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Just like our diets, our mental intake can have either a positive or negative impact on our business and our life.

Ingesting too much mental "junk food" prevents us from operating at maximum efficiency. We simply can't be our best when our minds are clogged up like bad arteries.

Here are thre Read More
Today, we're going to explore what happens when you go down the wrong path and hit a roadblock.

What if it's harder to break into your niche than you thought? What if a client fires you? What if you experience a health crisis, an emotional trauma, or the death of a loved one? What if your mounta Read More
Christina Gillick shares warning signs that can help you avoid getting taken advantage of from a client, as well as show you what to do if you ever find yourself in this less-than-ideal situation. Read More
One of the common misconceptions about freelance writing is that once you develop a certain amount of skill, you'll have no problem getting clients.

Writers don't get into slumps because they don't know how to write.

They get stuck because they aren't confident enough in their skills. As a re Read More
Today's subject is a sticky point that we usually don't talk about. Having someone stand over your shoulder telling you what to do is the antithesis of freelancing.

I'm not suggesting that you want a boss. Working without any direction or supervision, however, is a serious challenge for a lot of Read More
If you’re a freelance writer – or working to become one – nothing will get you off course faster than a shiny object.

Shiny objects are tips, tricks, or techniques that distract you from your main path. They make you think there might be a better, faster way to succeed.

Many shiny objects com Read More
If you’re a freelancer, your mishaps might not be so public, but depending on what potential clients find while researching us, they may use that information to back up their decision to hire us or not.

Here are five things to watch out for as you build your reputation online: Read More
Recently I discovered that Pinterest provides an easy way to collaborate on projects.

I can’t claim the credit for thinking of it myself. I was talking with my daughter, an interior designer, about a new website I’m putting together.

When I asked for her help with color selection, she respond Read More
Time management is always a hot topic among freelancers. Christina Gillick gives you some advice for keeping your schedule as productive as possible. Read More
The best clients come from referrals from other satisfied clients. Not only are they easy to land (they already know they want to hire you), but also they’re often ready to pay your fees because someone they trust recommended you.

Referrals come over time – after you’ve done stellar jobs for oth Read More

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