10 online resources every freelance writer should know about

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10 Online Writing Resources Every Freelancer Should Know About

When you’re launching your career as a freelance writer, there’s no shame in admitting that you need all the help you can get! Fortunately, the internet is swarming with terrific writing resources that you...

Tips for hiring a medical writer

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Tips for Hiring a Medical Writer

Medical writers are in high demand for many reasons. They are often hired to help researchers prepare reports and grant proposals. In turn,  the researchers can focus on the work rather than the writing...

Dealing with Writing Burnout as a Freelancer

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Dealing with Writing Burnout as a Freelancer

Anyone can experience burnout from time to time, whether they are a homemaker, roofer, or writer. In fact, burnout is so common that it’s now an officially recognized medical diagnosis. The World Health Organization...

How to Use Your Writers Work Profile to Attract Clients

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How to Use Your Writers Work Profile to Attract Clients

As a Writers Work member, one of the most powerful tools you have for attracting clients is your profile page. After all, our members’ profiles are highlighted in our Writers Marketplace, where clients can...

Types of Blog Posts You Could Write

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Types of Blog Posts You Could Write

For many freelance writers, blogging is an important source of income and career building. Many clients are looking for people to create content for their business’ blog, or even blogs on a personal site....

Why Networking Matters for Freelance Writers

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Why Networking Matters for Freelance Writers

Most freelance writers envision days spent alone in front of the computer, without worries of office politics or personality clashes. However, while freelance writing does give you the ability to work independently, networking goes...

How a Freelancer Can Help Your Business

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How a Freelancer Can Help Your Business

The internet has changed how people work, and as a result, the so-called gig economy has exploded. More businesses than ever before are complementing the work of their staff with projects completed by freelancers....

Preparing for Your First Interview as a Freelance Writer

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Preparing for Your First Interview as a Freelance Writer

An exciting part of working as a freelance writer is the chance to interview people for the pieces you’re writing. However, the prospect of doing an interview can also be a little intimidating. This...

Employers meeting with remote freelancer writer through a video call.

For Employers

Should Your Small Business Have an Explainer Video?

Content marketing should be an important part of your business’ advertising campaign. However, content marketing is not all about blogs and social media posts. Videos are an effective way to reach out to potential...

Photo of a laptop, tablet, and book on a desk.

For Writers

Keeping Your Magazine Pitches Organized

Breaking into magazine writing can be highly rewarding. Not only is it more lucrative than many other types of writing, but it may also allow you to explore your own interests, such as health,...