Welcome to another post in the $100k Club series. You can see the full series here. This is "My Morning Routine" for content marketing folks making six figures. The goal is to shed light on the skills and habits that enable people to achieve lucrative jobs and help get more people in this club.
These will be anonymous and updated regularly. If you make more than $100k/year and want to contribute, email me.
For more info on content marketing salaries, check out our salary report.
Assistant Site Editor, $32,000/year
$150,000/year, Content Editor
The single biggest jump was from full time agency work to full time product company work–from 70,000 to 150,000
The ability to read, understand, and edit highly technical material.
Knowing precisely what I need to get into a flow state and then building a schedule that enables me to stay in flow for as long and as often as possible.
Build a career moat (see https://commoncog.com/blog/career-moats-101/) and develop rare, high-leverage skills that monied companies need. Always negotiate and never settle for less than what you're worth (and you're worth more than you think you are). Build or find a community of like minded peers so you can commiserate, help, and celebrate.
White male living in Boston, Massachusetts