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Discover how you spend your days

Most writers have experienced at least one “heavy edit” experience in their career. It’s when an editor goes through your writing and has a million suggestions. Sometimes they’ll even rewrite almost the entire thing. At the end, you hardly recognize the piece. The first time I got a heavy edit, I was utterly mortified. I […]

Losing My Biggest Freelance Writing Client

Editing and writing are two completely different functions. Writing I love. I don’t love editing as much. Regardless of my preference, I do know that executing work with minimal (if any) editing issues for clients is integral. After all, your work is your reputation. Publishing quality work to my own site is important as well […]

freelance strategies

Taking the leap and starting your own freelancing business can be scary. However, what I love about freelancing is that you can always quickly acquire more skills to make yourself more marketable. While it’s important to niche down and becomes really good at one particular skill, sometimes it doesn’t hurt to develop new skills that […]

Losing My Biggest Freelance Writing Client

Within the last year, I’ve noticed a pretty big shift in the freelance writing community. Many of the buddies I’ve been writing alongside with for years are slowly (and some people more swiftly) moving towards other ventures. Some are now coaching, creating products, becoming subject matter experts, transitioning into project managers, or dabbling in virtual […]

negotiation

Many freelancers get their start on the content mill or freelancer marketplace circuit. While there are people who’ve found some success with this business model, it’s also one that can result in a lot of stress and not a lot of pay.   Why Content Mills and Bid Sites Can be Crippling for Your Career […]

marketing your small business

Freelance writing is a side business (or even full-time business) you may be considering if you have a passion for writing. The great thing about freelance writing is that anyone can do it who has a decent amount of skill and is willing to learn. You can always improve your writing by taking classes and practicing. Here are […]

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