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How to News-Jack for Freelance Writing Pitches and Content Marketing

How to News-Jack for Freelance Writing Pitches and Content Marketing

Taking advantage of the news of the day has been in the marketing playbook for decades, but in recent years it's been taking on...

Pitching: The Writer and Editor Relationship [PODCAST]

Pitching: The Writer and Editor Relationship [PODCAST]

Pitching. It's a never-ending tango of ideas between editors and writers, filled with twirls of validation and missteps of rejection. Practice your pitching moves...

Retirement Plan Options for Freelance Writers 

Retirement Plan Options for Freelance Writers 

If you're a freelancer who's living paycheck to paycheck, you might want to take a hard look at your future finances. Consider a retirement...

Business Entity Forms for Your Freelance Writing Business

Business Entity Forms for Your Freelance Writing Business

Ready to take your freelancing to the next level? Consider establishing yourself as a business. Review the most common business entities for a small...

8 Interviewing Skills for Writing Like an Expert on Anything (Even If You’re Not Neil deGrasse Tyson)

8 Interviewing Skills for Writing Like an Expert on Anything (Even If You’re Not Neil deGrasse Tyson)

Tasked with a new or challenging topic? Sharpen your interviewing skills to write like an expert on anything. Get a journalist's tips on how...

The Pitching Game: 4 Freelance Pitch Examples + Pitching Template [Free Download]

The Pitching Game: 4 Freelance Pitch Examples + Pitching Template [Free Download]

How well are you filling up your calendar with freelance work? Freelance writer Angela Tague shares tips and real-life examples of pitching to top...

The Power of Pay for Tech Writers: Are Freelance Rates and Quality Correlated? [STUDY RESULTS]

The Power of Pay for Tech Writers: Are Freelance Rates and Quality Correlated? [STUDY RESULTS]

We assigned three writers the same assignment, a 400-word article about "Security Best Practices for Development Operations Teams." Twenty editorial pros rated the quality...

Freelancer Success Stories: Visibility in the Freelance Economy  [Podcast]

Freelancer Success Stories: Visibility in the Freelance Economy [Podcast]

Getting freelance work, learning from your mistakes, social and selling yourself... Listen to a roundtable podcast about common freelancer issues, with guests Stacy Jackson,...

Optimizing Evergreen Content So It’s More Actionable and Zombie-Proof

Optimizing Evergreen Content So It’s More Actionable and Zombie-Proof

Don't let your best content just drift off into zombie land. Get more bang for your buck with tips to keep pumping life into...

Accounting and Record-Keeping Issues for Freelance Writers

Accounting and Record-Keeping Issues for Freelance Writers

How do you track your freelance income and expenses? It's not just something to think about at tax time, but all year long. Get...