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Blogging VS. Freelance Blogging

There’s only a one-word difference between the two, but it makes all the difference… In my time as the Associate Editor and Community Manager over at Be A Freelance Blogger, I’ve noticed that a great many people don’t know the

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30 Writing + Freelancing Questions from My Mailbag (Part 2)

This is part two of a two part series answering commonly-asked freelancing/writing/editing questions from my inbox. Hello again! Welcome back. Last time, I covered these 15 questions: “Is it really okay to e-mail someone as an ‘interview?’” “How do you

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30 Writing + Freelancing Questions from My Mailbag (Part 1)

Freelancer questions, writer questions, editor questions… Okay! So here’s what’s up: I turned 30 this year. That’s a pretty big deal to me. And, even though said event happened in early January, I wanted to keep the “30″ thing going

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People I Know: Samar Owais

Happy 2015, Everyone! My first “PIK” interviewee of the new year is Freelance Flyer‘s Samar Owais. Samar’s a freelance writer and blogger whose name is pronounced like “Summer.” She’s based in Dubai and is absolutely gorgeous: How I Know Samar

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How NOT to Get Your Guest Post Published

Rejection is part of being a professional writer… But, don’t get yourself rejected for any of these reasons. When you’re a freelance writer looking to get published on blogs or in magazines, the process will generally look like this: Send

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Book News and New Update Schedule!

Hello, Everyone! A few of you super fans/cyber stalkers already know what I’m about to say… I’m in the process of writing a book on ghostwriting/ghostblogging! It’s called LittleZotz Writing: School for Ghosts and it’s coming out September of this

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People I Know: Sophie Lizard

Sophie Lizard is the owner of Be A Freelance Blogger, one of the most well-renowned “information for bloggers” websites in existence today. She’s a blogger, a copywriter, and she’ll help you live your blogging dreams…even if she has to kick

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10 Things Every Teen Writer Should Know

Most of my readers are in their mid-twenties to mid-thirties. I also have a nice cluster of forty, fifty, and sixty-year-olds! And I love all of you. <3 However, there’s one segment of my audience that I feel I’ve been

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A Day in the Life: Writing a Blog Post

I love it when you ask me questions! <3 Last week, a wonderful reader wrote to me and asked “How do you write your blog posts?” She had read my post on organization but pointed out that while it showed

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