How to Hire a Freelance Writer, Confidently

September 16, 2018
First, take a deep breath. Hiring a freelancer isn’t unlike the process of finding anyone else to solve a problem. You need a contractor, you check Angie’s List You need a rare Mickey Mouse Pez [...]

How to Land Your First Writing Job on Upwork

September 7, 2018
Freelance writing isn’t for the faint of heart. And, doing so on Upwork is going to require even more of you. But, the difference between you and others is that you’re reading this and willing [...]
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How Much Should Freelance Writers Charge?

May 27, 2018
When it comes to the question of how much freelance writers charge – or should charge – step back and consider a few things first. Importantly—why do you want to get into freelance writing? To [...]

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  • Figures of speech are, well, figurative, not literal, and allow for creativity in explanation—culminating in a powerful communication tool that is often used for simplifying the complex and bringing life to the boring. That’s why [...]
  • What makes interviews special is that every single one is unique. Even if a person was interviewed 100 times by the same person, each sitting would offer a new nugget or valuable insight. But, that [...]
  • If I could boil down this post on getting freelance jobs as a beginner, I’d be left with these four things below; my four principles, or, “4 Bes.” They sound simple on the surface, but [...]
  • B2B writing, or business-to-business writing, is content created by one business for another business. This is in comparison to B2C writing, or business-to-consumer writing, where businesses are writing, or creating copy for consumers. When a [...]
  • The (beautiful?) thing about language is that it is ever-evolving. We freewheelingly combine terms, create acronyms, and shoot shorthand around because it’s convenient (“LOL,” thanks, text messaging) and other times because it’s cool/funny (“Brangelina,” “Kimye,” [...]
  • PDFs 7 Steps (and 4 Must-Haves) to Succeeding in Freelance Without Experience Blogs How to Land Freelance Writing Jobs Online Without Any Experience (6,000 Words) Blogging Jobs for Beginners The Different Types of Copywriting A [...]
  • Now that we’ve gotten through the differences between the three metaphors, analogies, and similes, let’s dive deeper into one of them – analogies – and one specific thing that could be better explained by such analogies—feelings. [...]