Here’s a celebration of all the ways we are uniquely freelance writers… set apart from our cubicle counterparts, yet aware that we are perhaps still not so different. Or are we? Enjoy!
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You did not come when I called you. And I know… I know that in the same breath I beckoned you with, I told you not to step forward.
Most people talk about keys like steps. Use this tactic and unlock that reward. Well in this case, we’re talking about a pretty literal key here.
Freelancing allows us so much freedom and control over our life, our finances and our professional work. Yet the downside of that freedom is the responsibility to create that income and professional work.
This started out as a very different post. In my typical how-to fashion I was going to explain how easily we can transform our writing (and ourselves) by journeying from broken to breakthrough. But half-way through I trashed it.
As you may well know sales skills often have more to do with what you know and don’t say then what you do say. Same goes for writing and marketing skills too.
I’ve never written a blog post about a vendor I’ve hired or worked with. Usually because I’d have to say something not so nice and that would just be sucky of me. But these guys rock!
Social media is an excellent way to market yourself as a freelancer. It can also be, in my opinion, entirely overrated and often misused.