There is a lot of content available that is scraped from a competitor or “written” by a spinning engine. It gives content writing a bad name since many average online readers don’t realize what’s going on behind the scenes. I manually write every single word that I deliver. Is it always loved by my customers? Of course not. Sometimes it might even be a piece of crap. But it’s genuinely and authentically my piece of crap.
Accepting those hard truths is so important! You don’t have to take ownership of them because they are outside of your control. Just accept them as they are, and keep on moving forward.
Without question, moving while trying to keep up full-time hours as a self-employed professional is challenging and stressful. But, it is possible. Plus, when you get your new space and know that you did it, it’s a great power trip!
Sometimes my ability to write confidently is worth more (per word), and sometimes my time itself is worth more (per hour). As you get used to working as a professional writer, you’ll learn just where your time goes, and how you can effectively charge for it for the best paycheque potential!
We all tend to want to have a low rate because we think it’ll draw in customers. It will, but it often will be customers that will give you no end of headache. Set a rate that feels fair and accurate. Even if you get challenging orders and/or customers, your rate will make the headache very worthwhile!
As you can probably tell, I’m not a huge fan of critiquing groups. This is only my own personal experience with them, though. When used properly, they’re an irreplaceable part of a writer’s journey to better writing. But when they’re used incorrectly, they can destroy writers from the inside, out.
If you’re looking at hiring a freelance business writer to give you some support and you want to make sure that it’s a profitable relationship on both sides, here are some behaviour tips to help you make the most out of this understated professional relationship with your content writer.
Looking for support on organizing your writing projects? Here are some of the best tips that are all tried and tested to offer up the best, low maintenance benefits for writers.
For any kind of writer, “writer’s block” could very well be two of the most dreaded words. It means glaring at the screen, jabbing at the keyboard, and ripping your hair out amongst other things. It often comes when we can least afford it, and sometimes it can stay days or weeks or even months at a time. So, what do you do? Keep reading to find out!
Professional writers, just like all other business people, have bad days. Did you ever stop to think about what it is that is causing the bad day? That maybe you might be blocked? Or, perhaps you’re just being lazy? Writer problems are a thing, after all. Here's what you should know.