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How Much Should I Charge for This Blogging Job? Question from a New Freelance Writer

A quick little tidbit for you today … A couple of days ago, I received a question from an aspiring online freelance writer. I first corresponded with her a couple of weeks ago when she asked about transitioning from a full-time job to freelancing full-time.

She was interested in the SEO writing ebook. So obviously, she’s been busy taking action. Yoohoo!…

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SEO Writing Rates: How to Determine What to Charge as an Online Writer

In preparation for Freelance Writer’s Technology Month, I spent a solid week doing research into how to really make money online. It was eye opening on several levels. One of the areas I read about in great deal was content development. Of course, this covered article marketing. What I found surprised me to a certain degree….

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Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career: An Almost Fail-Proof, Get-Started Offer

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington.

Publisher Note: Laura and I have partnered to offer you our respective online writing courses as a “Jumpstart Your Freelance Writing Career” package. Here she details how she started a six-figure freelance writing career — in less than 18 months — and why we decided to join forces….

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How to Start a Freelance Writing Career in Less than 24 Hours for $0

I receive anywhere from 5-10 emails a week (a couple a day), asking me the same question, “How do I get started as a freelance writer?” The short answer is to just do it. But, many wannabe freelance writers hold themselves back by simply not starting. They put roadblocks in the way that just astound me, eg: …

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17 Freelance Writing Job Leads

Here are some job leads to start off the week. What I remain struck by is just how many different kinds of writing jobs are out there — and how much content is needed.

Many companies are looking for writers to produce various types of content, eg, lead-generating emails, ebooks and lead magnets, long-form web content, etc. So whether you’re a new freelance writer, or a more experienced one, there’s something for everyone….

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“I Want out of My 9 to 5: Can I Really Start a Freelance (SEO) Writing Career with No Experience?”

Today, I received the following email from someone working a full-time job. She wants to find a way to work from home. She wrote:…

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Freelance Writers: How to Transition from a FT Job to Freelancing Full Time — Without Impacting Your Income

Yes, it’s actually possible to make the leap from a full-time job to a full-time freelance career, and not have your income tank in the process….

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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Marketing Job Leads

There are a couple of interesting job leads this week, ie, a RFP with the NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority. One contract like this could be worth thousands of dollars — over numerous years. I remain astounded — simply astounded — at the amount of work out there for qualified online (SEO / web) writers. If you market consistently and your rates are competitive, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be swamped in work….

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How to Earn $10,000/Month – or More – as a Freelance Writer: 7 Things You Should Be Doing

To earn six figures per year (at least $100,000) as a freelance writer, you never have to earn $10,000 per month; you only need to average $8,333. But boy, wouldn’t it be nice to earn five figures per month, which is usually reserved for those who specialize in highly specific niches like direct mail copywriting (with a cut on the backend), or writing case studies?…

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16 Smoking Hot, Really Good Freelance Writing Job Leads

Every time I go on the hunt for job listings to post here, I have to say, I’m simply amazed at how much work there is out there. A couple of things stood out to me as I put together this list: (i) the number of companies looking for full-time writers to work offsite – and they offer full compensation packages (eg, vacation, dental, medical, etc); and (ii) how salaries for freelancers are continuing to rise….

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Freelance Writers: How to Stay Healthy, Fit & Physically Active

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington.

Working as a freelance writer has a lot of different advantages and benefits for you depending on how you structure your business but it also has some potential downsides if you don’t remember to stay active and get up and move every so often….

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Getting Your First Freelance Writing Job: 5 Things That Can Help You Land It Quicker

In a recent post, 10 freelance writers discussed how they landed their first gig. In that post, I promised to divulge how I got mine, which I’ll do here, as well as outline five things that stood out to me about the freelancers in the previous post….

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