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Talking Money With Clients: Dealing With Unpaid Invoices

This is the final post in the ‘Talking Money With Clients’ guest post series by Jennifer Mattern. Her previous guest posts taught us how to discuss pay rates with clients initially and how to raise your freelance writing rates. Today’s post deals with unpaid invoices Another frequently dreaded financial discussion for freelancers is contacting clients …

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5 Simple Ways to Get Writing Samples When You Don’t Have Any

When starting out, many freelance writers lack writing samples to show clients. No samples means no credibility in the eyes of prospective clients. Often times, their lack of a freelance writing portfolio costs them a job or forces them to accept low paying work. So if you’re new to freelancing and don’t have any samples …

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How to Get Your Sales Page DONE – Audio Interview with Amy Harrison & A Giveaway

Have you ever tried writing a sales page to market your business, service or product? How did it go? Did you sail through it or did you stare at your screen for a good part of an hour before decided to write a headline, add an intro, list the features, provide buying/signing up/downloading details and …

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8 Terms Every Freelancer Needs to Know (to Avoid Looking Like a Fool)

Have you ever felt like you lost thread of a conversation because you didn’t know what certain words meant? You realized it was jargon but what did it mean? When I started freelancing, I remember being reduced to ‘Hmmm’s’ ten minutes into a conversation with a fellow freelancer because I didn’t know what certain words …

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5 Guaranteed Ways to Fall (Back) in Love With Freelancing

If you’ve been freelancing for more than a few months, you’ve faced days where you wanted to bang your head against the wall at the thought of your freelance writing business. Maybe you’re stuck writing about drainage pipes when you want to write about start-up businesses or you’ve taken on far too much work to …

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