Freelance Writers: Is Your Blog a Business … or a Business Card?

The following is a guest post by Joe Pawlikowski.

For the average freelance writer, blogging can become a frustrating endeavor. It might start out just as you’d planned. You bought a domain and hosting, picked a WordPress theme, and got to work filling your blog with content. But eventually frustration sets in. …

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Blogging Tips that Make You Money: 10 Things I’ve Learned Over the Last 7 Years as a Blogger

I ran across this great post that contained 65 blogging tips yesterday on Twitter. It was written by David Riley over at the Blog Marketing Academy. …

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Blogging Tips: How to Write a Blog Bio That Turns Casual Surfers into Loyal Readers

The following is a guest post from Chris Peterson of Straight North, a Chicago Web Design Company.

And you thought writing actual blog posts was daunting. Try writing a blog bio! …

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Want to Sell Your Freelance Business? Here’s Some Insight into How to Do It and What You Should Be Doing NOW to Get the Most Money For It

What prompted this post was a question I received from a fellow freelance writer recently. She wrote:

One of my colleagues who has a very similar business as me [freelance writing, SEO writing, social media marketing and consulting], just got an offer from someone to buy his business. While, I don’t want to sell my business right now, that may be an option in about 3-5 years. …

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Freelance Writers: How to Earn $500 to $1,000 Per Month Extra by Building a Blog

In one of last week’s post, we discussed how building a blog is becoming necessary (in my opinion) for freelance writers who want to push their earnings to the next level. …

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Why Building a Blog Has Become Necessary for Freelance Writers Who Want to Earn More

In the past, I advised freelance writers not to worry so much about building a blog when they first started out. My advice then was to focus on more direct forms of marketing (eg, email marketing, …

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Inkwell Editorial Valentine’s Day Discounts

Valentine’s Day is a week from tomorrow, and love is in the air. And, there’s nothing easier than falling in love with a business (I love mine to death!) — a business where you determine how much you earn, who your clients will be, how much you will charge, what your hours will be, etc.

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Get Paid to Write: 5 Sites That Pay $50+ for Guest Posts and 35 More “Write-for-Pay” Sites

There are tons of ways to get paid to write. Many are covered right here on this site, eg: …

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Blog Mentors: How to Find Successful Ones Online to Help You Grow Your Freelance / SEO Writing Business

The following is a guest post by Esayo Tetteh.

Two years ago when I realised how many hours I spent on the net researching, surfing, googling etc., I decided it was time I put this love to my advantage. I needed to find ways of making money either surfing, researching or writing and this was how my journey began. …

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Tips on Blogging for Freelance Writers: 33 Traffic-Generating Things I’ve Learned Since I Started Blogging in 2005 That Allow Me to Make My Living Completely Online

I started blogging on February 18, 2005. It was on blogspot, and my first post was entitled, Do You Make More Money as an Editorial Freelancer When You Specialize?

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Copyright Infringement Advice for Freelancers: What to Do If Someone Steals Your Work and/or Falsely Accuses You of Stealing Their Work

As you may know if you’ve been a subscriber to my newsletter for any amount of time, I went through a trying time last month when someone filed an online copyright infringement notice against me, and my websites were shut down — some for almost two weeks. …

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Would You Risk Losing 90% of Your Blog’s Visitors by Switching to a Paid instead of a Free Model? I Would and Here’s Why

Yesterday on Twitter, I had an interesting exchange with a fellow tweeter. She’d tweeted a link about the Times losing almost 60% of its readership when online readers were asked to sign up/register on the site in order to access material. …

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