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The Simple Email Marketing Tactic That Tripled My Response Rate

By KeriLynn Engel When I first started freelance writing full time, I was sending out email letters of introduction (LOIs) left and right, sometimes dozens in a week. Some writing gurus will tell you email marketing is just a numbers …

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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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The Secret of My Proven Freelance Follow-Up System

It’s a question that plagues every freelance writer who’s trying to get new assignments. You send out a query letter or letter of introduction, to a magazine editor or a business’s marketing manager. And then, you wait. And wait and …

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How I Found 488 Red-Hot Freelance Writing Prospects

By Ayelet Weisz What is the most urgent need for every new freelance writer? Clients. And finding them isn’t always easy. They may not have the desire or budget to hire you right at the time you pitch. It ends …

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7 Time-Saving Lessons From My First Year as a Freelance Writer

By Meaghan O’Keefe As a newbie freelance writer, the learning curve during my first year on the job has been steep. Like Mount Everest steep. I’m still climbing, but now I’ve got me some hiking boots and a backpack of …

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How I Exploded My Freelance Writing Sales in 3 Months (It’ll Work for You, Too)

By Paul McCormack I wanted more clients, and more revenue. My sales in 2012 were respectable, but nothing spectacular. Unfortunately, since launching my freelance writing business in 2005, I really hadn’t figured out how to market myself. In order to …

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