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Mistakes Freelancers Make When Pricing Their Work

Freelance writing rates

July 16, 2017 | Tags: , , , ,

When I was interviewed by Project Book podcaster Alex Cespedes in April 2016 about being freelancer, I offered tips on getting started with freelancing and shared details about my freelance writing rates at that time: • For one interview, one source, an about 500 words, I try to get about $0.50/word from a client. That… Read More

How to Freelance When You Have a Full-Time Job

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July 11, 2017 | Tags: , , ,

I’ve been freelancing on the side while working full-time since about 2006. Writing a few assignments for clients helped me have some disposable income when I was on a tight budget with my salary, provided me with extra money to pay for vacations, attend weddings, go out to dinner with friends, pay off my student loans… Read More

Where Do I Find Article Ideas?

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June 26, 2017 | Tags: , , , , , ,

As a freelance writer, editor, and digital strategist when I tell someone what I do for a living, I’m often asked, “How do you come up with story ideas?” (Okay, the first question is, “Do you work at home in your pajamas?” Then they’ll ask about what it is I actually do to make a… Read More

Morning Routines of Freelance Writers and Creatives Who Work from Home

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June 20, 2017 | Tags: , ,

Late spring I went back to a full-time freelance routine after spending two of my days working in an office part-time at Muscle & Fitness magazine for three years. With the warmer temps, sunny days and a lax schedule I realized I needed discipline if I wanted to achieve some freelance goals this season. Besides… Read More

Constantly Checking Our Devices Is Taking Its Toll On Americans’​ Stress, APA Poll Says

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June 18, 2017 | Tags: ,

Do you have any idea of how often you check your email, smartphone, and notifications on all of your devices? Chances are, it’s probably too much, according to the second part of the American Psychological Association’s new Stress in America: Coping with Change poll released today. Four out of five U.S. adults (86 percent) reported “that they… Read More



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Diana can help with:

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