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What Do Clients Want?

What Do Clients Want?

You might be asking yourself - there are so many freelance writers out there, how do I stand out from my competition? Why didn't I get selected for a freelance writing job when I know I would have been perfect? How can I get noticed? The great thing about freelancing in general is that increasing ... read more

Should I Join A Website Like Upwork or People Per Hour?

Should I Join A Website Like Upwork or People Per Hour?

Freelance Networking Sites,  Freelance Marketplaces, Content Mills - Whatever you choose to call these websites, there's much dispute about their effectiveness at helping you grow a writing business. But before we look at that - what exactly are they? Networking sites like Upwork or People Per ... read more

Avoid Pyramid Schemes At Christmas

Avoid Pyramid Schemes At Christmas

Now that it's November, the inevitable happens. Buy and Sell Facebook groups are inundated with the following posts: "Hey, I'm looking for three team members who are keen to make up to a thousand pounds between now and Christmas. PM me for details". "How do you fancy making up to ... read more

How do you know if you’re ready to leave your 9-5 job?

How do you know if you’re ready to leave your 9-5 job?

The decision to leave your regular day job and embark on a freelancing career shouldn’t be taken lightly. But if you’re not comfortable with your current employment, there may be some telling signs that it’s time to consider a career switch. Here’s what to look for: 1) Small ... read more

Who Needs Freelance Writers at Christmas?

Who Needs Freelance Writers at Christmas?

Now that Christmas is almost here, I want to share with you the benefits of freelancing during the festive period and who might need freelance writers during this time. But before I go on, let me draw your attention to some facts about this time of year.

Dealing With Client Feedback Like A Pro

Dealing With Client Feedback Like A Pro

  Receiving feedback from a client, whether it be private or public, can be both a blessing and a curse. Great feedback is always welcome by any freelance writer. But it doesn't always go that way... When starting out with a brand new client, you might make a few mistakes. Your ... read more

How to spot a phony freelance writing client

How to spot a phony freelance writing client

This week, one of our members at Learn Freelance Writing had a dilemma. She was actively pitching for work, (and doing rather well considering she landed an epic job with one of them) when she was approached by a prospect who wanted to send her some files to work from. It all looked a little bit ... read more