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Capitalize on Your Weirdness

Capitalize on Your Weirdness  - Avatar Posted by AWAI under Strategy
From 3406 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on October 10, 2013 3:07 pm
About the subject line of today's issue … don't take offense at "Capitalize on Your Weirdness." From one freelancer to another, I consider us all one big, happy, slightly off-kilter family. I mean it in a loving way, really.

We haven't met, but the fact that you're pursuing the freelancer's life Read More

What Google’s Hummingbird Update Means For You

What Google’s Hummingbird Update Means For You - Avatar Posted by AWAI under Technology
From 3406 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on October 10, 2013 3:08 pm
Learn more about Google’s Hummingbird search algorithm update, and what it means for you as both a copywriter and a consumer! Read More
Do you know somebody who is just flat out “lucky” in everything they do in life?

They seem to get all the breaks.

They have great relationships … more money than they'll ever need … merrily going from one great opportunity to the next …

And even when they do stumble, they always seem to la Read More
Last year at AWAI’s Bootcamp, Nick Usborne spoke about Building a Serious Freelance Writing Business. He talked about the typical work cycle for most freelancers.

In a vicious cycle, he said, they look for work, get work, do work, bill for work, and then start over again.

I used to be in that Read More
Our bad habits might be procrastinating or skipping a daily writing session. Our good habits are things like writing daily, asking for referrals, following up with clients, responding to job ads, and posting to our blogs.

We all know with fewer bad habits and more good habits we’ll succeed faste Read More
I was 16 years old.

And I was dreading the upcoming hockey season.

Not a usual situation for a Canadian teenager.

It was because of one particular guy, a loud-mouthed "tough" guy, who had a knack for making you fear him. Read More
That's the year I decided I wanted to learn how to build a website.

I taught myself how to use FrontPage, Microsoft's popular (and easy-to-use) website building software.

My site first tracked the statistics of the hockey pool I was in at the time. Read More
Do you know someone you consider to be – putting it delicately … not as smart as you are …

… yet they seem to be having more success in life than you?

I think we've all run into people like that at one point or another in our lives.

Do you ever say to yourself, "What do they know that I d Read More
Steve Roller shows freelancers how to tell when an opportunity is worth acting on, and whether or not they have the skills, network, or capital to make it happen. Read More
I probably knew as much about the craft as 90% of working copywriters out there.

But I didn't have a single client. I didn't have a niche. And I had no idea how to market myself, price my services, or write a proposal. I didn't even have a business card, much less a website. Read More

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