How to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert  

How to Become an Instant Subject Matter Expert  

Sometimes a corporate copywriter or a non-fiction freelance writer must write about subjects that they know little, or nothing, about. It may sound impossible, but it can and will be done. Here are 12 top tips to becoming a subject matter expert.

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Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

Three Things I Learned at Tribe Conference 2018

A few weeks ago, ProWritingAid's Hayley Milliman went to Nashville to attend Tribe Conference for the first time. Here are her takeaways.

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The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

The Introvert Writer's Guide to Promoting Freelance Services

Many writers are introverts. And introverts make up 47 to 55 per cent of the population. In this article, we'll discuss what being an introvert means and how an introverted writer can effectively promote freelance services without having to "pretend" to be an extrovert.

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How to Teach Your Clients to Give Better Writing Feedback

How to Teach Your Clients to Give Better Writing Feedback

When writer feedback is done right, you’re able to learn more of the “why” behind your client’s suggestions, and the magic happens when your hard-earned writing skills come together to complement their expertise. To accomplish this writing bliss, you must create a designated feedback formula with your clients. In this article, we examine how to create that formula.

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Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Some techies think they don't need to write. We disagree. Here's why.

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11 Types of Queries that Win Writing Assignments

11 Types of Queries that Win Writing Assignments

A freelance writer is an entrepreneur, one who's responsible for generating new leads, getting clients, and producing deliverables. For this, you need to make yourself known to editors and corporate clients. One of the proven methods is pitching. In this article, we'll discuss the 11 types of query e-mails to send out based on the types of publication and their business status.

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The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

The Pros and Cons of Writing for a Content Mill

Starting out as a freelance writer requires more than a strong determination. You may need to accept low-paying assignments just to break into the profession. For this reason, many new writers work for content mills. Despite its bad reputation, there are actually some pros in writing for these companies.

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What is Content Marketing Anyway?

What is Content Marketing Anyway?

Writers are trained in, well, writing. Most don't have a background in marketing. Fear not! If you're new to the content marketing process, this guide from AppInstitute will help you get started.

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Is Your Web Writing Ready for Conversational Search?

Is Your Web Writing Ready for Conversational Search?

Learn how to write content for the new conversational search tool on voice devices to provide the one answer customers want. Author Zara Altair provides content writers with a sound strategy and eight steps to get started.

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How I Write While on the Go

How I Write While on the Go

Traveling, even that for work, enriches our lives and provides ample material for our writing. The key is to capture those moments without getting overwhelmed in the moment. Making timely notes means your writing will grow, as will your ability to reflect on the experience.

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