Some techies think they don't need to write. We disagree. Here's why.
Could there be a more contentious question among the diverse set of writers in the world? Should you have a writing degree to write? We explore the answer in this blog post.
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.
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.
Being a writer is like being a browser with hundreds of tabs open. You have tons of ideas flying by at every moment, but might not have enough time to capture them. The good news is, the more you build the habit of writing, the more you can jot down. And writing can even help with the biggest questions of all.
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.
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.
What kind of "fowl" are you—an early bird or a night owl? Author Kathy Edens examines how to best take advantage of your productive hours to write more.
Writing professionally is one of the most flexible careers out there. You can work from anywhere in the world at any time of the day or night. Charging the right rates determines your lifestyle and financial independence as a working writer.
When people hear that you're a writer, they likely respond in one of two ways: they assume you make the big bucks or they suggest you go out and get a real job. In 2018, there are plenty of ways to make a good living as a writer. In this post, we examine some of the best.
Writing is both hard and easy. It requires on-going training of the mind, so it gets easier every single time. Discover how to find the state of flow and stay there for as long as possible.
Craigslist has a huge number of opportunities, but you'll need these shortcuts to make the platform worth your while.
As copywriters, we need to make sure we're sending the right message. Are you making one of these five mistakes that will cloud your message and your work?
Many freelancers today, even those at the top, have no formal education—just years of working in the trenches to learn what makes content effective. With content mills making the barrier to entry low for writers, how can you stand out from the crowd if you don’t have experience? This is where certifications can help. Read about six online options to build your credentials.
Four years into my professional content marketing career, and a year into running a joint venture agency, it has finally dawned on me. How well an article is written is trumped EVERY SINGLE TIME by the quality of the promotion tactics backing it. Before your pencil-gnashing breaks that thing in two – let me explain!