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Roving Report: Top Five Things Clients Look for in a Writer

By Susanna Perkins | April 27, 2018

Whether you’re looking for freelance projects or a position as an in-house writer, there are certain traits that clients look for in a writer. Rebecca Matter, President of AWAI, shares what she looks for in a writer and how you can make yourself an attractive hire for your clients.

Member Update: The Thing About Timing

By Heather Robson | December 21, 2015

When it comes to successful marketing, timing is everything. Well, not everything. But it’s important. Find out how to use timing to your advantage.

How to Pitch Writing Projects Like a Film Producer

By Megan Tyson | October 1, 2014

Take a sneak peek inside the film industry–an industry where every deal starts with a pitch–to learn six steps you can use to pitch writing your projects.

What payment terms should I ask for when providing a proposal?

By Heather Robson | August 9, 2014

As part of your proposal, you don’t just offer a bid, you also discuss payment terms. It is important to be clear up front about the cost of the project and what form(s) of payment you accept. Make sure to include payment due dates and deadlines for the deposit, final payment, guarantees, royalties, etc. While many […]

33+ Paid Web Writing Opportunities

By Christina Gillick | June 18, 2014

If you’re new to freelancing you may feel daunted by the prospect of finding paid web writing opportunities. Don’t be. Here are 33 ideas to get you started.

Overcoming Proposal Anxiety

By Mandy Marksteiner | June 4, 2014

Proposal anxiety – that feeling that comes when you send out a new proposal to a potential client. It can derail your other work. Find tips to overcome it.

Marketing Basics: Closing the Sale & Asking for More

By Christina Gillick | January 16, 2013

It’s hard to make it far as a freelancer if you don’t know how to go about closing the sale. In this article, Christina Gillick gives you a simple formula.

Launch Your Career as an Eletter Writer

By Heather Robson | August 29, 2012

Recorded: August 29th, 2012 Eletter writing can provide a steady income while you build your web writing business. Plus, it’s a fun business to be in.

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