CMOs on How Freelance Writers Can Be an Extended Part of the Company
Ever wondered what motivates a client to sign a long-term contract? Two CMOs give valuable insight into how you can up your “wow” factor and get steady work from clients.
A Tax Attorney on the Smartest Choices a Freelancer Can Make
Tax season is especially dreaded by freelancers. But it doesn’t have to be this way. A tax attorney shares his best tips for paying estimated taxes, planning for your retirement and taking deductions that won’t trigger an audit.
How to Build a Year-Long Plan Around Content Marketing
Here’s your quarter-by-quarter strategy to building out a persuasive content marketing plan that gets clients excited to sign a long-term contract.
How to Convince Clients to Invest in Long-Term Content Marketing
How can you get that coveted anchor client? By showing potential and current clients that you’re not just a one-off writer, you’re a content marketer who will be an essential part of their marketing team and long-term strategy.
3 Female Executives on the Importance of Content Marketing (and Vetting Quality Writers)
Three industry leaders share the impact they’ve seen content marketing make and how they vet prospective writers to ensure they know how to connect with consumers.
How Busy Freelancers Can Achieve Work-Life Balance
Work-life balance doesn’t have to be a mythical concept. Two successful freelancers share their best tips for thriving in both your professional and personal life.
Freelancers Share the Out-of-Office Examples That Help Them Unplug
Step away from the email. Unplugging while on vacation (or on the weekends) is essential to maintaining work/life balance — and your sanity.
How to Turn Your Vacation Into Money With Travel Writing
Flight mishaps. Romantic getaways. Thrilling adventures. Here’s how to find the sellable story in your next vacation so you can turn it into cold hard cash.
How to Stop Obsessively Checking Your Email in Four Steps
Yes, it is possible to set email boundaries (no matter how busy you are) so you’re not chained to your inbox 24/7. Here’s how two professional writers kicked this bad habit for good.
How to Move From a Five-Day Workweek to a Four
Imagine a three-day weekend… every weekend. Freelance journalist Lindsay Tigar shows us how to make this dream a reality so you get a healthier work/life balance on a regular basis — while still meeting all your deadlines.
5 Writers Share How They Switched Their Freelance Niche (And How You Can Too!)
Dreaming about switching your freelance niche but can’t seem to make it happen? These writers’ success stories will be just the kick in the pants you need.
5 Ways to Convince Editors You Can Write for a New Niche
Ready to step outside your writing comfort zone but your editor isn’t on board yet? Use these sample emails to convince your editor you can take on a new niche with ease.
An Etiquette Guide on Freelance Referrals: How to Win Clients and More Income
Navigating referrals can be tricky — but ultimately, the more connections you make, explore and support, the further net you cast. Several freelancers share their tips on playing the referral game without being a spoiled sport, or a bully.
Feeling Stuck? The 5-Step Guide to Switching Your Writing Niche
If you’ve lost that lovin’ feeling and you’re ready to switch your freelance writing niche, we can help. Learn how to tackle a new niche and rebrand your business as quickly (and painlessly) as possible.
How to Figure Out If You’re in the Right Writing Niche
Today’s content marketing clients prefer freelance writers and creatives who are niche experts. Learn signs your niche is right and signs it’s not.