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7 Things You’ll Need to Know Before Becoming a Managing Editor

After just over five years of being the Managing Editor of Sophie Lizard’s Be a Freelance Blogger, I finally said “so long” to the job. Why? Well, long story short, it’s because I’m now a full-time content editor for Syed

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How to Invoice Your Freelance Writing Clients Like a Pro

What’s the most important piece of paperwork in your freelance arsenal? The contract, right? It’s that little piece of paper that outlines the scope of work, ensures your client is legally obligated to pay you, and is the official start

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6 Ways to Manage Your Fears and Turn Around Your Freelance Blogging Career

Do you know what happens when you allow fear to take up ownership of your life? DOUBT, HURT, WHAT IF’S Some define F- E- A- R as False Evidence Appearing Real You know that all too familiar fear when you

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Six Tips to Keep You Productive When Working from Home

Staying productive and on task when you work from home can be super challenging, but, if you’re a freelancer and your home is also your office you absolutely need to nail this if you want to succeed. Getting everything done

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4 Types of Toxic Client Behavior (And How to Avoid Them!)

Freelance writing is a big, bold, exciting world full of possibilities. You can find success beyond your wildest dreams — if you know where to look and have the right work ethic. In this sense, working online is similar to

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How to Be a Perfect Guest Writer

Imagine for a moment that a friend has invited you over for lunch. When you get to your friend’s house, you not only eat their food, but you take a shower in their bathroom and sleep in their bed. Then,

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EXACTLY What It Takes to Be a Managing Editor

Last week, I asked you, the readers, what you’d like me to write about next. The response I got most often was “What are the duties of a Managing Editor?” That’s a great choice! But, boy – this is going

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6 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Writing Partner

Whether you’re writing a book, an e-course, or something else entirely — choose your writing partner(s) wisely!

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What to Do When You Lose Your Best Client

The day before my 32nd birthday last week, I lost my best blogging client due to major layoffs at their company. Normally, I’d keep that fact to myself (it’s generally a good idea not to let anyone know that you’re

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The Real Freelancer is LIVE!

Samar Owais of Freelance Flyer and I have teamed up to create The Real Freelancer, a website for ALL of your newbie freelancer needs. We’re very excited! 😀 Our first resource is The Real Freelancer’s Resource Vault! The Vault has

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