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How One Freelance Writer Turned Her Side Hustle into a 6-Figure Business — in Just 18 Months

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington of Six Figure Writing Secrets.

Whether you’re a parent pretty booked with clients at the moment, or working a day job, you probably have the same excuse about why you’re not out there more, marketing your freelance services: lack of time….

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SEO Writing: Questions from a Newbie about Running Out of Topics to Write On & More

Writing SEO content for a living is fun – because you learn so much about so many different industries. My friends don’t like to play trivia games with me because I know so many random facts about so many different topics it ain’t even funny. Alex Trebeck, I’m coming for you!…

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Plotting a Novel: Why to Do It & How to Do It Right

The following is a guest post.

Writing a story that spans hundreds of pages and has a cohesive narrative structure takes some planning. This planning can be thought of as “writing a plot outline.” It’s a process many writers skip. But, it can literally mean the difference between starting a novel — and starting and finishing one. Read on for why….

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Freelance Writers: 6 Reasons to Become a Pinterest VA (Hint: It Pays Well!)

In freelance writing, there are going to be dry spells; it’s just the nature of the industry. But they don’t have to be long, and they don’t have to be frequent – if you market consistently. However, there’s another way to mitigate freelance writing dry spells – and that’s diversifying your income streams. If you’ve hung around this blog for any amount of time, you know I preach this ad nauseam….

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Achieving SEO Writing Success in One Month: 4 Things This Freelancer Did Right

In today’s post, I share a series of emails between me and a freelance SEO writer who was just starting out. They detail her journey from getting her site up and going to landing her first client. She had a ton of questions along the way that I think many can benefit from, which is the main reason I wanted to share her story….

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5 Tax Tips for Freelance Writers & Bloggers That Can Save Thousands

The following is a guest post.

We’re almost at the end of the physical and fiscal year. Thankfully, for accounting purposes, the last couple of weeks in December are a bit slower than normal in the freelance world. Clients take a couple of weeks off and we get time to spend with our families. So, it’s the perfect time to discuss some tax tips for freelance writers — things you should be doing now that can save you a lot of money come tax time. …

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Affiliate Marketing Advice for Newbies: How to Beat Procrastination & Avoid “Shiny Object Syndrome”

One of the reasons I love affiliate marketing is that there are so many ways to make money doing it.

One of the reasons I hate affiliate marketing is that there are so many ways to make money doing it….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for the Week of October 23, 2017

Today, there are a couple of unusual writign jobs included on the list; giving you a chance to appear in / work for The New York Times. I submitted to one. Click through for details. …

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Why Self-Publish? … The Main Reason I Chose It & Why You May Want to As Well

Why self-publish? That’s a question that I got asked frequently when I blogged about my journey of publishing 50 ebooks to Amazon in one year. Yeah, it was a helluva busy year — one that I look back on with pride … and a bit of “Were you friggin’ out of your mind!”…

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Writing for ClearVoice: 11 Things Freelance Writers Should Know

How exciting would it be to have messages with the subject line, “You have a writing assignment” show up in your inbox? And, how much more exciting would it be if you opened it and found out they wanted to pay you $180 to write a 400-word blog post? Well, that’s exactly what writing for ClearVoice can be like. …

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How to Build a Stable, Second Freelance Writing Income

If you’ve hung around Inkwell Editorial for any amount of time, you know that I’m a big believer in freelance income diversification. This all started when I worked in corporate America….

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How to Make Money Writing Romance: Free Ecourse

How to Make Money Writing Romance, Inkwell Editorial’s latest ecourse, is open for enrollment. It’s free and is taught/developed by a self-published author of almost 100 ebooks; with over 40 of them being romance novellas.

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