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What to do with yourself when you're in between work projects

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I have recently experienced a drought in my workload. Life as a Freelancer includes dry work patches that come and go. However, there was a significant moment where I was short of work and my financial reserves were running low. But more than…
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My work is worth...? How to pay yourself a salary when you are a freelancer

Working as a freelancer certainly requires a lot of time and effort. First of all, you should familiarise yourself with some tricks of the trade to help find new leads and attracting clients. After getting to grips with some of the basics, it’s…

7 Tips for freelancers to stand out in the gig economy

In this era where everyone wants to lead, nobody wants to follow. Most of the young minds wish to be the boss rather than a subordinate. This is how choosing to become a freelancer has become a more popular option. It’s an opportunity for…

5 Most valuable skills you need to acquire in order to succeed as a freelance writer

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There has never been a better time for talented freelance writers. As the demand for quality content has exploded over the past decade due to the growth of the internet, companies are actively seeking professional creators in this field.  Both…

SEO Translation: Can It Be a Reality or Is It Just a Myth?

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To enter new markets and reach new audiences in the digital space, you need a professional content translation. However, for the internationalisation strategy to produce results in the form of conversion and sales, it is necessary to pay attention…

Set yourself for success with these skills as a freelancer in 2020

By the year 2022, the ratio of freelancers will be increased significantly above 50 % in the United States. In the present era, there are about half of the millenary involved in freelance marketing both for the full time or as a side hustler. Gone…

5 simple ways a UX audit can help a freelancer’s website

As a freelancer, conducting a UX audit may be essential for improving your website. But what is a UX audit and how will you benefit from this? We gained some insider information from a professional UX designer who has kindly shared 5 pointers…

Freelancing vs Agency Life: which one should you choose?

When I first delved into the professional world, most of my time went into deciding whether to opt for a fixed agency or choose to freelance. If you have just graduated from your University or planning to start working soon, then you too will…

The 7 deadly sins of a freelancer

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Freelancing is a convenient career option for people who hate a 9-to-5 job. A freelancer is their own boss and can work from the comfort of their home or any other place-of-preference. Many freelancers earn a higher income than people who are…

5 THINGS LAWYERS CAN LEARN FROM COPYWRITERS

Lawyers are professional writers. In fact, the average solicitor probably produces more words each day than any journalist, copywriter or novelist. But, while other professional writers are drilled in techniques to communicate their ideas simply…

AGONY ANT: LEGAL COVERAGE FOR FREELANCE COPYWRITERS

Q: “What legal forms (e.g. retainers, contracts) do freelance copywriters need?” – Brittany, USA I think it’s fair to say that many of us don’t bother too much with freelance contracts because they’re just so pleased to get…

HOW BUYERS BUY – THE LESSONS FOR COMPANIES AND COPYWRITERS

One of the great things about being a copywriter is learning from your clients. The following was shared with me by Cindy Barnes at Futurecurve. It explains the process buyers go through when they’re deciding what to buy and – crucially…