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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

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

5 Tips to Make More Money Freelancing

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February 16, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If a financial resolution is a component of this year’s freelance 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… Read More

23 Things Stressed-Out Freelancers Can Do to Chill Out

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February 12, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Any freelancer will tell you that it can be hard to take a break from work. You might feel like you’re “slacking off” or you’re “never going to meet your deadline” or that your client will use another freelancer if you don’t respond to their email right away.  I’ve been freelance writing as a side… 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

Do This Simple Exercise to Find Content Marketing Clients

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January 22, 2019 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

If you’re a freelance writer who’s looking to build up their content marketing clientele because you heard they tend to be higher-paying gigs, you might be wondering where to start looking for them. I suggest this fun, 15-minute exercise that shows you the brands you interact with on a daily basis. Try it a few… Read More

Side Hustle Tips: How to Freelance When You Have a Full-Time Job

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December 17, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’ve been freelancing as a side hustle while working full-time since about 2006. Writing a few assignments for clients gave me 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 faster,… Read More

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