Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 3

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Finding freelance writing gigs isn’t always easy, especially when you’re first starting out. But with a little guidance, starting and growing your freelance writing career, multi-niche or otherwise, doesn’t have to be hard.   Make no mistake; starting any career is hard work. But the steps to get there don’t have to be hard, and … Read more

Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 1

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For anyone wanting to make a living as a writer, finding good, well-paying freelance writing gigs can be something of a mystery.¬† Many new writers get discouraged by the peanuts-per-word rates found on content mills and elsewhere. And whereas a handful of writers may have made good money on these types of sites¬†(and I use … Read more

How to (really) make a living as a writer

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You don’t even have to search for “how to make a living as a writer.” You see it all the time online, whether you search for it or not:

“Get my secret sauce for becoming a high-earning writer”

“Follow my step-by-step process to become a 6-figure writer”

“Get my blueprint on how to make money as a writer”

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12 Ways to Make Money With Your Writing

12 Ways to Make Money With Your Writing

Make money with your writing: it’s not only doable, it’s an awesome profession that will give you the freedom to live life on your terms. I’m making a great income from my writing, working on a part-time basis, which still allows me to homeschool my awesome kids. So it strikes me as odd when people … Read more

Why Freelancer Writers Shouldn’t Charge by the Word

On a previous post, we discussed why freelance writers shouldn’t charge by the hour. It’s a punitive method: the more efficient you get at your job, the less you get paid. It’s a system that punishes you for getting better at your craft, rather than reward you for doing so. And it’s a silly way to set up your business.

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Affiliate Marketing for Writers: Partners You Should Consider

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Please note that this post contains one affiliate link, to The Writers Den. If you choose to purchase a membership through my link, I will make a commission. For our full affiliate disclosure, please click here.

If you’re a blogger who would like to make a living as one, it’s time to consider monetizing your blog. There are many ways to do this, from selling your own products on your site, to selling ad space, to becoming an affiliate for products your readers might be interested in purchasing.

Done right, affiliate marketing can be a profitable endeavour, bringing you extra income regularly. Here are some partners you should consider if you’re a multi-talented blogger and/or writer.

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Freelance Writing Terms You Should Know

Freelance Writing Terms You Should KNow

When you’re starting out in freelance writing, you can get easily confused by all the terms that are thrown around in online writing groups and elsewhere on the Internet. Sometimes, it can be a little intimidating to ask for clarification. Fear not; this post will tell you what those terms are.

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How to Get Your First Writing Sample

How to get your first writing sample

It’s a catch-22: you want to pitch a publication, but you need a writing sample. But you can’t get samples unless you pitch a publication. All is not lost: you can get your initial clip if you follow some simple steps.

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Mind Map Monday: Camping Edition

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Do you love to go camping and also love to write? If so, you could combine your two passions and earn your keep while doing what you love.

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Education Mind Map

Mind maps for freelance writing: education mind map

 

There are many ways to achieve freelance writing success. But if you’re a MultiTalented Writer, a lot of the advice you hear probably doesn’t apply. Take “picking a niche,” for example.

MultiTalented Writers work best when they write in multiple niches. It keeps us fresh and allows us to work the way we work best: by making connections between topics.

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