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The Top 10 Ugliest Words In The English Language

By Verblio / March 29, 2022 / 0 Comments

What is it about certain words in the English language that make us cringe? How could one word make readers or listeners feel repulsed? Beyond curse words and words used to make one feel offended, there are innocent words that evoke a feeling of disgust simply because they sound ugly.  Some words have a higher…

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Verblio Writer FAQ

By Verblio / January 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

1. Am I eligible to write for Verblio? To write for Verblio, you must be 18 years or older, be legally allowed to work in the U.S., and have a valid U.S. Social Security Number (SSN). We require a W9 in order to prove that you are who you say you are. We do not…

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COVID-Themed Words That Seem Like They Should Exist By Now

By Annika Nagy / July 23, 2020 / Comments Off on COVID-Themed Words That Seem Like They Should Exist By Now

We’re word people, and the global pandemic has spawned a lot of new words and phrases. For example, what do you call the process of giving your pets professional titles? Are those pawmotions? There was an SNL sketch in the 80s about “sniglets” – words that ought to be words but aren’t. (Sniglet is itself…

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A Beginner’s Look At Content Marketing Calendars (Template Included!)

By Verblio / July 7, 2020 / Comments Off on A Beginner’s Look At Content Marketing Calendars (Template Included!)

If a content marketer’s office were burning down and they only had time to grab one thing, it would have to be their content marketing calendar.  Forget the family photos, employee of the month plaque, or the content pun coffee mug. All of those are replaceable—but content marketing calendars are forever.  We kid (a little),…

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Everything You Need To Know About Guest Blogging

By Verblio / July 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Everything You Need To Know About Guest Blogging

In this post, we’re going to talk about something that should be in every content marketer’s playbook: guest blogging.  If you’re unfamiliar with the practice, or simply need a tune-up, this post will cover everything you need to know to get started.  Let’s dive in! What is Guest Blogging?  Guest blogging is simply writing and publishing…

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Verblio Freelance Writer Spotlight: Kary VanArsdale

By Verblio / May 11, 2020 / Comments Off on Verblio Freelance Writer Spotlight: Kary VanArsdale

Editor’s note: this post was originally published in October 2018 but has been updated to reflect Kary’s accomplishments as of May 2020 and include some brief updates from her since this post’s last writing. Spoiler alert: she’s still writing up a storm, turning out as much high-quality content as ever! This month, we’re so pleased…

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