Mind Map Monday: Tabletop Games (Plus)

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If you enjoy tabletop games, here’s a mind map to help turn your passion into writing opportunities. I’ve shared this mind map before, but today we’ll dive into exactly how we can use this mind map to enhance our freelance writing.     Of course, you could write ad copy for companies that manufacture or sell games. But thinking outside

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Mind Map Monday: Relationships

Relationships writing is an easy niche to expand, because it’s already so broad. There are so many different kinds of relationships: romantic relationships between members of the opposite sex, LGBTQ+ relationships, the relationship between parents and their children, the relationship between a person and their coworkers, the relationship between adult children and aging parents, and the list goes on and

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Mind Maps for Freelance Writing Success!

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I LOVE mind maps. Mind maps not only help me to organize my thoughts, they also help me find more companies and publications to pitch. I share several mind maps on this site, but I thought a guide that would explain exactly how to use these mind maps, as

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Mind Map Monday: Photography

Are you a photography lover in addition to being a writer? If so, this mind map will help you put your two passions together and earn money for your writing. I’ve shared the photography mind map before. In this post, I wanted to clarify how I might use this mind map in practice, and what it means for photography writers.

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Mind Map Monday: Massage Therapy

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Mind maps are a great tool for any writer, but especially for writers who want to delve into multiple niches. With mind maps, I went from scatter-brain to hyper-organized. I use them daily in my work, and once I started using them, I never went back. Every Monday, I share a mind map that can help freelance writers think about

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Mind Map Monday: Business

If you enjoy writing about business and entrepreneurship, your opportunities for freelance work are broad. To find out just how diverse writing assignments can be, I created a business mind map for freelance writing. I’ve shared this mind map before, but in this post, I wanted to dive into exactly how I would use it to diversify my niche and

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Mind Map Monday: Automotive and Cars

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Mind Maps are the multi-niche writer’s best friend.  They’re helpful to niche writers, too. Mind maps can help you think outside of the box to increase your earning potential. I’ve been using mind maps for years, and they’ve helped me find more places to pitch. Every Monday, I share a mind map with you, and tell you how I’d use

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Mind Map Monday: House & Home

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If you’ve ever thought about writing about housekeeping or anything that goes along with having or living in a house, this week’s mind map is for you. Have a look at the mind map below, and then read on to learn exactly how I’d use it for getting freelance writing gigs. I use three colours for all my mind maps:

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Mind Map Monday: Parenting

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Whether you’re a MultiTalented writer or a single niche writer, mind maps can make a huge difference in your work. I use mind maps to come up with content ideas, think about publications and companies to pitch, and even for fun daydreaming, non-work related stuff. Because mind maps have helped me greatly for the last few years, I figured I’d

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