July 31, 2014

About Samantha Gluck

Not only am I the chief editor of this multi-author online magazine, I'm a content creator and social media marketing strategist with a background in journalism, finance, & healthcare. I began my content marketing agency, All Media Freelance, LLC, in 2010 and lead a well-rounded, talented team of multi-channel content strategists and niche writers. I've developed and managed print and digital content projects for health care, fitness, financial services, mental health, non-profit, and automotive publishers, as well as for biotechnology brands.

How to Be the King (or Queen) of Headlines

Lego king of headlines

I’ve written about how to write great headlines in the past, but haven’t shared any of my journalist secrets in quite some time. Increasingly, traditional journalists are turning to content marketing careers and the change fits them perfectly. Writing headlines for brands is a bit different than writing for straight news. I suppose it approaches […]

7 Ways Content Marketing Will Breathe Life Into Your Dreams

word of mouth marketing

Content marketing is a word that gets bandied about a lot these days. Traditional marketing continues to fall further out of favor with consumers every day. Content marketers do more than write content…much more. They develop and create customized marketing strategies that capture and hold the attention of potential customers far better than the old […]

What Does the Business Woman Say? Tweet!

Women in social media

Many of you know that AMF joined with Amy Tippins in January 2014 to form RTL Digital Media. Although we have men on our professional team, RTL is a woman-owned business, operated by women. We just launched our website and one of our first posts was an infographic featuring statistics about female users of social […]

US Spends Tons of Green on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day spending in US

Due to my Scotch-Irish heritage [Irish clan - O'Rife; Scottish clans - Graham & Campbell], I felt compelled to discuss  the incredible amounts of money Americans plop down for St. Paddy’s Day. According to Statista, over 36 million Americans have some claim to Irish heritage. That’s approaching seven times the current population of the green […]

Who Else Wants a Spanking for Imbecilic Word Usage?

English teacher and paddle

Here’s a word problem pop quiz: Let’s say you’ve heard a certain fancy-sounding word every so often and even read it in print a couple of times — but…still don’t have a clear understanding of how to properly use it yourself. Should you insert this word into one of your blog posts anyway? [Visualize this […]

Self Promotion – Does It Have to Feel Smarmy?

self promotion

A couple of days ago, I had an interesting conversation about self-promotion with Julia Hull, Director of Customer Support for Bundle Post (the greatest social media management and curation software on earth). As I made my morning rounds for clients on Facebook, I saw Julia had posted a question in her status asking friends what […]

Is Your Content Marketing Me Focused or We Focused?

Lone Survivor

Is your content marketing me-focused or we-focused? If you find your content marketing efforts failing to meet your expectations, the answer to that question may help you understand why. I came across an article by Inc.com contributor, Jeff Haden, which explains why me-focused content pushes readers away while we-focused content pulls them in. After seeing […]

Secret Confessions and Happy New Year Wishes

happy new year 2014

Here’s to wishing all of our subscribers and readers a very Merry Christmas (or a belated Happy Hanukkah) and a Happy New Year in 2014. This year has brought countless blessings to All Media Freelance, LLC (AMF). We’ve assembled a fantastic team of experts, achieved and exceeded our goals, made new friends, and enjoyed the […]

Top Last Minute Gifts for Content Marketers and Writers

watson guptill sketchbook

You’ve procrastinated and ruminated and dilly-dallied for weeks. Still, you don’t have gifts for the content marketer or writer in your life. Now you’re in a mental panic, sweat beading up on your brow (despite the cold) and you’re breathing rapidly, almost hyperventilating. Calm down. Breathe in a paper bag or something. Writers and content […]

What Katniss Everdeen Can Teach Content Marketers

catching fire katniss and peeta

Katniss Everdeen, star of the Catching Fire and Hunger Games blockbuster movies, can teach content marketers a thing or two. Successful content marketers need to do more than simply push content out through their various channels. Yes, pushing out high-quality content can lead to some natural (organic) success – to a point. But it takes […]