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For Writers

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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For Writers

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...

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For Employers

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Working with Freelancers

Hiring a freelance writer can be a smart decision for your business. Freelancers are able to provide exceptional work without the need to hire a full-time employee who will need a full salary, benefits,...

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For Writers

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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For Writers

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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For Writers

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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For Writers

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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For Employers

Paperwork 101: Which Documents Do I Need to Hire an Independent Contractor?

Could your business benefit from hiring a freelance writer as an independent contractor? Whether you need someone to draft customer newsletters, write your web content, or hone your technical guides, chances are that you...

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For Writers

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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For Writers

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...