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Business ideas for freelance writers

Business ideas for freelance writers

Freelance writing opens up doors to opportunities that many have not considered. While there are writers who focus on their marketability with newspapers or magazines, there are many added ways that a freelance writer can generate ideas for a business.  Freelance writing has a great deal of potential for career…

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How to build a writing team for your blog

How to build a writing team for your blog

If you have an active blog, you might be considering asking other writers to contribute to it with you.  You can build a writing team for your blog that will allow you to have ongoing new content posted to your blog.  One challenge that you will be facing is how…

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Blogging pitfalls: Keeping your private life private

Blogging pitfalls: Keeping your private life private

The Internet can be accessed by anyone with a computer connection and access to a wireless network. This means that there is a substantial risk of identity theft, comments posted that may be seen by employers, spouses or children or nuisance emails and worse. Bloggers often provide information on their…

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Tips for making money with a blog

Tips for making money with a blog

It is not that uncommon for writers and others to start a blog for the sole purpose of generating income. However, finding ways of making money with a blog may not be as cut and dried as many think it is. There are thousands of blogs online, and while some…

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Blog Promotion for Dummies: How to promote your blog

Blog Promotion for Dummies: How to promote your blog

Starting a blog is fairly simple, open an account with a popular blogging site, select a name, populate a few posts and you are ready to start sharing. However, one of the things that is probably overlooked more than anything is properly promoting a blog as a means of getting…

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Blog layouts that draw attention to old blog posts

Blog layouts that draw attention to old blog posts

Bloggers are all too accustomed to their hard work being relegated to the archives of their blogs to never be seen again. However, there are some blog layouts as well as some tips and tricks that can help draw attention to old blog posts. Chances are that in spite of…

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Best ways to create great online articles

Best ways to create great online articles

More people than ever before are turning to online writing as a way to express themselves and in some cases, to earn a living. This means that new writers need to understand the best ways to create great online articles. Creating great online articles requires some basic skills that nearly…

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Best places to look for freelance writing jobs

Best places to look for freelance writing jobs

There are numerous sources available to writers who are looking for freelance writing jobs. Initially, a freelance writer must decide early on whether their interest lies in creating a base of clients or writing for paid-to-write sites.  This preliminary decision will determine in large part the best places to look…

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Best no experience jobs on the web

Best no experience jobs on the web

You may be surprised about the number of jobs on the web that require no experience. While these jobs may not earn you thousands of dollars a month, they still can be a source of income.  Here are some of the best no experience jobs on the web. Survey jobs…

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Benefits of using your blog as an article directory

Benefits of using your blog as an article directory

Freelance writers who have taken advantage of paid to write sites such as Article Document, Bright Hub and Suite 101 have retained most of the rights to their articles. Since these sites all offer a pay per view option that allows a writer to earn ongoing revenue from their work,…

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Benefits of creating a freelance writing team

Benefits of creating a freelance writing team

Saving time, adding a voice, and keeping fresh content available to readers. These are the best three reasons for creating a freelance writing team. Blogs always need fresh content and new traffic and a freelance writing team can help provide that.  Here are some other benefits of creating a freelance…

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Benefits of creating a freelance writing directory

Benefits of creating a freelance writing directory

Freelance writers could be missing a great opportunity to earn additional money from their articles. It is not difficult to set up an article directory using a free blogging platform.  Blogger for example allows you to create a blog free of charge and incorporate AdSense, Kontera and other advertising programs.…

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The benefits of blogging for freelance writers

The benefits of blogging for freelance writers

If you are a freelance writer, you may be wondering what the benefits are of blogging. Some freelance writers feel that blogging takes away from the time that they could devote to working on assignments, or looking for new assignments. Rather than looking at blogging as a “misuse of time”,…

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The benefits of bidding sites for freelance writers

The benefits of bidding sites for freelance writers

If you are between clients and you are looking for additional work as a freelance writer, a bidding site may be the answer to your predicament.  One of the challenges that many freelance writers face is filling in the time between long term assignments ending and new ones starting. Here…

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Basic steps to starting a freelance writing career

Basic steps to starting a freelance writing career

If you are considering a career as a freelance writer, there are some basic steps that you need to take to launch your career.  Each step is important to your overall success.  Freelance writing can be a very lucrative trade if you proceed cautiously and know your limitations.  Time management…

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