9 Must-Follow Copywriting Tips for Creating Stellar Copy
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by Make A Living Writing
4d ago
Want to get into copywriting but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered with a list of copywriting tips for beginners. If you’re a mid-career or seasoned copywriter or content writer, it doesn’t hurt to get a refresher. In this article, we’ll look at the different types of writing projects clients are constantly asking writers to help them with. We’ll also offer a few self-editing tips. Types of copywriting projects When it comes to the copywriting jobs or projects you can do for clients, the list is quite big. We’ll talk about the most common types of copywriting projects but the sk ..read more
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10+ Best SEO Websites to Improve Your SEO Skills
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by Make A Living Writing
1w ago
Did you know that 75% of people searching for information will “never” go past the first page on Google? Search engine optimization (SEO) remains one of the top skills freelance writers need to get high paying gigs. Put simply, SEO is what helps websites and blogs appear in search results. That’s why it’s important freelance writers and content marketers keep an eye on the top SEO websites and blogs for news and updates. It relates to how they write content and what they offer their clients.   In this article, we’ll be looking at why SEO is still important and the differences between ..read more
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Streams of Income for Freelance Writers
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by EYE Tyler
2w ago
Perhaps the most important question I asked my editor during my early years of writing is, “How do you make a living as a writer?” This led to some of the best advice he’s ever offered me, “Obtain multiple streams of income.”   Chewing on his words, I’ve thought quite a bit about what it means to be a writer, freelance or otherwise. In its most literal sense the term writer refers to someone who writes words, but the question that comes to mind thereafter is the same question that bounces off the tip of everyone’s tongue when you say, “I’m a writer,” and that question is, “What do you wri ..read more
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9 Aging Well and Seniors Magazines and Websites that Pay Freelancers
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by Lisa Rogers
3w ago
Seniors magazines and websites abound in the niche of aging well, although they don’t all pay writers. We found ones that both pay writers and have circulation rates in the millions. Examples: think AARP and Reader’s Digest. If you’re interested in writing for seniors and aging well publications, we’ve put together a short list of magazines and websites for you to start pitching to. How to Write for the Baby Boomer Generation (Born between 1946 and 1964) It’s no secret the majority of people in the US are reaching senior status. In fact by 2050, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) proje ..read more
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Proofreading vs Copy Editing: What’s the Difference?
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by Jackie Pearce
1M ago
When it comes to proofreading vs copy editing, it might seem like they’re one in the same. However, while they both fall under the editing umbrella, there are quite a few differences between the two. If you’re trying to find a job in the editing industry, you’ll need to know the difference between proofreading and copy editing. You might lean more toward one or the other or you might have the skills to do both. Both proofreaders and copy editors work together to make a written piece as error-free as possible for publication. Since the majority of publications and authors want a well-done piece ..read more
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Follow this Step-by-Step Guide to become a Freelance Writer
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by Austin Meadows
1M ago
So, you want to launch a business but you need a step-by-step guide to become a freelance writer? No problem! We’ve got it covered for you. This ultimate guide to becoming a freelance writer will go in-depth to reveal exactly what you need to learn about how to get started. Each chapter of this 7,000+ word guide covers an important topic for getting started plus an FAQ to answer the biggest questions on the subject. You’ll learn the basics about starting your freelance career and get actionable advice and sound strategies that successful freelancers are using right now to succeed. We’ll also c ..read more
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Bullet Journaling for Writers: 5 Steps to Start Today
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by Jackie Pearce
1M ago
To become a full-time freelance writer, you are going to need to keep track of many, many moving parts. You will have clients, ideas, stories, things you’re learning, things you’re trying, word trackers, pitching trackers, and more. Diving into bullet journaling for writers can be a great way for you to manage all of those moving parts. This is why you should learn how to use one. In this article, we will cover all the basics you need to know, how to set it up, and things you could track as a writer. Bullet Journaling for Writers – An Overview Becoming a full-time or even part-time freelance w ..read more
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How to Land White Paper Writing Jobs with Huge Pay
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by Editor
1M ago
One of the biggest moves a freelance writer can make to earn more is to move into better-paying types of work, like white paper writing jobs. When you go from, say, writing $20 blog posts to writing white papers that can pay $1,500-$10,000, it’s a big leap. But just how do you may that leap? How exactly do you get into writing white papers? Where do you even find white paper writing jobs? And what are some mistakes to avoid along the way? That’s what we’re about to discover. Keep reading. What is a White Paper? A white paper is a cross between a magazine article and a corporate brochure, shari ..read more
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Freelance Rate Calculator: Figure Out What To Charge
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by Jackie Pearce
1M ago
When it comes to starting out as a freelance writer, it can be hard to figure out what to charge. You will probably see pricing options all over the map and it can be confusing to navigate. Using a freelance rate calculator can help you cut through the noise, decide on your rates, and commit. Keep in mind, with growth and experience, you will constantly have to navigate your pricing while you increase your skills. At the very least, you should be adjusting your pricing every six months to a year. Freelance Rate Calculator: Why They Matter Freelancing has become an increasingly popular way for ..read more
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Starting a Freelance Writing Business: What I Wish Someone Told Me
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by EYE Tyler
1M ago
Are you in the midst of starting a freelance writing business? If so, then you’ve likely noticed how many DECISIONS there are to make! Whether you’re learning the basics or you’re looking to grow, I hope you’ll find some encouragement from my story. Why I Started My Freelance Writing Business As Christmas 2023 drew near, I felt anything but good cheer. I had lost my job for reasons I couldn’t control despite giving it my all and had become so accustomed to working at all hours that sitting on my couch and catching up on frivolous content, which I had previously put on the backburner due to wor ..read more
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