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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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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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7 Ways to Find Freelance Writing Jobs — Quick!

The upside of being a freelance writer are discussed all the time – the ability to set your own hours; work as much or as little as you want; work in your jammies; spend more time with friends and family; etc….

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How I Earned an Extra $5,400 from One of My Freelance Writing Clients

A super-easy way to earn more as a freelance writer — without writing more –- is to offer complementary services like social media marketing or virtual assistance, which can range from email marketing to simple admin tasks. I’ve earned thousands of dollars over the years doing this. Here’s an example, and how you can do it too….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for the Week of September 18, 2017

Today, we have a googaggle of freelance writing job leads for you to wade through. Tip: Set aside a full day once per week to apply to as many as you can. And if you’re new to freelancing, just know, at least 75 to 80 percent of your time should be spent looking for and applying to/for gigs. …

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for September 11, 2017

As I’ve been saying for weeks, now that the busy season is here, tons of freelance writing jobs are available. This week’s listings contain everything from blogging jobs, to ebook writing jobs, to marketing and content development positions. Click through to start applying….

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Freelance Writers: 4 Quick Things to Check before the Start of Every Busy Season

If you’ve been a freelance writer for any amount of time, you know that there tends to be a workflow cycle to the editorial industry. Right after Labor Day signals the beginning of the busy season. And like taking a long car trip, there are some tune-ups you should do before hitting the freelance writing highway….

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Freelance Writing Job Leads for August 28, 2017

Labor Day, which traditionally signals the end of summer in the U.S. is next Monday, September 4th. The reason I bring this up is, although tons of freelance writing jobs are out there now, things will really start to pick up in the next couple of weeks. …

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Start a Freelance Writing Biz in “Real Time”: Look Over My Shoulder While I Do It

In February, I was featured in a podcast on JustAddHustle. Paul Buzan is the blogger behind this creative podcast, which he describes this way: “I interview brilliant copywriters, authors, publishers, and freelance writers who teach YOU how to make more money writing!”…

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15 Freelance Writing Job Leads for August 21, 2017

Just an observation about this week’s listings that I’m noticing more and more: long-form content is in high demand. This is good for a number of reasons, ie: …

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How to Land High-Paying Freelance Writing Jobs Using Job Boards: 7 Tips

I remember when I first started freelancing online heavily – around 2000 or 2001. Most of my writing gigs before then had come from my network via the legal publishing firm I worked for in New York for a decade. But in and around 2000, 2001, I started to hunt for gigs online regularly….

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18 Freelance Writing Job Leads for August 7, 2017

Just an observation about this week’s listings — I’m seeing more gigs that pay by the word. Many freelance writing jobs — especially online writing jobs — tend to pay by the project/piece/post. You can earn more or less when gigs pay by the word, so be sure to do your calculations to make sure that the pay rate works for you….

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