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5 Surefire Ways to Alienate an Audience

By John Torre | July 16, 2020

When presenting your ideas either to a potential client or to a larger audience, you want to hold their attention, to engage and entertain them… and you can’t do that if you do any of these five things…

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How to Write Feature Stories About Artists that Attract Collectors

By Mandy Marksteiner | October 2, 2019

Artists are an underserved market and many could use help with their messaging. See how you can find good (and good-paying) clients who are artists, what the best services to offer are, and how to make connections in the industry.

Getting Hired: 8 Ways to Increase Your Chances

By John Torre | August 1, 2019

Getting hired for projects is something that you need to know how to do if you want to succeed as a freelancer. Learning to communicate your value and credibility is essential. Here are eight tips to help you do that…

Writing a Proposal for a Client

Reality Blog: The 4 Benefits of Writing Proposals for Clients

By Andrew Murray | July 19, 2019

A well-written proposal has four important benefits… for you and the prospective client. When you write a well-thought-out proposal for your client, you increase your odds of landing the project and head off potential miscommunications down the road.

Roving Report: Give Marketers What They Want

By Susanna Perkins | February 22, 2019

Find out what marketers look for when they hire a writer. Armed with this knowledge, you’ll be better able to give prospects what they want, making it easier for them to hire you.

Member Update: What Marketers Want

By Heather Robson | October 23, 2018

Do you ever think if you don’t have samples, that you can’t land work? It turns out that marketers look for other things in a writer beyond samples. Find out what those things are.

Roving Report: Choosing a Niche Is a Game Changer for Your Business

By Susanna Perkins | September 24, 2018

Choosing a niche can be just what you need to start gaining traction with your web-writing business. See the top things to consider when choosing a niche as well as some of the hottest niches right now.

How to Use Direct Messaging for Social Media Marketing Success

By Michele Peterson | August 22, 2018

Social media is a great place to attract attention with public posts AND it can be an effective way to continue the conversation with direct messaging. See how to use direct messaging to connect with and land clients.

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