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Articles by Julia Granowicz-Johnson

Julia Granowicz-Johnson is a freelance writer from Florida and has been selling her words for a living since 2014. As a staff writer for The Marijuana Times she educates the masses on medical cannabis, legalization and activism efforts. As a freelance copywriter she helps businesses of all sizes succeed in captivating and converting their audience to long-term customers.

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How to Escape the Freelancer's Feast and Famine Cycle

How to Escape the Freelancer's Feast and Famine Cycle

Many of us—myself included—became a freelance writer to be in control of our time and income, to not be limited, and to stop living paycheck-to-paycheck. So, when opportunities arise to market yourself and grow (or save) your income, don’t hesitate. Here's how to break the feast and famine cycle that many freelancers get stuck in.

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En Dash: The Complete Guide

En Dash: The Complete Guide

An en dash is a punctuation mark used to indicate a range of numbers or span of time. In this article, we break down how to use an en dash in your writing.

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Should You Look for Work on Upwork as a Freelance Writer?

Should You Look for Work on Upwork as a Freelance Writer?

Is Upwork a good place to look for freelance writing work? The answer is yes and no, and we explain why.

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7 Tips to Writing a Pitch that Gets Noticed

7 Tips to Writing a Pitch that Gets Noticed

Are you tired of sending out pitch after pitch while your inbox is full of chirping crickets? These seven tips will help you perfect your pitch and help you land the guest posting gig you're after.

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5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Blog (and How to Fix Them)

5 Mistakes You’re Making with Your Blog (and How to Fix Them)

If you've been blogging for a while and are still struggling to gain subscribers or regular readers, you're not alone. Improve your blog by avoiding these common blogging mistakes.

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Write for Your Customer: Writing a Report that Your Customer Wants to Read

Write for Your Customer: Writing a Report that Your Customer Wants to Read

From annual sales reports to marketing assessments, use your creativity to write a report your customers actually want to read.

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Where to Find the Best Business Proposal Templates

Where to Find the Best Business Proposal Templates

A professional proposal is necessary to close the sale, no matter what industry you're in. Who exactly needs business proposals, what are they for, and where can you find the best templates?

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Starting a Sentence with “And” or “But” – Should You Do It?

Starting a Sentence with “And” or “But” – Should You Do It?

You can forget what you were taught in school – it is okay to start a sentence with "and" or "but" after all. Here's why.

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How Many Words Should an eBook Be?

How Many Words Should an eBook Be?

What is the perfect length for your eBook? The truth is, there is no right or wrong answer. Your eBook should only be as long as it needs to be to cover all the important and relevant information.

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5 Tips to Writing Eye-Catching Headlines Your Readers Will Have to Click

5 Tips to Writing Eye-Catching Headlines Your Readers Will Have to Click

Writing a headline that converts doesn't have to be difficult. Use these five tips to help you write eye-catching headlines that your readers won't be able to resist.

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10 Red Flags Signifying a Horrible Freelance Writing Client

10 Red Flags Signifying a Horrible Freelance Writing Client

Have you ever had a freelance writing client who was an absolute nightmare to work with? Or are you hunting for your first (or newest) client and hoping to avoid such experiences? It's true that there are tons of freelance writing clients who will pay great money, but it's also true that many pay peanuts and ask far too much. Here's how to avoid horrible clients.

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Subscriber Exclusive Content

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Subscriber Exclusive Content

Have you been wondering how to attract more email subscribers? Ever wonder why you have dozens or hundreds of followers while others have thousands and even millions? Whether you're just starting out or are looking to further grow your list, don't underestimate the power of freebies and subscriber incentives.

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How to Avoid the Biggest Business Writing Pitfalls

How to Avoid the Biggest Business Writing Pitfalls

Don't waste your time on sub-par content. Don't let your website get lost in the crowd. Great copy stands out and attracts readers and buyers – so find success by avoiding these common business writing pitfalls.

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Developing a Reader-Focused Mindset

Developing a Reader-Focused Mindset

It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a novel, a blog post or an email – if you’re not focused on your reader, you’re going to lose them. Here’s how to shift your focus from writer-focused to reader-focused.

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