Top 8 Mistakes New Freelance Writers Make…and How to Avoid Them

Listen, everybody makes mistakes, especially when you’re just starting out in a new career. The entire reason I know about these top 8 mistakes that freelance Writers  make is because I made most of them myself! It’s not important how badly you mess up, but how quickly you learn from it. If you’re a new […]

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15 free resources that has helped me as a freelance writer

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1.    Freelancing 101 In this free 7-day course, Sagan Morgan walks you through the steps to begin your freelance writing or editing business. She covers how to avoid common pitfalls and how to land your first client.  If you starting out as a freelance writer, this is an invaluable resource. 2.    Get Paid to Write […]

3 home business tasks that I don’t like to do. So I outsource.

Outsource your business task

If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably bootstrapped most of your business ventures. This means that spending extra money on outsourcing your business task is out of the question in the beginning stages, but there will come a time when it’s an absolute necessity. So, how will you know? A good example is my recent […]

What Should You Charge as a Freelance Writer?

Should a freelance writer charge by the hour, a flat rate or by the word?

What to charge as a freelance writer

As a freelance writer, I get asked all the time how to structure prices for services like these. I see it in the forums and I hear it from people just starting out. And I used to ask the same questions. It would frustrate me to no end when successful freelance writers would say things like […]

Starting out as a freelance? 7 Best Ways to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

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When you’re just starting out looking for freelance writing jobs, it can be hard to know where to look.  I mean, all these other writers seem to have more work than they can handle, right? So where do you start looking for freelance writing jobs? 1.    Freelance Writing Job Boards You probably already know […]

Niche or Not to Niche: Process that’s Working for My Freelance Writing

I’ve been freelance writing for almost a year now, and one thing I’ve struggled with is niching down. Why? Because I love variety! One of my favorite things about freelance writing is that I get to write about almost anything I want, and sometimes learn about new subjects. And I’ll be honest with you — despite what […]

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Freelance Writing Jobs – How to Write a Pitch Letter that will snag the gig!

Are you a freelance writer who pitches your little heart out, trying to snag more freelance writing jobs? Or maybe you’ve got a few guest post samples, but still can’t land freelancing writing gigs. Whatever the case, the problem is possibly your pitch. Don’t feel bad. None of us really know how to draft a pitch […]

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