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Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices for up-and-coming content creators, straight from the July team.

Nov 15, 2022

HOW TO: Write the Perfect Custom Brand Pitch

We’ve created a guide to crafting the perfect brand pitch, so you can monetize the products you already use in your content! This is one of the best ways to build successful brand/creator relationships.

Nov 22, 2022

Why Blogging is Still Important for Creators in 2023

Is it still important for creators to keep an active blog presence? At July, we think so. There are many benefits to maintaining a blog presence. Here are our top six reasons why every online creator should have a blog!

Nov 29, 2022

Starting Your First Blog

Blogging is one of the easiest ways to diversify your online presence as a creator. Blogging can also make you a more attractive partner for paid sponsorships. We’ve created a six step guide for you to get your first blog up and running.

Dec 6, 2022

HOW TO: Affiliate Marketing for Creators

Affiliate Marketing is a great way to make money by promoting brand’s products and services. So whether you've never heard the word "affiliate" before or you've been waiting to learn more, let us show you the ins and outs of adding an affiliate program to your business.

Dec 13, 2022

De-Coding Instagram’s Algorithm

The Instagram Algorithm has long since been hailed as an urban legend — until now. Instagram recently released a comprehensive explanation of the app’s multiple algorithms and we’re here to break it all down for you. Join us in uncovering the secrets of the algorithm and how to exploit it for your benefit!

Mar 21, 2023

Creator's Guide to Taxes

Filing taxes as a creator can be one of the most difficult parts of your job. Lucky for you, we’ve tried to make the task a little easier with our Creator Tax Guide! Take a look.

Mar 7, 2023

FUNDAMENTALS: Whitelisting

You’ve probably heard of the term “whitelisting” before, whether it was snuck into a partnerships contract or pitched to you as a deliverable. But what does “whitelisting” entail and how does that affect your rates? We’ve got the 411 below.

Feb 28, 2023

As a creator, do I need a manager?

You are responsible for content production, promotion, growth, sales, and more – it’s no wonder most full-time creators turn to a manager for extra support. But is a manager really essential to growing your business?

Feb 21, 2023

HOW TO: Increase your Engagement Rate (Instagram)

Your engagement rate is one of the most important metrics you have – it shows potential brand partners how loyal your audience is and how much of a community you’ve been able to cultivate. We’re breaking down seven tactics to boost your engagement!

Feb 14, 2023

FUNDAMENTALS: Engagement Rate

Your follower count is always important, but your engagement rate is arguably the most important metric you can have. Let’s dive deeper into what an engagement rate actually is, why it’s important, and it what it means for your business.

Feb 7, 2023

Top 5 Qualities Brands Are Looking For In Creators

More brands than ever are turning to creators in search of marketing partners. How can you convince a brand they need you as a partner? Here are the top qualities brands are looking for in creators and what you can do to impress your next partner.

Jan 31, 2023

HOW TO: Finding Your Niche

So you want to make a living off your content? We can help! The first step is finding your niche. To make it in the creator economy you have to start with one expertise. It's the only way to build trust with your audience and establish yourself. Let's talk about why!

Jan 24, 2023

Before You Quit Your 9-5

For most creators, full-time content creation is a dream come true. However, quitting your day job to double down on your creator income can be a risk and you should be prepared before you take the leap. If your goal is to become a full-time content creator, there are our six concepts you need to understand.

Jan 17, 2023

HOW TO: User Generated Content

User-generated content is the bread and butter of brand marketing on social media and has redefined how brands and consumers engage on social. So what exactly do you need to get started? Let’s dive in.

Jan 3, 2023

HOW TO: Connecting Instagram and Facebook

Your social platforms need to speak to one another. Having your Instagram and Facebook connected improves the accuracy of your analytics, lets you share posts across platforms, and streamlines your business into one management center. Let’s walk through how to connect the two platforms together, and set you up for success!

Dec 15, 2022

July raises $2.3M to help creators automate brand deals

For those of you that don’t know us — July is the only platform that automates brand deals so creators can focus on what matters: creating great content. It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce our $2.3M pre-seed led by Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six.