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What Could You Do With a Free Month in Freelance Writers Den? (Contest)

In the spring of 2011, I was sitting in Chicago at SOBCon, listening to a lot of really inspiring online business visionaries, when I got a crazy idea: I should stop musing about whether I should launch a paid membership

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One Writer’s Success: 2 Paying Gigs With Zero Writing Clips

By Craig Baker Every writer in history has stood at the starting line, pen and paper at the ready, eager for that big story that is going to launch them into freelance writing success. But if you don’t have any professional

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Writers: Soar Like an Olympian With These 4 Key Traits

It’s a season of epic athletic contests right now. The just past (awesome! Go Hawks!) Superbowl and the Winter Olympics have one thing in common: They take top athletes who’ve performed well all year on smaller stages and put them

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Found Money: My System for Selling More Article Reprints

By Carol J. Alexander You’ve interviewed your sources, done your research, and worked your tail off to create a stellar piece of work — for a one-time gig. Don’t settle for that single paycheck when you can sell the same

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Why You Need to Go For Your Freelance Writing Dream Now

Recently, I asked about what writers fear most — and one of the answers surprised me. Quite a few writers told me they feared taking any action to start trying to make it as a freelance writer. They were frozen

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Are You a Successful Freelance Writer? 6 Ways to Tell

by Lorraine Reguly Imagine, for a moment, that you are a successful freelance writer. I mean really, really imagine it. What does that look like? And how do you know if you’re attaining it? I like to look at six

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