: Managerial “Coping” Strategies

This week, we took a deeper look at the kinds of strategies the managers of the content mill used to cope with the fact that they were the middle man between overworked, underpaid employees and clients who, in all seriousness, were probably sold a bill of goods about the content they would be getting from the company.

A quick disclaimer: I promise we will not spend the entirety of this podcast dunking on the content mill. We have just been doing it a lot lately; we’re working on a chunkier episode that will be coming soon!

Another quick disclaimer: I mention this at some point in the episode, but it’s worth reiterating. The managers we worked with absolutely were doing their best. They cannot be fully faulted for the lemons they were handed.

SEO Cope And Change—And StarCraft! This Too Too Solid Flesh

Listen now (59 min) | What it's like to be a manager at an SEO content mill
  1. SEO Cope And Change—And StarCraft!
  2. The Top 10 Things We Wish We Didn't Know About Content Mills
  3. The Knife Alien File: A Content Bonanza
  4. 002b: Content algorithms: We’re the tools and Google is the operator
  5. 002a: IMDb What to Watch, AWS, and algorithmic selection

Published by Liz

I'm a writer living and working in Cincinnati, OH. I've been writing for ages and ages. Somehow now I'm actually getting someone to pay me to do it.

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