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personal swot

3 min read

Analyze Your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats

In the realm of business strategy, the SWOT analysis has long been a trusted tool for companies seeking to assess their current standing and...

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freelance editor

3 min read

Freelance Editors: Your Path to Success

Starting a career in freelancing is like embarking on an exciting adventure. It promises you flexibility, autonomy, and the chance to dive into a...

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nda for freelancers

2 min read

Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you might encounter situations where you're requested to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

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4 min read

How to Start Content Writing from Home

In today’s crowded marketing world, high-quality content has never been more important in helping brands stand out from the crowd. High-quality...

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4 min read

How to Advertise Writing Services: 6 Simple Ways to Market Your Business

Building a freelance business would be much easier if writing jobs fell out of the sky. In reality, to become a successful writer, you need to learn...

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5 Paid Writing Apps

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5 Paid Writing Apps

Microsoft Word is great for your average Joe, but if you are inthe business of writing (like us), sometimes you need to take it to the next level.

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3 min read

How Much To Charge as a Copywriter

What is your time worth as a freelancer? It doesn’t matter if you are just starting your freelance career, or are years down the road, the question...

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How to Become a Professional Marketing Writer

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How to Become a Professional Marketing Writer

A professional marketing writer is a copy expert but also capable of understanding the big picture of how marketing supports business growth. If you...

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Managing Difficult Clients

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5 Tips for Managing Difficult Clients

Ah, difficult clients. As a freelancer, consultant, or agency, few things are worse than a client that really grinds your gears. Perhaps they’re...

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How to Learn to Write for New Copywriting Clients

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How to Learn to Write for New Copywriting Clients

Freelance writing doesn’t only consist of writing furiously at the keyboard for long hours at a time. (Although it can and does look like that...

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Content AI is About to Make You Obsolete. Unless…

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Content AI is About to Make You Obsolete. Unless…

If, as a professional writer, you think content AI and copywriting tools have nothing to do with you: you’re not looking closely enough.

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How to Write a Scope of Work

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How to Write a Scope of Work

Writing a scope of work for a copywriting job is essential to setting the right client expectations, forming the right (enforceable) boundaries, and...

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Freelance Writer Pay Cycle: When Will I Get Paid

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Freelance Writer Pay Cycle: When Will I Get Paid!?

When you are fresh on the scene as a freelance writer, or when you transition to a copywriting career, you need to understand how pay cycles work....

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Upwork Cover Letter Tips

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Upwork Cover Letter Tips

Unpopular opinion? Let’s say controversial at least: I love Upwork. I get jobs on Upwork, I hire people on Upwork and I think it’s an awesome...

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