Kieran  Dahl

Kieran Dahl

Freelance writer, copywriter, and content/social strategist. Writes about writing (#meta), culture, travel, social media, and technology.

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The Content Strategist

10 Bad Writing Habits Everyone's Guilty Of (Especially Us)

These are the 10 most common copy problems I've found on The Content Strategist.

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How I'm Raving My Way Out of Depression

A trip to Berlin sparked a revival from an exhausting disease of contradictions.

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Brooklyn Magazine

Freelance Life: The 10 Best Brooklyn Bars to Work In (While Drinking)

Start with the following vendors of alcohol (and snacks) throughout Brooklyn, each of which has Wi-Fi and some (or many) power outlets.

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The Content Strategist

The Future of Media and Marketing Is Video

An interactive infographic, created in partnership with Ceros for the fall 2016 Contently Summit, on how and why video is eating the internet.

Tinder swipe article

13 Things That Guys Automatically Left-Swipe on Tinder

Don't put these things in your profile. Really.

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The Content Strategist

Why Hard News Is Thriving on Facebook

BuzzFeed and HuffPo still rule Facebook, but the biggest names in journalism are gaining ground fast.

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The Content Strategist

Data Love: A Night With the Man Behind OkTrends

Two days before Valentine’s Day, I found myself below the streets of Brooklyn listening to a man I’d never met talk about love.

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The Freelancer

The 10 Best Coffee Shops for Freelancers in Manhattan

These coffee shops, all of which have free Wi-Fi, lots of outlets, physical space, good music, a variety of food options, and great coffee, do not suck.

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The Freelancer

What the Brooklyn Book Festival Taught Me

I went to the Brooklyn Book Festival to buy books, as one does. I didn’t buy any books.

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The Content Strategist

The State of Social Media Content, in 12 Charts

Sometimes it seems like social media is only good for brand blunders.

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The Content Strategist

Why Is Facebook Engagement Suddenly Dropping?

Publishers big and small are finding that outside Facebook’s walled garden, the social landscape has become increasingly barren.

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The Content Strategist

Making Content Fashionable

Many guys, myself included, hate shopping for clothes. Malls are too... everything: too many brands, too many stores, too many moments spent wishing for the sweet release of a gooey Mrs. Fields cookie.

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The Freelancer

The 10 Best Colleges for Creative Writers

While the majority of our readers are likely beyond college age, it’s still fun to wistfully remember one's bright college years. Or whatever they were.

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What Every Woman Needs to Know About Whiskey Dick

The problem with whiskey dick is how it's perceived: as something to which blame can be assigned.

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The Active Times

The 14 Hardest Climbs in America

A tour (with videos) of the toughest crags in the country.