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LittleZotz Writing’s 6 Year Anniversary

My name is Lauren Tharp. I started my freelance writing career as a teenager (over 15 years ago) and never stopped. On August 17th of 2010, I opened up LittleZotz Writing and I made freelance writing + editing my sole source of

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[AUDIO] Tor Refsland on Using Blogger Outreach to Get More Clients

Tor Refsland, the owner of Time Management Chef, shares how to use blogger outreach to get more clients.

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[AUDIO] The Five Non-Writing Elements Clients Expect from Freelance Writers

As freelance writers, we all know our clients expect us to write. However, in this 7-minute episode of LittleZotz Podcasting, you’ll learn the five non-writing things that are expected of you… Special thanks to SIKORA for my theme music and Ramiro

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People I Know: Joy Collado

Joy Collado is an absolutely adorable Filipina freelance writer. Just like her name implies, her writing will bring you joy.

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[AUDIO] Wayne Clingman on Networking via Podcasting

Wayne Clingman shares how to use your podcast as a networking device for your freelancing career.

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How to Define Your Job as a Freelance Writer

  When I first launched LittleZotz Writing, I would frequently get e-mails from visitors asking if I could design their website, create a flyer in Photoshop, or “whip up some background art” for their landing page. While I was flattered that those

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How to Juggle Multiple Clients Without Dropping Them

This post was originally for my column, “Freelance by Lauren,” on the now defunct DIY Writing: A Writer’s Bucket List. As freelancers, and presumably people who have had at least one nagging (caring) parent, we’ve all heard the warning about

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People I Know: Anthony Dejolde

Anthony Dejolde is becoming one of the most in-demand Filipino writers for hire! Check out how he got his start and what’s next for this genuinely nice guy. How I Know Anthony Anthony Dejolde is one of my success stories!

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4 Reasons Cheap Freelance Clients Aren’t Worth Your Time (Even if You’re Desperate for Cash!)

This post was originally for my column, “Freelance by Lauren,” on the now defunct DIY Writing: A Writer’s Bucket List. Last month, I made a horrible mistake. Freelance writing has been my sole source of income for several years now. Not

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[AUDIO] Valerie Bordeau on the Importance of Writing Communities

Valerie Bordeau of the Freelance Writers Academy shares why writing communities are so important.

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