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Why An Editor Deleted Your Freelance Pitch

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March 25, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As a freelance writer, getting through to an editor is one of the toughest parts you’ll experience. When you don’t know the editor personally or through a referral, eliciting a response from your article pitch can be a challenge. Remember, the editor is juggling many hats and likely receives over 200 emails a day from… 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

Become Your Own Freelance Social Media Manager

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February 25, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Marketing is an important component of becoming a successful freelance writer and finding new clients. Whether you’re just getting started freelance writing, or, are someone who’s been freelancing for years as a side hustle while working full-time, it’s easy to skip this step—especially when work and life get busy. As a freelancer, you’ll have success if… Read More

Freelance Article Pitches That Got Accepted

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February 19, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

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

Freelance Goal Setting: How to Set and Meet Your Income Goal

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January 27, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I often write about fitness and weight loss topics—particularly at this time of year—and I think a lot of the advice that’s applicable to those audiences is helpful for freelancers and freelance writers who want to get published and paid to write. Here is some fitness advice about getting started and staying motivated that applies… 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

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