Think Like an Investigative Journalist to Improve Your Writing
You don’t have to be an investigative journalist to think like one. Learn how to uncover new angles, sharpen your skills, and become a stronger storyteller overall.
Take Your Content Writing From a Cappuccino to an Espresso
Cappuccinos, rightly, are topped with fluff — but your writing shouldn’t be. Learn how to upgrade your content to an espresso with a few easy tricks.
How to Position Yourself as a Freelance Leader Versus a Freelance Laborer
It can be challenging to find clients who value your work and pay you the rates you deserve — especially if they view you as a laborer rather than a leader.
Top Conferences for Freelance Writers and Creatives in 2020
Connect with more creative professionals in the coming year with our guide to the top conferences and events for writers, freelancers and creatives throughout 2020.
How to Be a Successful Mentee and Get More Out of Mentorship
Learn how to get the most out of your mentorship and how to ensure it’s a mutually beneficial experience for you both.
How to Choose a Freelance Mentor and Why You Need One
You don’t have to be in this alone. Learn the benefits of having a freelance mentor and where to find one today!
Ready to Up Your Freelance Productivity? Here’s Your Transition Strategy
Get science-backed tips on how to move deliberately through your day and transition from task to task with greater focus, creativity, and clarity.
Here’s How to Maximize Your CV Portfolio to Attract Your Ideal Clients
Want to attract your ideal client? Use these tips to maximize your CV Portfolio so that it highlights your best work and gets you noticed by the right brands.
Can a Bot Take Your Writing Job? How to “Out Write” Bots in the Age of AI
A bot ain’t got nothin’ on you — for now. As AI grows more and more intelligent, writers must hone their storytelling skills and the emotion-evoking word choice that is unique to human writers to stay relevant no matter how savvy bots get.
3 Keys to Improving Content Marketing for Your Freelance Business
You want to do the best for your clients, but when you are working as a freelancer you are your brand. So how are you marketing yourself?
It’s a Hot Freelance Life at the Equator: Living Abroad and the Freelancing Journey
The digital freedom of freelance writing isn’t just about laptopping by the pool. It can transform your life. Freelance writer Lori Hil shares her heartfelt story of packing up everything and moving with her mother from the United States to a mountain town in Ecuador.
How to Prepare for Your First Writers’ Conference
Writers’ conferences are a great way to learn and network and maybe even make some lifelong friends. But they also take a lot of energy, especially for the introverts among us, so here are tips to make the most of them without missing opportunities.
How to Position Yourself As an Expert to Advance Your Freelance Career
Positioning yourself as an expert in your field means letting go of trying to reach everyone. While you are growing and developing your personal brand and business, there are essential approaches to help you display what you know and show clients why they should hire you as a freelancer over someone else.
Tweet to the Limit Effectively: 5 Paths for Using Your 280 Characters
All tweets are breaking lose! Lori Hil jumps into the abyss of the new 280-character limit and shows great examples of how users and brands are making the most of it.