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Questions to Ask Your New Freelance Writing Client

Landing a new client is pretty exciting, regardless of whether you’ve been a freelance writer for a few weeks or a few years. Your main responsibility as a freelance writer is to make your...
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Top Tips for Writing for Blog Headlines

The average reader takes a matter of seconds to decide whether to keep reading a blog post or click away. That’s why it’s so important to craft a compelling headline and introductory paragraph. A...
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Top Rules of Online Research

If you want to write first-rate online content for your clients, one of the most important skills you can teach yourself is how to do good research. For online content, research generally doesn’t mean...
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Guest Blogging 101

As a freelance writer, you probably know that hosting a blog that you regularly update with high-quality content is an important step for building your brand and increasing your visibility. However, you may not...

Becoming a Freelance Legal Writer

If you are looking for an exciting and profitable freelance writing niche, then legal writing could be right for you. There are a number of different opportunities for freelance legal writers, and those openings...
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How to Create Sample Content for Your Portfolio

One of the most important steps in the process of becoming a full-time freelance writer is creating your own portfolio. Having a portfolio allows you to demonstrate the skill level and range of your...
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How to Find Your Specialty as a Freelance Writer

Most freelance writers start out as generalists, writing about topics as diverse as fixing cars to writing wills—and everything in between. However, many then eventually find their way to specializing. Specializing as a writer...
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What It Takes to Monetize a Blog

Freelance writers often run their own personal or professional blogs in addition to producing content for paying clients. Even if your blog started out as just a fun hobby, it could have the potential...
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Networking Ideas for Freelance Writers

You’ve started to build your brand as a freelance writer and carve out some space for your portfolio, blog, or website. But what’s next? How do you start making the connections in your career...
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Freelancing and Baby Makes Three: How Do New Moms Manage It?

Freelance writing is an attractive career for moms. In fact, many freelancers get their start by dabbling in the field after they have a baby and are looking for a way to earn an...