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Archives for April 2015

How to Balance a Freelance Writing Career with Your Self-Publishing Aspirations (Yes, It Can Be Done!)

Back in 2011 – sweet Jesus I can’t believe it’s been that long! – I wrote a post entitled “Freelance Writers — How I Do It All: Publish My Own Ebooks, Market for Freelance Writing Jobs, Write for Clients and Still Have a Life!

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Freelance Writers: Are You Missing Out on Gigs by Not Asking These 3 Follow-Up Questions?

As I stated in this post, “If you’re familiar with the Pareto Principle, you know that 20% of your clients will give you 80% of your work. So … you literally can’t afford to ignore existing [or previous] clients – especially those you can count on to give you work on a regular basis.” …

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Self-Publishing Profits: Where Most of My Ebook Sales Come From

I reached a milestone selling ebooks on BarnesandNoble.com. Last month, for the first time ever, I sold 100 ebooks (101 to be exact; see graphic below — click for larger view). They were all romance novels.

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My Top 3 Tax Tips for Brand New Freelance Writers

This year, I had to file taxes in two countries – here in Jamaica where I currently reside full-time and in the U.S. where I’m a citizen and worked most of the year last year. …

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