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Quick Tip for Freelance Writing Success

Here’s your Quick Tip for Freelance Writing Success this week . . .

Create/Update Your Project Page

I got this idea from reading the article, Rank Higher on Google With One Simple Action, which stated:

Update/add to your project page: Eg, add a recent project and mention the products or services that were involved. By doing this you update your projects page as well as your products or services page simultaneously. … This is almost a self-generating process as one page impacts the other.

Not only is this good for search engine juice (as the post points out), it can also help you land more freelance writing jobs. How?

Well, the more serious a client is about hiring you, the deeper they’re likely to dig into your site. And if you’ve worked on a project similar to theirs – bingo! – you have a much better chance of landing the gig.

So if you don’t have a project page on your site, add one. And if you do have one, keep it updated regularly. This way, you don’t forget.

FYI, here’s a list of projects we’ve worked on (See “TYPES OF PROJECTS WE’VE WORKED ON” section). See, it doesn’t have to be fancy?
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