Category: Business

What Do I Do When My Writing Has Been Stolen?

As writers in this electronic environment, we run the risk of our words being republished without our permission and/or passed off as the work of someone else. The benefit of our environment, though, is that there are targeted ways of fighting back.

If your blogs are ever re-blogged elsewhere without your permission or your writing has been stolen and republished online otherwise, there are a few steps you can take without things getting too crazy.

Do I Need a Blog as a Freelance Writer?

I’m going to be dead honest with you. Running a blog is tough work. Sometimes I ask myself why I ever started a blog.

Yet when you’re just dipping your feet in the water, it seems like every freelance writer has a blog and that it’s some sort of “right of passage” or the only way to land clients.

That’s simply not true.

Why Are My Guest Posts Getting Turned Down?

Imagine a stranger approaches you with a smile, extends his hand, and says, “Hi, Sir. Want to date?”

Nevermind the fact that you’re actually a ma’am, thank you very much.

Although the stranger seems nice, you’d probably eye him suspiciously, say no, and run away, right?

What Do I Do When a Client Asks Me to Write My Own Testimonial?

Client: You did an excellent job. Thanks for your immense dedication.

Writer: Glad to be of help.

Client: I’ve another project that I plan to start in a few days, let’s discuss it as soon as I get free.

What Method Should I Use to Charge My Freelance Writing Clients?

When setting your freelance writing rates, it’s tough to decide where to set them and how to set them.

There are three ways you can charge clients.

What Elements Should I Include on My Writer Website?

Do you have a freelance writer website? If you just started creating one, it can be a confusing process.

You’re already pulling out your hair trying to figure this whole design thing out. On top of that, you have to decide what type of content to include. With so many things going on at once, it’s easy to forget something.

You don’t have to fret any longer! Below, we give a quick checklist detailing what you should include on your writer website as well as tips on how to develop those elements effectively.