Get and Keep Multiple Writing ClientsWe’ve talked about the need for having multiple clients to win at the freelance writing game. Today let’s explore how to get and keep multiple writing clients.

Getting multiple clients

The first way you get and keep multiple writing clients is to remember they will hire you only if they believe you can solve their problem. Couple that with a real attitude of being of service and you’ve got a winning combination.

The next step is to develop consistent marketing of yourself and your writing.  Marketing is, after all, simply letting those who might want to hire you know you’re in business. Yes, I know. You don’t like to market so call it something else! Searching for clients, finding people who can use your writing skills and pay you well. It doesn’t matter what you call it or even what you do as long as you do it regularly – even daily.


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personalized news feedAt least they’ve given us a way to opt our of their personalized news feed! It’s Google I’m talking about.

Remember when “don’t be evil” was their Motto? Sigh.

On July 19th, 2017, the implemented their personal news feed. (Actually they started this in 2009 – this iteration is scary.)

I only found out about it because I was looking for a blog topic and went to Google news to search on ‘writing.’

There is a whole new menu of stuff on the left of the Google news page.

Third from the top on my screen, for the moment at least is, the choice to “opt out of personalization”.

I clicked that and it lead to Mashable’s  Google is using your entire search history to create a personalized news feed. 

Profits before people and understanding is evil

The article quotes – well that suddenly won’t work, I’m forced to use Facebook share which screws up the page formatting here, and stops me from quoting. WTF? And it was a nice quote from Sundar Pichai’s who is some sort of high-up vice president ( yeah, I got several answers) saying this was Google’s answer to it’s filter bubble problem. [click to continue…]

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