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Reality Blog: What I Learned About Marketing from a House Painter

By Andrew Murray | October 11, 2019

Some marketing lessons come from surprising places. See what a house painter can show you about running your web-writing business and landing more clients.

5 Strategies to Ensure Your Clients Keep Calling You with More Work

By John Torre | October 10, 2019

It’s true that your clients are looking for results when they hire you. But they are also looking for a writer who is easy to work with and who communicates well.

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Casting a Wider Net: 5 Truths About Networking for Freelancers

By Melissa Gouty | October 9, 2019

Networking is a proven way to put yourself in front of prospects and can yield big results. Use these five networking tips for freelancers to get started.

Member Update: Do You Have 15 Minutes?

By Heather Robson | October 8, 2019

Do you have 15 minutes? Can you carve that out in your schedule daily? If you commit that time, then you can start making real headway on your personal projects… the ones that are important but don’t have deadlines…

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‘Marie Kondo’ Your Job for Better, More Joyful Work

By Rebekah Mays | October 2, 2019

Do you consider your freelance work joyful? If not, see what changes you can set in motion that will bring more joy and purpose to your work.

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Member Update: Dealing with a Learning Curve

By Heather Robson | September 30, 2019

Learning something new is very cool. But it can also be a little bit stressful, even overwhelming at times. Try this approach next time you’re facing a steep learning curve.

Reality Blog: Is the Customer Always Right? Only If They Are…

By Andrew Murray | September 27, 2019

How often have you heard that the customer is always right? But is this really true when you’re working as a freelancer? Find out how this old adage might be sabotaging your business.

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