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Fun Ways to Come Up with New Freelance Writing Article Ideas

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April 10, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

I had a freelance coaching client admit to me recently that she was feeling stuck when trying to come up with new freelance article ideas. Whether you’re a professional writer like I am, or, simply have had to write a paper for college, we’ve all experienced that pressure of a blinking cursor on a blank… Read More

Mistakes Freelancers Make When Pricing Their Work

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March 9, 2018 | Tags: , , , ,

This blog post about pricing your work and making sure you’re getting paid what you’re worth as a freelancer is one of my most popular blogs on my site. That’s because how much writers get paid per article, per freelance project, per word is, well, all over the map. In this freelance writing blog post,… Read More

Freelancing 101: How to Find Editors to Pitch Articles To

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January 20, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , ,

(This blog post is a sample lesson from my Get Paid to Write: Become a Freelance Writer self-directed online course. Learn more about the Freelance Writing Online Course here.) You’ve got your idea, and you know the magazine or website you’d like to sell it to. Now you need to make sure your pitch goes… Read More

5 Tips to Make More Money Freelancing

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January 10, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

If a financial resolution is a component of your 2018 goals, making more money is probably top of mind for you. Whether you’re a full-time freelance writer, a small business owner, a stay-at-home mom (or dad) who wants to make additional money while the kids are sleeping or at work, or you simply want to… Read More

How to Get Better-Paying Clients This Year

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January 3, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Want to make more money freelancing in 2018? Of course you do! Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal of making money as a freelance writer.   Work your network. Referrals from previous full-time jobs probably account for about 70 percent of my business. But Diana, I don’t know anyone in publishing! I… Read More

Did You Achieve Your 2017 Goals?

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December 20, 2017 | Tags: , , , ,

Thinking about next year’s freelance writing business goals yet? Since it’s December 20th, I feel like my response should be a resounding “Yes!” but it’s more like a lukewarm “kinda.” I’ve received a lot of rah-rah emails about how to set bigger, loftier, and more strategic business goals for 2018. And while I find them encouraging,… Read More

Weekend Habits of Successful Freelance Writers

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December 6, 2017 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I’m always curious about the habits of successful people, whether that represents success in their personal lives—like relationships, friendships, and health—or being a success in their professional circles. Since scheduling “down time” and “taking days off” can be a struggle for freelancers, I asked successful freelance writers, journalists, and editors I admire what their weekends… Read More

The Most Common Freelancing FAQs

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November 29, 2017 | Tags: , , , ,

I thought I’d share some of the silly and serious questions I get about being a freelance writer, freelancing from home, whether all writers are poor, and the best time to take the leap to full-time freelancing. Doggo Typing Dog GIF from Doggo GIFs Do you work in your pajamas all day? Nope. I wake… Read More

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