This week I bring you 5 freelance writing jobs that may further inspire your writing career. As you will see, many job offers request blog links to your published works, should this be a problem for you, please feel free to contact me and find out how to guest blog at The Write Styles. Continue reading 5 Freelance Writing Jobs→
Work-from-home content developer, writer and strategist wanted | Pay: $5,000 per month.
Must have two to four years experience at a creative or media agency, or as a content writer/strategist, or copywriter, preferably with WordPress knowledge. Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign would also be nice to have. Read More:
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5 Steps and Many Tools to Reach Your Writing Goals.
Do you have that goal or task that you would love to tackle, tomorrow, next month, next year, or even some day, but essentially you have other projects piled sky-high that are preventing you from reaching your ultimate dream project? Well here are some steps and tools to help you.
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U.S. President Dwight D Eisenhower gave a speech at the Second Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1954, which later came to be known as the “Eisenhower Principle. To understand this principle it is essential that you first take a deep look at what is really urgent and important, and prioritize your schedule accordingly.
Important leads to achievement of a set goal, whether it be personal or professional.
Urgent require immediate action and benefit someone else’s goal.
Have you ever returned to your car from a morning at a mall to find your windscreen looking as if someone was trying to wrap it? Now think to yourself, have you ever read any of those annoying flyers? Personally I don’t because I don’t believe in the principle of peeving people off through marketing. What further annoys me regarding this style of marketing is that it brings out the worst in the car owners too. They’re so frustrated at finding their cars in that state, most throw the flyers on the ground right there. Others drive out the mall with the flyers and then choose to empty their vehicle out along the road. It’s just wrong.
The same goes for business cards… how many business cards have your received in your life time, and how many did you use? I think the only business cards that actually get kept and used are the business cards found in the medical realms and hair salons because they serve a purpose by having the appointment scheduled on them. Continue reading 7 Vital Writing Points for Successful Marketing→
You may feel you’re doing really well if you manage to land your clients, but how do you go about charging? Does the cliché, “Charge what you’re worth” ring true with you?
Some writers recommend that you should take the salary you had prior to your freelancing career and divide that into forty hours per week.That would be a great idea, but what of your marketing, your admin, analytics, correspondence and everything else that goes into being a freelance writer? Especially if you’ve built your own website that needs constant updating?