How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

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.

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How to Train Your Writing Mind

How to Train Your Writing Mind

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.

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How to Land (Quality) Craigslist Clients

How to Land (Quality) Craigslist Clients

Craigslist has a huge number of opportunities, but you'll need these shortcuts to make the platform worth your while.

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5 Copywriting Mistakes You Could Be Making Right Now

5 Copywriting Mistakes You Could Be Making Right Now

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?

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6 Content Certifications You Should Check Out

6 Content Certifications You Should Check Out

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.

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Pivot to Promotion: What to Do After Writing an Epic Piece

Pivot to Promotion: What to Do After Writing an Epic Piece

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!

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One Simple Tip to Land More – And Higher Paying – Writing Jobs

One Simple Tip to Land More – And Higher Paying – Writing Jobs

As a writer, finding paying jobs is likely the most difficult job of all. The solution? The cold pitch.

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Why Writing for Customers is Your Best SEO Strategy

Why Writing for Customers is Your Best SEO Strategy

With mobile and voice device usage increasing, answering customers’ questions is the key to relevancy. Here are some tips on sourcing the best questions to answer.

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Why You Need Time Away from the Computer

Why You Need Time Away from the Computer

As creatives, writers are more susceptible than most to needing downtime to replenish and refill our brains with fodder for the mill. Let’s face it—you don’t get your best ideas staring at your computer screen. More than likely, an amazing idea pops into your head in the shower, on a walk through the woods, or while playing with your dog. It’s those times when we’re not actively thinking that our brains put together new ideas in astounding ways.

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How to Use PPC Marketing to Find More Clients

How to Use PPC Marketing to Find More Clients

Attracting and keeping clients can make or break a freelancer's career. Fortunately, the advent of PPC marketing has made it easier for freelancers to find their ideal clients.

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Commonly Misspelled Words

Commonly Misspelled Words

Here at ProWritingAid, we have discovered that our editing tool catches the same words over and over again! Even the best writers have those words that they just can’t seem to get right.

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How Ghostwriters Fill Their Portfolios

How Ghostwriters Fill Their Portfolios

Here are a few tips to help you build a portfolio that maintains your ghostwriting clients’ confidentiality while still proving your abilities.

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What Story Do You Want as Your Legacy?

What Story Do You Want as Your Legacy?

Writers are in an interesting position to leave a tangible legacy—words others will remember us by for years to come. Even though tomorrow isn’t guaranteed, you still have time to create an amazing legacy. We take you through questions to ask yourself when considering what written legacy to leave behind.

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5 Creative Ways to Find Your First Client

5 Creative Ways to Find Your First Client

Struggling to find your first blogging or copywriting client? You're not alone. If you're feeling discouraged, check out these five tips for creative, outside-the-box ways to land new business.

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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant to Manage Your Blog

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant to Manage Your Blog

Creating and managing a high quality blog is incredibly time-consuming. If you're a busy entrepreneur, a virtual assistant can help manage your blog, freeing you up to focus your efforts in other areas.

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