March 19, 2019 | Tags: article ideas, article writing advice, articles, content marketing, content strategy, freelance writing, freelance writing advice, freelancer, magazine editors, magazines, making six figures freelancing, pitching
If you read my previous freelance writing advice blog post on Why An Editor Deleted Your Pitch, you learned some of the do’s and don’ts of article pitching when you want to get published in a print magazine or online outlet. Another important factor when considering your working relationship with editors is to learn the best… Read More
February 19, 2019 | Tags: article ideas, articles, freelance pitches that worked, freelance writing course, freelancing, how to make more money, magazine editors, magazines, making six figures freelancing, online course, pitches, six figure income, time management, work from home, writing tips
In this updated freelance writing tips blog post, I’m sharing what I included in my emails to editors to pitch them article ideas. Here are some article pitches that I sent to editors, their feedback, and the final results of a successful assignment. Remember, here’s how to find an editor’s name to send your pitch… Read More
When I started writing the “Get Paid to Write” Freelance Writing Online Course this summer, I asked a few freelance friends to fill out a Survey Monkey form to me to help me come up with a name for the course, what it should cost, as well as advice they wish they had when they… Read More
Ever hear of a summer slowdown? Or maybe you notice an end-of-year slowdown with your freelance business around the holidays? Once you’ve been freelance writing for a few years like I have, it can be helpful to track the times of the year when business slows down for you. That way, when it happens again,… Read More
(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 freelance article idea, and you know the magazine or website you’d like to sell it to. Now you need to make sure your… Read More
June 19, 2018 | Tags: 15 minute, article writing advice, business, content strategy, freelance course, freelance success, magazines, pitches, productivity, side hustle, six figure income, stress, success, time management, work at home, writing rates, writing tips
In this freelance writing advice post, freelance writers share their number-one tip for becoming a successful freelance writer. ICYMI, I interviewed some freelance writer friends for their freelancing advice over the past few weeks. We covered “What I Wish I Knew about Freelancing 5 Years Ago,” “Freelance Writers’ Definitions of Success” and “Freelance Writers Share… Read More
February 6, 2018 | Tags: content marketing, freelance, freelance course, freelance pitches that worked, freelance writing, freelance writing advice, magazines, online course, pitches, productivity, time management, work at home, writing tips
This question of what makes content “good” was asked by a student in the FreelanceAMA discussion I hosted a few weeks ago. I thought it would make a great freelance writing blog post to learn what makes content “good” and what makes content shareable. Q: What makes good content? How do you know if a… Read More
Last week my freelance friend Yuwanda Black invited me to write a Q&A on her blog about why I became a freelance writer and the reason I decided to create my freelance writing e-course “Get Paid to Write” on Teachable. Here, I’ll expand on one aspect of that freelance blog post. I started freelance writing… Read More
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