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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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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...
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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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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...