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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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11 Sizzling Freelance Writing Niches for 2017

I’m a big believer in watching trends to see what’s hot in freelance writing. As I stated in the last issue of the Freelance Writing Jobs Report:

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Advice for Freelance Writers: Questions from Newbies about Websites, Finances & More

At the very beginning of the year (Jan 4), I sent out the following tweet:

Am writing a post next wk on advice 4 new freelance writers. What would u like 2 know or what advice would u give? Respond here or email pls

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20 Freelance Writing Job Leads — Many Want Ongoing Content

Following are 20 freelance writing job leads. Take the weekend and apply to a few, or more, and let me know how it works out, ok?…

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A Freelance Writer with Over 20 Years of Experience Tells the Most Important Thing She’s Learned about NOT Giving Up

I started freelancing in 1993 and it’s taught me so much about life that I could write a book (hey, and I just might!). But that’s a story for another day. Lately, I’ve been hearing from some freelance writers who’ve been struggling. Many are frustrated and discouraged….

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