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Freelance writing and reputations | Freelancing and More!

Freelance writing and reputations | Freelancing and More! | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
One of the things that many writers do not consider is their own reputation.
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Freelance writers: Are you making this costly mistake?

Freelance writers: Are you making this costly mistake? | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Do you feel like you're working all the time, yet not getting anything done? Are your clients demanding rush jobs and you have no life? Here's what to do. (Freelance writers: Are you making this costly mistake?
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5 STRATEGIES TO SELL YOURSELF TO SELL MORE WRITING SERVICES by Elizabeth R. Elstien

5 STRATEGIES TO SELL YOURSELF TO SELL MORE WRITING SERVICES by Elizabeth R. Elstien | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
There are many ways to market your unique writing identity at low-to-no cost. I built my freelance real estate writing career on building myself up as an expert.
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Is Freelancing Easy?

Is Freelancing Easy? | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Freelancing may be a more common career choice than it used to be, but there are still people who... (Is Freelancing Easy?
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How to Write ABOUT US Pages That Engage Readers by Brian Hunt

How to Write ABOUT US Pages That Engage Readers by Brian Hunt | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
ABOUT US pages can be a wonderful opportunity to make a company or organization shine but most of them are too often wasted words on a page that no one reads.
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How to stay inspired as a freelance writer - Make Money Your Way

How to stay inspired as a freelance writer - Make Money Your Way | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Six years ago, I started writing for a travel blog. It was fascinating for me to even start thinking that a website would be interested in my travel experience, and as we went, and the money started flowing, to see that my writing ...
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WRITING YOUR FIRST FREELANCE VIDEO GAME REVIEW by Nathaniel Hohl

WRITING YOUR FIRST FREELANCE VIDEO GAME REVIEW by Nathaniel Hohl | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Writing a video game review is about more than just listing what's good and what's bad about a game. It's an opportunity to delve in and express your thoughts through a medium that can reach millions of Internet users worldwide.
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WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION: The Forgotten Golden Egg of Writing by JoAnne Marich MacIntyre

WRITING HISTORICAL FICTION: The Forgotten Golden Egg of Writing by JoAnne Marich MacIntyre | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Writing is hard work; it's not for the faint of heart. Writing historical fiction is even harder, as it is more than just crafting an intriguing plotline. There's the laborious task of researching the history that drives the story.
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How I Do It: Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This week

How I Do It: Successful Indie Authors Share Their Secrets. This week | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
I was one of those many writers who hadn't liked the treatment my publisher gave my novels (where I saw women's fiction that brought readers on emotional twists and turns, they saw chick-lit). I took my rights back from my ...
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How to Master Blogging Even If You Suck at Writing - ClickZ

How to Master Blogging Even If You Suck at Writing - ClickZ | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
How to Master Blogging Even If You Suck at Writing
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Many companies are quick to hire freelance writers to ghost write for them. I'm not a big fan of this.
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Freelancing *IS* The Future - A Journey Through Quotes

Freelancing *IS* The Future - A Journey Through Quotes | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
The working world as we know it is experiencing a renaissance. Old ideals and limitations have been cast aside and reimagined as technology shrinks the planet and opens the doors for previously unimaginable growth and progress.
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Interview with C.C. Gevry | Writers and Authors

Interview with C.C. Gevry | Writers and Authors | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
A Christmas Kindness is the story of eight-year-old Robert, who visits the mall Santa on Christmas Eve. He's got a long wish list tucked in his pocket, but when he meets Glenn and hears the boy's one wish for Santa, Robert ...
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New Writer? Don't Make These 3 Rookie Mistakes - Huffington Post

New Writer? Don't Make These 3 Rookie Mistakes - Huffington Post | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
New Writer? Don't Make These 3 Rookie Mistakes
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Whether you're a freelance writer, an author a journalist or some other kind of word wrangler, your end goal is likely to make money, right?
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How to Get More Freelance Writing Work

How to Get More Freelance Writing Work | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
When I jumped headfirst into the world of freelance writing, learning how to get more freelance work was the most daunting task I had.
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HOW TO GET HIGHER RATES IF YOU'RE A FREELANCE WRITER FROM A THIRD-WORLD COUNTRY by Issa Mirandilla

HOW TO GET HIGHER RATES IF YOU'RE A FREELANCE WRITER FROM A THIRD-WORLD COUNTRY by Issa Mirandilla | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Apparently, many clients are under the impression that writers from Third-World or developing countries are article-spewing robots who run on gasoline, rather than living, breathing human beings who need to shell out money every day to survive.
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Indian Freelance Writers: The Life Of A Writer - Never A Dull Moment!

People often ask me what I think about having a career as a writer. In my case it was something that I had to do, I didn't really have any choice and it has been hard going at times but very rewarding and exciting at other times.
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HOW TO GET TANTALIZING TESTIMONIALS FROM YOUR CLIENTS by Neil Tortorella

HOW TO GET TANTALIZING TESTIMONIALS FROM YOUR CLIENTS by Neil Tortorella | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
One of the most important marketing tools, especially for freelance writers, is the mighty testimonial. Why? Before the project begins, and often well into it, there are few, if any tangibles.
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8 TIPS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FREELANCE WRITING EARNINGS by Devyani Borade

8 TIPS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR FREELANCE WRITING EARNINGS by Devyani Borade | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Freelance writer Devyani Borade reveal eight proven ways to maximize your freelance writing earnings and boost your bottomline without sacrificing more time or quality.
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How I Write: Paul Lynch By Noah Charney - Daily Beast

How I Write: Paul Lynch By Noah Charney - Daily Beast | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
How I Write: Paul Lynch By Noah Charney
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Noah Charney. By Noah Charney. December 18th 20133:10 pm. More Stories by Noah Charney.
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Why You Should be Turning Down Freelance Writing Work

Why You Should be Turning Down Freelance Writing Work | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Turn down freelance writing work? I thought you were here to tell me how to get more freelance writing work? Don’t stop reading just yet. Hear me out... (Freelance writer online?
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Freelance Writing: Is It Right For You? - Jonathan Parkinson

Freelance Writing: Is It Right For You? - Jonathan Parkinson | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Freelance Writing may seem like a dream job, but it takes time and lots of coffee before I started to see results. Let's take a look at a few factors that have gotten me where I am today. (Freelance Writing: Is It Right For You?
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Writers On The Move: Freelance Writers: How to Stay Focused on ...

Writers On The Move: Freelance Writers: How to Stay Focused on ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Tips on getting focused on developing a freelance writing career.
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HOW TO GENERATE MORE, HIGH QUALITY, REFERRALS FOR YOUR WRITING BUSINESS by Neil Tortorella

HOW TO GENERATE MORE, HIGH QUALITY, REFERRALS FOR YOUR WRITING BUSINESS by Neil Tortorella | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
There's a truth in business and in life - If you don't ask, you don't get. It's no different when it comes to client referrals. But, that asking requires some careful thought and preparation. A bit of style and panache doesn't hurt, either.
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Book Giveaway and Sage Advice for Writers from TA Barron | Live to ...

Book Giveaway and Sage Advice for Writers from TA Barron | Live to ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Book Giveaway and Sage Advice for Writers from TA Barron. December 3, 2013 by Suddenly Jamie (@suddenlyjamie). Author's Note: Hello! Nice to have you here. Today's post is an extra long one – packed with real world insights from T.A. ...
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How I write: pinching from Pixar and Bad Robot to create awesome stories - The Guardian (blog)

How I write: pinching from Pixar and Bad Robot to create awesome stories - The Guardian (blog) | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
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How I write: pinching from Pixar and Bad Robot to create awesome stories
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Being an author can be a lonely business.
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