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Freelancers: There’s Money In Your Inbox

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April 14, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Last year, I decided to start tracking freelance writing pitches I sent to editors. It’s been helpful to see what worked, who I need to follow up with and to have some lingering freelance article ideas  ready in case other editors reached out for pitches to address their content needs. I think it was an… Read More

How Can Beginner Freelancers Get Their First Writing Job?

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March 11, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If you want to become a freelance writer with no experience and are eager to start a freelance writing career, apply some of these freelance writing tips to break in as a freelance writer. Writing Jobs for Beginners A: This is a great time for a beginner to get started with freelance writing. (In fact,… Read More

The 1 Thing I Do at Night That Helps My Freelance Writing Business

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March 5, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A friend of mine was asking me the other day how I am productive with my freelance writing business in the mornings. She asked how I avoid wasting time on social media or watching TV shows all day while working from home and get writing done I need to do to hit my deadlines. As… Read More

This 1 Change Can Help Grow Your Freelance Business

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February 6, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I was working on a freelance article for a content marketing client this week about how focusing on one word could help you reach your goals for the year. It’s not a new concept. There are books about it, like One Word That Will Change Your Life, and it’s a practice used in business by… Read More

How Much Can Freelancers Earn Daily?

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January 30, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

A freelance writer in one of the private Facebook groups I’m part of posed the question to the group about how writers calculate their “actual” annual salary, factoring in how much they are earning, health insurance costs, self-employment taxes freelancers pay in addition to the tax bracket rate you’re in, expenses you can deduct for… Read More

How Freelancers Can Juggle Multiple Clients

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January 18, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Remember when you were in college and your professor would tell you that you had to read five chapters and turn in an assignment two days later, while you were juggling a full class schedule, a part-time job, and an internship? You probably thought, You’re not my only class! How will I get this done?… Read More

6 Money Decisions to Make Before Going Full-Time Freelance

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November 20, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’d love for you to be able to make it as a full-time freelance writer, but before you take the leap and tell you’re entire office “I’m out,” consider these factors before quitting your full-time job to become a freelance writer. How much do you love writing? Are you willing to write all day, every… Read More

Become a Faster Writer in 20 Minutes

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October 30, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Any freelancer or entrepreneur has a keen sense that time is money. In order to make more money as a freelance writer or freelancer in any field, it’s important to get faster at some tasks. The question of how to become a faster writer is one I see frequently come up on Reddit threads, so… Read More

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