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You eat breakfast and have your morning coffee.

You sit down at your desk and check your email. Then you decide, just for fun, to check out what's going on in the world.

So you click over to your favorite news website …

You look up at the clock, and a half hour has gone by. Read More
There's a 97% chance you won't particularly like what I'm writing about today.

And a 3% chance you don't really need to read it – although, if you fall into the 3%, you might derive some smug satisfaction from it.

But for the 97% who might find it a bit painful to read, it could be just the w Read More
Trash, trash, trash …

That's how Drew Eric Whitman describes 99% of today's advertising in the preface of his book Cashvertising.

He calls the overwhelming bulk of advertising "dumb, boring, weak and not worth the paper it's printed on."

He reminds us that the purpose of advertising is not Read More
Tackle one of the biggest challenges all new freelancers face once they decide to REALLY take action towards living the writer's life: selling themselves. Read More
Hearing the question, "so what is it that you do," can be a big opportunity for freelancers. Learn how to answer it in a way that betters your chances of landing potential clients. Read More
Rebecca Matter shares how a self-promotion letter will help you engage with potential clients so that you can land even more. Read More
Roy Furr discusses how you can work less when you get focused - and how this can have a positive impact on your success as a freelancer. Read More
John Wood shares how stepping outside of your comfort zone can be good for you - and your freelance business. Read More
Imagine your potential client surfing the Web …

They don’t really need any copy right now … but …

They do have a business … and a website …

And they know improving their copy would be a smart move … Read More
It's a good idea to have several sources of income as a freelancer. Choose a niche, and then find several ways to diversify your income in that niche. Read More

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