Tag: writer

The best freelancing platforms

When I started out, there wasn’t much out there for trustworthy online platforms to advertise my services, but now there seems to be one on every virtual corner!  If you’re looking at getting involved with freelancing platforms, you’ll want to take the time to figure out what the best one is.

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The worst words ever

As much as I love words, there are just those that take up space and don’t often give you anything for it. I know that professional writers are supposed to love all words, but that’s overrated.  Some words are just completely useless and leave good writers open to ridicule when used in conversation or writing. 

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How to win over a customer

As if researching, writing and editing weren’t enough to handle as a professional writer, you also have to figure out creative ways to win over the customer.  With all of the competition out there, it may seem that trying to keep the customer interested is an impossible task, but you’ll be pleased to learn that it isn’t.  It simply goes back to the core concept of why you’re in business in the first place: because you’re good at what you do.

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Behaviour yeses and noes: the writer

Professional content writers have rules to follow just like any other kind of professional out there.  However, since quite a few are freelance business writers, they don’t have formal rules that are agreed to and apply for all customers. If you’re looking for some guidance on behaviour to protect your professional relationship with the customer, take a look at some of the most basic yeses and noes to keep everything a-okay.

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3 warning signs of writer burnout

You’re in the business because you love writing, but the reality is that that love of writing can only go so far.  The days get long, the words get harder to type out, and you just simply get tired.  Writer’s burnout is a real thing, and it can creep up on you faster and easier than you might think.  Here are some warning signs that you need to take a step back from the keyboard.

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