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Susanna was dragged back, kicking and screaming, into freelancing after losing her job in the banking meltdown in March, '09. One 3-month stint in an appalling temp job persuaded her to get serious about establishing herself as web writer. In March, 2012, she moved to a small town in Panama with her husband and three small dogs. After enjoying the writer's life in the culture of "buenas" and "mañana" for 2-1/2 years, she's returned to the US. At least for now.
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Roving Report: Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business

By Susanna Perkins | February 14, 2020

LinkedIn is an excellent tool to help you grow your freelance web-writing business, and success begins with your Profile. See how you can polish your profile to attract attention from the best prospects.

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Roving Report: Choosing Your Niche, the Easy Way

By Susanna Perkins | January 31, 2020

Choosing a niche for your freelance web-writing business feels like a big decision, but it doesn’t have to be. And when you do choose a niche, you’ll gain some important benefits…

Roving Report: A Marketing System for Freelance Writers

By Susanna Perkins | January 24, 2020

In order to avoid the freelance writer’s feast-or-famine cycle, you need a marketing system. This one will have you full-up with clients in the next 12 months… if you consistently put in time and effort.

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How Web Writers Can Make Bank Partying

By Susanna Perkins | December 3, 2019

How often do you meet your clients in person before you land them as clients? An in-person meeting can shorten the time it takes for them to go from prospect to client. Here’s a great way to make those in-person meetings happen…

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Roving Report: Leaps and Bounds

By Susanna Perkins | November 21, 2019

Brainstorming business ideas is fun. Brainstorming business ideas with experts in your industry is even more fun. It’s inspiring too… check out this brainstorming session with Nick, Heather, and Andrew and get ideas for your own business.

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Roving Report – Blog Post Practice Assignment Review

By Susanna Perkins | November 14, 2019

Blog posts are fun to write. They may not pay as much per project as some other opportunities, but they can lead to retainer work which can provide a solid base for your monthly writing revenue. Check out these examples and reviews to improve your blog writing skills.

Roving Report: Building Your List Through Other People’s Audiences

By Susanna Perkins | September 27, 2019

If you want to build a successful freelance business, you need a flourishing email list. There’s a good way to build your list — one that most of us don’t even think of… tap into other people’s audiences.

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Roving Report: What’s Working in Email Marketing

By Susanna Perkins | September 13, 2019

If you’ve noticed that emails that used to work aren’t working so well anymore, you’re not mistaken. Hear from Jay White on what’s changed and what you can do differently to get messages opened and read and links clicked.

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