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Affiliate marketing is a low-risk approach to diversifying your income by doing what you do best: writing. This post will provide a roadmap you can follow to earn money from affiliate marketing.
Interested in becoming a ghostwriter? Wondering how ghostwriting differs from other content writing? This essential guide has everything you need to get started.
If you’re a freelance writer, you’re probably wondering how you can scale up your career to bring in more money. Should you shoot up your fees? Take on more clients? Monetize your writer’s website? Even then, what about those dry months where you won’t even get a reply to your pitch, let alone land a client? Well, I might have just what you need to fill that space up—7 sites that pay writers, some up to $450 per article.
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In this article, we review Freelance University to show what the course covers and discuss whether it's worth the investment.
Follow the five-step plan in this article to find out how to get your guest blog posts published. A.J. Ogilvie outlines an approach that focuses on developing a rich understanding of the company you want to write for, identifying the target audience for their content, and how you can publish on their blog by clearly articulating the value your articles offer them.
Every freelancer starts in the exact same place: job boards. Job boards are the easiest place to get started, picking up a few jobs when no one, nowhere, knows who you are or what you do. But there's a problem. Stick with them too long, and you risk jeopardizing your freelancing future. Here's why, and what to do instead.
Are you giving out the warning signs that you’re a new writer? Worried that everyone seems more experienced than you? We share 8 easy ways to present yourself as a credible writer when you're just starting out.
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If you haven't started building your writing portfolio, now is the time to get going. There's never been a better environment for writers to thrive, and you can get started right away.
Looking for a boost to your freelance writing career? It's time to pick a niche. But where do you look? These 18 different niches can be your jumping-off point to higher profits and more clients.
Learning these 10 key principles of copywriting will take you from a salesperson who writes, to a copywriter extraordinaire. Find out how to create valuable relationships with customers by writing well.