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Why You’re Not Having Any Luck Finding Freelance Gigs

Are you having trouble getting hired as a freelance writer? I hear from a lot of writers in that boat. A frequent complaint: “I’ve been applying for writing jobs everywhere…but no luck!” Well, here’s the thing. I don’t believe there’s …

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Can You Really Earn a Living as a Freelance Writer?

I have earned a full-time living from freelancing for over 10 years. There are more than 500 posts on here describing various aspects of how you can make a living as a freelance writer, too. Most of them are based …

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Are You Addicted to the Heroin of Freelancing?

It started innocently enough. “I need a little money, and I want to get a byline,” you might have thought. “I’ll just write a couple articles for this content mill.” The pay was miniscule. But there it was. Your name. …

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How Kicking Craigslist Jump-Started My Freelance Writing Career

by Sarita Harbour Are you desperately searching Craigslist for freelance writing jobs? I was. But not anymore. Using techniques Carol Tice and Linda Formichelli teach in the Freelance Writers Den, not only did I kick my Craigslist habit, I gained …

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Looking at Craigslist Isn’t Marketing — What Freelancers Should Do Instead

I talk to a lot of writers who aren’t earning much. I’m talking maybe $20,000 a year. Maybe $10,000 even. It doesn’t usually take long to figure out why their income is so low. They start asking me questions like: …

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