4 Ways to Set Yourself Up to Be On Time

October 12, 2017

I’m one of those people who is usually on time. Yesterday when a client again missed a phone appointment, I began to wonder again about how I run my life so I’m almost always on time. Here’s what I learned. Without some structure time gets away from all of us One of the joys of […]

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Is Research Helping You to Procrastinate on Your Writing Career?

October 10, 2017

For many of us, the prospect of being a career freelance writer has been a lifelong dream. It holds more meaning to us than just a job we could do to pay the bills. That being the case, when we set out on our journey to become a writer, we are anxious to get it […]

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How Gratefulness Can Improve Your Writing

October 5, 2017

It’s amazing what happens when you have some gratefulness. I woke up yesterday annoyed about a certain person in my life. I recognized I wasn’t being fair at all and I was close to  letting those feelings impinge on my whole day. Fortunately I meditate most mornings and as I was sitting I realized I […]

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Ways Bright Shiny Objects Can Sink Your Freelance Writing Career

October 3, 2017

Do you ever let bright shiny objects distract you from your writing and / or your writing career? I’ll bet you do! Most of us can be tempted away from the task we think we should be doing when something new and potentially more exciting shows up. For example, I just found Carol Tice’s article […]

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The Real Secret to Improving Your Freelance Writing Skills + a Bonus

September 28, 2017

Constantly improving your freelance writing skills is the sign of a true professional writer. Google something like how can I improve my writing skills? and you’ll get literally millions of pages on the topic. Looking at just the first two pages reveals titles like  x number of ways to improve your writing, simple ways, ways at work… we […]

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6 Ways to Upsell Clients Without Being a Sleazebag

September 26, 2017

So you’re a freelance writer for a living, and it’s great. Awesome, even. You love sitting at your desk at home, knowing you can get up for a cinnamon roll any damn time you please. Not so great? The fact that you can’t always guarantee where your next assignment (or cinnamon roll) will come from. […]

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Freelance Writers, You’ve Got to Tell Writing Clients What You Do

September 21, 2017

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised, but often I have to tell clients not only what I do but give them a glimpse at least to how I do it. However, I’ve just discovered a new approach to this problem. Maybe because writing is fairly easy for me somehow expect non-writers to understand writing is […]

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The History of Paypal

September 21, 2017

I absolutely love PayPal! I joined ages ago and have been increasingly happy with their services over time. Although some freelance writers object to their fees, I find them reasonable, particularly when I compare them to the monthly cost of having my own merchant account I could get from my bank in order to accept […]

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3 Top Reasons Why You Have So Many Rejected Guest Post Queries

September 19, 2017

I got this question about rejected guest post queries in comments: How I can convince blog owner for guest posts. I am talking about niche related guest posts. Recently I published Extinguisher Deer Call reviews  post but I failed to gain guest posts on niche related domain. please give me tips to contact blog owners. which language […]

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If Your Freelance Writing Site Has Problems With Security Certificates

September 14, 2017

Some of you may have discovered that you got security warnings when you came to this site recently. I don’t know exactly what happened, but somehow the automatic renewal of my security certificates failed on this site and several others. It took my host about a day and a half to solve the problem. The […]

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