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Writing Tips for Freelancers: The 5 Most Common Errors to Avoid — Are You Guilty of Any of These?

The following is a guest post by Jes Gonzalez of Scribendi.com.

As a professional editor, I’ve edited many documents and learned a lot along the way. In my work, I’ve discovered that certain errors tend to crop up again and again….

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Freelance Writers: Is Your Niche to Narrow to Make a Living?

Back in mid-December, I received the following email from someone who’s thinking about taking his professional experience and turning it into a freelance writing career. He wrote:…

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Get Paid to Write Fun Stuff: 33 “Lifestyle” Outlets that Pay Freelance Writers

Like to write “warm and fuzzy” inspirational content? In love with travel writing? Love to prose about food, wine and other libations? An avid crafter with a project to share? Well today’s freelance writing jobs leads are for you! …

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Freelance Writers: How to Write MUCH Better Copy

Next month, I’ll be turning my attention back to getting my internet marketing site up. I’ve dibbled and dabbled in internet marketing since 2008, even publishing an internet marketing newsletter for a couple of years geared toward newbies….

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NEW Freelance Writing Job: Financial Writer for Daily B2B eNewsletter Content

SmartBrief seeks financial writer for daily B2B eNewsletter content SmartBrief is seeking freelance writers to help create daily online business and consumer news e-mail publications in global financial news. Candidates would need to be available to work from 12:00AM (midnight) – 2:00AM EST AND/OR 2:00AM – 4:00AM EST Monday through Friday. Because of the overnight hours, writers in Asia and Europe are preferred. What we’re looking for:

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How to Write Better Content: Unique Tip for New Freelance Writers (and Old Ones Too!)

Written by Philip Masterson

How Weird Al Can Help You Become a Better Writer

As a new writer in the freelance industry, one of your major concerns will probably be writing a content that is free from grammar errors. Being able to successfully do this in an eye-catching manner may initially pose a challenge.

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Freelance Writing Tips: 5 Simple Steps to Crafting Almost Anything — Super Fast!

Written by Tracy Wilson

I’ve been writing for over 20 years now. In that time I’ve tried many forms – sort stories, articles, blogs, a novel, fillers, poetry – you name it! Looking back over my experiences I’ve found two things: first, there’s a lot of trial and error involved in developing as a writer, and second, most forms of writing can be summarised in one succinct process.

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Is Your Writing Good Enough for You to Succeed as a Freelance Writer?

How do you know if your writing skills are up to par? Ask a qualified writing professional; tell them to be brutally honest with you. And, then find a class that will help you. This is something that can be fixed, so don’t despair.

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Tapping into Your Calling as a Freelance Writer: What Your TRUE Gift Is — Do You Know?


First, I want to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you and yours. I hope you’ve had a safe, joyful, loving season. I can’t believe another year is almost over. Now, today’s post …

The post is a little philosophical and spiritual. I figured it was fitting considering the holiday.

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How to Write Great Content that Gets Loads of Sales and Leads: 7 Things That Help Me

I’m what I’d call a “gotta do” writer. What do I mean by this? Simply that I write because I have to: for clients because I have bills to pay; because I have financial milestones I want to reach; because I’m self-publishing a new ebook; etc. Many times, even when I don’t feel like writing, I sit my butt down and get to it because I “have to,” ya know.

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What I Learnt from Writing about 900 Mattresses

Written by Joshua Danton Boyd

Working as a copywriter is not always as glamorous as Mad Men makes out. This is especially true when you’re starting out. Chatting over a whiskey with bigwigs from Coca Cola seems millions of miles away. For the moment you’re snatching after what you can so you can afford some milk and bread. This often means taking jobs which can only be described as awful. They are not necessarily useless though.

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Freelance Writers: How to Produce Content Your Clients Will Love

Yesterday, I received an email from a new client (we picked her up at the beginning of the year). Her company offers executive management leadership seminars. She wanted to start an article marketing campaign and ordered a one article per week, “easy, breezy” content package. In response to the second article we wrote, she sent over a short, sweet note which said:

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