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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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10 Freelance Writers Reveal How They Landed Their First Gig & What They Learned from It

One of the most frequently asked questions I get about freelance writing is “How do I get started?” In this post, we’ll see how 10 successful freelancers landed their first gigs, which will give you a some great ideas for how to go about landing your first few clients….

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Land Freelance Magazine Writing Gigs with Airlines: 8 In-Flight Mags that Pay & Where to Find Lots More

A while ago, I did a post entitled, Get Paid to Write Fun Stuff: 33 “Lifestyle” Outlets that Pay Freelance Writers. In that post – which included a lot of travel-related gigs – I promised to do a post specifically listing airline magazine writing gigs….

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Technical Freelance Writing Job: $20,000 to Write Training Manuals

Imagine landing a gig like this! They’re out there — believe me. Proof? Following is an email I received in my inbox a few days ago with just such an offer….

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Starting a Freelance Writing Biz from Scratch in 2017: A 7-Step Process That Works Every Time

Last week, I had the distinct pleasure of doing a podcast interview with Paul Buzan from Just Add Hustle, who describes his blog this way: “On this blog & podcast I interview brilliant copywriters, authors, publishers, and freelance writers who teach YOU how to make more money writing!

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SEO Writing Job: Research/Write about Different Businesses – Ongoing Work (Insight on How to Land This Gig)

I was just over on the Problogger job board, and I ran across the following job listing, which read in part:

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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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