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Use Technology Tools to Keep Track of Your Expert Sources

Last week, I talked about the importance of taking good care of your sources so that you can book higher-paying gigs through your extensive network and so that you can write faster because you don’t have to hunt down sources. Taking care of them is all fine and good, but you have to keep track […]

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Get More, Higher-Paying Writing Gigs by Taking Good Care of Your Sources

We freelance writers talk a lot about keeping our editors and clients happy. But we don’t always think about taking care of the experts who give us the information and quotations we need to write articles, case studies, blog posts, and other expert-sourced copy. Our access to experts is one of the reasons we writers […]

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5 Essential Elements of a Portable Writer’s Kit

In a post I did over at Freelance Switch last month, I talked about my portable writer’s kit and how it helps me write on the go. Today, I wanted to share the five essential components of my kit to help you put your own kit together. 1. Computer I use a netbook, which is […]

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Journalism School in 4 Weeks? You Betcha

I attended journalism school right out of high school. I learned so much there about writing and publishing, and I was able to parlay that education into a staff job at a trade association working on their various magazines, newsletters, and research journals. I wouldn’t trade the college experience for anything. I got to sit […]

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3 Ways to Get Great Content for Your Website

You hear all the buzz about content marketing and blogging, and you know that your business needs a boost. You have three options to create the content you need. Hire a staff writer. This is a great option if you know you have so many writing needs that you can keep a full-timer busy. In […]

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Is Copywriting Right for You?

If you are trying to make a living through freelance writing, you have probably gotten frustrated by how long it takes to submit article queries, hear back from editors, then get paid after the article appears. Magazines are slow sources of money, but we all know that nothing compares to the first few times you […]

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Do You Need a 1099-K?

I know the rush of filing our 2011 taxes is over for most of us, but as business-people, we are always thinking taxes and deductions. Here is some info about the 1099-K form in a snazzy and patriotic infographic. Brought To By Outright.com Related Posts:No Related Posts

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Writing Sites I Love Right Now

It seems as if I have come across some great writing sites in the past few months. Here are the ones I keep going back to. Make a Living Writing Carol Tice is a successful freelancer who is committed to helping other writers earn more money from their writing. In addition to the Freelance Writer’s […]

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Top 5 Posts of 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, what better way to look back at what we’ve done than gathering the top posts of the year? 5. The Demise of Borders With the slow death of brick-and-mortar bookstores, I find it harder to find places that sell a wide selection of magazines. The library has some, and […]

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Introducing My Free Report: Get Published in Education Periodicals

What are your publication goals for the new year? Would you like to see your name in print in an education magazine or journal? I can help you with that. I was on staff at the International Society for Technology in Education for 12 years. In that time, I worked on Learning & Leading with Technology, […]

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