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Setting Realistic Project Deadlines

Every freelancer has their own particular working style. But one rule that all professional freelancers could agree on is this: Never miss a deadline. In many cases, deadlines are set by the clients, not...
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How to Become a Professional Resume Writer

When it comes to freelance writing, the sky really is the limit. From blog posts to video scripts to eBooks, there are so many different types of content that you can write that you...
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Tips for Using LinkedIn as a Freelancer

LinkedIn is a valuable tool for freelance writers, but too few of them actually use this social media platform to their advantage. LinkedIn is unique, because it is a social media site, but it’s...
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Clients That Need Technical Writers

If you’re looking for an in-demand writing niche with high rates of pay to jump-start your freelance writing career, then technical writing could be the right fit for you. Technical writers create content for...
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Strategies for Boosting Your Freelance Writing Rates

As a freelance writer, the rates you charge matter for many reasons. They provide you with compensation for the hard work you do, and they help determine whether you can make a living from...
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Building Credibility in a Writing Niche

Many freelance writers start out as generalists. In other words, they write about a variety of topics across multiple publication formats. They may spend part of their day writing a blog for a car...
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Steps to Take When a Client Asks for Excessive Edits

When you work as a freelance writer, your livelihood depends on being able to find new clients and keep existing ones coming back with work orders. However, sometimes clients are not always the easiest...
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Common Overhead Costs of a Freelance Writing Business

One of the great things about starting a freelance writing business is that the overhead costs are small compared to many other types of businesses. However, many writers start their businesses focused on getting...
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Finding Trending Topics to Write About

One of the first questions you’ll hear when you tell people that you’re a freelance writer is “What do you write about?” No matter what your specific writing niche is, you will probably make...
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How to Set Rates as a Freelance Writer

Ask any freelance writer what the toughest part of their job is, and they are likely to all give the same answer: setting their rates. It’s hard to know exactly what you should charge...