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How Much Should Freelance Writers Charge?

August 6, 2020 Ryan

When it comes to the question of how much freelance writers charge for writing different things like press releases or blog posts – or should charge – step back and consider a few things first. […]

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How to Outline Text in Canva in Two Minutes

August 2, 2020 Ryan

AUGUST 2020 UPDATE: Many accounts are seeing the rollout of various, new Canva text effects. These are “one-click” options that allow for easy shadowing, and more. There is not an “outline” option, but I found you […]

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Creating & Using Canva Text Effects

July 4, 2020 Ryan

August 2020 update! New “out of the box” text effects are rolling out to Canva accounts as we speak. I walk through what’s available here: For all that is amazing about Canva, the lack of […]

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Putting a White Border Around a Design in Canva

June 7, 2020 Ryan

When it comes to graphic design without Photoshop, Canva consistently proves itself to be a valuable tool. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already begun to experience the many reasons why. But also, if you’re reading […]

Freelance Writing TIps

What Kind of Blog Should I Start?

June 7, 2020 Ryan

Don’t worry—It’s really not as hard of a question as you might think. Actually, it’s probably not the question you should be asking in the first place. Instead, regardless of what the rest of this […]

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How to Monetize Your Writing

May 23, 2020 Ryan

We all have skills.  Some of those skills match up with what we do in our day jobs, and other times they are completely different. Either way, though, we owe it to ourselves to maximize […]

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Is Upwork worth it? Yes, to me. How about you?

May 18, 2020 Ryan

If you have a hobby like collecting baseball cards, do you think you’ll find more to buy around you locally, or online through a marketplace like eBay? Or to help illustrate, think about your job […]

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How to do Graphic Design Without Photoshop

May 17, 2020 Ryan

First, let me ask you—why do you find yourself asking such a question? Because you don’t have Photoshop skills? Because you feel Photoshop is too expensive? Because you don’t have the time?  Don’t worry—even if […]