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For Employers

How Much Should I Pay Freelance Writers?

If you’re thinking of hiring a freelance writer, then you may be wondering how much it will cost you. The good news about hiring a freelance writer is that doing so is likely to...

What are the different types of copywriting?

For Writers

What Are the Different Types of Copywriting?

Copywriting is a dynamic and versatile career field, with many possible specialties available. Digital copywriting is among the fastest growing of these specialties. It includes all content written for websites, like blogs and static...

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For Writers

Saving for Retirement as a Freelance Writer

As a freelance writer, you get to be your own boss. You’re free of the hassles of demanding bosses, bossy co-workers, commutes, and office politics. You can work from home, set your own schedule,...

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For Employers

Setting Realistic Deadlines for Your Freelance Writers

When you hire a freelance writer, chances are you already have a project in mind—and that you have a deadline. In fact, most companies who hire freelance writers want the copy to be finished...

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For Writers

How to Break into Entertainment Writing

Not everyone can be an A-list actor or rock star, but anyone with sound writing skills can potentially become an entertainment writer. It might not happen overnight. However, with patience and persistence, it’s definitely...

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For Writers

The Benefits of Blogging to Build a Freelance Writing Career

In the world of freelance writing, blogging has had an interesting evolution. When blogs first grew in popularity, they were used almost entirely by amateur writers as a personal outlet. As blogs evolved, their...

Are you undercharging for your writing?

For Writers

Are You Undercharging for Your Freelance Writing?

Many freelance writers, especially those who are new to the industry, undercharge for their work. It’s easy to take a chance on low rates in order to attract clients, and then end up stuck...

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For Employers

The Employer’s Guide to Creating Clear Writing Assignments

Selecting a freelance writer from a pool of qualified applicants is only the first step. Now, you’ll begin building a solid working relationship with your freelancer. Whether you have a one-off project or you’ll...

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For Writers

Want to Double Your Freelance Writing Income? Try These Strategies

One of the joys of being a freelance writer is that your ability to earn is in your hands. Work as much as you like and take the kinds of jobs you like to...

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For Writers

Tips for Writing Better Press Releases

As a freelance writer, you’re probably going to find yourself tackling many different types of writing projects, from blog posts to eBooks. One of the staples of freelancing, as you may already know, is...