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How Can I Attract My First Client Quickly?

As a new freelance writer, you’ve done tons of research, read widely and taken a number of free courses online. You’ve also stalked some experienced freelance writers and lurked on various powerful blogs and websites. But even after all these …… you are yet to attract your first client. So you’re wondering … What have I missed? What do … Read more

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How Do I Separate My Work From My Home Life?

You’ve done it! You are building your freelance career and it feels pretty great. You can work where you want, when you want. You can even work in your PJs and no one will ever know. But, it’s not all endless cups of coffee and Instagram perfect moments. Sitting in your house, not working, makes you feel weird. You could be emailing clients. … Read more

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What Do Game of Thrones and Freelancing Have in Common?

One of the most popular shows on television right now is without a doubt Game of Thrones. During each episode we watch these fictional characters navigate the treacherous fantasy world that is Westeros. I am a huge fan of the show. I religiously plant myself in front of my television for every episode. The season’s over now and I have dang near … Read more

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How Do I Become A Ghostwriter?

Have you considered becoming a ghostwriter? What is holding you back? I have written eBooks, articles and blogs as a ghostwriter. It can be quite a lucrative niche, and once you have finished the project your work is done. There is no need to spend copious hours and days promoting your work that could otherwise be spent on other writing projects … Read more

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How Do I Sell Myself as a Freelancer on My About Page?

When it comes to selling yourself on your writer website, your About page is one of the most important pages to get right. It’s one of the most visited pages on the average website but unfortunately, it’s also one of the pages that many freelance writers sell themselves short on. Write for Your Clients, Not About Yourself One of the biggest … Read more

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Is Comparison Sabotaging Your Freelance Writing Business?

Admit it. You’ve stumbled upon another freelancer’s writer site and felt a little intimidated by the snazzy design, top-notch client testimonials, and impressive accomplishments. Don’t feel ashamed. I’ve been there. I nearly tripped and disappeared into the black hole of comparison sabotage while transitioning my personal blog into one … Read more

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Starting a Freelance Business? Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Freelancing

Hindsight is 20/20 they say. Experience comes with time. We make mistakes, we learn, and hopefully, we do better next time. Stepping out to run a freelance business is going to take some trial and error. Just about all freelancers can list the mistakes they made when first starting out. Even though I’m three years into freelancing, I still feel … Read more

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Freelancers: Do You Know Your Legal Rights If a Client Doesn’t Pay?

Freelancing offers more freedom than the usual 9-5 office job, but with this freedom comes the challenge of chasing invoices instead of just collecting a pay check at the end of the month. When handling your own invoices, there’s also the possibility that the client will simply refuse to pay. It's unfortunate, but it happens. This can happen … Read more