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Good Article for Freelance Writers

A recent “People@Work” article on AOL’s daily finance section focused on the 42 million U.S. freelancers. The article highlights a survey from the Freelancers Union about the lack of a safety net for freelancers, including unemployment insurance and a healthcare pool. It’s an important issue, and one I’ll be following. There should certainly be some …

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I added a “Testimonials” page to my website. Not everyone has a LinkedIn account, so this is another way for people to see comments from my happy clients, and statements from my peers. 🙂

Freelance Writing Resources, Part One

If you’re interested in becoming a freelance writer (or simply doing more freelance writing), there are online resources and freelance writer blogs that can help (well, several helped me, anyway). I am still compiling various resources in my online journeys, and will write a “sequel” post to this when I find sites that are reliable …

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Staying Active

Before I became a freelance writer, I knew I’d hit a point where I’d be near the end of a writing or editing project and wonder, “what do I do next?” I needed to have a plan of action … or better yet, a plan to stay active. Staring at a project’s completion point, it …

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Milestones and goals are important when you begin a new venture.  They keep you grounded and give you something to work toward, whether you are paying off debt, losing weight, learning to play the guitar … or staring your own business. When I decided to start my own freelance writing and editing business, I knew …

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I recently started my own freelance writing and editing business.  Yup, I know, in this down-turned economy.   This decision was by choice, and not chosen for me, so I didn’t have the cover of unemployment insurance.  I’m not insane, I promise.  In fact, my former employer and I are on pretty solid and friendly terms. …

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