freelancing

  • Freelance Writing Clients

    Why You Should Start a Freelancing Business in 2021

    Let me guess, you’re tempted to start a freelancing business. You’ve been contemplating it for a while. But you just need a little push to get you going. (Well, consider this that little push.) Flashback to 2017 when I was in your position. I was a young, broke graduate four years out of university. I’d spent a couple of years prior working in offices in between travelling while I tried to figure out what to do with my life.[…]

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  • Freelance Writer Skills

    What is a Freelance Writer? And Should I Become One?

    Freelance writing for a living isn’t a new concept. In fact, people have been doing it for years. That said, if you’ve never heard of it before now, you might be as intrigued as I once was. Once upon a time, I knew I loved to write. I was blogging religiously for a hobby. And I’d done some copywriting tasks in previous employment. But I never realised that I could turn my passion into a thriving business – until I uncovered what it actually means to be a freelance writer. […]

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  • Freelance Writing Clients

    How to Stay Productive When You’re Not Freelance Writing (in 7 Ways)

    Last week there weren’t enough hours in the day to complete your never-ending to-do list. This week, time is dragging, you haven’t been assigned any jobs and you’re worrying you won’t be able to pay your next lot of bills. Sound familiar? If so, I’m not surprised. Every experienced freelance writer knows that there are busy spells in this business. But there are also spells where you’re sat at your desk twiddling your thumbs waiting for client work. […]

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  • Turn a One-Off Job Into Recurring Work

    How to Turn a One-Off Freelance Job Into Recurring Work

    Picture the scene: you recently secured a new freelance client. You spent hours communicating with them about the job, working on the deliverables and tweaking them until they were perfect. And your work was received with nothing but positive feedback. (Happy dance!) However, it’s now been two weeks since your last contact with this client. […]

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