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 ……

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How to Write Great Content that Gets Loads of Leads & Sales: 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 Learned from Writing about 900 Mattresses

This is a guest post 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….

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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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9 Effective Copywriting Tips for Busy Freelance Writers: Write Better Copy and Get More Traffic & Sales

Have you ever written a post for your blog, then read it a few days later and found a grammatical error? Or, sat down to write a weekly newsletter but are stumped as to what to write about? Or, published a web article and found “weird wording?”

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Inkwell Editorial Valentine’s Day Discounts

Valentine’s Day is a week from tomorrow, and love is in the air. And, there’s nothing easier than falling in love with a business (I love mine to death!) — a business where you determine how much you earn, who your clients will be, how much you will charge, what your hours will be, etc.

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Lady GaGa and Me: What Freelance Writers Can Learn from Rock and Rollers

The following is a guest post by John Coutts.

My Connection with Lady Gaga

I know… The title implies I have some connection with Lady GaGa, the oft-times outrageous and popular singer. I don’t. I was just trying to make an obscure point.

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Web Copywriting Tips for Busy Bloggers

body bgcolor=”white” ondragstart=”return false” onselectstart=”return false”>Today, I have the pleasure of appearing as a guest poster on JohnPaulAguiar.com. My post, entitled Web Copywriting Tips for Busy Bloggers, discusses how to improve your blog writing skills so you retain readers. I wrote:

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3 Reasons It’s Important for All Freelance Writers – Not Just SEO Copywriters — to Learn SEO

One of my freelance writing goals for 2011 is to have at least 50 ebooks on Amazon by year’s end. So this past weekend, I was working on my latest one, roughly entitled, How to Make Money Online Publishing Niche Websites. As I was fleshing out the outline, I wrote in a section about learning SEO.

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Freelance Writers: Could You Be Hurting Your Career by Using/Not Using a Pen Name? How to Determine When and When Not To

Last week, I received the following email from a fellow freelance writer about pen names. She wrote:

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Article Marketing Tutorial: How to Write a Resource Box That Increases Traffic & Generates Sales (Part III of III)

Learning how to write a resource box that increases traffic and generates sales is something I recently learned, and I’ve been marketing with articles since 2002. For years, I did it all wrong.

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